Land Application of Biosolids Ordinance


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Luis Obispo County
Document Title
Land Application of Biosolids Ordinance
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Ordinance regulates the land application of biosolids on all agriculturally zoned lands.

Document Description
The proposed ordinance regulates the land application of biosolids on agriculturally zoned lands in the rural area of the County. The proposed ordinance replaces an existing interim ordinance. The draft ordinance is significantly more stringent than the existing federal, state and county land application regulations. Only "exceptional quality biosolids" or "exceptional quality composted biosolids" can be land applied in the county with significant regulations.

Contact Information
James Caruso
San Luis Obispo County
976 Osos Street, Rm 300
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408-2040

Phone : (805) 781-5702


San Luis Obispo
Cross Streets
County wide
Parcel #
County wide
State Highways

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Ordinance to regulate biosolid)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Biosolids
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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