50.04 Suitable Sanitary Facilities Required

  1. The owner of all dwellings, building, or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation, or other purposes and abutting any street, alley, or right-of-way in which there is now located or may in the future be located at POTW, is required at his expense to install suitable sanitary facilities and to connect the facilities directly with the public sewer in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance, within 90 days after date of official notice to do so, provided that the public sewer is within three hundred feet (300’) of the property line. The notice shall be by certified mail to the property owner at the address of the property.
  2. Should a property owner install a sewer system connecting his property to the public combined or sanitary sewer, such system extension shall be at the owner’s expense. All connections to the system shall be made in accordance with specifications prescribed by the Wastewater Department.
  3. All new building sewers which, by their location, are closer to a combined public sewer than to a public sewer will be connected to the combined public sewer subject to the following rules:
    a. Separate and distinct connections for inflow/clear water and sanitary wastewater discharges must be provided to facilitate disconnection of the inflow/clear water connection form the sanitary sewer if and when a separate storm sewer subsequently becomes available.
    b. New construction tributary to the existing combines sewer shall be designed in a manner to minimize or delay inflow contribution to the existing combined sewer.
    c. The property owner shall receive approval of the Superintendent prior to construction and connection to the system. The Superintendent shall inspect the construction and the testing process. The property owner must received approval from the Superintendent prior to connection to the sanitary sewer.