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H.B. 169 Enrolled

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REFINERY AMENDMENTS

             2     
2010 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Rebecca P. Edwards

             5     
Senate Sponsor: Daniel R. Liljenquist

             6      Cosponsors:
             7      Douglas C. Aagard
             8      Sheryl L. AllenRoger E. Barrus
Jim Bird
Brad L. DeeJulie Fisher
Paul Ray
Larry B. Wiley              9     
             10      LONG TITLE
             11      General Description:
             12          This bill authorizes a legislative body considering a zoning change or a land use
             13      authority considering a land use application to consult with a refinery before adopting
             14      the zoning change or approving the land use application.
             15      Highlighted Provisions:
             16          This bill:
             17          .    authorizes a legislative body considering a zoning change or a land use authority
             18      considering a land use application to consult with a refinery before adopting the
             19      zoning change or approving the land use application.
             20      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             21          None
             22      Other Special Clauses:
             23          None
             24      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             25      ENACTS:
             26          10-9a-522, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             27          17-27a-521, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             28     
             29      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:


             30          Section 1. Section 10-9a-522 is enacted to read:
             31          10-9a-522. Refineries.
             32          (1) As used in this section, "develop" or "development" means:
             33          (a) the construction, alteration, or improvement of land, including any related moving,
             34      demolition, or excavation outside of a refinery property boundary;
             35          (b) the subdivision of land for a non-industrial use; or
             36          (c) the construction of a non-industrial structure on a parcel that is not subject to the
             37      subdivision process.
             38          (2) Before a legislative body may adopt a non-industrial zoning change to permit
             39      development within 500 feet of a refinery boundary, the legislative body shall consult with the
             40      refinery to determine whether the proposed change is compatible with the refinery.
             41          (3) Before a land use authority may approve an application to develop within 500 feet
             42      of a refinery boundary, the land use authority shall consult with the refinery to determine
             43      whether the development is compatible with the refinery.
             44          (4) A legislative body described in Subsection (2), or a land use authority described in
             45      Subsection (3), may not request from the refinery:
             46          (a) proprietary information;
             47          (b) information, if made public, that would create a security or safety risk to the
             48      refinery or the public;
             49          (c) information that is restricted from public disclosure under federal or state law; or
             50          (d) information that is available in public record.
             51          (5) (a) This section does not grant authority to a legislative body described in
             52      Subsection (2), or a land use authority described in Subsection (3), to require a refinery to
             53      undertake or cease an action.
             54          (b) This section does not create a cause of action against a refinery.
             55          (c) Except as expressly provided in this section, this section does not alter or remove
             56      any legal right or obligation of a refinery.
             57          Section 2. Section 17-27a-521 is enacted to read:


             58          17-27a-521. Refineries.
             59          (1) As used in this section, "develop" or "development" means:
             60          (a) the construction, alteration, or improvement of land, including any related moving,
             61      demolition, or excavation outside of a refinery property boundary;
             62          (b) the subdivision of land for a non-industrial use; or
             63          (c) the construction of a non-industrial structure on a parcel that is not subject to the
             64      subdivision process.
             65          (2) Before a legislative body may adopt a non-industrial zoning change to permit
             66      development within 500 feet of a refinery boundary, the legislative body shall consult with the
             67      refinery to determine whether the proposed change is compatible with the refinery.
             68          (3) Before a land use authority may approve an application to develop within 500 feet
             69      of a refinery boundary, the land use authority shall consult with the refinery to determine
             70      whether the development is compatible with the refinery.
             71          (4) A legislative body described in Subsection (2), or a land use authority described in
             72      Subsection (3), may not request from the refinery:
             73          (a) proprietary information;
             74          (b) information, if made public, that would create a security or safety risk to the
             75      refinery or the public;
             76          (c) information that is restricted from public disclosure under federal or state law; or
             77          (d) information that is available in public record.
             78          (5) (a) This section does not grant authority to a legislative body described in
             79      Subsection (2), or a land use authority described in Subsection (3), to require a refinery to
             80      undertake or cease an action.
             81          (b) This section does not create a cause of action against a refinery.
             82          (c) Except as expressly provided in this section, this section does not alter or remove
             83      any legal right or obligation of a refinery.


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