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A. Within Three Hundred Feet Of City System: It shall be unlawful for the owner or his agent, or any other person having charge of or occupying any property located upon any street, alley, court, passageway or area in the city and within three hundred feet (300') of the sewer system to maintain or use or cause or permit to exist any privy vault, septic tank or cesspool on such property. The department of public works shall cause notice to be served upon the owner, agent or occupant of such premises to disconnect all plumbing from any cesspool or septic tank and to fill all cesspools and privy vaults with fresh earth and to remove all seats from privies and to connect all plumbing therein with the sewer system.
B. Time Limit For Connection: It shall be unlawful for the plumbing on any premises within the area above described to remain unconnected to the sewer system for more than sixty (60) days after such sewer system is ready to receive connections therewith. In the event that notice is served upon persons violating the requirements of this section and they fail or refuse to comply with the requirements of the same within thirty (30) days, they shall be guilty of a class B misdemeanor, subject to penalty as provided in section 1-4-1 of this code, and it shall be the duty of the city council to proceed forthwith with condemnation proceedings declaring the subject matter of such violation to be a nuisance; and also to proceed forthwith with the filing of a complaint for the criminal violation of this section. (Ord. 95-2, 3-14-1995; amd. 2000 Code)