Sanitation Overview:

  • Inspection during installation of new POWTS aka septic systems
  • Sanitation permits
  • Septic maintenance and pumping notices
A Sanitation Permit is required when building a new residence or installing/ updating a POWTS (Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment System)Typically, this is taken care of by your licensed plumber.


POWTS installation
For Langlade County Sanitation ordinance click here for Ch 15- Private Sewage Systems.


Under the authority granted Langlade County from §59.70(1), 59.70(5), 145.04, 145.19, 145.20, 145.245 Wisconsin Statutes, the Langlade County Land Records & Regulations Department inspects and requires evaluations and reporting on all Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (POWTS) within the county. These authorities are in effect even in unzoned towns, where other county rules may not be in effect.

Contact:  Jeff McKinney or Maria Lewandowski - Code Administrator / Departmental Deputy
Phone: 715-627-6206
Fax: 715-627-6281
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Physical Address:  837 Clermont Street, Antigo, WI 54409
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