DEQ To Manage Curry County Sanitation

Curry County’s Environmental Sanitation program will be discontinued and managed by the Department of Environmental Quality. On June 16th, Curry County residents and sanitation professionals seeking permits and licenses for onsite septic system installation, maintenance and repair must contact or visit the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s regional office in Coos Bay. Curry County’s Public Service Division will no longer operate the Environmental Sanitation program.

DEQ’s Coos Bay office is at 381 North Second Street in Coos Bay. Office hours for Coos and Curry county onsite septic services will be Monday – Friday from 8am to Noon and 1-5pm. Please call 541-269-2721 for more information.

Obtain forms, explanations about new rules, details on septic maintenance or construction procedures and more on DEQ’s Onsite Septic webpage. Visit On the right sidebar choose “Water Quality” and then choose “Septic Systems” from the expanding menus.

This entry was posted on Friday, May 30th, 2014 and is filed under Local News, State News.