NR 708.17(1)(c) (c) The local governmental unit or economic development corporation directed to take action by the department shall prepare and submit a plan to the department for review and approval for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the necessary actions.
NR 708.17(1)(d) (d) Plan review fees for the plans submitted under par. (c) shall be paid by the local governmental unit or economic development corporation in accordance with chs. NR 749 and NR 750.
NR 708.17(2) (2)Agency authority. The department may direct that any of the following actions be taken by a local governmental unit or economic development corporation if contamination remains on a site after the conclusion of actions directed by the department under s. 292.11 (9) (e) 4., Stats.
NR 708.17(2)(a) (a) Require maintenance of an engineering control on the site.
NR 708.17(2)(b) (b) Require the performance of any necessary actions to reduce to acceptable levels any substantial threat to public health or safety, if a building or other structural impediment is removed that had prevented previous access to the area.
NR 708.17(2)(c) (c) Require actions to ensure that conditions at the site remain protective of public health and safety when the property is developed or put to its intended use.
NR 708.17(2)(d) (d) If a previously approved response action included a condition regarding a structural impediment, the property owner shall notify the department prior to removal of the building, or other structural impediment, to determine what further action may be necessary.
NR 708.17(2)(e) (e) Any additional response actions that the department determines shall be taken at sites where a remedial action has not been maintained as required.
NR 708.17(3) (3)Department database and fees.
NR 708.17(3)(a)(a) Department Database. If the department has directed that a local governmental unit or economic development corporation take a response action under s. 292.11 (9) (e) 4., Stats., for a site, the department shall list the site on the department database. The letter directing the local governmental unit or economic development corporation to take a response action, and the information required under sub. (1) (c) shall be associated with the site or facility record in the department database.
NR 708.17(3)(b) (b) Fees.
NR 708.17(3)(b)1.1. For sites meeting par. (a), the fee or fees listed in ch. NR 749 for adding a site to the department database shall be submitted to the department at the completion of the required response action.
NR 708.17(3)(b)2. 2. For sites that have been included on the department database, a local governmental unit, economic development corporation or other party may request that the department modify a site or property or information on the department database. For these cases, modification to the department database may not be considered by the department until proof of payment of the required fees has been received by the department's bureau for remediation and redevelopment.
NR 708.17(4) (4)Documentation.
NR 708.17(4)(a)(a) Format Requirements. For sites required to be included on the department database following a response action, the local governmental unit or economic development corporation shall submit the information in par. (b) to the department, in accordance with s. NR 700.11 (3g). Maps and cross-sections shall be to scale, and include a graphic scale and a north arrow.
NR 708.17 Note Note: Under s. NR 700.11 (3g), one paper copy and one electronic copy shall be submitted to the department, unless otherwise directed by the department. Electronic copies files may not be locked or password protected. All documents shall have a minimum resolution of 300 dots per inch. All documents except deeds and legal descriptions shall be digital format versions rather than scanned versions. Deeds and legal descriptions may be scanned versions. All information submitted shall be legible.
NR 708.17(4)(b) (b) Database Information. The information for the department database shall be submitted in the following order and format.
NR 708.17(4)(b)1. 1. The geographic position of the property on which a response action was taken, as well as for any other properties affected by the release, in accordance with the requirements of s. NR 716.15 (5) (d).
NR 708.17 Note Note: The geographic position, provided in WTM coordinates, can be obtained by using RR Sites Map, at, using the XY button.
NR 708.17(4)(b)2. 2. A description of the response actions taken at the site or facility.
NR 708.17(4)(b)3. 3. A copy of any required maintenance plan if a continuing obligation is required as part of the response action.
NR 708.17(4)(b)4. 4. For sites or facilities with a cover or other performance standard, a structural impediment, a vapor mitigation system or a fence, or as otherwise required by the department on a case-by-case basis; one or more photographs documenting the condition and extent of the feature at the conclusion of the response action required. Pertinent features shall be visible and discernible. Photographs shall be submitted with a title related to the site name and location, and the date on which it was taken.
NR 708.17(4)(b)5. 5. A copy of the most recent deed which includes the legal description of each property, except that, in situations where a buyer has purchased property under a land contract and has not yet received a deed, a copy of the land contract which includes the legal description shall be submitted.
NR 708.17 Note Note: Copies of deeds, or other documents with legal descriptions, are not required to be submitted for contaminated public-street or highway rights–of–way or railroad rights–of–way. It is only in the situation where the source of the contamination is in the right-of-way, that a right-of-way will be listed on the department database as a separate property.
NR 708.17(4)(b)6. 6. A copy of the certified survey map or the relevant portion of the recorded plat map for those properties where the legal description in the most recent deed or land contract refers to a certified survey map or a recorded plat map. In cases where the certified survey map or recorded plat map are not legible or are unavailable, a copy of a parcel map from a county land information office may be substituted. A copy of a parcel map from a county land information office shall be legible, and the parcels identified in the legal description shall be clearly identified and labeled with the applicable parcel identification number.
NR 708.17(4)(b)7. 7. The parcel identification number or numbers for each property.
NR 708.17(4)(b)8. 8. A statement that the deeds with legal descriptions of all affected properties have been submitted.
NR 708.17(4)(b)9. 9. A site location map that outlines each property within or partially within the contaminated site boundaries on a United States geographic survey topographical map or plat map in sufficient detail to permit the parcels to be located easily. This map shall identify the location of all municipal and potable wells within 1200 feet of the site. If there is only one parcel, this map may be combined with the map required in subd. 10.
NR 708.17(4)(b)10. 10. If available, a map of each property within or partially within the contaminated site boundaries, showing buildings, roads, property boundaries, contaminant sources, utility lines, monitoring wells, and potable wells. This map shall also show the location of all contaminated public-street and highway rights–of–way and railroad rights–of–way in relation to the source property and in relation to the boundaries of contamination exceeding applicable standards.
NR 708.17 History History: CR 12-023: cr. Register October 2013 No. 694, eff. 11-1-13.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.