NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

PICKENS COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH

Proposed Minimum Lot Size Requirements for On-Site Sewage Management Systems

Notice Public Hearing 268x180Pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, Chapters 31-40-1 through 31-40-9 and 31-5-1, the Pickens County Board of Health proposes to adopt minimum lot sizes for on-site sewage management systems based upon the current Pickens County lot size requirements with some modifications. The Pickens County Board of Health has never adopted minimum lot sizes and lot sizes are subject to state regulations if not locally adopted. On-site sewage management system means a sewage management system other than public or community sewage treatment system and generally referred to as a septic system.

 

 A copy of these regulations may be obtained via email by calling the Pickens County Environmental Health office at 706-253-0900 or viewed at this office located at 1266 East Church Street, Jasper, GA 30143 during regular business hours. Email copies may also be obtained by writing to Ray.King@dph.ga.gov. Questions may be answered at the hearing or by calling Ray King at 706-529-5757, extension 11161.

The Pickens County Board of Health solicits your comments for this proposed action. Comments can be made in writing by mail to the Pickens County Environmental Health Office at the above address if received by the public hearing date or orally at the hearing before the Hearing Officer from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on August 25, 2017 in the Pickens Room located at 1266 East Church Street, Jasper, GA 30143.

All comments received will be presented to the Pickens County Board of Health at its next regular meeting. This notice is issued pursuant to the Pickens County Board of Health By-Laws.

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