Special Conditions for Approval

Holding Tanks

  1. An emergency situation exists and installation of a holding tank is necessary to prevent a potential public health hazard.
  2. A management entity or arrangement to provide maintenance and pumping of the tank by a licensed pumper must be approved the director of DEQ. Such an entity or arrangement must be in operation at the time the permit is issued.
  3. The tank may not be approved for new dwellings.
  4. The tank may not be approved for permanent, year round residences except on a temporary basis to satisfy condition 1.
  5. The site may not be subject to flooding.


Portable Sanitation Units

See also: Septic systems frequently asked questions (FAQ)