The purpose of this subchapter is to regulate and restrict the application of turf fertilizer containing phosphorus to land in the county in order to protect the general health, safety and welfare of its citizens. The county has a wealth of surface water and ground water resources and the quality of these waters may be maintained and improved if the county is able to limit the amount of phosphorus laden turf fertilizer entering surface waters as a result of storm water runoff and other causes.
(Ord. 04-01, passed 1-20-2004)