City of Ozark, MO
Christian County
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[R.O. 2006 §700.010; CC 1992 §700.010; Ord. No. 809 §27.010, 10-1-1981; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
The following rules and regulations are hereby adopted to govern the sewer services furnished by the municipality in a uniform manner for the benefit of the municipality and its sewer users. They are subject to change from time to time. All such changes must be approved by the State Director of the Farmers Home Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, or his/her successor, so long as the municipality has unpaid obligations which are held by or insured by the United States of America. If any portion of these rules shall be declared invalid by competent authority, such voidance shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions.
[R.O. 2006 §700.015; CC 1992 §700.015; Ord. No. 999 §2, 8-15-1988; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
All persons, corporations or other entity hereinafter referred to as "developer", who make any extensions or improvements to the sanitary sewer system of the City, shall comply with all applicable provisions of the latest edition of the Design Standards, Standard Drawing Details and the Construction Specifications.
[R.O. 2006 §700.020; CC 1992 §700.020; Ord. No. 809 §27.020, 10-2-1981; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
Unless the context specifically indicates otherwise, the meaning of terms used in this Chapter shall be as follows:
Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, the Federal or State Government, or any unit, agency, political corporation or subdivision of either the Federal or State Government, or other agency applying for a sewer service agreement.
The Board of Aldermen of the City.
BOD (denoting Biochemical Oxygen Demand)
The quantity of oxygen utilized in the biochemical oxidation of organic matter under standard laboratory procedure in five (5) days at twenty degrees (20°), expressed in milligrams per liter.
That pail of the lowest horizontal piping of a drainage system which receives the discharge from soil, waste and other drainage pipes inside the walls of the building and conveys it to the building sewer, beginning five (5) feet (1.5 meters) outside the inner face of the building wall.
The extension from the building drain to the public sewer or other place of disposal.
The City of Ozark, Missouri
City of Ozark's Construction Specifications for Public Improvements. Copies of this document may be viewed on the City's website at or at the Public Works Department.
The water discharged from any use such as air-conditioning, cooling or refrigeration, or to which the pollutant added is heat.
City of Ozark's Design Standards for Public Improvements. Copies of this document may be viewed on the City's website at or at the Public Works Department.
A person who invests in and develops the urban or suburban potentialities of real estate, esp. by subdividing the land into home sites and then building houses and selling them.
Director of Public Works.
Solid wastes from the domestic and commercial preparation, cooking and dispensing of food and from the handling, storage and sale of produce.
A sample which is taken from a waste stream on a one-time basis with no regard to the flow in the waste stream and without consideration of time.
The liquid wastes from industrial manufacturing processes, trade or business as distinct from sanitary sewage.
The person or persons duly authorized by the City to inspect and approve the installation of building sewers and their connection to the public sewer system.
Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
The City of Ozark, Missouri.
Any outlet into a watercourse, pond, ditch, lake, or other body of surface or ground water.
Any person owning property served by the water system of the City or who has a leasehold interest therein with more than a year to run.
Any individual, finn, company, association, society, corporation or group.
The logarithm of the reciprocal of the weight of hydrogen ions in grams per liter of solution.
A sewage treatment system that is owned and operated by a private user and may consist of a septic system, private treatment facility, etc.
The wastes from the preparation, cooking and dispensing of foods that have been shredded to such a degree that all particles will be carried freely under the flow conditions normally prevailing in public sewers, with no particle greater than one-half (½) inch (1.27 centimeters) in any dimension.
A sewer in which all owners of abutting properties have equal rights and is controlled by public authority. It includes any devices and systems for the collection of sanitary sewer that have been either dedicated to the City or constructed by the City and maintained by the City. It is defined as the area where the City's sewer system is available to provide sewer service. These include collection lines, pumping, power and other equipment and their appurtenances; extensions, improvements, and alterations thereof; elements essential to provide a reliable sewer supply including site acquisition of land.
Any natural watercourse into which water, treatment plant effluent or storm water is discharged.
A sewer which carries sewage and to which storm, surface and ground waters are not intentionally admitted.
A combination of the water-carried wastes from residences, business buildings, institutions and industrial establishment, together with such ground, surface and storm waters as may be present.
Any arrangement of devices and structures used for treating sewage.
All facilities for collecting, pumping, treating and disposing of sewage.
A pipe or conduit for carrying sewage.
Is mandatory; MAY — Is permissive.
Any discharge of water, sewage or industrial waste which in concentration of any given constituent or in quantity of flow exceeds for any period of duration longer than fifteen (15) minutes more than five (5) times the average twenty-four (24) hour concentration of flows during normal operation.
City of Ozark's Standard Drawing Details for Public Improvements. Copies of this document may be viewed on the City's website at or at the Public Works Department.
The State Director of the Farmers Home Administration for Missouri, United States Department of Agriculture, or his/her successor.
A sewer which carries storm and surface waters and drainage, but excludes sewage and industrial wastes, other than unpolluted cooling water.
Solids that either float on the surface of or are in suspension in water, sewage or other liquids, and which are removable by laboratory filtering.
A single dwelling unit providing complete independent living facilities for one (1) or more persons. For example, a duplex typically consists of two (2) units.
Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, the Federal or State Government, or any unit, agency, political corporation or subdivision of either the Federal or State Government, or other agency receiving sewer services, or to whom water services are made available from the City's facilities pursuant to a written sewer user's agreement.
A channel in which a flow of water occurs, either continuously or intermittently.
[R.O. 2006 §700.030; CC 1992 700.030; Ord. No. 809 §§27.030 — 27.060, 10-1-1981; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
It shall be unlawful for any person to place, deposit or permit to be deposited in any unsanitary manner on public or private property within the City, or in any area under the jurisdiction of said City, any human or animal excrement, garbage or other objectionable waste.
It shall be unlawful to discharge to any natural outlet within the City, or in any area under the jurisdiction of said City, any sewage or other polluted waters, except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with subsequent provisions of this Chapter.
Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy vault, septic tank, cesspool or other facility intended or used for the disposal of sewage.
The owner(s) of all houses, buildings or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation or other purposes, situated within the availability of the City's public sewer system and abutting on any utility easement or right-of-way in which there is now located or may in the future be located access to the public sanitary sewer of the City within three hundred (300) feet (91.5 meters) of the property line, and are planning improvements related to sewer utilities is hereby required at his/her expense to connect such facilities directly with the proper public sewer in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. Refer to the latest edition of the City's pamphlet "Procedures for Connection to City of Ozark Utilities" for additional information on the requirements for connecting to the municipal sewer system. Copies of this document may be viewed on the City's website at or at the Public Works Department.
[R.O. 2006 §700.040; CC 1992 §700.040; Ord. No. 809 §§27.070 — 27.140, 10-2-1981; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
Where a public sanitary sewer is not available under the provisions of Section 710.030(D), the building sewer may be connected to an existing private sewage disposal system complying with the provisions of this Section. The type, capacities, location and layout of a private sewage disposal system shall comply with all recommendations of the Department of Public Health of the State of Missouri. The owner shall operate and maintain the private sewage disposal facilities in a sanitary manner at all times, at no expense to the City.
New private systems will not be allowed within City limits. This includes septic tanks and cesspools. The applicant shall be required to install the necessary improvements to connect to the City's sewer collection system, as approved by the City.
At such time as a public sewer becomes available to a property served by a private sewage disposal system as provided in Section 710.030(D), a direct connection shall be made to the public sewer in compliance with this Chapter, and any septic tanks, cesspools and similar private sewage disposal facilities shall be abandoned and filled with suitable material.
The owner shall operate and maintain the private sewage disposal facilities in a sanitary manner at all times, at no expense to the City.
No statement contained in this Section shall be construed to interfere with any additional requirements that may be imposed by the Health Officer of the State or County.
[R.O. 2006 §700.050; CC 1992 §700.050; Ord. No. 809 §§27.150 — 27.250, 10-1-1981; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
No unauthorized person shall uncover, make any connections with or opening into, use, alter or disturb any public sewer or appurtenance thereof without first obtaining a written permit from the Director.
There shall be two (2) classes of building sewer permits:
For residential and commercial service; and
For service to establishments producing industrial wastes.
[Ord. No. 18-064, 11-19-2018]
In either case the owner or his/her agent shall apply to the City for the appropriate permit. The permit application shall be supplemented by any plans, specifications or other information considered pertinent by the Director. All permit and inspection fees for a residential, commercial or industrial building sewer permit shall be paid prior to the finalization of the permit. The fee amounts are established and periodically adjusted at the discretion of the Board. The current fees are available for viewing at the office of the City Clerk.
All costs and expense incident to the installation and connection of the building sewer shall be borne by the owner. The owner shall indemnify the City from any loss or damage that may directly or indirectly be occasioned by the installation of the building sewer.
A separate and independent building sewer shall be provided for every building.
Old building sewers may be used in connection with new buildings only when they are found, on examination and test by the inspector, to meet all requirements of the City's codes and standards and this Chapter.
The size, slope, alignment, materials of construction of a building sewer, and the methods to be used in excavating, placing of the pipe, jointing, testing and backfilling the trench, and the connection of the building sewer into the public sewer shall all conform to the requirements of the Building and Plumbing Code, the latest edition of the Design Standards, Standard Drawing Details and the Construction Specifications, or other applicable rules and regulations of the City. All such connections shall be made gastight and watertight. In the absence of code provisions or in amplifications thereof, the materials and procedures set forth in appropriate specifications of the A.S.T.M. and W.P.C.F. Manual of Practice No. 9 shall apply. Any deviation from the prescribed procedures and materials must be approved by the inspector before installation.
Whenever possible, the building sewer shall be brought to the building at an elevation below the basement floor. In all buildings in which any building drain is too low to permit gravity flow to the public sewer, sanitary sewage carried by such building drain shall be lifted by an approved means and discharged to the building sewer.
No person(s) shall make connection of roof downspouts, exterior foundation drains, areaway drains, or other sources of surface runoff or ground water to a building sewer or building drain which in turn is connected directly or indirectly to a public sanitary sewer.
The applicant for the building sewer permit shall notify the inspector when the building sewer is ready for inspection and connection to the public sewer. Notification shall be provided to the City a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the connection. The connection shall be made under the supervision of the inspector or his/her representative.
All excavations for building sewer installations shall be adequately guarded with barricades and lights so as to protect the public from hazard. Streets, sidewalks, parkways and other public property disturbed in the course of the work shall be restored in a manner satisfactory to the City.
[Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
Connections to the City public sewer system shall be made in accordance with the latest edition of the Design Standards, Standard Drawing Details and the Construction Specifications.
[R.O. 2006 §700.070; CC 1992 §700.070; Ord. No. 809 §§27.260 — 27.350, 10-1-1981; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged any storm water, surface water, ground water, roof runoff, subsurface drainage, including interior and exterior foundation drains, uncontaminated cooling water or unpolluted industrial process waters to any sanitary sewer.
Storm water and all other unpolluted drainage shall be discharged to such sewers as are specifically designated as storm sewers or to a natural outlet approved by the Director. Industrial cooling water or unpolluted process waters may be discharged, on approval of the Director, to a storm sewer or natural outlet.
No person(s) shall discharge or cause to be discharged any of the following described waters or wastes to any public sewers:
Any liquids, solids, or gases which by reason of their nature or quantity are, or may be, sufficient either alone or by interaction with other substances to cause fire or explosion or be injurious in any other way to the sewage works or to the operation of the sewage works. At no time shall two (2) successive readings on an explosion hazard meter, at the point of discharge into the system (or at any point in the system), be more than five percent (5%) nor any single reading over ten percent (10%) of the Lower Explosive Limit (LEL) of the meter. Prohibited materials include, but are not limited to, gasoline, kerosene, naphtha, fuel oil, benzene, toluene, xylene, ethers, alcohols, ketones, aldehydes, peroxides, chlorates, perchlorates, bromates, carbides, hydrides and sulfides, and any other substances which the City, the MODNR, or the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has notified the user is a fire hazard or a hazard to the system.
Any waters or wastes containing toxic or poisonous solids, liquids or gases in sufficient quantity, either singly or by interaction with other wastes, to injure or interfere with any sewage treatment process, constitute a hazard to humans or animals, create a public nuisance, or create any hazard in the receiving waters of the sewage treatment plant including, but not limited to, cyanides in excess of two (2) mg/1 as CN in the wastes as discharged to the public sewer.
Any waters or wastes having:
A five (5) day biochemical oxygen demand greater than three hundred (300) parts per million by weight; or
Containing more than three hundred fifty (350) parts per million by weight of suspended solids; or
Having an average daily flow greater than two percent (2%) of the average sewage flow of the City, shall be subject to the review of the Director.
Where necessary in the opinion of the Director, the owner shall provide, at his/her expense, such preliminary treatment as may be necessary to:
Reduce the biochemical oxygen demand to three hundred (300) parts per million by weight; or
Reduce the suspended solids to three hundred fifty (350) parts per million by weight; or
Control the quantities and rates of discharge of such waters or wastes. Plans, specifications, and any other pertinent information relating to the proposed preliminary treatment facilities shall be submitted for the approval of the Director and no construction of such facilities shall be commenced until said approvals are obtained in writing.
Solid or viscous substances in quantities or of such size capable of causing obstruction to the flow in sewers or other interference with the proper operation of the sewage works such as, but not limited to, ashes, cinders, sand, mud, straw, shavings, metal, glass, rags, feathers, tar, plastics, wood, unground garbage, whole blood, paunch manure, hair and fleshings, entrails and paper dishes, cups, milk containers, etc., either whole or ground by garbage grinders.
No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged the following described substances, materials, waters or wastes if it appears likely in the opinion of the Director that such wastes can harm either the sewers, sewage treatment process or equipment, have an adverse effect on the receiving stream, or can otherwise endanger life, limb, public property or constitute a nuisance. In forming his/her opinion as to the acceptability of these wastes, the Director will give consideration to such factors as the quantities of subject wastes in relation to flows and velocities in the sewers, construction material of the sewers, nature of the sewage treatment process, capacity of the sewage treatment plant, degree of treatability of wastes in the sewage treatment plant, and other pertinent factors. The substances prohibited are:
Any liquid or vapor having a temperature higher than one hundred fifty degrees Fahrenheit (150°F), sixty-five degrees Centigrade (65°C) at the point before entering the public sewer, or any sewage having a temperature which will result in a waste with a temperature at the introduction into the sewage works which exceed one hundred four degrees Fahrenheit (104°F) (40°C), or which would cause interference at the sewage treatment plant.
Any water or waste containing fats, wax, grease or oils, whether emulsified or not, in excess of one hundred (100) mg/1 or containing substances which may solidify or become viscous at temperatures between thirty-two degrees Fahrenheit (32°F) and one hundred fifty degrees Fahrenheit (150°F), zero to sixty-five degrees Centigrade (0 and 65°C).
Any garbage that has not been properly shredded. The installation and operation of any garbage grinder equipped with a motor of three-fourth (¾) horsepower (0.76 hp metric) or greater shall be subject to review and approval of the Director.
Any waters or wastes containing strong acid iron pickling wastes or concentrated plating solutions whether neutralized or not.
Any waters or wastes containing iron, cluomium, copper, zinc, and similar objectionable or toxic substances; or wastes exerting an excessive chlorine requirement to such degree that any such material received in the composite sewage at the sewage treatment works exceeds the limits established by the Director for such materials.
Any waters or wastes containing phenols or other taste- or odor-producing substances in such concentrations exceeding limits which may be established by the Director as necessary, after treatment of the composite sewage, to meet the requirements of the State, Federal or other public agencies of jurisdiction for such discharge to the receiving waters.
Any radioactive wastes or isotopes of such half-life or concentration as may exceed limits established by the Director in compliance with applicable State or Federal regulations.
Any waters or wastes having a pH in excess of nine point five (9.5) or less than four point zero (4.0) or having any other corrosive property capable of causing damage or hazard to structures, equipment and personnel of the sewage works.
Materials which exert or cause:
Unusual concentrations of inert suspended solids (such as, but not limited to, Fuller's earth, lime slurries and lime residues) or dissolved solids (such as, but not limited to, sodium chloride and sodium sulfate).
Excessive discoloration (such as, but not limited to, dye wastes and vegetable tanning solutions).
Unusual BOD, chemical oxygen demand, or chlorine requirements in such quantities as to constitute a significant load on the sewage treatment works.
Unusual volume of low or concentration of wastes constituting "slugs" as defined herein.
Waters or wastes containing substances which are not amenable to treatment or reduction by the sewage treatment processes employed or are amenable to treatment only to such degree that the sewage treatment plant effluent cannot meet the requirements of other agencies having jurisdiction over the receiving waters.
If any waters or wastes are discharged or are proposed to be discharged to the public sewers, which waters contain the substances or possess the characteristics enumerated in Subsection (D) above, and which in the judgment of the Director may have a deleterious effect upon the sewage works, processes, equipment or receiving waters, or which otherwise create a hazard to life or constitute a public nuisance, the Director may:
Reject the wastes; or
Require pre-treatment, at the owner's expense, to reduce objectionable characteristics or constituents to an acceptable condition for discharge to the public sewers; and/or
Require control over the quantities and rates of discharge by developing discharge limitations.
If the Director permits the pre-treatment or equalization of waste flows, the design and installation of the plants and equipment shall be subject to the review and approval of the Director and subject to the requirements of all applicable codes, ordinances and laws.
Grease, oil and sand interceptors shall be provided when, in the opinion of the Director, they are necessary for the proper handling of liquid wastes containing grease in excessive amounts or any flammable wastes, sand or other harmful ingredients; except that such interceptors shall not be required for private living quarters or dwelling units. All interceptors shall be of a type and capacity approved by the Director and shall be located as to be readily and easily accessible for cleaning and inspection. All grease traps and interceptors shall be cleaned out periodically as required to ensure that grease is maintained within the trap or interceptor and not entering the public sewer. The scheduling and costs of the cleaning is the responsibility of the owner. Documentation of the cleaning and removal of grease from the grease trap shall be provided to the inspector as requested. This includes under-sink grease traps. Facilities required to have a grease trap shall maintain records of the cleaning and maintenance of all grease traps on a manifest kept at the facility. Failure to provide the manifest and cleaning/maintenance records when requested by the inspector may result in a citation. If a problem occurs in the public sewer due to grease, the facilities connected to that portion of the public sewer will be subject to inspection including a review of the cleaning/maintenance records. Any facility that has not cleaned the grease trap properly, or the grease trap is not functioning properly, may be held liable for any damage or costs created by the grease in the public sewer and/or may receive a citation. Any existing facility that does not currently have a grease trap or has an inadequate grease trap that has reoccurring problems with discharges of grease into the public sewer shall be required to install an adequate grease trap. The inspector shall be allowed access to the grease trap for the purpose of inspection during normal business hours. Sizing and installation of grease traps shall comply with the latest edition of the Design Standards as well as current International Building and Plumbing Code requirements.
Where preliminary treatment or flow-equalizing facilities are provided for any waters or wastes, they shall be continuously maintained in satisfactory and effective operation by the owner(s) at his/her expense.
When required by the Director, the owner of any property serviced by a building sewer carrying industrial wastes shall install a suitable control manhole together with such necessary meters and other appurtenances in the building sewer to facilitate observation, sampling and measurement of the wastes. Such manhole, when required, shall be accessibly and safely located and shall be constructed in accordance with plans approved by the Director. The manhole shall be installed by the owner at his/her expense and shall be maintained by him/her so as to be safe and accessible at all times.
All measurements, tests and analyses of the characteristics of waters and wastes to which reference is made in this Section shall be determined in accordance with the latest edition of "Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater" published by the American Public Health Association and shall be determined at the control manhole provided or upon suitable samples taken at said control manhole. In the event that no special manhole has been required, the control manhole shall be considered to be the nearest downstream manhole in the public sewer to the point at which the building sewer is connected. Sampling shall be called out by customarily accepted methods to reflect the effect of constituents upon the sewage works and to determine the existence of hazards to life, limb and property. (The particular analyses involved will determine whether a twenty-four (24) hour composite of all outfalls of a premise is appropriate or whether a grab sample or samples should be taken.) Normally, but not always, BOD and suspended solids analyses are obtained from twenty-four (24) hours composites of all outfalls whereas pHs are determined from periodic grab samples. An industry shall provide regular sampling of sewer discharge if deemed appropriate by the City due to a violation or suspicion of illegal discharge. The required frequency of the sampling will be determined on the magnitude of the issue. The owner shall be responsible for the scheduling and costs of the sampling.
No statement contained in Subsections (A) through (I) shall be construed as preventing any special agreement or arrangement between the City and any industrial concern whereby any industrial waste of unusual strength or character may be accepted by the City for treatment, subject to payment therefore by the industrial concern.
[R.O. 2006 §700.080; CC 1992 §700.080; Ord. No. 809 §27.360, 10-1-1981; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
No unauthorized person(s) shall maliciously, willfully or negligently break, damage, destroy, uncover, deface or tamper with any structure, appurtenance or equipment which is a part of the sewage works.
[R.O. 2006 §700.090; CC 1992 §700.090; Ord. No. 809 §§27.370 — 27.390, 10-1-1981; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
The inspector and other duly authorized employees of the City bearing proper credentials and identification shall be permitted to enter all properties for the purposes of inspection, observation, measurement, sampling and testing in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. The inspector or his/her representatives shall have no authority to inquire into any processes including metallurgical, chemical, oil, refining, ceramic, paper, or other industries beyond that point having a direct bearing on the kind and source of discharge to the sewers or waterways or facilities for waste treatment.
While performing the necessary work on private properties referred to in Subsection (A), the Inspector or duly authorized employees of the City shall observe all safety rules applicable to the premises established by the company and the company shall be held harmless for injury or death to the City employees and the City shall indemnify the company against loss or damage to its property by City employees and against liability claims and demands for personal injury or property damage asserted against the company and growing out of the gauging and sampling operation, except as such may be caused by negligence or failure of the company to maintain safe conditions as required in Section 710.070(H).
The inspector and other duly authorized employees of the City bearing proper credentials and identification shall be permitted to enter all private properties through which the City holds a duly negotiated easement for the purposes of, but not limited to, inspection, observation, measurement, sampling, repair and maintenance of any portion of the sewage works lying within said easement. All entry and subsequent work, if any, on said easement shall be done in full accordance with the terms of the duly negotiated easement pertaining to the private property involved.
[R.O. 2006 §700.095; CC 1992 §700.095; Ord. No. 03-077 §1, 9-2-2003; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
Extensions of the sanitary sewer system shall be made by the person desiring such extension upon written application on a form approved by the City. If said application is approved, the main or line shall be extended provided that:
The applicant shall pay all construction, engineering, easement acquisition and legal expense of such extension.
Before granting to an applicant the right to make such extension or before entering into an agreement therefrom, the City shall first determine that the extension will not materially affect in an adverse manner the service rendered to any existing customer of the City. In the event the City determines, based upon information furnished by its employees and consultants, that such extension would have a material adverse effect upon existing sewer users of the City, the City shall not permit such extension or may require the applicant to make additional improvements to the water system to prevent adverse effects of the proposed extension. Final approval of any additional improvements shall be determined by the Director.
The construction and materials shall be inspected by a qualified inspector furnished by the City. The inspector shall present proper credentials when conducting site inspections. Upon satisfactory completion and testing the improvements shall be dedicated, free and clear of all encumbrances, to the City.
The design of all main extensions or improvements shall conform to the latest edition of the Design Standards, Standard Drawing Details and the Construction Specifications, the Missouri Code of State Regulations and must be approved by the City. A permit to construct, issued by MODNR, will be received prior to construction, alteration or extension of the sanitary sewer.
Sewer lift stations will be discouraged in system extensions and will be allowed only when the construction of the proposed sewer lift station eliminates the requirement for one (1) existing lift station. Final approval shall be determined by the Director. Individual private grinder pumps with private force mains may be permitted for some applications. Final approval of a private system shall be determined by the Director. The installation costs and maintenance of the private pumps, mains and entire system shall be the responsibility of the owner.
No extension shall be constructed that conflicts with an approved systemwide or local master plan. When such master plan requires a size of pipe or facility that exceeds the hydraulic loading of the area to be served by the main extension, the applicant may request reimbursement for the documented difference in cost incurred by conforming to the master plan. The applicant may receive reimbursement from future development for oversized infrastructure as development occurs. Future developments would be required to pay a capacity charge for connection to existing facilities that have been oversized. The charge would be collected by the City and reimbursed to the original developer that installed the oversized improvements. The amount charged would be based on the amount of capacity the future development would require. The Board shall review and approve all such requests. The City has the right to refuse reimbursement to the applicant at the discretion of the Board.
[R.O. 2006 §700.100; CC 1992 §700.100; Ord. No. 809 §§27.400 — 27.410, 10-1-1981; Ord. No. 11-017 §1, 6-20-2011]
Written Notice. Any person found to be violating any provision of this Chapter except Section 710.080 shall be served by the City with a written notice stating the nature of the violation and providing a reasonable time limit for the satisfactory correction thereof. The offender shall, within the period of time stated in such notice, permanently cease all violations.
Continuing Violation. Any person who shall continue any violation beyond the time limit provided for in Subsection (A) shall be guilty of an ordinance violation and on conviction thereof shall be fined in the amount as set forth in Section 100.220 of this Code.
Liable To City. Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter shall become liable to the City for any expense, loss or damage occasioned the City by reason of such violation.