septic http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria County OKs septic system code changes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-oks-septic-system-code-changes <p></p><div>The Peoria County Board voted overwhelmingly to approve on-site wastewater system code changes. &nbsp;A special wastewater working group has met 11 times since April working on the proposed rules. &nbsp;Two board members voted against the rules, saying they were beyond what state code required and were too strict on residents. &nbsp;Board member Mike Phelan supported the code changes. &nbsp;He says the new regulations reflect months of cooperation between residents:</div><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 04:45:19 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14946 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County OKs septic system code changes Proposed changes revealed for Peoria County septic code http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/proposed-changes-revealed-peoria-county-septic-code <p></p><div>The Peoria City/County Health department is considering code changes that regulate on-site wastewater systems. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio&rsquo;s Alex Rusciano reports the move follows months of tweaks to the code:</div><p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 03:54:26 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12712 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Proposed changes revealed for Peoria County septic code Peoria County continues review of proposed septic rules http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-continues-review-proposed-septic-rules <p></p><div>The Peoria County Board deferred a vote to approve new rules to manage independent waste-water systems. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the move comes after realtors and other groups say they weren’t involved in crafting the proposed changes:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The Peoria City/County Health Department is proposing changes that would require people requesting permits for repairs to prove the rest of their system is up to code. &nbsp;Another proposed change would make inspectors to eventually follow guidelines when examining a home’s waste-water system prior to selling it. &nbsp;But the Peoria Area Association of Realtors and some residents say they weren’t included in the process of crafting the rules. &nbsp;County Board member Lynn Scott Pearson says County staff were transparent in communicating the proposed changes:</div><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 04:37:57 +0000 Alex Rusciano 2491 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County continues review of proposed septic rules