The Howard County Government authorized the establishment of shared sewage facilities to allow areas of the County not serviced by public sewer to be developed. The County is responsible for the annual operation and maintenance of all shared septic facilities. As described in Section 20.800 of the Howard County Code, the costs of the operation and maintenance of the facility are the responsibility of the property owners connected to the facility. Shared Septic Subdivisions Include:
Ashleigh Knolls Pindell Woods Fulton Ridge
Lyndonbrook Sheppard Manor Willow Ridge
Brantwood Tridelphia Crossing Hopkins Choice
Friendship Lakes Walnut Creek Maplewood Farms
Riggs Meadow The Paddocks East Riverwood Farms
Maple Ridge Walnut Grove Willowpond
Regan Property Owings Lot 3 Owings Lot 5
Neshawalt Property Edgewood Farms
Each systems fee is based on actual cost to operate. A 10% late penalty is added to all accounts not paid by the due date.
Mail payment to:
Department of Finance
PO Box 2748
Ellicott City, MD 21041-2748
Make check payable to: Director of Finance, Howard County
Make payments online: https://www.howardcountymd.gov/misc-billing
Questions regarding the calculation of the fee or the operating and maintenance costs should be directed to the Bureau of Utilities at (410) 313-4934.
Questions regarding billing should be directed to the Miscellaneous Billing Division at (410) 313-3258, fax number (410) 313-3293.