IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
WATER AND SEWER DISTRICTS
42-3202A. Recreational water and/or sewer district — Definition. A recreational water and/or sewer district is one in which less than a majority of the landowners or state lessees or federal permittees in the district sought to be created reside within the district and at least fifty percent (50%) of the land area of said district is in a natural state, or used for agricultural purposes.
The actual or potential development anticipated for said district shall be predominantly recreational in character. The district or areas near the district shall meet one (1) or more of the following criteria: have unique scenic value; man-made or natural recreational facilities such as waterways, marinas, ski slopes, wilderness areas; provide open space; and be removed from large, densely populated urban areas. Recreational water and/or sewer districts shall provide services and/or facilities to landowners or state lessees or federal permittees. The proposed district shall be in the best interests of the state of Idaho in that the benefits derived by property owners shall effectuate the preservation and development of recreational opportunities within the state.
An annexation shall not change the status of a recreational water and/or sewer district.
[42-3202A, added 1975, ch. 189, sec. 2, p. 529; am. 1979, ch. 272, sec. 1, p. 707; am. 1980, ch. 191, sec. 1, p. 422; am. 1982, ch. 364, sec. 1, p. 914; am. 2016, ch. 278, sec. 1, p. 766.]