§ 53.03  PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL.
   (A)   Where a public sanitary sewer is not available under the provisions of § 53.02(D), the building sewer shall be connected to a private sewage disposal system complying with the provisions of this section.
   (B)   Before commencement of construction of a private sewage disposal system, the owner shall first obtain a written permit signed by the Building Commissioner. The application for the permit shall be made on a form furnished by the village which the applicant shall supplement by any plans, specifications and other information as are deemed necessary by the Building Commissioner. A permit and inspection fee as required by the village shall be paid at the time the application is filed.
   (C)   A permit for a private sewage disposal system shall not become effective until the installation is completed to the satisfaction of the Building Commissioner.  He or she shall be allowed to inspect the work at any stage of construction and in any event, the applicant for the permit shall notify the Building Commissioner when the work is ready for final inspection, and before any underground portions are covered. The inspection shall be made within 72 hours of the receipt of written notice by the Building Commissioner.
   (D)   The type, capacities, location and layout of a private sewage disposal system shall comply with all requirements of the State of Illinois Private Sewage Disposal Licensing Act, being 225 ILCS 225, and Code and the State of Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. No permit shall be issued for any private sewage disposal system employing subsurface soil absorption facilities where the area lot is less than 15,000 square feet (1,394 square meters). No septic tank or cesspool shall be permitted to discharge to any natural outlet or watercourse.
   (E)   The owner shall operate and maintain the private sewage disposal facilities in a sanitary manner at all times, and at no expense to the village.
   (F)   At such time as a public sanitary sewer becomes available to a property served by a private sewage disposal system, as provided in § 53.02(D), the building sewer shall be connected to the sewer within 90 days and the private sewage disposal system shall be cleaned of sludge and filled with sand or gravel.
   (G)   No statement contained in this section shall be construed to interfere with any additional requirements that may be imposed by the building or zoning authority having jurisdiction over the property.
(1983 Code, § 7-2-3)