400-03
REVIEW AND APPROVAL PROCESS FOR WATER & SEWER DISTRICT COMPREHENSIVE PLANS

Department: PUBLIC WORKS/BUILDING

Effective Date:    1-1-85

Supersedes:    

Prepared by:    R.C. Houghton

Approved by:    Barbara Shinpoch

1.0 PURPOSE:

To provide for review and approval of water and sanitary sewer comprehensive plans by outside city utilities serving within the City of Renton.

2.0 ORGANIZATIONS AFFECTED:

Fire, Building and Zoning, Public Works, and Policy Development.

3.0 REFERENCES:

Street Excavation Ordinances and Water Department Ordinances.

4.0 POLICY:

The Board of Public Works will circulate and review the comprehensive plans of the various serving utilities. The Board shall approve, reject, or conditionally approve the plans. The Board will consider service area conflicts with City-owned utilities, City land use plans and policies.

5.0 DEFINITIONS:

Not applicable.

6.0 PROCEDURES:

6.1    The serving utility shall submit its adopted comprehensive utility plans (6 copies) to the Department of Public Works, submit its Environmental Review Checklist (6 copies), and its proposed service area. The Department of Public Works will submit the application to the Board of Public Works.

6.2    The Board of Public Works will submit the comprehensive utility plans to all affected departments: Police, Fire Building and Zoning, Library, Parks and Recreation, Public Works, Policy Development, etc. Each department will examine conflicts and/or compliance with City plans, policies, and goals. This review period shall be thirty days from submittal to Board review.

6.3    The Board of Public Works shall review the various department recommendations and either approve, reject, or conditionally approve the utility comprehensive plan. Rejection to the District shall state the reasons for non-approval. Conditional approval will require the District's acceptance of the conditions in writing.

6.4    The serving water utility shall provide a maintenance plan for fire appliances and water facilities. Interlocal agreements with Renton shall be considered for maintenance and upkeep of water facilities; serving water utility shall provide fire flow information on areas within and adjacent to City limits.