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1. The director shall issue, revoke, suspend, modify, or deny permits for the construction and operation of sanitary disposal projects.
a. A permit shall be issued by the director or, at the director's direction, by a local board of health for each sanitary disposal project operated in this state. The permit shall be issued in the name of the city or county or, where applicable, in the name of the public or private agency operating the project. Permits issued pursuant to this section are in addition to any other licenses, permits, or variances authorized or required by law, including but not limited to chapter 335.
b. Each sanitary disposal project shall be inspected periodically by the department or a local board of health.
c. A permit may be suspended or revoked by the director if a sanitary disposal project is found not to meet the requirements of this part 1 or the rules adopted pursuant to this part 1. The suspension or revocation of a permit may be appealed to the department.
2. The director shall not issue or renew a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill unless the permit applicant, in conjunction with all local governments using the landfill, has documented its implementation of solid waste disposal methods other than final disposal in a sanitary landfill.
3. The director shall not issue or renew a permit for a sanitary landfill unless the landfill is equipped with a leachate control system.
4. The director shall not issue or renew a permit for a transfer station operating as part of an agreement between two planning areas pursuant to section 455B.306, subsection 2, unless the applicant, in conjunction with all local governments using the transfer station, has documented its implementation of solid waste disposal methods other than final disposal in a sanitary landfill.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Iowa Code Title XI. Natural Resources [Chs. 455-485] § 455B.305. Issuance or renewal of permits by director - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ia/title-xi-natural-resources-chs-455-485/ia-code-sect-455b-305/
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