Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Subsurface trench onsite sewage systems. Provides that if: (1) the administrative rules of the state department of health set forth minimum site suitability conditions under which a subsurface trench onsite sewage system may be constructed on a property; and (2) an officer or employee of the state department of health or a registered professional soil scientist determines that a property meets the minimum site suitability conditions for the construction of a subsurface trench onsite sewage system; the local health officer or local health department is prohibited from requiring the construction on the property of a residential onsite sewage system that Subsurface trench onsite sewage systems. Provides that if: (1) the administrative rules of the state department of health set forth minimum site suitability conditions under which a subsurface trench onsite sewage system may be constructed on a property; and (2) an officer or employee of the state department of health or a registered professional soil scientist determines that a property meets the minimum site suitability conditions for the construction of a subsurface trench onsite sewage system; the local health officer or local health department is prohibited from requiring the construction on the property of a residential onsite sewage system that would differ in design from and be significantly more expensive to construct than a subsurface trench onsite sewage system. ... View more