City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
(1) The (10) feet from property lines, buried pipe distributing water under pressure and occupied buildings.
(2) Seventy-five feet from any source of domestic water supply or buried water suction line.
Where feasible, the septic tank shall be placed downslope from any water supply well.
(m) Liquid capacity shall be based upon the number of bedrooms contemplated in the dwelling served and shall conform to capacities given in the following table:
MINIMUM LIQUID CAPACITIES FOR
Provides for use of Garbage-Grinders, Automatic
Washers and Other Household Appliances
No. of Bedrooms Recommended Min.
Liquid Capacity (gallons)
2 or less 900
4 (1) 1100
(1) Increase 250 gallons for every extra bedroom over 4.
The liquid capacity of a septic tank serving an establishment other than a dwelling shall be sufficient to provide a sewage detention period of not less than 24 hours in the tank but in no instance shall it be less than nine hundred (900) gallons.