# How close can a septic tank be to a property line?

**septic**system site plan is typically drawn right on top of your

**property**survey showing the

**septic tank**'setbacks' with

**tank**5-10 feet from the house, the leach field at least 20 feet from the house, at least 100 feet away from wells and streams, 25 feet away from dry gulches, and 10 feet away from the

**property**

Similarly one may ask, how far does a septic system need to be from property line?

* Your septic system site plan is typically drawn right on top of your property survey showing the septic tank 'setbacks' with tank 5-10 **feet** from the house, the leach field at least 20 **feet** from the house, at least 100 **feet** away from wells and streams, 25 **feet** away from dry gulches, and 10 **feet** away from the property

Additionally, how close can a well be to a property line? 50 feet

Regarding this, how close can you build next to a septic tank?

– A full foundation must be 10 feet from the **septic tank** and 20 feet from the leaching area. – A slab foundation such as a garage must be 10 feet from the **septic tank** and 10 feet from the leaching area. – Concrete columns for a deck must be 5 feet from the leaching area and not disturb the **septic system**.

Can you build over septic lines?

**Building Over** Field **Lines** Because of the moisture levels and the need for free air movement, no permanent structures should be constructed **over septic** field **lines**. This includes homes, barns and other types of storage buildings. Structures with foundations **will** potentially trap moisture beneath the structure.