15A NCAC 02U .0701      SETBACKS

(a)  Treatment and storage facilities associated with systems permitted under this Subchapter shall adhere to the setback requirements in 15A NCAC 02T .0500 except as provided in this Rule.

(b)  Final effluent storage facilities shall meet all setback requirements for riparian buffer rules pursuant to 15A NCAC 02B as well as the following setbacks:


Any private or public water supply source                                                                                                     100

Surface waters (streams – intermittent and perennial, perennial waterbodies,

and wetlands)                                                                                                                                       50

Any well with exception of monitoring wells                                                                                                                 100

Any property line                                                                                                                                                 50

Otherwise storage facilities shall meet the provisions of Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(c)  The setbacks for utilization areas where reclaimed water is discharged to the ground shall be as follows:


Surface waters (streams – intermittent and perennial, perennial waterbodies,

and wetlands) not classified SA                                                                                                        25

Surface waters (streams – intermittent and perennial, perennial waterbodies,

and wetlands) classified SA                                                                                                               100

Any well with exception to monitoring wells                                                                                                 100

(d)  No setback between the application area and property lines is required.


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

Eff. June 18, 2011.