Pricing

If you’re looking for a septic consultant who provides quality service, complete, cutting edge solutions and engineering which considers the “lifetime” cost for your investment, you’ve found the place with the best value! If you want a cut-rate shop who will give a low-ball quote over the phone just to get you “hooked”, you’ll need to go elsewhere.

Unlike other septic consultants, EGSD does not have a strictly set price for each service. This philosophy can be beneficial to both parties involved. If you have a simple, “cookie cutter” project, we will likely offer lower than average prices. If however you have a difficult project with poor site conditions, complex constraints, etc., we may charge a little more than average, but you’ll know your project is getting the attention it deserves and the best chances of getting an approval.

After meeting you at your site and going through our site feasibility process, we will give you a written proposal outlining the fees and timelines anticipated to complete your project. Contact us today for an on site consultation!

“Perc” Pricing:

In order to obtain a perc, three individual services are required. First, you hire a consultant like EGSD to perform an initial site feasibility study. We then coordinate with an excavator to have the required “test” (or “perc”) holes dug on your property and submit the appropriate application(s), plot plan, etc to the County Health Department. If you would like to learn more about the process involved with this, please see our permitting page.

The fees for this service are typically:

County Health Department - $334-$601* per lot
EGSD Consulting Fee - $500* per lot
Excavator to Dig Holes - $250* per lot


*NOTE: These prices are approximate and based on a single property with a three bedroom house. Multiple adjacent lot discounts are typically given (except from the County) for all projects with more than one adjacent lot. Prices may be slightly higher for larger or more difficult projects. Actual prices will vary.

Septic Design and Permitting Prices:

After you have a “perc”, you’ll need a detailed septic design for your project. Prior to installation of the system, you’ll also need a County permit and design review. If you would like to learn more about the process involved, please see our permitting page.

Fees for this step in the process are typically:

County Health Department (Permit and Design Review) - $334 - $434** per system


EGSD Septic System Design
$750** - Standard Gravity
$1250** - Most Alternative Systems

**NOTE: These prices are approximate and based on a single property with a three bedroom house. County fees vary wildly depending on the type of project (repair permits are much cheaper than new development projects). Lower prices should be expected for smaller, simple projects. Prices may be higher for larger or more difficult projects. Actual prices will vary.

Installation Costs:

OK, so you’re working on a budget for your project and need to know how much the septic system installation is going to cost? Unfortunately, that question is similar to asking “how much does a new car cost”? Well, it obviously depends on the type of car. Do you want a Geo to make your daily commute to work or do you require a highly engineered, sophisticated sports car like a Ferarri?

Septic systems also have a wide variation in their complexity and price. A small residential septic system can set you back anywhere from $5,000 to over $20,000 depending on the type and size required. Until you have a “perc” approval for your property, it will be difficult to know what type of system is required. The type and size of system are what drive the price. Below are approximate prices for common types of septic systems (assuming a three bedroom house).

Standard Gravity - $4,500***
Pressure Distribution - $7,500***
Sand Filter - $13,000***
AdvanTex Filter - $15,500*
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***NOTE: These prices do not include system design, permitting, electrical and other ancillary items which may be required. All prices are approximates based on 2007 market conditions. Actual prices will vary. EGSD does NOT install septic systems. All actual pricing will need to come from a licensed septic installer.

If you want to learn more about the above types of systems, please visit our Septic System Types page.
If you’re ready for us to begin a quality design for your septic system, contact us today