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Chapter 249

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  249.515.  County commission's powers — treatment system, violations — compliance period — failure to comply, penalty. — 1.  The county commission may contract with each participating community for the payment of its proportionate share of treatment costs.

  2.  The county commission may refuse to receive any wastes into the sewage system which do not meet relevant water pollution, solid waste, or pretreatment standards.

  3.  The county commission shall have all of the powers necessary and convenient to provide for the operation, maintenance, administration, and regulation, including the adoption of rules and regulations, of any individual home or business sewage treatment systems within the jurisdiction of the sewer district.

  4.  The county commission shall have power to pass all necessary rules and regulations for the proper management and conduct of the business of the sewer district, and for carrying into effect the objects for which the district is formed.

  5.  After the owner of the sewer treatment system has been notified of any violation and has been given a reasonable time of not less than thirty days in which to come into compliance, it shall be a class C misdemeanor for any sewer treatment system to be operated within the jurisdiction of the sewer district which is not in compliance with applicable water pollution, solid waste, or pretreatment regulations or ordinances.  Any penalty imposed by this subsection shall not preclude any appropriate civil remedy.


(L. 1983 H.B. 371)

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