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(a) Prohibitive Dumping. Except for “Sanitary Landfills” designated by the Village, it shall be unlawful for any person to place, deposit, or permit to be deposited in any unsanitary manner on public or private property within the Village of Lisbon, or in any area under the jurisdiction of said Village, any human or animal excrement, garbage, trash, or other objectionable waste as determined by the Village.
(b) Unlawful Discharge. It shall be unlawful to discharge to any natural outlet or storm sewer within the Village of Lisbon, or in any area under the jurisdiction of said Village, and sewage or other polluted waters, except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with subsequent provisions of this chapter.
(c) Privies, Septic Tanks, Cesspools, Etc. Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy vault, septic tank, cesspool, or other facility intended or used for the disposal of sewage or other wastewater. In no case shall a property owner be authorized to improve, extend or expand an existing septic system; however, he shall be permitted to clean and repair the existing system until such time that a public sanitary sewer becomes available.
(d) Public Sanitary Sewer Available. The owner of all houses, buildings, or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation, or other purposes, situated within the Village, or in any area under the jurisdiction of the Village, and abutting on any street, alley, or right of way in which there is now located or may in the future be located a public sanitary sewer, is hereby required at his expense to install suitable plumbing and toilet facilities therein, and to connect such facilities directly with the proper public sanitary sewer in accordance with the provision of this chapter, within six months after such service is certified in writing to be available by the Village, and provided that said public sanitary sewer is:
(1) Within 100 feet of the property line, or
(2) Within 300 feet of the building served.
A copy of said certification shall be sent to each property owner to be connected.
(e) Notice of Connections. If the connection is not made within the six months connection period, the Board of Trustees shall cause written notice to be given to each property owner to which connections are to be made, which notice shall state the number and size of connections required. The Board of Trustees may also compel the making of sewer (and water) connections whenever he deems it necessary by reason of contemplated street paving. The notice to be served on the property owners shall be served in the manner provided for the serving of summons in civil actions and the report of the person serving the notice or a certified copy thereof shall be prima-facie evidence of the serving of the notice. If any of such owners are non-residents of the Village, or cannot be located, the notice may be given by publication twice in a newspaper of general circulation within the Village.
(f) Injunctive Action By Village. If the connections are not constructed within ninety (90) days after such service of notice or day of first publication thereof, the Village may petition the Common Pleas Court for a mandatory injunction requiring compliance by the owner with the provisions of this Section.
(Ord. 1487. Passed 9-12-94; Ord. 1739. Passed 3-8-2004.)