Composting Toilets… are they legal?

*Composting toilets* Graham has discovered that there are a few kinds of composting toilets that have already been approved by the county, for example, the Sunray. Per a conversation I had with relevant authorities four or five years ago – any commercially manufactured composting toilet that is NSF approved can be . . . → Read More: Composting Toilets… are they legal?

Grey Water Law Resources

http://oasisdesign.net/greywater/law/index.htm

Humboldt County – Owner Built Rural Dwelling Regulations

Humboldt County – Owner Rural Dwelling Regulations – PDF file

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Department of Health-What laws to propose?

Minutes 11/12/2010 Department of Health.

Though the goals of this department are laudable, their requirements and regulations are very difficult for small eco-friendly communities to pass. What type of law should we propose to either gain exemptions for eco-friendly communities or an actual law change for experimental sustainable communities? Shall we go . . . → Read More: Department of Health-What laws to propose?

Health Dept Ideas

Minutes 11/5/2010 Health Dept Ideas

Jeff at County said that the HRS statute covers many of the issues we are working for. However, sewage and health are state issues which means we will have to lobby the state government directly. Graham wants to talk to State Senator Russell Kokobun after meeting . . . → Read More: Health Dept Ideas

Greywater and Waste

HSCA Minutes: Health department issues- greywater and human waste

may be issues.  We need to do more research around how this impacts us. 11/5/2010 Jeff at County said that the HRS statute covers many of the issues we are working for. However, sewage and health are state issues which means we . . . → Read More: Greywater and Waste