103F.405 SOIL LOSS ORDINANCES.
Subdivision 1. Authority.
Each statutory or home rule charter city, town, or county that has
planning and zoning authority under sections
is encouraged to adopt a soil loss ordinance. The soil loss ordinance must use the soil
loss tolerance for each soil series described in the United States Soil Conservation Service Field
Office Technical Guide to determine the soil loss limits, but the soil loss limits must be attainable
by the best practicable soil conservation practice. Ordinances adopted by local governments
within the metropolitan area defined in section
must be consistent with local water
management plans adopted under section
Subd. 2. Agents of local governments.
A local government that adopts a soil loss ordinance
may enter an agreement with its agent allowing the agent to administer the functions and perform
the duties of the local government as provided by sections
History: 1990 c 391 art 6 s 58; art 10 s 3