Chapter 36.94 RCW

SEWERAGE, WATER, AND DRAINAGE SYSTEMS

Sections
Definitions.
PurposePowers.
Adoption of sewerage and/or water general plan as element of comprehensive plan.
Incorporation of provisions of comprehensive plan in general plan.
Review committeeCompositionSubmission of plan or amendment to.
Review committeeChair, secretaryRulesQuorumCompensation of members.
Review committeeReview of plan or amendments theretoReport.
Hearing by boardNoticeFiling general plan.
Adoption, amendment or rejection of plan.
Submission of plan or amendments thereto to certain state departmentsApproval.
Adherence to planProcedure for amendment.
Establishment of department for administration of systemPersonnel merit system.
Adoption of rules and regulations.
Authority of county to operate systemRates and charges, fixing ofFactors to be consideredAssistance for low-income persons.
Public property subject to rates and charges for storm water control facilities.
Lien for delinquent charges.
Tax on gross revenues authorized.
Authority of municipal corporationsRelinquishment of.
Transfer of system upon annexation or incorporation of area.
Contracts with other entities.
IndebtednessBonds.
Pledge for payment of principal and interest on revenue or general obligation bonds.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsEstablishmentSpecial assessments.
Exemption of farm and agricultural land from special benefit assessments.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsInitiation of district by resolution or petitionPublicationNotice to property ownersContents.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsNotice must contain statement that assessments may vary from estimates.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsSanitary sewer or potable water facilitiesNotice to certain property owners.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsHearingImprovement orderedDivestment of power to order, time limitationAssessment roll.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsNotice of filing rollHearing on protests.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsHearing on protestsOrderAppeal.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsEnlarged local district may be formed.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsConclusiveness of roll when approvedAdjustments to assessments if other funds become available.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsAppellate review.
Local improvement districts and utility local improvement districtsSegregation of special assessmentFeeCosts.
Service fees for sewers not constructed within ten years after voter approvalCredit against future assessments, service charges.
Transfer of system from municipal corporation to countyAuthorized.
Transfer of system from municipal corporation to countyAssumption of indebtedness.
Transfer of system from municipal corporation to countyTransfer agreement.
Transfer of system from municipal corporation to countyPetition for court approval of transferHearingDecree.
Transfer of system from municipal corporation to countyDissolution of municipal corporation.
Transfer of system from municipal corporation to countyRCW 36.94.310 through 36.94.350 deemed alternative method.
Waiver or delay of collection of tap-in charges, connection or hookup fees for low income persons.
Local improvement bondsLocal improvement guaranty fundPaymentsAssessmentsCertificates of delinquency.
Local improvement bondsLocal improvement guaranty fundSubrogationInterestPurchase of real property at foreclosure sales.
Local improvement bondsLocal improvement guaranty fundClaims by bondholdersTransfer of cash balance to water and/or sewer maintenance fund.
Transfer of system from county to water-sewer district.
Transfer of system from county to water-sewer districtAnnexationHearingPublic noticeOperation of system.
Transfer of system from county to water-sewer districtAlternative method.
Transfer of system from county to water-sewer districtDecree by superior court.
Water conservation programsIssuance of revenue bonds.
Water conservation programsCounties authorized to provide assistance to water customers.
Storm or surface water drains or facilitiesAnnexation, incorporation of area by city or townImposition of rates and charges by county.
Assumption of substandard water systemLimited immunity from liability.
Cooperative watershed management.
Declaration of purpose.
AuthorityLiberal construction of chapterModification of inconsistent acts.
NOTES:
Assessments and charges against state lands: Chapter 79.44 RCW.
Deferral of special assessments: Chapter 84.38 RCW.
Storm water control facilities: RCW 36.89.080 through 36.89.110.
Water-sewer district activities to be approvedCriteria for approval by county legislative authority: RCW 57.02.040.
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