Water and Well Info

Rules for Wells
The Madison County Board of Health approved adoption of the state well rules that became effective July 1, 2008. Rules Governing the Permitting, Construction, Inspection, Repair, Abandonment, and Water Quality Testing of Private Drinking Water Wells in Madison County can be found at

Application Process
The well and septic system application can be combined together on a single application or may be applied for separately. It is very important that all the steps are thought out and completed before submitting an application. This will greatly help to expedite the process.

Fee Schedule

Well Permit:
New Well – Construction Authorization $315.00
Water Testing:
Bacteria test only $30.00
Chemical test only $35.00
Bacteria and Chemical test $65.00
Private New Well Panel test kit $90.00