15A NCAC 02T .0606      SETBACKS

(a)  The setbacks for irrigation sites shall be as follows:

Spray         Drip

(feet)          (feet)

Each habitable residence or place of assembly under separate ownership

or not to be maintained as part of the project site                                                            400             100

Each habitable residence or place of assembly owned by the

permittee to be maintained as part of the project site                                                      200             15

Each private or public water supply source                                                                                      100             100

Surface waters such as intermittent and perennial streams, perennial waterbodies, and

wetlands                                                                                                                                  100             100

Groundwater lowering ditches where the bottom of the ditch intersects the SHWT                100             100

Surface water diversions such as ephemeral streams, waterways, and ditches                          25               25

Each well with exception of monitoring wells                                                                                 100             100

Each property line                                                                                                                                 150             50

Top of slope of embankments or cuts of two feet or more in vertical height                             15               15

Each water line from a disposal system                                                                                            10               10

Subsurface groundwater lowering drainage systems                                                                      100             100

Public right of way                                                                                                                               50               50

Nitrification field                                                                                                                                   20               20

Each building foundation or basement                                                                                             15               15

(b)  Treatment and storage facilities associated with systems permitted under this Section shall adhere to the setback requirements in Section .0500 of this Subchapter except as provided in this Rule.

(c)  Setback waivers shall be written, notarized, signed by all parties involved, and recorded with the county Register of Deeds. Waivers involving the compliance boundary shall be in accordance with 15A NCAC 02L .0107.

(d)  Setbacks to property lines established in Paragraphs (a) and (b) of this Rule shall not be applicable if the permittee, or the entity from which the permittee is leasing, owns both parcels separated by the property line.

(e)  Habitable residences or places of assembly under separate ownership constructed after the non-discharge facilities were originally permitted or subsequently modified are exempt from the setback requirements in Paragraphs (a) and (b) of this Rule.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.1; 143‑215.3(a);

Eff. September 1, 2006;

Readopted Eff. September 1, 2018.