Wadena County Septic Compliance InspectionsProtect Natural Beauty of Northern Minnesota

Since 2008, property transfers in Wadena County, MN have required a Septic Compliance Inspection. Existing Septic Systems are required to be inspected by a MN State Licensed Septic Inspector such as Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) in MN. A Certificate of Compliance (COC) or Notice of Non-compliance (NON) must be filed along with all other documents pertaining to the sale of the property. Inspections are used to help Protect the Natural Beauty of Northern Minnesota and to keep our water supply safe from contamination from Failing Sewage Systems in the Wadena County area.


Transfer of Wadena County Property Ownership

There are certain times of the year that Septic Compliance Inspections are difficult to do in Northern Minnesota. For this reason, Wadena County has provisions in place for property transfers that happen during cold winter months.

Property Transactions in Wadena County MN that take place between the beginning of May and the end of October will be required to have an inspection completed and paperwork filed upon transfer of the property.

Property Transactions in Wadena Cty MN that take place in Winter Months between the beginning of November and end of April will have until June 1st to have the Certificate of Compliance or Notice of Non-Compliance turned into the County Recorder’s Office.


Current MN Certificate of Compliance (COC)

Receiving a Certificate of Compliance (COC) for your Existing Septic System means that it is currently compliant with Minnesota state codes. A current Certificate of Compliance needs to be filed upon transfer of property in Wadena County. The COC is valid for 3 years from the date of inspection by a MN State Licensed Private Sewage System Inspector.


MN Notice of Non-Compliance (NON)

Upon completion of a Septic Compliance Inspection for transfer of ownership of a property, an existing septic system will be given a Notice of Non-Compliance (NON) if it fails to pass inspection. This Notice of Non-compliance has to be given to the Wadena County Recorder’s Office to show that the sewage treatment system fails to meet state standards.


Failing MN Sewage Treatment Systems

Failing Minnesota Sewage Treatment Systems are given a Notice of Non-Compliance (NON). They are then required to do all needed Repairs, Upgrades or Replacements within 10 Months of receiving the failure notice.


Minnesota Septic System Loans and Grants

Low Income Families may qualify for Low Interest Loans or Grants to help pay for the costs of upgrading or replacing a failing septic system. Check out the Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) website for more information on the different types of financing options available to Minnesota residents. Some financing programs may have No Income Requirements to qualify for Septic System Loans.


MN State Licensed Septic System Inspector

Existing Septic Systems must be inspected during the process of buying or selling a property in Wadena County MN. Septic Compliance Inspections must be conducted by a MN State Licensed Septic Inspector like Custom Septic Inc. (CSI). A Certificate of Compliance (COC) or Notice of Non-Compliance (NON) must be included in paperwork filed with the county’s recorder’s office when the property transaction takes place. Winter transactions are given extra time. Any necessary Septic System Repairs or Replacements are available from CSI.

In Wadena County MN, contact Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) for local Septic Compliance Inspections at (218) 564-5800 or (763) 218-4769