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It shall be unlawful to extract groundwater or for a property owner to allow such extraction on his land for the purpose of using the water or selling the water for use, on other than the parcel of land upon which the extraction occurs, or upon contiguous parcels of land, without first obtaining a permit as provided in this chapter. The provisions of this section and SCC 8.17.040 shall not apply to the extraction of water for the purposes of supplying a “public water system,” a “community water system,” a “noncommunity water system,” or “state small water system” as defined by the California Health and Safety Code, Division 5, Part 1, Chapter 7 (commencing with Cal. Health & Safety Code § 4010), serving property within Sierra County, or for emergency use in the fighting of fires. (Ord. 865, eff. 4/16/98)