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Chapter 260

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  260.220.  Plans to be submitted, contents of — disapproval, effect of. — 1.  Except as otherwise provided by subsection 4 of section 260.215, on or before January 1, 1976, each county and city shall submit to the department an officially adopted plan for a solid waste management system or systems serving areas within its jurisdiction and shall, from time to time, submit each such revision of said plan as it deems necessary or as the department may require, but this provision shall not prohibit cities and counties to contract as provided in chapter 70 for development and submission of a joint plan or to authorize their respective regional planning commission to develop and submit the required plan.

  2.  Every plan shall:

  (1)  Delineate areas within the jurisdiction of the political subdivision where solid waste management systems are in existence and areas where the solid waste management systems are planned to be available within a ten-year period;

  (2)  Reasonably conform to the rules and regulations adopted by the department for implementation of sections 260.200 to 260.245;

  (3)  Provide for the orderly extension of solid waste management systems in a manner consistent with the needs and plans of the whole area, and in a manner which will minimize pollution of the waters or air of the state, prevent public nuisances or health hazards and shall otherwise provide for the safe and sanitary disposal of solid waste;

  (4)  Take into consideration existing comprehensive plans, population trend projections, engineering and economics so as to delineate with practicable precision those portions of the area which may reasonably be expected to be served by a solid waste management system;

  (5)  Take into consideration existing acts and regulations affecting the development, use and protection of air, water or land resources;

  (6)  Establish a time schedule and proposed method of financing for the development, construction and operation of the planned solid waste management systems together with the estimated cost thereof; and

  (7)  Include such other reasonable information as the department shall require.

  3.  The plan shall be reviewed by appropriate official planning agencies within the area covered by the plan for consistency with programs of comprehensive planning for the area, and all such reviews shall be transmitted to the department with the proposed plan.

  4.  In the event any plan or part thereof is disapproved, the department shall furnish any and all reasons for such disapproval, and any city, county, or regional planning commission whose plan is disapproved shall within sixty days revise and resubmit the plan for approval or may request a hearing in accordance with section 260.235.

  5.  The department may provide technical assistance to counties, cities, and regional planning commissions in coordinating plans for solid waste management systems required by sections 260.200 to 260.245, including revisions of such plans.

  6.  The director may institute appropriate action under section 260.230 to compel submission of plans in accordance with sections 260.200 to 260.245 and the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to sections 260.200 to 260.245.


(L. 1972 S.B. 387 § 5, A.L. 1975 S.B. 98)

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