- The septic tank system shall be maintained at all times to prevent seepage or discharge of sewage or effluent to the surface of the ground or to surface waters.
- The area approved for the installation of the septic tank system must be left in an undisturbed state. Disturbances of this area may result in revocation of the improvement permit.
- The septic tank must be inspected and approved by a representative of Environmental Health before any portion of the installation is covered. The septic tank system shall not be put into use until an Operation Permit has been issued.
- The repair area must remain in a natural state. No permanent structure or alterations shall be made (such as removal of soil or installing a driveway).
- The area in which nitrification field is installed must be landscaped properly to prevent ponding of surface water. Run-off or surface water shall be diverted away from the nitrification field.
- Unless otherwise indicated, drain lines shall be installed on 9' centers.
- At least 6" of approved soil shall be placed over any portion of the drain field with less than 18" trench depth.
|Item||Distance from Septic Tank|
|Private water supplies||100 ft.|
|Public water supply sources||100 ft.|
|Building foundations||5 ft.|
|Property lines||10 ft.|
|Embankments or cuts||15 ft.|
|Water lines||10 ft.|
|Swimming pools||15 ft.|
|Groundwater lowering ditches or devices||25 ft.|
|Other sewage disposal systems||20 ft.|