SUMMARY OF PROPOSES CHANGES

CURRENT ORDINANCE

PROPOSED ORDINANCE

CHANGE

Public Water and Sewer required for all lots within 300 feet of a public water or sewer line if the lot is not currently served by well or septic. This requirement is a county code provision and does not distinguish between zoning districts.

Public water required for all properties located in a service district regardless of zoning category.

All properties within a service district not just those within 300 feet must hook onto public water or sewer at time of development unless served by an existing functioning well or septic system or an SE to remove this requirement has been obtained.

Public water and sewer required for any residential, multifamily or townhouse  subdivision of 7 or more lots.

Public water or sewer required of all subdivisions, or divisions regardless of number of lots.

All subdivisions regardless of number must have public water and sewer unless SE obtained.

Properties in a service district currently served by well and/or septic not required to hook onto public water or sewer unless their system fails.

Properties in a service district currently served by well and/or septic not required to hook onto public water or sewer unless their system fails.

No Change.

Ordinance does not require public water or sewer in areas that are designated as non-public sewer or water areas.

Ordinance does not require public water or sewer in areas that are designated as non-public sewer or water areas

No Change.

Ordinance contains a special exception to remove the requirement for public water or sewer for residential, multifamily and townhouse zoning districts.  No special exception outlet exists for industrial or commercially zoned properties

Adds  industrial and commercially zoned properties located in a service district to those authorized to seek a special exception to remove public water and sewer requirements.

Adds industrially and commercially zoned land to properties which may seek SE to remove public water or sewer service requirement. (All zoning categories now included herein.)