020-25 Wyo. Code R. § 25-16

Current through April 27, 2019
Section 25-16 - Privies or Outhouses

Privies or outhouses that meet the requirements of this section are permitted by rule. A permit by rule requires the owner to submit the information contained in paragraph (g) of this section to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division prior to constructing or installing the facility. By submission of the required information, the owner acknowledges and certifies they will comply with the requirements contained in this section.

Pre-fabricated privies or outhouses shall be sealed, water-tight vaults and shall meet the following conditions:

(a) The horizontal setback distance requirements for sealed privies or outhouses shall comply with Section 7(g) for septic tanks.

(b) The depth to seasonally high groundwater from the bottom of a water tight vault shall be sufficient to prevent floatation of the empty vault.

(c) The vault must have sufficient capacity for the dwelling served, and must have at least 27 cubic feet or 200 gallons of capacity.

(d) Privies or outhouses must be insect tight; must have a self-closing door; the privy or outhouse seat must include a cover; and all exterior openings, including vent openings, shall be screened.

(e) Privies or outhouses must be adequately vented.

(f) Privies or outhouses shall not be constructed within the 100 year floodplain.

(g) Owner's name, address, phone number, legal description of privy or outhouse (address, latitude/longitude, or ¼¼ section), and the date construction or installation will begin.

020-25 Wyo. Code R. § 25-16

Amended, Eff. 7/27/2016.

Amended, Eff. 6/29/2018.