A SPANC (Public Non-Collective Sanitation Service) must be set up in your municipality or at the level of your community of communes. If you have non-collective sanitation, you must be in touch with the SPANC.
What is SPANC?
SPANC refers to the Public Non-Collective Sanitation Service. It is a mandatory public service in all municipalities. All non-collective sanitation facilities had to be verified by the SPANC before the end of 2012.
The non-collective sanitation fee is used to finance the SPANC.
What are the missions of SPANC?
SPANC is responsible for controlling non-collective sanitation facilities. He intervenes during the establishment of a sanitation, or during its rehabilitation or compliance. SPANC is also there to advise you or give directions.
SPANC performs various checks:
- The diagnostic check serves to establish the existence of the individual sanitation facility,
- The design control intervene following your request for a building permit: the SPANC must validate your individual sanitation installation project,
- The performance control of works takes place during the works,
- The periodic check of correct operation installation must be done at least every 10 years.
SPANC also has optional skills such as construction work, maintenance of facilities, treatment of waste materials from installations, etc.
When to contact SPANC?
Before you start installation or rehabilitation work individual sanitation, you must go through the SPANC. The SPANC must check your project and come to check the progress of the work. Some SPANC offer study services to assist you: ask your SPANC about the services offered.
If you decide to sell your home, you must provide a diagnosis check report issued by the SPANC dating back less than 3 years. The document must be attached to the promise of sale.