Septic Information

Septic Tank Maintenance

If you have a septic system, a licensed Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) service provider must submit a Septic Tank Maintenance Reporting Form to the City of Blaine Inspections Department no less than once every three (3) years.  

Completed forms can be:

  • Emailed to
  • Faxed to 763-785-6111
  • Mailed to
    Attn: Building Inspections Department
    City of Blaine
    10801 Town Square Drive NE
    Blaine, MN  55449
  • Dropped off at the Building Inspections Counter.

  1. Step 1 - Review and Prepare
  2. Step 2 - Create an Account
  3. Step 3 - Apply
  4. Step 4 - Review and Payment
  5. Step 5 - Schedule an Inspection

Review and Prepare

Please review the following information packets:

The following documents need to be available for upload during the online application process. Please note, all documents need to be in a PDF format.

  • OSTP SSTS Basic and Advanced Design Forms
  • OSTP SSTS Preliminary Forms
  • Site Plan

General Information

  • The permit will not be processed if any of the required submittals are missing.
  • If you sell your property a Compliance Inspection needs to be performed by a qualified private septic inspector prior to property sale or transfer of ownership.
  • A Compliance Inspection is not the same as a pumping/maintenance report.
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