who is responsible for emptying septic tank


Our family of 7 resides in a large country home.  In our lease, the landlords state they are responsible for pumping out the septic every three months and everything before or after that is our responsibility.  The tank fills up in two months.  According to a sanitation worker who comes out to pump, there is no way the tank could make it to 3 months even if our family’s size was significantly smaller.  Are the landlords responsible to take care of the septic or is it legal for them to be handling it the way they are?  We have paid a percentage of the bill 3x since November.

Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Edited on: Friday, August 17th, 2012 6:44 pm

One Response to “who is responsible for emptying septic tank”

My response: (We welcome stories, examples, explanations, answers and a touch of your personality)


Yes, the RPA® Can Help You!

Filing an official complaint is the nation's fastest way to solve tenant problems.

Not Ready? Learn more...

New Jersey Complaint Filling Deadline  Tips/Suggestion

Need Help Filing Your Complaint?

Agents Available Mon- Fri 10am to 10pm

Recently Resolved Complaints:

See how the Nation's Rental Authority has helped thousands of tenants already!

Ask Question:

Post a new question to the RPA Tenants rights forum.

You Have Tenant Rights.
Recently Posted Questions:

Over 4,000 questions have been asked by tenants including these new posts:

Tenant Rights Categories

Popular categories about renters rights.