Town of Cedarburg, WI
Ozaukee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Cedarburg 1-2-1991 as Title 6, Ch. 2 of the 1991 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dumping — See Ch. 136.
Nuisances — See Ch. 223.
Sewage disposal — See Ch. 267.
Solid waste — See Ch. 273.

§ 242-1 Spilled or accidentally discharged wastes.

A. 
Cleanup required. All persons, firms, or corporations delivering, hauling, disposing, storing, discharging or otherwise handling potentially polluting substances, solid or liquid, such as, but not limited to, the following, shall immediately clean up any such spilled material to prevent its becoming a hazard to health or safety or directly or indirectly causing pollution to the lakes and streams under the jurisdiction of the Town: fuel oil, gasoline, solvents, industrial liquids or fluids, milk, grease trap and septic tank wastes, sewage sludge, sanitary sewer wastes, storm sewer catch basin wastes, oil or petroleum wastes.
B. 
Notification. A spill or accidental release of hazardous materials or pollutants at a site or of a quantity or nature that cannot adequately be cleaned up by the responsible party or parties shall be immediately reported to the Emergency Management Director so that assistance can be given by the proper agency.
C. 
Financial liability. The party or parties responsible for the release, escape or discharge of wastes shall be held financially liable for the cost of any cleanup or attempted cleanup deemed necessary or desirable and undertaken by the Town, or its designated agent, in an effort to minimize the polluting effects of the discharged waste.

§ 242-2 Storage of polluting substances.

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to store any potentially polluting substances unless such substances are stored in such manner as to securely prevent them from escaping onto the ground surface and/or into any street, sewer, ditch or drainageway, lake or stream within the jurisdiction of the Town.