Online Septic Research

The Environmental Services Department of Maricopa County maintains all records of its existing permitted septic systems in a database for posterity.

Please note: Property owners are responsible for keeping accurate records of the septic system location and maintenance for the life of the septic system.

Alteration Permit

Onsite systems with a failing tank or disposal field will require an Alteration Permit.

Abandonment Permit

Onsite systems that are to be abandoned for a connection to city sewer or are to be no longer in service will require an Abandonment Permit.


Option 1
You may use the Online Septic Search Tool to conduct your own research at no charge.

Option 2
You may contact Environmental Services Department to request an extensive search (fees will apply for research conducted by the department for each parcel).