473H.11 LIMITATION ON CERTAIN PUBLIC PROJECTS.
Notwithstanding chapter 429, construction projects for public sanitary sewer systems and
public water systems benefiting land or buildings in agricultural preserves shall be prohibited.
New connections between land or buildings in agricultural preserves and sanitary sewers or water
systems shall be prohibited. Public sanitary sewer systems, public storm water sewer systems,
public water systems, public roads, and other public improvements built on, adjacent to, or in the
vicinity of agricultural preserves after August 1, 1993, are deemed of no benefit to the land and
buildings in agricultural preserves.
For purposes of this section, "public storm water sewer systems" means any wholly or
partially piped system which is owned, operated, and maintained by the authority, that is designed
to carry storm water runoff, surface water, or other drainage primarily for the benefit of land
which is not in agricultural preserves.
History: 1980 c 566 s 11; 1993 c 141 s 1