Water and Sewer - Private Sewage Systems Policy # WS7


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Policy Department:


Water and Sewer


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Policy Number:

WS 7

Adoption Date:

October 7, 2013


Revision Date:

September 25, 2017


Policy Title:

Private Sewage Systems

Review Date:



Treatment fields shall be allowed to service lands located in the North Areas Structure Plan only as follows:

  • Parcels of land containing 3.5 or more acres located in the SE, SW, NW and NE 22-71-8W6M shall be allowed to install an on-site septic treatment field to service the land. 

  • Septic treatment field must meet the Alberta Building Codes standards.