DAR File No. 41613

This notice was published in the June 1, 2017, issue (Vol. 2017, No. 11) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Environmental Quality, Water Quality

Rule R317-3

Design Requirements for Wastewater Collection, Treatment and Disposal Systems

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 41613
Filed: 05/09/2017 11:45:47 AM


Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

Subsection 19-5-104(1)(h) authorizes the Water Quality Board to review engineering reports, plans, specifications, and other data relating to the construction of sewerage systems and wastewater treatment works, disposal systems, and parts thereof, and to issue construction permits for their installation, modification, improvement, or upgrade. Subsection 19-5-104(1)(f) authorizes the Board to make rules that implement or effectuate the powers and duties of the Board.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

No written comments have been received.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

This rule establishes minimum design requirements for wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal systems. The division director is charged to review and approve these systems. The rule is required to meet this charge. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:

Environmental Quality
Water QualityRoom DEQ, Third Floor
195 N 1950 W

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Judy Etherington at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4344, by FAX at 801-536-4301, or by Internet E-mail at jetherington@utah.gov



Authorized by:

Walter Baker, Director

Additional Information

More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2017/b20170601.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Judy Etherington at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4344, by FAX at 801-536-4301, or by Internet E-mail at jetherington@utah.gov.  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.