File #: 2010-0218    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/5/2010 In control: Environment and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/26/2010
Enactment date: 7/30/2010 Enactment #: 16889
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the City of Redmond General Sewer Plan, November 2009.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Redmond, City of, Sewer Districts
Attachments: 1. 16889.pdf, 2. 2010-0218 Fiscal Note.xls, 3. 2010-0218 Transmittal Letter.doc, 4. Redmond Sewer Matrix.doc, 5. Redmond SewerRegulatory Note.doc, 6. A. City of Redmond General Sewer Plan, November 2009, 7. 2010-0218 Staff Report - Redmond 2009 Sewer Plan
Staff: Reed, Mike
Clerk 03/25/2010
AN ORDINANCE approving the City of Redmond General Sewer Plan, November 2009.
1. K.C.C. chapter 13.24 requires approval of comprehensive plans for sewer utilities as a prerequisite to granting right-of-way franchises and approval for right-of-way construction permits. Such plans or their updates must be submitted to the county at least once every six years, and more frequently if circumstances call for an earlier submittal.
2. K.C.C. 13.24.060 requires that such plans 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. The King County Comprehensive Plan, which includes water supply and wastewater policies in its provisions for facilities and services (policies
F-225 through F-254), also calls 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. Both Washington state Department of Ecology and King County regulations require sewer plans to be approved prior to construction of new facilities.
4. The city of Redmond ("the city") provides sewer service to a population of over fifty-three thousand and an employment base of eighty-three thousand in a service area of approximately eleven thousand eight hundred acres in the central portion of King County. Its service area includes the entire city, Novelty Hill, and a small part of unincorporated King County. Its service area is a mixture of residential, commercial, and roadway properties, with no major industrial customers, and includes a small portion of park and open spaces. The city's facilities discharge to the regional wastewater system operated by King County.
5. The city's service area is largely built out. Its antic...

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