Grants Available to Low Income Households to Replace Non-Conforming Septic Systems

Yellow Medicine County has received a Grant to assist low income homeowner's upgrade their non-conforming septic system.  In order to qualify for the grant, the existing septic system must be non-conforming (as determined by the County Zoning Office), the property taxes must be current, and the home must not be imminently subject to repossession, forfeiture or foreclosure, and the applicant must meet income guidelines.  Cost share is available at either 75%, 50% or 35% of the cost of the septic system, based on the homeowner's income.  Income guidelines are based on household size and are as follows:

Household Size: Annual Income:                                                                                        
1 $38,640
2 $52,260
3 $65,880
4 $79,500
5 $93,120
6 $106,740
7 $133,980


This grant can be used in conjunction with other Yellow Medicine County grants and loan programs, if the applicant meets the requirements. 

Funds are limited and are available on a first come first serve basis!  For more information or to obtain an application form, call 320-669-7524 or stop by the Yellow Medicine County Land and Resource Management Office, located at 1000 10th Avenue in Clarkfield MN.