(A)   Continued system use. The legal use and occupancy of any building serviced by an onsite wastewater treatment system, that had been heretofore approved, shall be permitted to be continued without change, except as specifically addressed in this chapter.
   (B)   System maintenance and protection. The owner of an onsite wastewater treatment system shall be responsible for its safe and sanitary operation and maintenance. All system components that are required by this chapter shall be maintained in working order.
      (1)   Repeated regular pumping of pretreatment components and/or soil absorption components to prevent unsanitary conditions as described in § 171.050(A) shall not be considered safe and sanitary operation and maintenance of a system.
      (2)   The pasturing of animals, staging of events with large numbers of people, and/or driving or parking of vehicles on primary or reserve soil absorption areas, distribution components, treatment tanks and units, and lift stations is prohibited.
(Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. V], passed 11-12-1996; Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. V], passed 11-12-2013; Ord. 17-0605, passed 6-13-2017)