The Ontario Building Code | Construction Requirements Construction Requirements

(1) A privy vault or a pail privy shall be constructed in the following manner:

(a) the container or structure that is to be used for the holding or storage of sanitary sewageshall be watertight and made of a material that can be easily cleaned,

(b) the soilor leaching bed fill around the base of the sides of the superstructure shall be raised or mounded to a height of at least 150 mm above ground level, and

(c) the surface of the ground in the area of the privy vault or pail privy shall be so graded that surface drainage will be diverted away from the privy.

8.3.5. Portable Privy