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8410.0020 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Applicability.

The definitions in this part and in Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.205, apply to parts 8410.0010 to 8410.0180 and have the meanings given them.

Subp. 2.

Board.

"Board" means the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources created by Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.101.

Subp. 3.

Capital improvement.

"Capital improvement" means a physical improvement that has an extended useful life. A capital improvement is not directed toward maintenance of an in-place system during its life expectancy.

Subp. 3a.

Capital improvement program.

"Capital improvement program" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.205, subdivision 3.

Subp. 4.

[Repealed, 40 SR 6]

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 40 SR 6]

Subp. 6.

Groundwater plan.

"Groundwater plan" means a county plan approved by the board and adopted under Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.255.

Subp. 7.

Local comprehensive plan.

"Local comprehensive plan" has the meaning given "comprehensive plan" in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.852, subdivision 5.

Subp. 8.

Local government unit.

"Local government unit" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.852, subdivision 7.

Subp. 8a.

Local water plan.

"Local water plan" means a local water management plan prepared according to Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.235.

Subp. 8b.

Metropolitan Council.

"Metropolitan Council" means the Metropolitan Council created by Minnesota Statutes, section 473.123.

Subp. 9.

Metropolitan Water Management Act.

"Metropolitan water management act" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, sections 103B.201 to 103B.255.

Subp. 10.

[Repealed, 40 SR 6]

Subp. 11.

[Repealed, 40 SR 6]

Subp. 12.

[Repealed, 40 SR 6]

Subp. 13.

[Repealed, 40 SR 6]

Subp. 14.

Official controls.

"Official controls" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.852, subdivision 9.

Subp. 15.

Plan.

"Plan" means the watershed management plan prepared by a watershed management organization or county as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.231, subdivision 1.

Subp. 15a.

Plan review agencies.

"Plan review agencies" means the Metropolitan Council, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health, the Department of Natural Resources, the Pollution Control Agency, and the Board of Water and Soil Resources.

Subp. 16.

Plan review authorities.

"Plan review authorities" means the Metropolitan Council, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health, the Department of Natural Resources, the Pollution Control Agency, the Board of Water and Soil Resources, and counties, cities, towns, and soil and water conservation districts partially or wholly within the watershed management organization as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.231, subdivision 7.

Subp. 17.

Public waters.

"Public waters" means waters of the state identified as public waters under Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.005, subdivision 15.

Subp. 18.

Seven-county metropolitan area or metropolitan area.

"Seven-county metropolitan area" or "metropolitan area" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2.

Subp. 19.

[Repealed, 40 SR 6]

Subp. 19a.

Ten-year plan amendment.

"Ten-year plan amendment" means a comprehensive amendment of a watershed management plan done not less than five years and not more than ten years after approval of the current plan by the Board of Water and Soil Resources. Ten-year plan amendments are typically done every ten years and are commonly referred to as plan revisions, revised plans, or plan updates.

Subp. 20.

Watershed.

"Watershed" means a drainage area with boundaries that are substantially coterminous with those of an aggregation of contiguous minor watershed units possessing similar drainage patterns and that cross the borders of two or more local government units.

Subp. 21.

Watershed district.

"Watershed district" means a district established under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103D.

Subp. 22.

Watershed management organization or organization.

"Watershed management organization" or "organization" means: (1) a watershed district wholly within the metropolitan area; or (2) a joint powers entity established wholly or partly within the metropolitan area by special law or by agreement that performs some or all of the functions of a watershed district that has the characteristics and the authority specified under Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.211. Counties may be watershed management organizations if a joint powers watershed management organization does not perform and the responsibility for plan preparation is deferred to the counties. Lake improvement or conservation districts are not watershed management organizations.

Subp. 23.

Wetlands.

"Wetlands" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.005, subdivision 19, paragraph (a).

Subp. 24.

[Repealed, 40 SR 6]

Statutory Authority:

MS s 103B.101; 103B.211; 103B.227; 103B.231; 103B.235; 103B.239

History:

17 SR 146; 40 SR 6

Published Electronically:

July 13, 2015