When do you need an OSS evaluation?
Who can perform an OSS evaluation?
An OSS evaluation can be performed by a licensed O&M Specialist or; A homeowner may become certified to complete their own OSS evaluation except for the following circumstances:
To become certified, a homeowner must complete a homeowner training course provided by WCHD. For more information go to http://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/1745/Homeowner-Training-OM
Who are the O&M Specialists?
O&M Specialists are individuals working for private businesses that are licensed by the Health Department who have:
How much does it cost?
Because evaluations are performed by private businesses, the Health Department has no influence over the fees charged. We recommend that you obtain several quotes from Specialists on the list.
For more information, please contact the Whatcom County Health Department at (360) 778-6000 or Health_EH_Parcel@whatcomcounty.us