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File #: 16-1206    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/18/2016 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 approve Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5049 amending in its entirety Chapter 110.32, Ordinance 4542, of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code pertaining to private sewage disposal systems. (Cont. 2/14/17, Item 25) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 2-14-17, 2. B - Septic Ordinance 2-14-17, 3. Executed Ordinance 5049 2-28-17
Related files: 16-1200
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Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division, recommending the Board approve Final Passage (Second Reading) of Ordinance 5049 amending in its entirety Chapter 110.32, Ordinance 4542, of the El Dorado County Ordinance Code pertaining to private sewage disposal systems. (Cont. 2/14/17, Item 25)

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency, Environmental Management Division (EMD) is recommending the Board amend Title 110, Buildings and Construction, Chapter 110.32, Private Sewage Disposal Systems within the County (Ordinance 4542), in its entirety in order to comply with new state regulations. Consistent with Board Policy A-3, Ordinances - New or Amended, the Board provided conceptual approval on December 13, 2016 (Item 21) to amend Chapter 110.32 of the Ordinance Code.

DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND
At their meeting of February 14, 2017 (Item 25) the Board approved Ordinance 5049 and set a public hearing for Final Passage (Second Reading) on February 28, 2017. The Board first adopted the Private Sewage Disposal Systems Ordinance (Chapter 15.32, subsequently changed to Chapter 110.32) in 1999. On September 27, 2000, Assembly Bill 885 was passed which included direction to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) to develop regulations or standards for onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS) to be implemented statewide by qualified local agencies. On June 19, 2012, the SWRCB adopted, by resolution, 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 Local Agency Management Program (LAMP) for the siting, de...

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