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Holding tank sewage systems.

(1) A person may not install or use holding tank sewage systems for residential development or expansion of residences, whether seasonal or year-round, except as set forth under subsection (2) of this section.
(2) The local health officer may approve installation of holding tank sewage systems only:
(a) For permanent uses limited to controlled, part-time, commercial usage situations, such as recreational vehicle parks and trailer dump stations;
(b) For interim uses limited to handling of emergency situations; or
(c) For repairs as permitted under WAC 246-272A-0280 (1)(c)(i).
(3) A person proposing to use a holding tank sewage system shall:
(a) Follow design criteria established by the department;
(b) Submit a management program to the local health officer assuring ongoing operation, monitoring and maintenance before the local health officer issues the installation permit; and
(c) Use a holding tank reviewed and approved by the department.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 05-15-119, ยง 246-272A-0240, filed 7/18/05, effective 7/1/07.]
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