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(A) Prohibition of illegal discharges.
(1) Pursuant to the Kentucky Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (KPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program, illicit discharges to the MS4 are defined as illegal. Except as hereinafter provided, all non-stormwater discharges into the MS4 are prohibited and declared to be unlawful.
(2) It is unlawful for any person to discharge waters from residential construction activities that are not complying with the Standard of Practice for Residential Construction Stormwater Management as approved and advertised by the city.
(B) Prohibition of illegal connections. It is unlawful for any person to connect any pipe, open channel, or any other conveyance system that discharges anything except stormwater or unpolluted water, which is approved by the city, based on exemptions listed as allowable discharges below, to the storm sewer system.
(C) Prohibition of illegal dumping and disposal of materials. In addition to illicit discharges, the discharge of spills and the dumping and/or disposal of materials other than stormwater, including, but not limited to, unpermitted (KPDES) industrial and commercial wastes, commercial car wash wastes, sanitary sewage, garbage, yard waste, trash, petroleum products, including used motor vehicle fluids, as well as leaf litter, grass clippings, and animal wastes into the storm sewer, whether directly or indirectly, are prohibited.
(Ord. 14-08, passed 9-3-2014) Penalty, see § 54.999