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A. Applications: Applications for permits shall be made to the Director and shall include the following:
1. A plot plan showing the location of the well and related piping with respect to the following items within a radius of 200 feet from the well:
(a) Property lines
(b) Waste disposal systems or works carrying or containing sewage, industrial wastes, or solid wastes.
(c) All intermittent or perennial, natural or artificial bodies of water or watercourses.
(d) The approximate drainage pattern of the property.
(e) Other wells.
(f) Structures, surface or subsurface.
(g) Public and private roads.
(h) Easements, including boundaries and a summary of allowed uses.
2. Location of the property, and the Assessor's parcel number.
3. The name of the person who will construct the well.
4. The proposed minimum and the proposed maximum depth of the well.
5. The proposed minimum depths and types of casings and minimum depths of perforations to be used.
6. The proposed use of the well.
7. Other information as may be necessary to determine if the underground waters will be adequately protected.
8. The name of the property owner.
9. The name of the responsible party who has contracted or otherwise caused to have, a monitoring well constructed, repaired, reconstructed or destroyed.
10. Evidence of compliance with Chapter 8 of Division 7 of Title 6 of this Code (watershed protection).
B. Fees: Each application shall be accompanied by a fee as set forth in Title 6, Division 5, Section 65.107, par. (g), of this Code.
C. Conditions: Permits shall be issued in compliance with the standards set out in California Well Standards, Combined, as defined in this Chapter and as further provided in this Chapter except that such standards shall be inapplicable or modified as expressly provided by the Director in such permit upon his finding that such modifications or inapplicability will accomplish the purposes of this ordinance. Permits may also include any other condition or requirement found by the Director to be necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Chapter.
D. Grounds for Refusal of Permit. The Director may refuse to issue a permit for any of the following reasons:
1. The applicant is not a person authorized to perform the work as provided in this Chapter.
2. The permit application is not in proper form.
3. The proposed well would create a water pollution problem or would aggravate a pre-existing water pollution problem or would violate any of the standards established in Article 3 of this Chapter.
4. The applicant is delinquent with submitting well drilling logs to the Director.
5. The proposed location of the well or related piping would place the well or piping at risk from uses allowed within an overlapping or nearby easement, or would interfere with the allowable uses of that easement.
E. Term, completion of work: The permittee shall complete the work authorized by the permit within the time and before the date set out in the permit. The permittee shall notify the Director in writing upon completion of the work and submit a copy of the well drilling log and no work shall be deemed to have been completed until such written notification and a copy of the well drilling log have been received. A final inspection of the work shall be made by the Director unless such inspection is waived by him, and no permittee shall be deemed to have complied with this Chapter or his permit until such inspection has been performed or waived.
F. Review and Appeal: Any person aggrieved by the refusal of a permit or the terms of a permit required by this Chapter may appeal as provided in Chapter 1 of Division 6 of Title 1 of this Code.
(Amended by Ord. No. 6378 (N.S.), effective 7-29-82; amended by Ord. No. 7428 (N.S.), effective 2-4-88; amended by Ord. No. 8477 (N.S.), adopted 11-8-94, operative 1-1-95; amended by Ord. No. 8815 (N.S.), effective 7-22-97; amended by Ord. No. 9273 (N.S.), effective 12-15-00; amended by Ord. No. 10238 (N.S.), effective 1-4-13; amended by Ord. No. 10412 (N.S.), effective 2-26-16; amended by Ord. No. 10642 (N.S.), effective 1-10-20)