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(1) Vehicle Repair and Servicing. Vehicle repair and servicing must be conducted over impermeable pads and within a covered structure capable of withstanding normally expected weather conditions. Chemicals used in the process of vehicle repair and servicing must be stored in a manner that protects them from weather and provides containment should leaks occur.

(2) Spreading or Injection of Reclaimed Water. Water reuse projects for reclaimed water must be in accordance with the adopted water or sewer comprehensive plans that have been approved by the Departments of Ecology and Health.

(a) Surface spreading must meet the ground water recharge criteria given in RCW 90.46.080 and 90.46.010(10).

(b) Direct injection must be in accordance with the standards developed by authority of RCW 90.46.042.

(3) State and Federal Regulations. The uses listed below shall be conditioned as necessary to protect critical aquifer recharge areas in accordance with the applicable state and federal regulations:

Table 28.24.100. Statutes, Regulations, and Guidance Pertaining to Activities Impacting Ground Water


Statute – Regulation – Guidance

Aboveground Storage Tanks

WAC 173-303-640

Animal Feedlots

Chapters 173-216 and 173-226 WAC

Automobile Washers

Chapter 173-216 WAC, Best Management Practices for Vehicle and Equipment Discharges (WDOE WQ-R-95-56)

Below Ground Storage Tanks

Chapter 173-360 WAC

Chemical Treatment Storage and Disposal Facilities

WAC 173-303-182

Hazardous Waste Generator (Boat Repair Shops, Biological Research Facility, Dry Cleaners, Furniture Stripping, Motor Vehicle Service Garages, Photographic Processing, Printing and Publishing Shops, etc.)

Chapter 173-303 WAC

Injection Wells

40 CFR Parts 144 and 146, Chapter 173-218 WAC

Junk Yards and Salvage Yards

Chapter 173-304 WAC, Best Management Practices to Prevent Stormwater Pollution at Vehicles Recycler Facilities (WDOE 94-146)

Oil and Gas Drilling

WAC 332-12-450, Chapter 173-218 WAC

On-Site Sewage Systems (Large Scale)

Chapter 173-240 WAC

On-Site Sewage Systems (< 14,500 gal/day)

Chapter 246-272 WAC, Local Health Ordinances

Pesticide Storage and Use

Chapters 15.54 and 17.21 RCW; 7 U.S.C. §§ 135 – 136; 40 CFR Part 157


Chapters 173-303 and 173-304 WAC, Best Management Practices to Prevent Stormwater Pollution at Log Yards (WDOE 95-53)

Solid Waste Handling and Recycling Facilities

Chapter 173-304 WAC; 42 U.S.C. § 6901 et seq.; 40 CFR Parts 239 through 282

Surface Mining

WAC 332-18-015

Waste Water Application to Land Surface

Chapters 173-216 and 173-200 WAC, WDOE Land Application Guidelines, Best Management Practices for Irrigated Agriculture

[Ord. 4525 § 1, 2021.]