City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances


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1)    In every case sufficient area should be provided for at least two bedrooms.

2)    Unsuitable for seepage pits if over 30.

3)    Unsuitable for absorption systems if over 60.

(o)    Soil absorption systems shall not be acceptable for disposal of domestic sewage wastes for developments on lots adjacent to public waters under the following conditions:

(1)    Low swampy areas or areas subject to recurrent flooding, or

(2)    Areas where the highest known ground water table is within four feet of the bottom of the soil absorption system at any time; or

(3)    Areas of exposed bedrock or shallow bedrock within four feet of the bottom of a soil absorption system or any other geologic formation which prohibits percolation of the effluent, or

(4)    Areas of ground slope where there is danger of seepage of effluent onto the surface of the ground, in accordance with the following critical slope values:

Percolation                        Critical
Rate (minutes)                        Slope

Less than 3                        20% or more
3 - 45                                 15% or more
45 - 60                               10% or more; or

(5)    Soils where the percolation rate is slower than one (1) inch in sixty (60) minutes.

4.    Servicing of septic tanks and soil absorption units shall conform to the

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