About the Program

On-site sewage system regulation is mandated by MN Rules Chapter 7080 (as recodified in 1990) and DNR rules Chapter 6120.3400 Subd. 3B., MN Chapter 145A.05, Metropolitan Council's Development Guide, and Scott County Ordinance No. 4 (See About Us / County Ordinances). The County's Ordinance is effective Countywide with coordination of enforcement and permitting in the larger cities.

Program Services


Services provided include:
  • Construction inspections
  • Failing systems enforcement
  • Issuance of pumping/inspection permits maintenance of data
  • Notification of homeowners for system inspection/maintenance on a schedule basis
  • Public education
  • Site approval