What happens if you fail a perc test?


If your site fails a Soil & Site Evaluation with the Local Health Department, and your Improvement Permit application was denied, you can either appeal their decision or they will recommend you hire a Soil Scientist to evaluate the land for Alternative and Innovative system types.

What is a perc test?

A “Perc Test” or “Soil and Site Evaluation” is the process of evaluating the physical soil properties, landscape, and site features of a parcel of land to determine its suitability to site a septic system.