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What you need to know if your house was built before 1978.
The local fire department will issue a certificate to prove compliance.
This is the sellers expense.
Call early to make an appointment, lead times varies one to two weeks,
usually $50 each visit.
Forward the ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE DOCUMENT to your attorney,
14 days before close.
Approximately 1/3 of all homes in Massachusetts are private septic systems. Instead of paying the town for monthly sewer charges, you maintain a working system at your expense. You pay either way.
The seller is responsible for testing and showing compliance to Massachusetts Title V regulations, to insure it is in working order, and ready to transfer property to the next owner.