2001 Regular Session
To: Public Health and Welfare
By: Representative Rotenberry
House Bill 1490
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 41-67-5, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT OWNERS OF MOBILE RESIDENCES MUST INSTALL AN ON-SITE WASTEWATER DISPOSAL SYSTEM WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF PLACING IT ON A FOUNDATION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 41-67-5, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
41-67-5. (1) No owner, lessee or developer shall construct or place any mobile, modular or permanently constructed residence, building or facility, which may require the installation of an individual on-site wastewater disposal system, without having first submitted a notice of intent to the department. Upon receipt of a notice of intent, the department shall provide the owner, lessee or developer with complete information on individual on-site wastewater disposal systems, including but not limited to, applicable rules and regulations regarding the design, construction, installation, operation and maintenance of individual on-site wastewater disposal systems and known requirements of lending institutions for approval of the systems.
(2) No new permanent water service connection shall be provided to any mobile, modular or permanently constructed residence, building or facility unless the owner, lessee or developer shows proof of the submission of the notice of intent required by this section.
(3) Any owner or lessee of a mobile residence must install an individual on-site wastewater disposal system within six (6) months of the mobile residence being placed on a foundation or within six (6) months of its arrival at its intended location.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2001.