I do not inspect septic system but was reading some local code/requirements and noticed something that I was not aware of pertaining to a maintenance log that is suppose to be maintained and passed to subsequent owners. we do not have many Aerobic system in this area but I have inspected where they were present. I will now make reference in my reports concerning this log.
Has anyone ran into these types of requirements.
10-4A-6: REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE:
No person shall operate an IAWS or permit another person to operate an IAWS on his or her property without:
A.No IAWS shall be constructed on any lot or acreage of less than one acre and no such lot or acreage, once an IAWS system is constructed thereon, shall ever be subdivided to less than one acre in size.
B.Obtaining and maintaining current all applicable permits from the Oklahoma department of environmental quality and the city of Ponca City for the installation, operation, and maintenance of an IAWS;
C.Obtaining and retaining the services of a maintenance person/company licensed by the Oklahoma department of environmental quality for maintenance of the IAWS to assure that it is operated and maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations and requirements and those of the Oklahoma department of environmental quality;
**D.Keeping a log showing the IAWS was installed, operated and maintained in accordance with these ordinances; **
E.Providing subsequent property owners a copy of the log and notice of these requirements prior to the time any offer of purchase is made on the property served by the IAWS. (Ord. 6045, 8-14-2006