Cost Share Program for Septic System Repair

As of January 2022 we have expended all funds in this program.  JCPH is seeking additional grant funding to support property owners in financing septic repairs.  We would like to be aware of your needs, please reach out to us.

The Cost Share Program for Septic System Repair is run by JCPH is funded by a grant with the Washington State Department of Health. It pays a percentage of the cost to repair or replace septic systems for property owners of a single-family home. Please read this brochure for more information.

1. Review the list below to decide if you qualify.

2. Complete the application form and return to JCPH.

3. JCPH staff will call you regarding your application and how to move forward.


OSS Cost Share Program Eligibility Table 05.2021


Qualified properties will have a permitted septic system, or non-permitted systems installed prior to 1970 (that are in need of repair or replacement based on an inspection by a certified O&M inspector). 

Not qualified:

  • Bootleg or non-permitted systems
  • Properties that do not currently have a permitted onsite septic system  


Qualified properties must be one of the following:

  • Located near a beach with commercial shellfish harvesting
  • Near a river or stream that drains to a beach

If you have questions about whether or not your property qualifies please contact Amanda Christofferson at 360-385-9444, extension 406.