Septic Inspections

speticIt is important to clarify if the water and/or sewer systems for this property are public or private. If there are private systems then specialty contractors are needed to perform additional inspections:

  • Private septic systems are not inspected as part of the home inspection. A private professional inspection is required prior to closing. If requested we will arrange the sub contractor to perform this inspection.
  • Private wells are not inspected as part of the home inspection. A private professional inspection is required prior to closing. If requested we will arrange the sub contractor to perform this inspection. The private well and its components should be inspected compliant to the provision of the New Jersey Private Well Testing Act prior to closing.

The U.S. Environmental Agency’s website is a good source of information for Septic http://www.nj.gov/dep/dwq/owm_home.htm

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