These regulations govern the proper siting, construction, upgrade, and maintenance of septic systems and the transport and disposal of sanitary sewage.  Local boards of health implement Title 5 on behalf of the Commonwealth.

310 CMR 15.00: Septic Systems  pdf format of 310 CMR 15.00: Septic Systems
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This version of the regulation was last amended in September 2016. 

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310 CMR 15.00: Proposed Amendments & Public Comment

  • There are no proposed regulations out for public comment at this time.

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