Grays Harbor County

100 W Broadway
Suite 31
Montesano, WA  98563-3614

(360) 249-4222
(360) 249-3203 FAX

Office Hours:
8:00 am - Noon,
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Planning Dept. E-Mail

Building Dept. E-Mail

Frequently Asked Questions


What are your office hours?

Where can I find my parcel number and legal description?

Where can I find the location of my water and/or sewer lines?

Are sewers coming to my area?

How do I apply for a permit?

How long does it take to get a permit?

When is my permit issued?

How long is a permit good for?

What is an on-site septic system?

When is an on-site septic system permit needed?

How do I apply for an on-site septic system permit?

What are test holes?

What is the "reserve area"?

Can I design my own on-site septic system?

Where can I find a list of designers?

Can I install my own on-site septic system after I obtain a permit?

Where can I find a list of on-site septic installers?

Do you have a copy of my on-site septic system permit?

How can I find my on-site septic system?

I'm planning on selling my house; do I need to have the on-site septic system inspected?

What if I still have questions?


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