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(a) Contents. The Applicant shall cause a Qualified Person to submit a soil and/or groundwater analysis report prepared by the persons conducting the soil and/or groundwater sampling and analysis to the Director and to other agencies as directed by the Director. The report shall include the following information:
(1) The names and addresses of the Qualified Persons who conducted or supervised the soil and/or groundwater sampling, and the soil and/or groundwater analysis and who prepared the report;
(2) An explanation of the sampling and testing methodology;
(3) The results of the soil and/or groundwater analyses;
(4) Whether any of the analyses conducted indicate the presence of a hazardous substance and, for each, the level detected and the State and federal minimum standards for public health risks, if any;
(5) If applicable, a statement that the Qualified Person, after examination of the site history and sampling data, has no reason to conclude that hazardous substances, other than those listed in Section 22A.7(a)(1) through (a)(10), are likely to be present on the property;
(6) If applicable, as statement that the Qualified Person, based upon the analyses conducted, recommends site mitigation given the intended use of the site.
(b) Review by Director. The Director shall determine whether the soil and/or groundwater sampling and analyses required by this Article were conducted in accordance with the approved work plan and whether the report required by this Section is complete. If the soil and/or groundwater sampling or analyses were not conducted in accordance with the approved work plan or the report does not comply with the requirements of this Section, the Director shall notify the applicant in writing within 30 days of receipt of the report, indicating the reasons the report is unacceptable. A copy of the notification shall be sent to the Director of Building Inspection. Until the Director certifies a report as final, the Director may require additional soil and/or groundwater sampling and analysis.
(c) No Hazardous Substances Present. If the soil and/or groundwater sampling and analysis report indicates that there are no hazardous substances present in the soil and/or groundwater that exceed the Department of Toxic Substances Control's or Regional Water Quality Control Board's public health risk levels, or other applicable standards, given the intended use, the Director shall provide the applicant and the Director of Building Inspection with written notification that the applicant has complied with the requirements of this Article.
(Added as Sec. 1226 by Ord. 35-99, App. 3/12/99; redesignated and amended by Ord. 155-13 , File No. 130369, App. 7/25/2013, Eff. 8/24/2013)