Module 4 Footnotes

   1 The return-receipt cards for the registered-mail notification of abutters.

   2 DEP suggests that up to 10% of the value of a property may be considered a reasonable cost for the upgrade of a septic system

   3 The Board should remember that it does not have to be held "hostage" to statements made by an applicant to the effect that if they do not get their variance then the cesspools will be used indefinitely and pose a greater environmental risk. At any time, should the Board, in their opinion, find that the existing cesspools pose a substantial enough risk to the public health or the environment, they can order the immediate upgrade to maximum feasible compliance, without increased flows allowed ( Section 15.303).