Press Release, Charles County Department of Health
The Charles County Department of Health will begin wet season perc testing in all areas of the County on January 7, 2019. The Department’s Environmental Health Division staff conducts perc tests which are needed for the approval and construction of residential and commercial septic systems. The Code of Maryland Regulations requires that perc testing occurs during the wet season to protect groundwater quality.
Applications for new perc test requests should be submitted and can be obtained at the Department of Health or downloaded from the Department’s website.