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/WQ Water Quality Overlay Zone
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The purpose of the /WQ Water Quality Overlay Zone is to protect the health and safety of the public in a manner that complies with federal and state water quality requirements. The Overlay Zone is intended to protect and improve the physical integrity and water quality function within and adjacent to otherwise unprotected waterways consisting of waterways identified pursuant to section 303(d) of the federal Clean Water Act, waterways that are tributaries to those waterways, and headwater streams.

(Section 9.4770 added by Ordinance No. 20430, enacted March 9, 2009, effective June 10, 2009.)