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13.11.307. Underground storage tanks

            Installation of any new underground storage tanks used to store regulated substances for either residential or nonresidential activities in recharge areas and protection zones designated under Sections 4.2 and 5 of this ordinance, shall require a secondary containment system for the tank and associated underground piping, and an automatic leak detection system.

            A permit from "Division of Environmental Remediation and Response" shall be required for the removal or closure of USTs.  The permit shall require that leaking tanks be pumped dry and removed from the ground by a state licensed company.  If removal of the UST(s) is not feasible, the lines shall be disconnected and capped and the tank shall be filled with an inert substance such as washed sand.

            Best management practices implementation is required for all underground storage tanks.

Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 98-72, Enacted, 11/5/1998

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