50.06 Building Sewer Permits

  1. No unauthorized person shall uncover, make any connections with or opening, tap into, use, alter, or disturb any public sewer or appurtenance thereof without first obtaining a written permit form the Superintendent.
  2. The owner of a lot, parcel of real estate, or building shall make application on a special form furnished by the City Building Inspector to construct a building sewer from the building to the main sewer. The permit application shall be supplemented by any plans, specifications, or other information considered pertinent in the judgment of the City Building Inspector. A permit and inspection fee shall be paid to the City Clerk-Treasurer’s Office. These permits expire within 90 days of the date of their issuance. The City Building Inspector may issue a second 90 day permit without additional charge if application is made prior to the expiration of the first permit and the application adequately explains why the construction of the building sewer was not made within the first 90-day period.
  3. The owner of a lot, parcel of real estate, or building shall make application on a form supplied by the Superintendent to connect the building sewer to the public main sewer and to discharge sewage into the public sewer system. The permit application shall be supplemented by all plans, specifications, or other information from time to time required by the Utility Service Board. A sewer connection permit and availability fee shall be paid to the Wastewater Department of Peru Utilities at the time the application is filed. Upon inspection and approval of the connection of building sewer to the public main sewer the owner shall become a customer of the POTW and shall be subject to all appropriate rates and charges.
  4. All permits issued under this section shall be posted in a prominent place at the building or construction site.