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(a) This section shall apply only to Baldwin County, Alabama.
(b) As used in this section, the term “clays, sand clays, and other materials” means all soils and fill materials exhibiting red, pink, yellow and brown, or both, characteristics, including, but not limited to, Blakely sand clays, Carnegie sand clays, Eustis loam sand, Faceville sandy clay and loams, Huckabee Aluvium, Izagora clay, Red Bay fine sand loam and clay loam, Ruston fine and sandy clay, Sunsweet fine sandy loam and clay loam, and Wahee clay.
(c)(1) The Building Official of Baldwin County, Alabama, shall not issue a building permit for the construction of improvements, including, but not limited to, driveways and foundations which use clays, sand clays, and other materials which may discolor the natural white sands and waters in any of the following unincorporated areas of Baldwin County, Alabama:
a. All land located south of Highway 180.
b. All land located south of Highway 182.
c. All land 600 feet north of Highway 182.
d. All land within 500 feet of Baldwin County Highway No. 2.
e. The land known as “Ono Island.”
(2) Notwithstanding subdivision (1), the building official may issue a permit to haul or deliver clays, sand clays, and other materials for septic tank pads. A permit may also be issued to haul, deliver, or use nonclay topsoil for landscaping purposes.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 45. Local Laws § 45-2-170 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-45-local-laws/al-code-sect-45-2-170/
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