Property Transfers

The Pope County Subsurface Sewage Treatment System (SSTS) Ordinance Subdivision 5, subpart 5.41.A. requires a compliance inspection of SSTS's by a MPCA Licensed Inspector for properties located in the unincorporated county or municipalities without public sewer systems, prior to a property transfer (Point of Sale).

The status of the SSTS must be disclosed by the property owner(s) before the sale or transfer of that property to another individual(s).

The Septic System Disclosure & Transfer Agreement must be completed, original returned to the Land and Resource Management Department and subsequently be approved by the Department prior to the property transfer being recorded by the Pope County Recorder as is required under Subdivision 3, subpart 3.21 of the Pope County Subsurface Sewage Treatment System Ordinance

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