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7020.0350 REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ANIMAL FEEDLOTS AND MANURE STORAGE AREAS.

Subpart 1.

Registration data.

The agency and all delegated counties shall maintain registration data for animal feedlots and manure storage areas. The registration data must include the:

A.

date the registration form was completed;

B.

name and address of all owners of the animal feedlot or manure storage area;

C.

facility location according to township, county, section, and quarter section;

D.

permit or certificate number for owners who have been issued an agency or delegated county feedlot permit or certificate of compliance;

E.

types of animal holding areas including pastures, confinement barns, and open lots;

F.

number and types of animals in the areas listed in item E;

G.

identity of surface waters within 1,000 feet of the facility;

H.

presence and type of manure storage areas;

I.

shortest distance from an animal holding area or manure storage area to a well; and

J.

the name of the person that completed the registration form.

Subp. 2.

Owners required to register.

A.

Owners of the following facilities are required to register with the commissioner or delegated county, except as provided in item B:

(1)

an animal feedlot capable of holding 50 or more animal units, or a manure storage area capable of holding the manure produced by 50 or more animal units; and

(2)

an animal feedlot capable of holding ten or more and fewer than 50 animal units, or a manure storage area capable of holding the manure produced by ten or more and fewer than 50 animal units, that is located within shoreland.

B.

An owner of a livestock facility located on county fairgrounds is not required to register, in accordance with Laws 2000, chapter 435, section 10, paragraph (c), clause (6).

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 38 SR 1535]

Subp. 4.

Registration requirements.

Owners of animal feedlots and manure storage areas who are required to register under subpart 2 shall comply with items A and B, as applicable.

A.

Owners of facilities shall register with the commissioner or delegated county prior to or upon commencement of operation. Owners shall comply with at least one of the following:

(1)

the owner shall submit the information in subpart 1, on a form provided by the commissioner; or

(2)

the owner shall submit a permit application to the commissioner or delegated county.

B.

Owners shall update their registrations prior to the registration update deadlines, which shall be established by adding four-year increments to the initial registration deadline of January 1, 2002. Owners shall register at least once during each of the four-year registration update intervals by meeting the requirements of item A, subitem (1) or (2).

Subp. 5.

Notification.

The agency or delegated county shall:

A.

notify owners at least 90 days prior to the scheduled registration update deadlines about reregistration; and

B.

send a receipt of registration to owners within 30 days of receipt of the registration by the agency or the delegated county.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 115.03; 116.07; 122.23

History:

25 SR 834; 38 SR 1535

Published Electronically:

June 6, 2014