Type V Waste Disposal Operator or Inspector Certificate
Agency contact information:
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is responsible for administering environmental permitting, compliance/enforcement, remediation and outreach programs to help Minnesota protect its environment.
Minn. Stats. 116.41
Documentation of training and experience
An applicant must complete the spray irrigation seminar within three years of the exam date.
Have at least three months experience as a Type V operator.
Score at least 70% on the written exam.
Inspectors must also have conducted ten (10) inspections at a Type V facility in the presence of a certified inspector.
Exam fee - $15
Certification fee (after passing exam) - $15
Renewal fee - $15
Reinstatement fee - $30
Period of Issuance:
Length of Determination Process:
Depends on applicant's training and experience and when required courses are offered.
Other Pertinent Information:
Operators of a Type V facility have the option to be certified under the wastewater rules (Minn. Rules 9400) or the waste disposal rules (Minn. Rules 7048). If an operator is certified with a wastewater Class D or higher certification, the operator is not required to be certified as a Type V facility operator.