Subdivisions & Septic Systems

Subdivisions & Site Plans
The Environmental Health Department is involved with evaluating land use for site plans and subdivision use.

The fee for subdivision review is $40 which must accompany the submission.

Review Parameters
  • Hazardous or special waste
  • Methods of sewage disposal
  • Previous use of land
  • Proximity to municipal utilities
  • Source of water supply
  • Wetlands identification
Sewage & Septic Systems
Individual sewage disposal systems must be approved by both the NH State Department of Environmental Services and the City of Nashua’s Environmental Health Department.

Fees associated with the septic plan review are as follows:
  • Test Pit - $40
  • Plan Review - $35
  • Final Inspection - $25
Review Items
Areas of review include:
  • Distance to existing or proposed wells
  • Proximity to surface water
  • Seasonal highwater table identification
  • Soil interpretation
  • Topography
  • Type and size of proposed facility