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soil test

Posted by skydiver-437154 - Created: 3 years ago
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Posted by geegee42 - 3 years ago

Soil test is obligatory and should be around 250- 300,450€ is a little heavy, ring a few more.

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Posted by skydiver-437154 - 3 years ago

MANY THANKS  for excellent replies,...was quoted 450 euro for all admin / etude.  so heres to a messy business.   again really obliged for valuable info.   thank you.

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Posted by Dibbyspot - 3 years ago

Costs vary but - yes you do need one. In 56 paid €330 for our soil test.

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Posted by ingetje - 3 years ago

a soil test needs to be done to know what kind of fosse septic you have to install. it all depends on your land, sandy, rocky, clay etc...

the guy from the etude de sol will dig several small holes in your garden and inspect the sand at different places to see what is possible. they will then put everything in plan for you, how big your fosse needs to be, how to lay out the field, how deep, all the levels etc. you will get a whole book with plans etc and a detailed description of the whole situation. With this plan it is easy to install a fosse yourself if you have a digger :) 

then the bureau who did the etude will send off your plans to Spanc etc who will come out to inspect the installation when you are in progress (before you close everything back up with sand) and give you teh certificate, this will cost around 125 euros!

an etude de sol cost about 400 euros!! a bit much, not sure if it is obligatory but Spanc wants to see plans and know about the type of land etc.