LPI ISSUES & inspections. Evaluates type of soil (drainage capabilities) Keeps system away from wells, water bodies. (setback requirements) Keeps system away from the water table, ledge and other restrictive layers (separation distances).
Keeps system away from wells, water bodies.
Keeps system away from the water table, ledge and other restrictive layers
Size of system– based on soil type and # of bedrooms.
Determines what type of system is best for property.Why is a site evaluation needed?To prevent contamination and health risks
All Newly Designed
Subsurface sewage disposal systems
DO NOT PERMIT IT,
SEND IT TO US FOR APPROVAL
Signed by applicant or agent CHECKED
Signed/dated by SE
2 ref. points, 3 ties CHECKED
2 Horizontal points with CHECKED
The label on the far left is the permanent record for the permit number, permittee’s name, date of issue and inspection, fee charged, and installer’s name.
The center label is to be placed on the owner’s copy of the HHE-200 Form. It states that this has been permitted to install an onsite sewage disposal system.
The two smaller labels on the far right are to be placed on the Town and State copy of the HHE-200 Form, respectively. These copies serve as permanent records of the design, but not of any subsequent inspections.
Vault privies are permitted as “Alternative Toilets”.
The LPI can prepare an application for a vault privy by completing Page 1 of an HHE-200 Form.
Replacement Septic Tanks
If a replacement septic tank is being installed to serve an existing non-engineered disposal area, and there are no alterations proposed to the disposal area, no soil test is needed.
The LPI can prepare an application for a replacement septic tank by completing Page 1 of an HHE-200 Form.
Holding tanks require an HHE-200 Form and a completed holding tank pumper agreement (HHE-233) with an owner and municipality statement.
And the system ties which are:
Bottom of bed
Top of pipe
The installer of the system SHALL make certain that the system and all its component parts are installed in conformance with this code, the site evaluator plan and any special design requirements required by this Department
PERMITTING & INSPECTING SUBSURFACE privy doesn’t?WASTEWATER DISPOSAL SYSTEMS
How many inspections are required?
Overlapping at least 6”
( subsurface / Internal)
(visual and audible)
With separate breakers then the pump circuit
IS THERE STANDING WATER ON TOP OF THE SCARIFICATION?
DO YOU NOTICE A WELL CLOSER THEN WHAT’S ON THE PLAN?
No part of a system may be backfilled until it has been inspected and approved.
It SHALL be uncovered at the discretion of the LPI and the expense and risk of the homeowner
Is it a true complaint?
Talk to the owner, what can be done?
Issue an oral notice of violation
Issue a stop work order
Issue a written notice of violation
In coordination with the municipal attorney or if cert. in 80K, pursue resolution in court
Written letter ordering repair / certified
2nd written letter / certified
Prepare and present all documentation to Municipal officials
Serve abatement order signed by officials to
In the event nothing is done, municipality may cause it to
be fixed and recovering costs through court / taxes
Right of entry: the system components
1) For the purpose of enforcing the rules.
2) Proper credentials
If denied, the LPI may seek an administrative Inspection Warrant
Administering the system componentsviolations requires
Assertiveness the system components
Understanding the system components
Determination the system components
Patience the system components
When public sewers come within 200 feet of the premises served
Premises -- Land and the building on it
No portion of a structure SHALL be located on any part of a disposal field
2 disposal fields shall be separated by a minimum of 5 feet or ½ the width of the widest field
There SHALL be 2 rows of evenly spaced perforations running the length of the pipe.
The rows shall be at the 4 o’clock and 8 o’clock positions, hole size to be between
3/8 and 3/4 .
Laundry disposal systems don't
Both may be designed and used for hot tubs and backwash
Be prepared to see anything