SHELL1.8: Improve and expand funding for small onsite sewage systems (OSS) and local OSS programs
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Regional Priority Approach Description
Approach - Improve and expand funding for small onsite sewage systems (OSS) and local OSS programs.
Desired Outcome - Reliable sources of funding to support local OSS programs and homeowner assistance programs for repair or replacement of failing OSS are developed.
Policy Needs, Example Actions, Proposal Guidance - The intent of this approach is to encourage development of NTAs that will result in sustainable funding for the following.
- Local management of OSS programs, including advancement of the OSS target (for example, document the OSS, achieve compliance with inspections, and identify and repair or replace failures in locations with shellfish growing areas).
- OSS financial assistance programs in areas with shellfish growing areas.
- Identify and designate areas where enhanced OSS management is needed.
Local Context - Local context provides additional specificity on how a Regional Priority approach should be implemented in each local area; examples include sequencing, partners to consider, and critical areas. Local context for this Regional Priority approach is available here.
Regional Priority Approach Near Term Actions Map
No Puget Sound Recovery Progress Measures set for this Regional Priority Approach.