75-7-411. County regulation of sale and distribution of certain phosphorus compounds. (1) The governing body of a county may adopt, through the procedures of 7-5-103 through 7-5-107, an ordinance prohibiting the sale and distribution of certain phosphorus compounds used for cleaning purposes. The governing body may rescind, modify, or repeal the ordinance at any time by use of the same procedures.
(2) An ordinance prohibiting the sale and distribution of certain phosphorus compounds used for cleaning purposes may be adopted only if:
(a) the county has a natural lake, whether or not it is fitted with a dam, for which the department of environmental quality or the governing body of the county has determined that eutrophication enhanced by human activity is occurring and that phosphorus is the limiting factor; and
(b) other efforts are being undertaken in the county to reduce the amount of phosphorus entering surface waters.
(3) Any ordinance adopted by the governing body of a county must contain standards designated by the model rule adopted by the department of environmental quality under 75-7-401 and in effect at the time of the adoption of the county ordinance.
(4) Any ordinance adopted by the governing body of a county must be enforced by the county.
History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 574, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 191, Ch. 418, L. 1995.