Licensed and Certified SSTS Business

MPCA Certified Septic Expert Albertville MNTo be considered a MPCA Certified Septic Professional an individual must first go through an extensive education requirement. Anyone who wants to perform Septic Inspections, Septic Designs, Septic Installations or Septic Maintenance must first complete the educational and experience requirements for certification. Brad Krotzer, owner of Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) provides services in the Albertville and St. Michael, MN area as a Certified and Licensed Septic Professional. CSI complies with ongoing requirements to maintain Professional Certification from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) as a Subsurface Sewage Treatment System (SSTS) Business.


How to Get SSTS Business License

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) oversees all Minnesota Septic System Businesses. MN law requires that all Private Septic Professionals be licensed by the MPCA. To qualify for a SSTS Business License, owners must:

  1. Complete a state application that identifies the certified individual
  2. Provide evidence that you have a surety bond
  3. Provide evidence that you carry sufficient liability insurance
  4. Pay the annual fee for each specialty area ($400 maximum)

Each year the MN SSTS license must be renewed. When renewing your Septic Professional Business License, you must show that you have liability insurance and pay the annual license fee.


Septic System Certification Specialty Areas

A Septic System Professional can be certified in one or more specialty areas. Each designation reaquires training to become an expert. MPCA Certification Specialty areas include the following:

  • Septic System Installation
  • Septic Maintenance
  • Service Provider for system assessment, adjustment and repairs
  • Basic Septic System Designer
  • Intermediate Septic System Designer
  • Advanced Septic System Designer
  • Basic Inspector
  • Intermediate Inspector
  • Advanced Inspector


Fully MPCA Certified Septic System Expert

After completing all necessary education to become a Certified SSTS individual, a certification card will be issued by the MPCA. All SSTS Certified Individuals are listed in a searchable database on the MPCA website. Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) is Certified in the following specialty areas:

  • MPCA Certified Septic System Designer
  • MPCA Certified Septic System Installer
  • MPCA Certified Septic System Inspector


Minnesota Certified Septic System Contractor

Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) provides expertise in the areas of Septic Designs, Septic Installation and Septic Inspection. We are MPCA Certified in each of these areas and are happy to visit your St. Michael or Albertville, MN property to provide you with a Free Estimate. You can rest assured that your Septic System will be cared for by a MN Licensed and Certified SSTS Contractor.

Custom Septic Inc. (CSI) is Licensed, Bonded and Insured. Serving the Twin Cities Metro area and Northern Minnesota.

Contact us today for a Free Estimate at 763-218-4769, fill out our Online Form or email