Onsite Septic Design | Construction | Installation

Septic Tank Installation Becker County MNEvery Septic System Installation project is unique. Property location, size, slope and soil type are all factored in the Onsite Septic System Design. A Septic Tank and Drainfield must meet the standards of a Septic Compliance Inspection upon completion. In Detroit Lakes MN, Becker County requires a Site Evaluation and Sewer Design be submitted by a Licensed Septic Contractor like Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) before a construction permit is granted. In addition, many types of septic systems must also be Installed by a MN Licensed Septic Installer.


Becker County MN Onsite Septic System Application

In order to ensure that all new Detroit Lakes Sewer Systems qualify under local guidelines, an Onsite Septic System Application is needed before a Permit is issued. An application is available from Becker County Planning & Zoning. Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) can assist with making sure that the form is filled out correctly and meets MN state, county and city standards.

You can expect that the Becker County MN Septic System Permit Application will ask for lots of pertinent information including:

  • Property Location and legal description
  • Property Owner information
  • Septic System Designer License info
  • Septic System Installer License info
  • Sewer System Status (replacement, repair, upgrade, etc.)
  • Anticipated Demand on System (# of bedrooms, dishwasher, garbage disposal, lift station, etc.)
  • Well Depth
  • Soil Type
  • Size of Septic Tanks and all other tanks
  • Type and Size of Drainfield
  • Setbacks for Wells, Structures, Property Lines, Wetlands, etc.
  • Soil Boring results
  • Documentation specific to Type of Onsite Septic System
  • Sketch of Property that includes septic systems, buildings, wells and setbacks


Septic System Designs

It is possible for Detroit Lakes MN property owners to install their own septic system, provided that it is an In-Ground System. Be sure that you have a very good understanding of on site sewage treatment before attempting installation. A mistake may cost you big time down the road.

Many different factors may prohibit installation of an in-ground septic design. Soil type, property setbacks, lot size, well location, property slope, ect., all must be carefully considered when evaluating an individual site. Most types of Septic System Designs, including Mound Systems, Pressure Beds or At-Grade Systems must be installed by a MN Licensed Septic Professional.


MN Licensed Septic Contractor

A Minnesota Licensed Septic Contractor can be certified in several different skills. Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) is approved for Septic Design, Site Evaluations, Compliance Inspections, Repairs, Construction & Installation of Onsite Septic Systems. We provide all of these services in the Detroit Lakes MN area and around much of central and northern Minnesota.

In Becker County MN, contact Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) for any of the above Septic Services at: (763) 218-4769