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Local Agency Management Program (LAMP)

For Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (Septic Systems)

 

LAMP Authorized by the Board of Supervisors to be Submitted to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board

On August 24, 2021, the County Board of Supervisors authorized the submittal of the draft LAMP posted below. This draft was revised based on comments received on the June 2021 draft. Also attached below is the response to comments that were received from the public comment draft of June 2021. The California Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board will consider approval of the LAMP at their October 14- 15, 2021, meeting.

 LAMP Authorized by the Board of Supervisors to be Submitted to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, August 2021

Appendix A - Chapter 7.38 of Santa Cruz County Code: Sewage Disposal Ordinance 

Appendix B - Chapter 7.42 of Santa Cruz County Code: Septic Tank Pumping and Liquid Waste Transport

Appendix C - Summary of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) Requirements

Appendix D - Enhanced Treatment System Regulations

Appendix E - Septic Tanks, Distribution Boxes, and Chamber Leaching Systems Approved for Use in Santa Cruz County

Appendix F - Site Evaluation and Testing Procedures

Appendix G - State OWTS Policy

Appendix H - LAMP Completeness Checklist

 

A virtual public meeting was held Wednesday, June 23, 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Click on the links below to watch a recording of the meeting or review slides that were presented.

Recording of Santa Cruz Septic System Public Meeting (LAMP)

Santa Cruz County slides LAMP meeting 23 June 2021

Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board slides LAMP meeting 23 Jun 2021

Questions and Answers from LAMP Meeting 23 June 2021

 

Draft LAMP For Public Comment, June 2021

Local Area Management Plan

Appendix A - Chapter 7.38 of Santa Cruz County Code: Sewage Disposal Ordinance 

Appendix A - Chapter 7.38 of Santa Cruz County Code: Sewage Disposal Ordinance (with changes)

Appendix B - Chapter 7.42 of Santa Cruz County Code: Septic Tank Pumping and Liquid Waste Transport

Appendix C - Summary of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) Requirements

Appendix D - Enhanced Treatment System Regulations

Appendix E - Septic Tanks, Distribution Boxes, and Chamber Leaching Systems Approved for Use in Santa Cruz County

Appendix F - Site Evaluation and Testing Procedures

Appendix G - State OWTS Policy

Summary of Comments Received on 11/12/2020 Draft of LAMP and County Responses

Significant Changes in Proposed June 6, 2021 LAMP from 2016 Standards

 

Previous Draft from November 2020

LAMP clean version

Draft LAMP (11/12/2020)

Summary of LAMP Changes

Appendices:

Appendix A - Chapter 7.38 of Santa Cruz County Code: Sewage Disposal (with proposed updates)

Appendix B - Chapter 7.42 of Santa Cruz County Code: Septic Tank Pumping and Liquid Waste Transport

Appendix C - Summary of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) Requirements 

Appendix D - Enhanced Treatment System Regulations

Appendix E - Septic Tanks, Distribution Boxes, and Chamber Leaching Systems Approved for Use in Santa Cruz County

Appendix F - Site Evaluation and Testing Procedures

Appendix G - State OWTS Policy

Appendix H - LAMP Checklist

Regional Board Onsite Web page https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/centralcoast/water_issues/programs/septics/permits.html