(A)   All connections to the sanitary sewer system of the city shall be made under the direction of the city.
   (B)   No unauthorized person shall uncover, make any connections with, openings into, use, alter or disturb any public sewer or appurtenance thereof without first obtaining a written permit from the city.
   (C)   All costs and expenses incident to the installation, connection and inspection 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.
   (D)   Each building connected with a sanitary sewer shall have its own separate building sewer connecting it with the sanitary sewer main.
   (E)   Building sewers and service lines shall conform to the requirements of the building and plumbing code or other applicable rules and regulations of the city.
   (F)   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.
   (G)   No person shall make connection of roof downspouts, exterior foundation drains, areaway drains, basement drains or other sources of surface runoff or groundwater to a building sewer or service line, which in turn, is connected directly or indirectly to a public sanitary sewer.
   (H)   Each individual property owner or user of the POTW shall be entirely responsible for the maintenance of their service line and lateral that leads to the public sewer collector line. This maintenance will include repair or replacement of the service line as deemed necessary by the building official.
   (I)   All sewer connections shall be made directly to a sewer main adjacent to or abutting the property being served. No sewer service lines shall be constructed across adjacent properties in private easements in order to connect to a sewer main which is not adjacent to or abutting the property being served.
(Prior Code, § 17-404) (Ord. 1505, passed 7-6-93; Am. Ord. 1931, passed 5-16-17) Penalty, see § 10.99