When is the ordinance effective?
This ordinance becomes effective March 1st for all homes being listed for sale. Homes listed prior to March 1, 2017, but with a closing date after May 1, 2017, must request an inspection.

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1. Why is this being done?
2. What is the City looking for?
3. When is the ordinance effective?
4. My friend in the country has to pay up to $400 to have their septic tank inspected when selling their house. What’s the cost for the inspection?
5. What is the typical cost to fix a connection in violation of the ordinance?
6. How long does it take to do the inspection?
7. Can the sellers’ realtor file on my behalf?
8. When must I have the inspection done?
9. What if I miss the 15 day deadline?
10. What if I am not using a realtor, must I still have the home inspected before selling?
11. What if the sewer line from the house to the sewer main is leaking?
12. What if I don’t have a Certificate of Compliance?
13. How long is a Certificate of Compliance valid?
14. Does the City offer any reimbursement or loans?
15. What happens if a plumber is unable to fix any illegal connections before closing?
16. When is a required inspection NOT required?
17. I purchased a new built home, is the inspection required?