§ 54.16  SEWER LATERALS.
   (A)   No person shall cause or allow to be discharged, any stormwater, surface drainage, sub-surface drainage, groundwater, roof runoff, cooling water, or unpolluted water into the sewer system of the city.
   (B)   All sewer customers are responsible to replace or repair the sewer service laterals on premises they own, occupy or control, from the residence(s) on such premises to the property line to prevent all such prohibited discharges.
   (C)   Failure to repair a sewer service lateral found to be in violation of this section, following a six-month period of notification, shall be deemed a public nuisance and may be abated as such under any and all applicable state or local provisions, and shall constitute a violation of applicable state and local regulations pertaining to the sewer system. Remedies for such violations as provided under any other applicable sewer regulations may be pursued against any and all persons responsible. Such violations and nuisances may be abated as set forth in any other applicable city ordinances.
   (D)   Sewer laterals shall be installed by a licensed, bonded contractor and paid for by the developer. All installations shall be inspected by the City Utility Superintendent.
(Ord. 321, passed 11-2-1994; Ord. 04-2005, passed 6-14-2005; Ord. 08-2005, passed 5-9-2005)  Penalty, see § 54.99