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(a) The City of Detroit. through the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, as the State approved Control Authority, is authorized to administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter on behalf of the Village. The Village has executed and hereby ratifies its delegation agreement with the City of Detroit through the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, which sets forth the terms and conditions of such delegated authority, consistent with this chapter, and shall allow the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to perform the specific responsibilities of Control Authority pursuant to State and Federal law.
(b) By virtue of the obligations and authority placed upon the Village of Franklin, the County of Oakland, and the City of Detroit by the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, also known as the Clean Water Act, as amended, being 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.; the Constitution of the State of Michigan; the State of Michigan Act 245 of the Public Acts of 1929, as amended, being M.C.L.A. 323.1 et seq.; M.S.A. 3.521 et seq.; the Charter of the Village of Franklin; the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Detroit Publicly-Owned Treatment Works; the Consent Judgment in U.S. EPA v City of Detroit, et al, C.A. No. 77-1100, as amended; the Urban Cooperation Act of 1967, as amended; State of Michigan Act 35 of the Public Acts of 1951, as amended; and existing or future contracts between the Board of Water Commissioners and the Village of Franklin or Oakland County; or by virtue of common law usage of the system, this chapter shall apply to every property and property owner which is a source of sewage which contributes, causes to be contributed, or discharges pollutants or waste water to the Village of Franklin sewage disposal system.
(Ord. 179. Passed 8-17-92; Ord. 2001-08. Passed 12-10-01.)