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File #: 16-1200    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/17/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/28/2017 Final action: 2/28/2017
Title: Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 036-2017 authorizing the submittal of the Local Agency Management Program and supporting documents to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board for review and approval. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 2-28-17, 2. B - LAMP Resolution 2-28-17, 3. C - LAMP 2-28-17, 4. D - OWTS Manual 2-28-17, 5. Executed Resolution 036-2017
Related files: 16-1206
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Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division, recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 036-2017 authorizing the submittal of the Local Agency Management Program and supporting documents to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board for review and approval.

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division (EMD), is recommending the Board adopt Resolution 036-2017 authorizing submittal of the Local Agency Management Program (LAMP), the revised Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Manual (OWTS Manual), and the revised Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Ordinance (OWTS Ordinance), to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) for review and approval in compliance with the State Water Resources Control Board's (SWRCB) Water Quality Control Policy for Siting, Design, Operation and Maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems, pursuant to SWRCB Resolution 2012-0032 and California Water Code, Section 13140.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Assembly Bill 885, approved September 27, 2000, directed the SWRCB to develop regulations or standards for onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS) to be implemented state-wide by qualified local agencies. On June 19, 2012, the SWRCB adopted the Water Quality Control Policy for Siting, Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (State OWTS Policy), which became effective May 13, 2013. The State OWTS Policy allows El Dorado County the option to continue to implement a local OWTS program, either under the conservative, largely prescriptive State OWTS Policy requirements or, alternatively, under more flexible, largely performance-based standards by submitting a LAMP for the siting, design, and installation of OWTS (also known as septic systems) to the Central Valley RWQCB for approval. The State OWTS Policy also requires jurisdictions wishing to maintain l...

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