Liquid Waste

Enforcement

Lea County Environmental enforces Ordinance 83 Liquid Waste. Our officers will locate properties for liquid waste violations such as unpermitted septic or holding tanks, illegal RV parks, RVs illegally connected to a septic tank, right-of-way violations, setback violations, etc. All septic and holding tanks must be permitted by the state. Any new tanks will need pre-approval from the county in order to receive approval from the state.

Ordinance

83 Liquid Waste Ordinance (PDF)

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