The Bucks County Department of Health administers regulations and construction standards for all types of wells. Only wells specifically regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental protection are excluded, i.e., wells with a minimum of 15 service connections and 25 year round users.
Individuals installing a new well or modifying an existing well must first obtain a permit from the County Department of Health.The following types of wells will require a permit:
- Agricultural wells
- Geo-Thermal wells
- Individual residential wells
- Monitoring wells
As well as commercial and community wells that are not regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Rules & Regulations
Copies of the rules and regulations and construction standards are available at the Bucks County Department of Health located at:
Neshaminy Manor Center
Doylestown, PA 18901