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25 Pa. Code § 281.112. Maps and related information.

§ 281.112. Maps and related information.

 (a)  An application shall contain a topographic map, including necessary narrative descriptions, which shows the following:

   (1)  The boundaries and names of present owners of record of land, both surface and subsurface, and including easements, rights-of-way and other property interests, for the proposed permit area and adjacent area; the boundaries of the land within the proposed permit area; and a description of title, deed or usage restrictions affecting the proposed permit area.

   (2)  The boundaries of land to be affected over the estimated total life of the proposed operation.

   (3)  The location and name of surface water bodies, such as springs, streams, lakes, ponds, wetlands, constructed or natural drains and irrigation ditches located on the proposed permit area and adjacent area.

   (4)  The location and name of public and private water sources that are located on the proposed permit area and adjacent area.

   (5)  The location of rights-of-way for high-tension power lines, pipelines, railroads and public and private roads within 300 feet of the proposed facility.

   (6)  The location of buildings currently in use within 300 feet of the proposed facility.

   (7)  The anticipated location of water quality monitoring points.

   (8)  The boundaries of land within the proposed permit area or adjacent area identified in §  281.202 (relating to areas where general composting facilities are prohibited).

   (9)  The location of underground mine shafts on the proposed permit area and adjacent areas.

   (10)  The municipalities in which the permit area is proposed to be located.

   (11)  The location of the 100-year floodplain boundaries in the permit area and adjacent area.

   (12)  The location of barriers, fences and similar structures required by §  281.213 (relating to access control).

   (13)  The water diversion, collection, conveyance, sedimentation and erosion control, treatment, storage and discharge facilities to be used.

   (14)  The composting pads, tipping areas, storage areas, windrows and loading/unloading areas.

   (15)  The areas of land for which a bond will be posted under Chapter 271, Subchapter D (relating to financial assurances requirements).

   (16)  The location, size and use of buildings and related facilities which will be used in the operation, including the horizontal and vertical dimensions.

   (17)  The location of scales and weigh stations to be used in the operation.

   (18)  The utilities to be installed at the facility.

   (19)  The location of access loads to the site, including slopes, grades and lengths of the roads.

   (20)  For a commercial composting facility that will receive sewage sludge or unseparated municipal waste, or both, a designated area for vehicles for use in the event of the detection of waste containing radioactive material. The designated area shall, by location or shielding, protect the environment, facility staff and public from radiation originating in the vehicle. The Department’s “Guidance Document on Radioactivity Monitoring at Solid Waste Processing and Disposal Facilities,” Document Number 250-3100-001, describes various factors to consider in determining an appropriate designated area.

 (b)  The applicant shall also submit a grid coordinate system for the entire proposed permit area. The horizontal control system shall consist of a grid not to exceed 200-foot-square sections. A permanent benchmark for horizontal and vertical control shall be shown. The grid system shall be tied to the benchmark and the baseline.


   The provisions of this §  281.112 amended December 22, 2000, effective December 23, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 6685. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (226350) to (226351).

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