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103F.411 MODEL ORDINANCE.
    Subdivision 1. Authority. The Board of Water and Soil Resources, in consultation with
counties, soil and water conservation districts, and other appropriate agencies, shall adopt a model
ordinance and rules that serve as a guide for local governments to implement sections 103F.401 to
103F.455 and provide administrative procedures for the board for sections 103F.401 to 103F.455.
    Subd. 2. Model ordinance. The model ordinance must specify the technical and
administrative procedures required to control soil loss and erosion. The model ordinance is the
minimum regulation to be adopted. The model 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 soil loss limits, but the soil loss limits must be attainable by the best practicable
soil conservation practice.
    Subd. 3. Periodic review. At least once every five years the board shall review the rules
and model ordinance in cooperation with counties, soil and water conservation districts, and
appropriate agencies to ensure their continued applicability and relevance.
History: 1990 c 391 art 6 s 59