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Title 5 Itself

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Massachusetts Laws

Additional Mass. Regulations

Forms 

Selected Case Law

Web Sources

Print Sources


Title 5 Itself

Title 5: 310 CMR 15 pdf format of 310 CMR 15
file size 1MB State Environmental Code, Title 5

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Septic Systems and Title 5, Mass. Department of Environmental Protection
Best source for all things Title 5 from the people who regulate it. Includes FAQ, forms, guidance and policies, regulations, financial assistance information and more

Massachusetts Laws

MGL c. 21A, s.13  
State Environmental Code; adoption; preparation of sewage disposal systems; enforcement of Code

MGL c. 21A, s. 13A  
System inspectors of on-site sewage disposal systems; penalty

MGL c. 111, s.31E  
Individual sewage disposal systems; action on applications

MGL c. 111, s.127B 1/2  
Installation of septic system; petition; agreement to provide services; costs

Additional Massachusetts Regulations

310 CMR 11 pdf format of 310 CMR 11
 
Environmental Code, application and administration

310 CMR 70 pdf format of 310 CMR 70
 
Environmental results program certification

Forms

Title 5 Septic System Forms, Department of Environmental Protection

Selected Case Law

Tortorella v. Board of Health of Bourne , 39 Mass. App. Ct. 277 (1995)
Court stated that it was a "paramount obligation [of the Board of Health] to protect the environment." This demonstrates that Title 5 is considered part of the state's environmental code as well as its public health law

Vanderwiel v. Jones , 1996 Mass.App.Div. 184 (1996)
"Real estate broker violated MGLA c.93A when she mistakenly believed that the house she was selling had no sewage problems and had a Title V system and negligently convinced the buyer not to have a septic system inspection."

Web Sources

Repair or Replacement of Failed Cesspool or Septic System Credit , Mass. Department of Revenue

Title 5 and Septic System Frequently Asked Questions: Financing, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

Print Sources


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