Private Septic System Ordinance
Every city in Minnesota probably has a different set of rules for what, when, where and how Sewer Systems are maintained. Andover MN has a Private Septic System Ordinance that requires homeowners to follow simple rules for Safe Operation and Maintenance of individual systems. The purpose of such regulations is to protect property owners, property values and the entire Andover community from the costly effects of contamination from failed septic systems. CSI Custom Septic, Inc. can provide you with Expert Services including Septic Inspection, Installations, Upgrades and Repairs.
Individual Sewage Treatment Maintenance Program
Proper Care & Maintenance can make a great deal of difference in the overall performance of a Private Septic System. Rules on what is regulated by Andover MN city code is listed under Individual Sewage Treatment Systems Program (ISTS), (chapter 7080, section 0175). Documentation of compliance is required from property owners. Services should be provided by a MN Licensed Contractor.
ISTS Maintenance Report
Your local building department has come up with a convenient form that property owners can use to Document Septic System Maintenance and Repairs. Mailings are sent out to every property that has an Onsite Sewage Disposal System. If you are East of Round Lake Blvd, you will need to complete the maintenance report on even years. If your property is located West of Round Lake Blvd, it is due on odd numbered years.
Septic System Maintenance Summary
Documenting what services have been completed for your On Site Sewage Disposal System is pretty simple. You will need to fill in your name & address, specifics of your septic system operation, Septic System Contractor’s License Number and results of a current inspection. The following is a Summary of the Septic System Maintenance Ordinance.
- Pump Out Septic Tank at least once every three years
- Turn in a Completed Maintenance Form by September 1st
- Obtain a Permit for Septic System Pumping, Repairs, Installation, Upgrades or Expansion
- Use a Licensed Septic Services Provider for Inspections, Cleanings, Repair or other work on your sewage system
- Allow Well Water Sample Testing when requested by the city
Licensed Septic Services Provider
Owning an Individual Sewage Disposal System can be less expensive than being connected to a municipal sewer system. However, the property owner is responsible for taking Proper Care & Maintenance to ensure that the system is operating correctly. A Septic Maintenance Program can be used to stay up to date with Inspections and Repairs done by a Licensed Septic Services Provider like CSI Custom Septic, Inc. Also, make sure to stay on a regular Septic Tank Pumping Schedule at least once every 3 years.
In Andover MN, contact CSI Custom Septic, Inc. at 763-218-4769. For Septic System Inspections, Repairs and Upgrades.