WATER CONSERVATION ORDINANCE 17-245

3/29/2017

A SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 17-245 ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BEAR VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT TO AMEND AND RESTATE CHAPTER 7-4 OF THE DISTRICT CODE PERTAINING TO WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES

 

The following is a summary of Ordinance No. 17-245, which was introduced by the Bear Valley Community Services District Board of Directors on January 12, 2017 and ADOPTED on March 23, 2017, at a meeting at the Bear Valley Community Services District, located at 28999 South Lower Valley Road, Tehachapi, CA 93561.

Ordinance No. 17-245 amends the Bear Valley Community Services District Code Chapter 7-4 to update the District’s water conservation regulations, in part, in response to State Water Resource Control Board emergency water conservation regulations.  The amendments may be summarized as follows:

  1. Adding permanent water conservation measures to reflect those currently contained in state law, including regulations that address the potential waste of water and limitations on outdoor watering hours.

  2. Revising the Stage One Condition with measures that assist with meeting a 10% water reduction goal for the District.

  3. Revising the Stage Two Condition with measures that assist with meeting a 20% water reduction goal for the District.

  4. Revising the Stage Three Condition with measures that assist with meeting a 30% water reduction goal for the District.

  5. Clarifying the procedures for the implementation of Stage One, Two, and Three Conditions.

  6. Revising the regulations concerning the use of recycled or nonpotable water.

  7. Adding other more precise and non-substantive revisions for internal consistency and clarity.

The full text of the ordinance is available upon request and posted for review in the District Office at 28999 South Lower Valley Road, Tehachapi, CA 93561 and on the District’s website. This ordinance will be in full force and effective thirty (30) days after its adoption, and published and posted as required by law.

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