To qualify as a privy, the system must:
have soil beneath the bottom of the pit that meets or exceeds the requirements of part 7080.2150, subpart 3, item C, employ a watertight tank meeting applicable requirements of parts 7080.1900 to 7080.2030, or employ a toilet treatment device; and
meet the requirements of items B to E.
Pits or vaults must have sufficient capacity for the dwelling they serve, but must have at least 25 cubic feet of capacity.
The sides of the pit must be curbed to prevent cave-in.
The privy must be easily maintained and insect proof. The door and seat must be self-closing. All exterior openings, including vent openings, shall be screened.
Privies must be adequately vented.
October 10, 2013
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