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(1) To obtain approval of a district program, the district's board of directors shall file an application with the department.   The application shall contain the following:

(a) a map delineating the boundaries of the district and a description of the existing or potential water pollution problems within the proposed district;

(b) a map indicating general land ownership and use within the district for land units 1 square mile or more in size;

(c) a general description of the water resources and water uses within the district, if the information is available;

(d) identification of the district program goals and objectives;

(e) a district program work plan and implementation schedule;

(f) a program budget;

(g) information necessary for the department to conduct an analysis of potential impacts to human health and the environment caused by implementation of the district program;

(h) a description of any proposed district permit programs; and

(i) copies of any proposed local ordinances for the regulation of the facilities and sources of pollution specified in 75-5-311(4) , MCA, along with a statement demonstrating that the local ordinances meet the following conditions:

(i) the local requirements are compatible with and no less stringent than state requirements for the protection of water quality, pursuant to 75-5-311(5) (a) , MCA, and

(ii) the district's enforcement procedures and enforcement actions are consistent with state enforcement actions, pursuant to 75-5-311(5) (b) and (c) , MCA.

History: 75-5-201, MCA; IMP, 75-5-311, MCA; NEW, 1993 MAR p. 543, Eff. 4/16/93; TRANS, from DHES, 1996 MAR p. 1499.

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