First Floor, Old Administration Building
Main Street, Road Town
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
The Division works collaboratively with other government agencies to ensure that septic tanks and mechanical sewage treatment systems are adequately designed for proposed development.
Step 1: After applicant submits their septic tank and soak-away design and specification to the Town and Country Planning Department, the Environmental Health Division is consulted on the design and specific details of the proposed wastewater disposal system.
Step 2: The Division reviews the designed sewage and wastewater treatment and disposal system proposed and makes recommendations.
Step 3: The Division visits the development site to conduct further assessments where necessary.
Step 4: The applicant is required to notify the Division seven days in advance of commencing construction of the system.
Step 5: The Division continues monitoring of the sewage and wastewater system while under construction and makes recommendations for modification where necessary.
Department Contact Information
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Valley, Virgin Gorda