§ 50.106  PROHIBITING THE USE OF GROUNDWATER AS A POTABLE WATER SUPPLY BY THE INSTALLATION OR USE OF POTABLE WATER SUPPLY WELLS.
   (A)   Recitals. The foregoing recitals shall be and are hereby incorporated into and made a part of this section as if fully set forth in this division (A).
   (B)   Use of groundwater as a potable water supply prohibited. Except for such uses or methods in existence before the effective date of this section, the use of, or attempted use to use as a potable water supply groundwater from within certain portions of the Village of Chatham, as set forth herein, as a potable water supply, by the installation or drilling of wells or by any other method is hereby prohibited. The portions of the Village where it is prohibited to use or attempt to use as a potable water supply groundwater is identified in Exhibit A of Ord. 19-14 and includes the following area:
      (1)   Bound to the north by Kirkwood Street, extending eastward to a northern extension of North East Street, and extending westward to a northern extension of North Church Street.
      (2)   Bound to the east by North East Street, extending northward to an eastern extension of Kirkwood Street, and extending southward to East Chestnut Street.
      (3)   Bound to the south by East Chestnut Street, between North Church Street and North East Street.
      (4)   Bound to the west by North Church Street, extending northward to a western extension of Kirkwood Street, and extending southward to East Chestnut Street.
   (C)   Penalties. Any person violating the provisions of this ordinance shall be subject to a fine of not less than $250 or more than $500 for each violation. Each day a violation continues shall be considered a separate offense.
   (D)   Definitions. The following terms as used in this section shall have the meanings, respectively, ascribed to them below:
      PERSON. Any individual, partnership, co-partnership, firm, company, limited liability company, corporation, association, joint stock company, trust, estate, political subdivision, or any other legal entity, or their legal representatives, agents or assigns.
      POTABLE WATER. Any water used for human or domestic consumption, including, but not limited to, water used for drinking, bathing, swimming, washing dishes, or preparing foods.
(Ord. 19-14, passed 6-11-19)