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File #: 2020-0024    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/29/2020 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/27/2021
Enactment date: 5/7/2021 Enactment #: 19291
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to sewer system utility planning; and amending Ordinance 13625, Section 22, as amended, and K.C.C. 13.24.035.
Sponsors: Joe McDermott
Indexes: Planning, Sewage
Code sections: 13.24.035 -
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19277, 2. 2020-0024 legislative review form, 3. 2020-0024 transmittal letter, 4. 2020-0024 DOC Acknowledgement Rural Town Sewers, 5. 2020-0024 Draft Public Ad Rural Town Sewers, 6. 2020-0024 fiscal note, 7. 2020-0024 Plain Language Summary Rural Town Sewers, 8. 2020-0024 Public Notice Of Intent To Amend Rural Town Sewers, 9. 2020-0024 Regulatory Note Rural Town Sewers, 10. 2020-0024_SR_SewerPlanning.docx, 11. 2020-0024_ATT2 AMD1.docx, 12. 2020-0024_Revised SR_Sewer Planning.docx, 13. PO-2020-0024-SEPA-Memo-032421, 14. 2020-0024 Invoice and Affidavit.pdf

Title

AN ORDINANCE relating to sewer system utility planning; and amending Ordinance 13625, Section 22, as amended, and K.C.C. 13.24.035.

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                     BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:

                     SECTION 1.  Ordinance 13625, Section 22, as amended, and K.C.C. 13.24.035 are hereby amended to read as follows:

                     A.  All development within the urban growth area shall be served by public sewer service except on-site sewage systems may be allowed temporarily in some parts of the urban growth area in accordance with K.C.C. 13.24.136.

                     B.1.  Public sewer service shall also be provided in rural towns when the service provision has been approved by King County.  As of ((March 12, 2001, only the rural town of Vashon has been approved for public sewer service)) the effective date of this ordinance, Vashon and Snoqualmie Pass are the only rural towns that have been approved for public sewer service.

                       2.  The boundary of the Vashon sewer local service area is the boundary of the rural town of Vashon as adopted in the King County Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map in Attachment A to Ordinance 19146.

                       3.  The boundary of the Snoqualmie Pass sewer local service area is the boundary of the rural town of Snoqualmie Pass as adopted in the King County Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map in Attachment A to Ordinance 19146.

                     C.  Public sewer service shall not be provided outside the urban growth area or any rural town designated to receive the service, except as described in K.C.C. 13.24.134.

                     D.  Sewer extensions under subsections A. and C. of this section shall be approved by the council, if it is determined that the extension meets the criteria in this section and is consistent with all other adopted King County policies and regulations.  Decisions on sewer extensions in rural or resource areas shall be made by the council in the form of a sewer comprehensive plan or an amendment to a sewer comprehensive plan.

                     E.  The required elements of a sewerage general plan in RCW 36.94.010(3) are included in the 1994 King County Comprehensive Plan and its technical appendix, as adopted in K.C.C. Title 20.

                     SECTION 2.  Severability.  If any provision of this ordinance or its application to

any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the ordinance or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances is not affected.