§ 171.001 GENERAL.
   (A)   Title. This chapter shall be known as the “Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Ordinance of the County of Lake”, hereinafter referred to as “this chapter”.
   (B)   Scope. The provisions of this chapter shall regulate onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTSs), which are required and permitted where no public sewer is available to a building containing interior plumbing fixtures that upon use will produce domestic sewage.
   (C)   Intent. This chapter is enacted in order to assure the proper design and installation of systems for the treatment and disposal of wastewater, to establish and provide for the enforcement of minimum standards for the location, installation, alteration, operation, maintenance, management, monitoring and continued use of all onsite wastewater treatment systems so as to protect the health of the public and the natural resources within the County of Lake from impairment, pollution, or destruction.
(Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. V], passed 11-12-1996; Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. V], passed 11-12-2013)