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SPS 383.03 Note Note: A decision of the department may be appealed. Section 101.02 (6) (e), Stats., outlines the procedure for submitting requests to the department for appeal hearings and the department procedures for hearing appeals.
SPS 383.03 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 7-1-00; CR 02-129: am. (2) (b) 1., r. and recr. (5) Register January 2004 No. 577, eff. 2-1-04; CR 07-100: renum. (5) to be (5) (a), cr. (5) (b) and (6) Register September 2008 No. 633, eff. 10-1-08; correction in (2) (a), (b), (5) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; correction in (5) (a) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register June 2018 No. 750.
SPS 383.04 SPS 383.04 Implementation.
SPS 383.04(1)(1) For the purpose of facilitating inspection responsibilities and services, a governmental unit may not issue a sanitary permit for the construction or use of a POWTS that utilizes any of the technologies, designs or methods delineated in Table 383.04-1 and that has been recognized under s. SPS 384.10 (3) or 383.22, unless the governmental unit utilizes one or more individuals, who have obtained approved training under s. SPS 383.05 for the POWTS technology, design or method, to provide the inspections under s. SPS 383.26 (2) to (4), except as provided in sub. (2).
SPS 383.04(2) (2) A governmental unit may issue a sanitary permit for the construction or use of a POWTS that utilizes any of the technologies, designs or methods delineated in Table 383.04-1 and that has not been recognized under s. SPS 384.10 (3), but has been approved by the department under s. SPS 383.22, provided that governmental unit has arranged with the department to provide the inspections under s. SPS 383.26 (2) to (4). - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 383.04 Note Note: The provisions of this section relating to a governmental unit's ability to limit the issuance of sanitary permits for new development does not dictate a specific strategy as to the scope of the limitation. Therefore, limitation options include, but are not limited to, a prohibition for all new development or in certain geographical areas, a quota system for new development, a requirement for a permit to operate for a specific POWTS method or technology, or a service/performance bond for a specific POWTS method or technology.
SPS 383.04 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 7-1-00; CR 02-129: am. Table 83.04-1 footnote a, r. (2) and Table 83.04-2, renum. (3) to be (2) Register January 2004 No. 577, eff. 2-1-04; CR 07-100: renum. (1) (a) and (b) to be (1) and (2), r. (2) Register September 2008 No. 633, eff. 10-1-08; correction in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register September 2008 No. 633; correction in (1), (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 383.05 SPS 383.05 Installation and inspection training.
SPS 383.05(1)(1) Program specifications. Only courses, programs and seminars approved in writing by the department shall be used to fulfill the required training for the POWTS technologies and methods under ss. SPS 383.04 (1) and 383.21 (2) (c) 4.
SPS 383.05(2) (2)Evidence of compliance. An individual who has completed the installation and inspection training shall be responsible for retaining evidence of achieving the training in order to fulfill the obligations under ss. SPS 383.04 (1) and 383.21 (2) (c) 4.
SPS 383.05 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 7-1-00; CR 07-100: renum. (1) (a) to be (1) and am., r. (1) (b) to (e) Register September 2008 No. 633, eff. 10-1-08; correction in (1), (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
subch. II of ch. SPS 383 Subchapter II — Administration and Enforcement
SPS 383.20 SPS 383.20 Purpose.
SPS 383.20(1)(1) This subchapter establishes the following:
SPS 383.20(1)(a) (a) Regulatory processes and procedures which are to be followed when designing, installing or maintaining a POWTS; and
SPS 383.20(1)(b) (b) Responsibilities and actions of the various governmental agencies involved with the administration and enforcement of this chapter.
SPS 383.20 Note Note: Section 145.20 (1) (a), Stats., states that the governing body of the governmental unit responsible for the regulation of private onsite wastewater treatment systems may assign the duties of administering the private onsite wastewater treatment system program to any office, department, committee, board, commission, position or employee of that governmental unit.
SPS 383.20(2) (2) Except as provided in this chapter nothing shall limit the authority and power of a governmental unit in exercising administration and enforcement responsibilities regarding a POWTS, including requiring and issuing other types of permits for activities not covered under this subchapter relating to sanitary permits.
SPS 383.20 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 7-1-00; CR 07-100: am. (2) Register September 2008 No. 633, eff. 10-1-08; CR 17-065: am. (1) (b) Register June 2018 No. 750, eff. 7-1-18.
SPS 383.21 SPS 383.21 Sanitary permits.
SPS 383.21(1)(1) General.
SPS 383.21(1)(a)(a) Pursuant to s. 145.19, Stats., the installation or construction of a POWTS may not commence or continue unless all of the following have been fulfilled:
SPS 383.21(1)(a)1. 1. The owner of the property on which the POWTS is to be installed possesses a valid sanitary permit.
SPS 383.21(1)(a)2. 2. Plan approval for the POWTS has been obtained in accordance with s. SPS 383.22.
SPS 383.21(1)(b) (b) The modification of an existing POWTS may not commence or continue unless the owner of the property on which the POWTS is located possesses a valid sanitary permit and has obtained plan approval for the modification under s. SPS 383.22, if the modification involves the addition or replacement of any of the following:
SPS 383.21(1)(b)1. 1. A POWTS holding component.
SPS 383.21(1)(b)2. 2. A POWTS treatment component.
SPS 383.21(1)(b)3. 3. A POWTS dispersal component.
SPS 383.21(2) (2)Application.
SPS 383.21(2)(a)(a) The application for a sanitary permit shall be made in a format prescribed by the department.
SPS 383.21 Note Note: The Department forms required in this chapter are available on the Department's website at dsps.wi.gov.
SPS 383.21(2)(b)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 2., the application for a sanitary permit shall be submitted to the appropriate governmental unit where the POWTS is located or will be located.
SPS 383.21(2)(b)2. 2. The application for a sanitary permit shall be submitted to the department for a POWTS that is located or will be located on property owned by the state.
SPS 383.21 Note Note: Section 145.20 (2) (b), Stats., states that the governmental unit responsible for regulation of private onsite wastewater treatment systems shall approve or disapprove applications for sanitary permits and assist applicants in preparing an approvable application.
SPS 383.21(2)(c) (c) The application for a sanitary permit to the governmental unit shall be accompanied by all of the following:
SPS 383.21(2)(c)1. 1. At least one set of clear and legible plans and specifications delineating the information under s. SPS 383.22 (2) (a) 3. and (c).
SPS 383.21(2)(c)2. 2. A set of plans bearing the department's conditional approval and the approval letter issued by the department, if required to be reviewed by the department under s. SPS 383.22 (1).
SPS 383.21 Note Note: Nothing in this chapter is intended to prohibit the submission and acceptance of planning documents in an electronic or digital media.
SPS 383.21(2)(c)3. 3. Sufficient supporting information to determine whether the proposed design, installation, and management of the POWTS or the proposed modification to an existing POWTS conforms with this chapter.
SPS 383.21(2)(c)4. 4. Documentation that the master plumber or the master plumber-restricted service who is to be responsible for the installation or modification of the POWTS has completed approved training or has documentation that approved training will be provided during the installation of the POWTS, if the application for the sanitary permit involves one or more of the technologies or methods specified in s. SPS 383.04 (1).
SPS 383.21(2)(c)5. 5. Documentation that maintenance requirements for the proposed POWTS technology or method have been recorded with the deed for the property, if the management plan for the installation or modification under s. SPS 383.54 (1) involves one or more of the following:
SPS 383.21(2)(c)5.a. a. Evaluating or monitoring any part of the system at an interval of 12 months or less.
SPS 383.21(2)(c)5.b. b. Servicing or maintaining any part of the system at an interval of 12 months or less.
SPS 383.21(2)(c)6. 6. Any other information as specified by local ordinance relating to POWTS installations.
SPS 383.21(2)(c)7. 7. A fee as specified by the governmental unit.
SPS 383.21 Note Note: See s. 145.19 (2) to (6), Stats., for more information relative to fees.
SPS 383.21(3) (3)Processing.
SPS 383.21(3)(a)(a) A sanitary permit may not be issued until the plans and specifications have been approved by the department or governmental unit having jurisdiction.
SPS 383.21(3)(b) (b) A governmental unit may not issue a sanitary permit for the installation or modification of the POWTS that involves one or more of the technologies or methods specified in s. SPS 383.04 (1) unless the master plumber or the master plumber-restricted who is to be responsible for the installation or modification has completed approved training or has documentation that approved training will be provided during the installation of the POWTS.
SPS 383.21(3)(c) (c) A governmental unit shall review and make a determination on the submission of an application for a sanitary permit within 30 days after receiving all the required information and fees under sub. (2) (c).
SPS 383.21(3)(d)1.1. If upon review of the application and the supporting information, the governmental unit or the department determines that the proposed design, installation and management of the POWTS or the proposed modification of an existing POWTS conforms with this chapter, a sanitary permit shall be issued.
SPS 383.21(3)(d)2.a.a. If upon review of the application and the supporting information, the governmental unit or the department determines that the proposed design, installation and management of the POWTS or the proposed modification of an existing POWTS does not conform with this chapter, a sanitary permit may not be issued.
SPS 383.21(3)(d)2.b. b. When the issuance of a sanitary permit is denied, the governmental unit or department reviewing the application shall provide in writing to the applicant the reasons for denial, a notice for the right to appeal and the procedures for appeal.
SPS 383.21(3)(d)2.c. c. An applicant denied a sanitary permit by a governmental unit may appeal the decision in accordance with ch. 68, Stats.
SPS 383.21(3)(d)2.d. d. The appeal of the denial by the department for a sanitary permit shall be made in writing within 30 days from the date of the decision.
SPS 383.21(3)(e) (e) A sanitary permit shall be issued by the appropriate governmental unit or the department in a format prescribed by the department.
SPS 383.21 Note Note: See ch. SPS 383 Appendix for further information relative to the permit format.
SPS 383.21(3)(f) (f) A governmental unit may deny the issuance of a sanitary permit only if the application does not comply with the requirements of chs. SPS 383, 384 or 385.
SPS 383.21(4) (4)Transfers. A sanitary permit may be transferred from an owner to a subsequent owner, pursuant to s. 145.19 (8), Stats.
SPS 383.21(5) (5)Expiration. Pursuant to s. 145.19 (1b), Stats., a sanitary permit shall expire 2 years from the date of issuance unless renewed in accordance with sub. (6).
SPS 383.21(6) (6)Renewals.
SPS 383.21(6)(a)1.1. The application for renewal of a sanitary permit shall be made in a format prescribed by the department.
SPS 383.21(6)(a)2. 2. The application for renewal of a sanitary permit shall be submitted to the department or the appropriate governmental unit in accordance with sub. (2) (b).
SPS 383.21(6)(b) (b) The renewal of a sanitary permit shall be contingent upon the proposed POWTS or the proposed modification of an existing POWTS conforming with the rules of this chapter in effect at the time the sanitary permit is renewed.
SPS 383.21(6m) (6m)Suspension.
SPS 383.21(6m)(a)(a) A governmental unit may temporarily suspend a sanitary permit issued under this section if it is determined prior to construction that a POWTS cannot be installed based on the information that was available when the permit was issued.
SPS 383.21(6m)(b) (b) The suspension of the sanitary permit shall terminate no later than the date the sanitary permit expires.
SPS 383.21(7) (7)Revocation.
SPS 383.21(7)(a)(a) The department may revoke a sanitary permit issued under this section for any false statements or misrepresentation of facts on which the sanitary permit was issued.
SPS 383.21(7)(b) (b) A governmental unit may revoke a sanitary permit that the governmental unit has issued under this section for any false statements or misrepresentation of facts on which the sanitary permit was issued.
SPS 383.21(7)(c) (c) The revocation of a sanitary permit and the reasons for revocation shall be conveyed in writing to the individual to whom the sanitary permit was issued or transferred.
SPS 383.21(7)(d) (d) If a sanitary permit is revoked, the installation or modification of a POWTS may not commence or continue until another sanitary permit is obtained.
SPS 383.21(8) (8) Posting. When a sanitary permit is obtained under sub. (2), the sanitary permit shall comply with all of the following:
SPS 383.21(8)(a) (a) The sanitary permit shall be posted in such a location and manner on the proposed site where the POWTS is to be installed or modified so that the information on the permit is visible for inspection.
SPS 383.21(8)(b) (b) The sanitary permit shall be posted until a POWTS installation or modification is completed and an opportunity for a final inspection occurs in accordance with s. SPS 383.26.
SPS 383.21(9) (9)Permit storage. A governmental unit shall maintain a permanent record of each sanitary permit and permit application supporting information listed in s. SPS 383.21 (2) (c) until the property is no longer served by a POWTS.
SPS 383.21(10) (10)Permit summary reporting.
SPS 383.21(10)(a)(a) A governmental unit shall submit a periodic summary of the permits it has issued to the department in a format acceptable to the department.
SPS 383.21(10)(b) (b) At a minimum the summary shall contain the following information:
SPS 383.21(10)(b)1. 1. Identification number for each permit issued.
SPS 383.21(10)(b)2. 2. Fee associated with each permit issued.
SPS 383.21(10)(b)3. 3. Identification showing each permit as issued for a new or replacement POWTS.
SPS 383.21(10)(c) (c) At a minimum the permit summary information shall be submitted to the department on a quarterly calendar schedule.
SPS 383.21 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 7-1-00; CR 02-129: am. (2) (c) 4., (3) (b) and (c) Register January 2004 No. 577, eff. 2-1-04; CR 07-100: am. (2) (c) 4., cr. (3) (f), (6m) and (9) Register September 2008 No. 633, eff. 10-1-08; correction in (1) (a) 2., (b) (intro.), (2) (c) 1., 2., 4., 5., (3) (b), (f), (8) (b) 2., (9) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 11-031: cr. (10) Register June 2013 No. 690, eff. 7-1-13; corrections in (1) (a), (4), (5) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., correction in (10) (title) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 2., Stats., Register June 2013 No. 690; CR 17-065: am. (2) (c) 3., (8) (intro.), (a), r. (8) (b) (intro.), consol. (8) (b) 1. and 2. and renum. to (8) (b) and am. Register June 2018 No. 750, eff. 7-1-18.
SPS 383.22 SPS 383.22 Plan review and approval.
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