(1) Whenever the Environmental Quality Commission finds that the construction of subsurface sewage disposal systems, alternative sewage disposal systems or nonwater-carried sewage disposal facilities should be limited or prohibited in an area, it shall issue an order limiting or prohibiting such construction. The order shall be issued only after public hearing for which more than 30 daysí notice is given. Notice must be in form reasonably calculated to notify interested persons in the affected area.
(2) In issuing an order authorized by subsection (1) of this section, the commission shall consider the following factors for the proposed affected area:
(a) Present and projected density of population.
(b) Size of building lots.
(d) Porosity and absorbency of soil.
(e) Any geological formations which may adversely affect the disposal of sewage effluent by subsurface means.
(f) Ground and surface water conditions and variations therein from time to time.
(g) Climatic conditions.
(h) Present and projected availability of water from unpolluted sources.
(i) Type of and proximity to existing domestic water supply sources.
(j) Type of and proximity to existing surface waters.
(k) Capacity of existing subsurface sewage disposal systems. [1973 c.835 §216; 1975 c.167 §8]Section: Previous 454.645 454.655 454.657 454.660 454.662 454.665 454.675 454.685 454.695 454.705 454.710 454.715 454.725 454.735 454.745 Next
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