How much does a perc test cost?

The cost of a perc test varies based upon the total acreage being evaluated, the number of perc sites desired, site vegetation and landscape, site location, and the overall goals the client has for the site. A perc test for a 1-acre site will start at $700 and increases depending on the aforementioned variables.

How long is a perc test good for?

An Improvement Permit/Construction Authorization issued by a Local Health Department is valid for 5 years. An evaluation by a Licensed Soil Scientist does not expire; the results will generally stay the same so long as the area evaluated does not physically change.

How much does a new septic system cost?

Septic systems vary by magnitudes in pricing based upon the specific system type. The system type is determined by usable soil depth, available space, and amount and type of wastewater. Prices range from a several thousand dollars for a conventional gravity system to $40,000+ for an aerobic drip system.