Understanding Oregon’s Regulations for Septic, Composting Toilet & Graywater Systems

What's regulated by plumbing? What's regulated by DEQ? What permit do you need? Recode created this one document to help you understand how toilets, graywater, and rainwater are are regulated in Oregon.
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Case Study: Portable Composting Toilets

Collecting excrement without water lowers treatment costs, energy use and creates a nutrient rich fertilizer. Renting portable dry toilets is a profitable means for composting toilet installers to diversify their income. Provides an educational opportunity for people to try out comp
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Developing Codes: Reach Code for Site-built Composting Toilets in Oregon

Recode legalized site built composting toilets and non-NSF 41 certified manufactured composting toilets in 2011 through Reach Code 1307.4 amending OAR 918-465-0040 & 918-465-0070. Our performance based code protects human health while giving home owners an affordable option for insta
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