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(1) In addition to the completed application form required by ARM 17.36.102, the following information must be submitted to the reviewing authority as part of a subdivision application:

(a) payment of subdivision review fees as required in subchapter 8;

(b) plans and specifications for water supply, wastewater treatment, and storm water systems;

(c) if public or multiple user water supply or wastewater systems are proposed, three copies of final plans and specifications;

(d) a lot layout document as required by ARM 17.36.104;

(e) if nonmunicipal water supply or wastewater systems are proposed, a vicinity map or plan showing the locations of the following features within the area impacted by mixing zones or within 100 feet (whichever is greater) of the proposed water supply or wastewater system:

(i) lakes, streams, irrigation ditches, wetlands, and springs;

(ii) existing, previously approved, and proposed wells, wastewater treatment systems, and mixing zones;

(f) evidence that the water source for the proposed subdivision is sufficient in terms of quality, quantity, and dependability, as required by ARM 17.36.331 and 17.36.332;

(g) if water is to be supplied by means other than individual on-site wells, information about water right ownership and water use agreements;

(h) if subsurface wastewater treatment systems are proposed:

(i) soil profile descriptions, percolation tests if required, and other pertinent soil information for each proposed drainfield;

(ii) seasonal high ground water information;

(iii) direction and percentage of slope across the treatment area (or a contour map with a minimum contour interval of two feet); and

(iv) any other evidence to show whether the wastewater treatment systems are sufficient in terms of capacity and dependability;

(i) if gray water irrigation systems are proposed:

(i) descriptions of the soils within 25 feet of proposed gray water irrigation areas. Soils must be described in accordance with Appendix B of Department Circular DEQ-4. Each test hold must be keyed by a number on a copy of the lot layout or map with the information provided in the report; and

(ii) the location and design of the proposed systems;

(j) a copy of the nondegradation analysis and calculations as required by ARM 17.30.715;

(k) a storm drainage map and plan as required by ARM 17.36.310;

(l) the name of the solid waste disposal site that will serve the subdivision;

(m) a copy of any environmental assessment required for the subdivision under Title 76, chapter 3, MCA;

(n) a copy of the plat, certificate of survey, deed, or other document that is consistent with the document that will be, or has been, filed with the county clerk and recorder for the proposed subdivision;


(o) a copy of applicable letters of approval or denial from local government officials;

(p) for an application that is not subject to review by a local reviewing authority under 76-4-104, MCA, a certification from the local health officer having jurisdiction that the design for non-public water supply and wastewater disposal facilities complies with applicable laws and regulations of local government;

(q) a copy of applicable supporting legal documents, including documents relating to easements, covenants, water rights, water user agreements, and establishment of homeowners' associations and local districts;

(r) a copy or a summary of any public comments on preliminary sanitation information collected as provided in 76-3-604(7), MCA;

(s) if an application involves a change to the plans and specifications for a subdivision previously approved by the reviewing authority, a copy of the certificate of subdivision approval and a copy of the approved lot layout document; and

(t) all additional information that is required under this chapter or that the reviewing authority determines is reasonably necessary for the review of the proposed subdivision.

History: 76-4-104, MCA; IMP, 76-4-104, 76-4-125, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 11/4/73; AMD, Eff. 11/3/75; AMD, Eff. 5/6/76; AMD, 1977 MAR p. 746, Eff. 10/25/77; AMD, 1984 MAR p. 1027, Eff. 7/13/84; AMD, 1992 MAR p. 2145, Eff. 9/25/92; TRANS, from DHES, 1996 MAR p. 1499; AMD, 2002 MAR p. 1465, Eff. 5/17/02; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 1786, Eff. 10/16/09; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 2278, Eff. 10/28/11.

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