File #: 2010-0455    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/23/2010 In control: Environment and Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/27/2010
Enactment date: 9/30/2010 Enactment #: 16937
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the City of Auburn Comprehensive Sewer Plan, September 2009.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Sewer Districts
Attachments: 1. 16937.pdf, 2. 2010-0455 Transmittal Letter.doc, 3. 2010-0455 Fiscal Note.xls, 4. 2010-0455 Attachment to Transmittal Letter--Review of City of Auburn Comprehensive Sewer Plan, September 2009.doc, 5. 2010-0455 Regulatory Note Checklist of Criteria.doc, 6. 2010-0455Staff report - Auburn Sewer Plan, 7. A. City of Auburn Comprehensive Sewer Plan--December 2009
Staff: Reed, Mike
Clerk 08/06/2010
AN ORDINANCE approving the City of Auburn Comprehensive Sewer Plan, September 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 wastewater policies in its provisions for facilities and services (policies F-245 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 ("DOE") and King County regulations require sewer plans to be approved prior to construction of new facilities.
4. The city of Auburn ("the city") provides sewer service to a 2007 population of over forty-nine thousand eight hundred ninety-four and an employment base of thirty thousand two hundred seventy-nine in the city, which is in the southern portion of King County. Its service area includes the entire city 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 except for the Lea Hill area. I...

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