Septic Program

The Environmental Services Department oversees all septic systems within the County’s applicable jurisdiction in regard to:

  • Alteration
  • Design
  • Installation
  • Maintenance
  • Management
  • Monitoring
  • Operation
  • Siting

Compliance Inspections

Le Sueur County requires compliance inspections for the following:

  • At any time the Department deems appropriate, such as upon receiving a complaint or other information of system failure
  • For all zoning permit applications
  • Prior to sale (the landowner is a responsible party to provide this information)

Upcoming Training Opportunity:

Septic Fees

Type I$300
Type II (holding tank)$200
Type II (floodplain area)$400
Type III$300
Type III (flow equalization or reduced size)$400
Type IV (pretreatment)$500
Type V (existing)$400
Tank Replacement$200
Shared SystemDouble the required fee
Cluster is 3 or more single family dwellings
Cluster 0 to 2,500 gpd$1500 plus $200 per household
Cluster 2,501 to 5,000 gpd$3000 plus $200 per household
Cluster 5,001 to 10,000 gpd$6000 plus $200 per household
0 to 1,000 gpd$600
1,001 to 2,500 gpd$1,200
2,501 to 5,000 gpd$5,000
5,001 to 10,000 gpd$6,000
Holding tank 0 to 2,500 gpd$400
Holding tank >2,500 gpd$600
Tank Replacement- Types I & II$400
Tank Replacement- Types III, IV, & V$600
After-the-fact permitsDouble the required fee
Not ready for Inspection / Soils$50

  1. Environmental Services

    Physical Address
    88 South Park Ave
    Le Center, MN 56057

    Mailing Address
    88 S Park Avenue
    Le Center, MN 56057

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