(1) The pit must be constructed with material
and in a manner to prevent rapid deterioration, provide adequate capacity, and
facilitate maintenance under ordinary use.
(2) Unless otherwise approved by the agent,
the pit must provide a capacity of 50 cubic feet for each seat installed in the
privy building and must be at least 5 feet deep. The area within 16 inches of
the surface grade may not be counted as part of the 50 cubic-foot
(3) Pit cribbing must fit
firmly and be in uniform contact with the earth walls on all sides and must
rise at least 6 inches above the original ground line and descend to the full
depth of the pit. Pit cribbing below the soil line may be omitted in rock
Or. Admin. R.
DEQ 10-1981, f. & ef.
3-20-81; DEQ 11-2004, f. 12-22-04, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 454.625 & 468.020
Stats. Implemented: ORS 454.615 &