§ 51.102  GREASE INTERCEPTOR MAINTENANCE; RECORD KEEPING; AND GREASE REMOVAL.
   (A)   Grease interceptors shall be installed by users as required by the Public Works Director or his or her designee. Grease interceptors shall be installed at the user's expense, when such user operates a cooking establishment. Grease interceptors may also be required in non-cooking or cold dairy and frozen food establishments, and other industrial, commercial or institutional establishments when they are deemed necessary by the Public Works Director for the proper handling of liquid wastes containing grease.
   (B)   No user shall allow wastewater to discharge from any grease interceptor in a concentration that exceeds 250 milligrams per liter.
   (C)   All grease interceptors shall be of a type, design and capacity approved by the Public Works Director, or his or her designee, and shall be readily and easily accessible for user cleaning and town inspection. No grease interceptor shall have a total capacity of less than 1,000 gallons unless otherwise approved by The Public Works Director.
   (D)   All grease interceptors shall be subject to review, evaluation and inspection by the Public Works Director, or his or her designee, during normal working hours.
      (1)   Results of inspections will be made available to facility owner, leaseholder or operator.
      (2)   There shall be no charge for an annual inspection.
      (3)   However, a grease trap re-inspection fee of $50 shall be charged.
   (E)   All such grease interceptors shall be serviced and emptied of accumulated waste contents as required in order to maintain minimum design capacity or effective volume of the grease interceptor, but not less than every 30 days. Waste removed from grease interceptors shall not be discharged into the town's sanitary sewer system, The user shall be responsible for the disposal of such waste.
   (F)   The user shall maintain a written service record of the grease interceptor maintenance for three years. The service records shall be available to the Public Works Director upon request.
   (G)   No non-grease laden sources shall be connected to sewer lines intended for grease interceptor service.
   (H)   Access manholes, with a minimum diameter of 24 inches, shall be installed over each chamber and sanitary tee. The access manholes shall extend at least to finished grade and be designed and maintained to prevent water inflow and infiltration. The manholes shall also have readily removable covers to facilitate inspection, grease removal, and wastewater sampling activities.
(Ord. passed 8-16-2010)