§ 52.012  SEWER TAPPING REGULATIONS.
   (A)   Any person desiring to make connection to the city sanitary sewer system shall at his own expense make the tap connection in compliance with the diagram hereto, a copy of which shall be on file in the office of the City Clerk and in further compliance with the provisions of this section.
      (1)   All taps shall be made by means of cutting a smooth round hole in the city's main line. No corners, jagged edges, fractures or other damage on or to the main will be allowed;
      (2)   If the city's main is a PVC pipe, the tap shall be made with a PVC saddle.  The PVC saddle shall be glued to the main with a medium bodied, fast setting plastic pipe cement such as Uni-weld, Plumb-Tite or equivalent.  The saddle shall also be held in place with two screw and lag type stainless steel bands;
      (3)   If the city's main is iron, concrete, vitrified clay or other non-plastic type material, the tap shall be made with a Predco (or equivalent) epoxy bonded saddle with neoprene donut for type of pipe being used;
      (4)   Sanitary sewer service lines shall be schedule 40 PVC (or equivalent); no bituminous fiberboard, paper or clay pipe will be accepted;
      (5)   The trench around the city's main and for the service line on city's easement shall be backfilled under, around and over the pipe to 12 inches above the top of the pipe with sand.  Backfill materials shall be present at the time of inspection by city personnel, but the tap shall not be covered until it has been approved by the City Inspector; and
      (6)   All connections shall be between 22.5° and 67.5° from horizontal.  No taps shall be connected to manholes, lampholes, or cleanouts.
   (B)   Any person requesting new sewer tap ser-vice or the replacement of existing sewer tap service shall first obtain prior approval therefor from the city and shall arrange for such sewer tap work to be per-formed under the scrutiny and inspection of the City Sewer Department at a time acceptable to the city.
   (C)   Any person found to be violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(`83 Code, § 17-412)  (Ord. 87-14, passed 8-17-87; Am. Ord. 93-18, passed 10-18-93)  Penalty, see § 52.999