File #: 2008-0312    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/9/2008 In control: Utilities and Parks Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/7/2008
Enactment date: Enactment #: 16198
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Northshore Utility District Water System Comprehensive Plan and Wastewater Comprehensive Plan, with findings.
Sponsors: Jane Hague
Indexes: Comprehensive Plan, Northshore, Wastewater
Attachments: 1. 16198.pdf, 2. A. Northshore Utility District's Water System Comprehensive Plan, 2006, and the Northshore Utility District's Wastewater Comprehensive Plan, 2006, 3. 2008-0312 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. 2008-0312 Fiscal Note.xls, 5. 2008-0312 Regulatory Note.doc, 6. 2008-0312 Attachment to Transmital Letter--Review of Northshore Utility District 2006 Water and Wastewater System Comprehensive Plan.doc, 7. 2008-0312 Staff Report - Northshore Utility District.doc
Clerk 06/02/2008
AN ORDINANCE approving the Northshore Utility District Water System Comprehensive Plan and Wastewater Comprehensive Plan, with findings.
1. King County adopted K.C.C. chapter 13.24, which requires approval of comprehensive plans for water and sewer utilities that distribute or obtain water, or provide sewer collection or treatment, in unincorporated King County as a prerequisite for operating in unincorporated King County, receiving approval for annexation proposals, being granted right-of-way franchises and being given approval for right-of-way construction permits. K.C.C. 13.24.060 prescribes the requirements for approval of such plans, including consistency with state and local planning requirements.
2. RCW 43.20.260 requires that water system plans for any new industrial, commercial or residential use are to be consistent with the requirements of any comprehensive plans or development regulations adopted under chapter 36.70A RCW or any other applicable comprehensive plan, land use plan or development regulation adopted by a city, town or county for the service area. King County has adopted a Comprehensive Plan that includes water supply and wastewater policies in its provisions for Facilities and Services (Policies F-225 through F-244) that, inter alia, call for consistency with other adopted plans, support for regional water supply planning, pursuit of reclaimed water and water conservation and protection of water resources.
3. King County last approved the Northshore utility district's ("the district") Water System Comprehensive Plan and Wastewater Comprehensive Plan in September 2001. Both Washington state Department of Health and King County regulations require water system plans to be updated every six years and wastewater plan updates are required when improvements, extensions or changes to future operation and maintenance are proposed.
4. The district operates large water supply...

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