Contractor Information

The Defiance County Health Department is responsible for licensing and inspecting the work of installers, service providers, and septic haulers.  All work on a sewage system must be completed by  these licensed contractors.  For more information on how to begin the installation process, please contact the Health Department at 419-784-3818 or click here.

Contractors are bonded by the State and Registered in each county they work in. The requirements for becoming registered can be found on the Ohio Department of Health’s Private Sewage page. If you wish to become registered or have questions, contact our office for more information. If you are a homeowner, looking for a registered contractor, browse through the contractor tabs.

OAC 3701-29-001 (JJJJ) “Septage hauler” means any person who engages in the collection, transportation, disposal, and/or land application of domestic septage.  A septage hauler may also evaluate and report on the condition of any tank they are pumping.

Septage Haulers

Defiance County
Business/Operator's Name/PhoneAddress
AUTOMATIC SEPTIC & WELL CORP
LLOYD PANT
1-419-865-3456
1529 KIESWETTER ROAD
HOLLAND, OH 43528
DANGLER EXCAVATING
Jayson Dangler
1-419-670-4232
103 KLINGLER ROAD
PAULDING, OH 45879
FISCHER PLUMBING & HEATING
JASON A. BUETTNER
1-419-692-8901
207 N. STATE STREET
DELPHOS, OH 45833
Graber Investments
Dave Graber
1-260-479-8201
1536 BUCKSKIN ROAD
HICKSVILLE, OH 43526
KOOP'S SEPTIC SERVICE
JASON KUPFERSMITH
1-419-906-4176
457 S. WILHELM STREET
HOLGATE, OH 43527
LAYMAN'S SEPTIC TANK CLEANERS
RANDY LAYMAN
1-419-737-2094
18408 COUNTY ROAD 20
ALVORDTON, OH 43501
MASTIN SEPTIC AND WELL SERVICE
RANDY MASTIN
1-419-877-5351
12004 WATERVILLE SWANTON RD
WHITEHOUSE, OH 43571
NORTHWEST SEPTIC SERVICE, LLC
RODNEY ROBBINS
1-419-658-2400
18204 GIPE ROAD
NEY, OH 43549
SEPTIC & SEWER SOLUTIONS
SHANE EBERLE
1-419-533-6351
14295 COUNTY RD Z
NAPOLEON, OHIO 43545
TRESSLER PLUMBING LLC
DOUG TRESSLER
1-419-782-1256
P.O. BOX 433, 1420 S. JACKSON
DEFIANCE, OH 43512
*Updated 4/21/23*

OAC 3701-29-01 (OOOO)“Service provider” means any person who services, monitors, evaluates or samples, but does not install or alter, sewage treatment systems or gray water recycling systems.  For the purpose of this chapter, service provider shall include a homeowner servicing his own system to meet the requirement of a service contract for product approval or demonstration of maintenance for an O&M program established in accordance with rule 3701-29-19 of the Administrative Code.

Service Providers

Defiance County
ID #BUSINESS NAME / CONTACT/PHONEADDRESS
3AUTOMATIC SEPTIC & WELL CORPORATION
LLOYD L. PANT
1-419-865-3456
1529 KIESWETTER RD
HOLLAND, OH 43528
8DANGLER EXCAVATING
Jayson Dangler
1-419-670-4232
103 KLINGLER ROAD
PAULDING, OH 45879
2FISCHER PLUMBING & HEATING
JASON A. BUETTNER
1-419-692-8901
207 NORTH STATE STREET
DELPHOS, OH 45833
9KAUSER EXCAVATING LLC
BENJAMIN KAUSER
1-419-769-9969
3408 ROAD 192
ANTWERP, OH 45813
5LAYMAN'S SEPTIC LLC
RANDY LAYMAN
1-419-737-2094
18408 CO RD 20
ALVORDTON, OH 43501
11NAPOLEON EXCAVATING, LLC
STEVEN J DURYEA
1-419-439-3829
M242 CR 17C
NAPOLEON, OH 43545
13NORTHWEST SEPTIC SERVICE, LLC
RODNEY ROBBINS
1-419-658-2400
18204 GIPE ROADNEY, OH 43549
12TRESSLER PLUMBING LLC
DOUG TRESSLER
1-419-782-1256
P.O. BOX 433, 1420 S. JACKSON
DEFIANCE, OH 43512
*UPDATED 4/21/2023*

OAC 3701-29-01 (FFF) “Installer” means any person who engages in the business of installing or altering or who, as an employee of another, installs or alters any sewage treatment system or gray water recycling system.

Septic System Installers

Defiance County
ID #Business / Name / PhoneAddress
34AFFORDABLE SEPTIC & SEWER
NICK BRAGG
1-260-705-6424
4379 RD 220
ANTWERP, OH 45813
88AMSTUTZ EXCAVATING, LLC
BRIAN AMSTUTZ
1-260-466-9454
14101 SPENCERVILLE RD
GRABILL, IN 46741
8ARMSTRONG BACKHOE SERVICE
PHILLIP HELTON
1-419-633-2949
05739 COUNTY ROAD D50
EDGERTON, OH 43517
13AUTOMATIC SEPTIC & WELL
LLOYD L. PANT
1-419-865-3456
1529 KIESWETTER ROAD
HOLLAND, OH 43528
15COOLMAN CONSTRUCTION LLC
STEVE COOLMAN
1-419-658-2206
17655 GIPE ROAD
DEFIANCE, OH 43512
49COUNTRYSIDE FARMS EXCAVATION
WILLIAM SCHMITZ
1-517-206-2268
16520 CO RD 12
LYONS, OH 43533
52DANGLER EXCAVATING
JAYSON DANGLER
1-419-670-4232
103 KLINGLER RD
PAULDING, OH 45879
59FISCHER PLUMBING & HEATING
JASON A. BUETTNER
1-419-692-8901
207 N. STATE STREET
DELPHOS, OH 45833
90FLECK'S EXCAVATION SERVICES, LLC
TERRY FLECK
1-419-826-3940
7896 COUNTY RD 2-2
SWANTON, OH 43558
75FORSTER TRUCKING AND EXCAVATING
TOM FORESTER
1-419-876-3665
15735 ROAD E
CONTINENTAL, OH 45831
22FRITCH EXCAVATING, LLC
AUSTIN FRITCH
1-419-298-3471
PO BOX 578
111 N MICHIGAN ST
EDON, OH 43518
17J. A. HILLIS EXCAVATING
JERRY HILLIS
1-419-783-7923
13645 COUNTY ROAD M
NAPOLEON, OH 43545
63KAUSER TRUCKING & EXCAVATING
BENJAMIN KAUSER
1-419-769-9969
3408 ROAD 192
ANTWERP, OH 45813
19MILLER CONSTRUCTION LTD
ROGER MILLER
1-419-267-3368
U-754 CO RD 19
ARCHBOLD, OH 43502
82NAPOLEON EXCAVATING, LLC
STEVEN J DURYEA
1-419-439-3829
M242 CR 17C
NAPOLEON, OH 43545
72NICHOLAS RABER
NICHOLAS RABER
1-419-670-5224
5679 CASEBEER MILLER RD
HICKSVILLE, OH 43526
46NORTHWEST SEPTIC SERVICE, LLC
RODNEY ROBBINS
1-419-658-2400
18204 GIPE ROAD
NEY, OH 43549
85RSM SERVICES OF WAUSEON, LLC
JAMES SHIPLE
1-419-330-4422
1290 N SHOOP AVE
WAUSEON, OH 43567
86STARKS PLUMBING & HEATING INC
SHAWN STARK
1-419-636-3606
02-425 CTY RD 12-C
BRYAN, OH 43506
4STEFFEL EXCAVATING
RUSSELL STEFFEL
1-419-497-4843
25333 BEHRENS RD
DEFIANCE, OH 43512
65TRESSLER PLUMBING
DOUG TRESSLER
1-419-782-1256
1420 SOUTH JACKSON AVE
DEFIANCE, OH 43512
76WEASELS CONSTRUCTION
DELANE BUTCH SMITH
1-419-670-3650
10548 BLOSSER RD
MARK CENTER, OH 43536
*UPDATED 8/30/2023*

Water Haulers are licensed by the State and register to haul water in Ohio counties. Please click the link below to find a list of Registered Water Haulers. The lists are updated as registered water hauler information is received from the Local Health Districts in Ohio.

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