[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Wallingford 4-27-2004 by Ord. No. 518. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Land use and planning — See Ch. 32.
The Town Council, in order to better regulate the activities of the residents of the Town of Wallingford and others which may threaten groundwater quality and pursuant to the requirements of § 22a-354a et seq., of the Connecticut General Statutes, hereby enacts an Aquifer Protection Agency Ordinance for the Town of Wallingford.
The Planning and Zoning Commission is hereby designated as the Aquifer Protection Agency (hereinafter "Agency") of the Town of Wallingford. The staff of the Planning and Zoning Commission shall serve as the staff of the Agency.
Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission shall serve coexisting terms on the Agency. The membership requirements of the Agency shall be the same as those of the Planning and Zoning Commission, including but not limited to the number of members, terms, method of selection and removal of members, and filling of vacancies.
At least one member of the Agency or staff of the Agency shall complete the course in technical training formulated by the Commissioner of Environmental Protection of the State of Connecticut, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes § 22a-354v.
The Agency shall adopt regulations in accordance with § 22a-354p of the Connecticut General Statutes and § 22a-354I-3 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies. Said regulations shall provide for:
The manner in which the boundaries of aquifer protection areas shall be established and amended or changed;
The form for an application to conduct regulated activities within the area;
Notice and publication requirements;
Criteria and procedures for the review of applications; and
Administration and enforcement.