15.07.090 Submittal of soil data for all land divisions.
(1) General. In addition to the required information to be submitted as stated in this section. The soil data shall be submitted in the following manner and format dependent on their category of land division.
(a) Preliminary Plats.
1. Proposed project areas consisting of soils that typically have seasonal high groundwater tables less than forty-eight (48) inches using redoximorphic features in the soil may submit soil and site evaluation reports consisting of one (1) suitable soil boring per proposed lot.
2. Proposed project areas consisting of soils that typically have seasonal high groundwater tables of forty-eight (48) inches or greater using redoximorphic features in the soil may submit soil and site evaluation reports consisting of one (1) suitable soil boring per three (3) acres providing that the soil characteristics remain consistent with the soil mapping unit. Additional borings shall be conducted and documented to delineate any areas of unsuitable soils or soils having a depth to a limiting factor of less than forty-eight (48) inches.
(b) Final Plats.
1. All platted lots having soils with seasonal high groundwater tables less than forty-eight (48) inches using redoximorphic features in the soil shall submit to the Sanitarian complete soil and site evaluation reports for each lot in accordance with Comm. 85, Wisconsin Administrative Code thus confirming a private on-site waste dispersal system for each lot. All soil review fees shall be paid in full at the time of submittal unless previously paid.
2. All platted lots having soils with seasonal high groundwater tables forty-eight (48) inches or greater using redoximorphic features in the soil shall submit to the Sanitarian final revised soil and site evaluations in accordance with the criteria stated in this section for preliminary plat review. All soil review fees shall be paid in full at the time of submittal unless previously paid.
(3) Certified Survey Maps and All Other Land Divisions.
(a) Soil and Site Evaluations. A complete soil and site evaluation report must be submitted for each lot or parcel being divided under thirty-five (35) acres including any remnant parcels. All reports shall be completed in accordance with Comm. 85 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code and this ordinance.
(b) Location of Soil Borings. All surveys being required for submittal and approval by the Department of Planning and Development, Division of County Development and the Kenosha County Land Use Committee that will be served by a POWTS shall include the location of the soil borings conducted by the soil tester and located by a Registered Land Surveyor.
(c) Payment of Submittal Fees. A review fee in accordance with Attachment “B” of this ordinance shall be paid to the Sanitarian at the time of application for review of a Certified Survey Map. All soil and site evaluation reports must accompany the certified survey map application to be considered a complete application to the Department of Planning and Development, Division of County Development. Soil and Site Evaluation Review fees are only required for land divisions that are categorized as certified survey maps and/or subdivision plats. Lands being subdivided and being rezoned or being divided and not requiring County approval are not exempt from any of the requirements of this section except the payment of a review fee.
(4) Land Divisions with Existing POWTS and/or Buildings. Land divisions requiring soil and site evaluation review as stated in this section that include an existing building(s) served by a POWTS shall document the following information as part of the submittal of information to the Sanitarian.
(a) Location of Existing Private Sewage System. The survey or plat shall show the location of the existing private sewage system including all treatment and holding tanks, conveyance piping and dispersal components along with the buildings it serves.
(b) Soil and Site Evaluation Required. A soil and site evaluation shall be required for any parcel containing an existing structure(s) being served by a POWTS where the system is older than July 1, 1980. The evaluation shall be conducted to establish and designate a replacement area for a future POWTS.
(c) Discovery of an Existing POWTS Meeting Criteria in Comm. 83.32 Wisconsin Administrative Code. Any existing POWTS that will continue to serve an existing structure and is a part of or a remnant parcel of a plat subdivision or certified survey map as described under this section shall be evaluated by a licensed plumber or POWTS inspector to document compliance with Comm. 83.32(1)(a) through (h), Wisconsin Administrative Code. The evaluator shall provide to the Sanitarian a written report regarding its compliance. Any POWTS found to be in non-compliance of this portion of the Wisconsin Administrative Code shall be in violation of this ordinance and must have the Sanitary Permit issued for the replacement POWTS prior to or at the time of application submittal to the County for the land division approval. The County will issue orders and require the owner to enter an installation agreement as part of their land division application. [Code § 15.07-9, 2018.]