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913.001 Method of using references.
913.020 Authorization to work on sewers.
913.021 Destruction of sewage works equipment.
913.022 Unauthorized liquid discharge in sewers.
913.023 Unauthorized material discharges in sewers.
913.024 Bonding and license required for sewer workers.
913.025 Sewer permits.
913.025A Residential or commercial building sewer application.
913.025B Industrial sewer connection application.
913.025C Storm drainage connection application.
913.026 Plumbing Inspector’s approval.
913.027 Permit registration with Utilities Director.
913.028 Cost of sewer installation.
913.029 Required independent sewers.
913.030 Old building sewers.
913.031 Sewer installation methods.
913.031.1 Sewer easements.
913.032 Sewer blockage inspection.
913.033 Sewer elevation.
913.034 Prohibition of connection of surface water.
913.035 Regulations of sewer construction.
913.035.1 Existing sewer system rehabilitation equipment.
913.036 Sewer connection inspection.
913.037 Work inspection and regulations.
913.038 Acceptance of sewers.
913.039 Fees for final inspection.
913.040 Sewer size.
913.041 Guarding excavations and repairing public property.
913.042 Pavement opening permit required.
913.043 Sewer permit conditional.
913.044 Grease and sand traps.
913.048 Manhole cover obstruction.
USE OF PUBLIC SEWERS
913.050 Introduction; findings; declaration of policy.
913.052 Purpose and intent.
913.053 Prohibition of unsanitary deposits.
913.054 Prohibition of drainage into sanitary sewers.
913.055 Prohibition of unpolluted water in sanitary sewers.
913.056 Unpolluted water discharges.
913.069 Prohibition of new private treatment facilities.
913.070 Required sewer use.
913.071 Operation of private treatment facilities.
913.072 Charges of discharges into streams of polluted waters.
913.200 Types of accounts.
913.201 Application and contract for water/sewer service.
913.202 Reserved for future legislation.
913.203 Reserved for future legislation.
913.204 Application for service by delinquent customers.
913.205 Bankruptcy proceedings.
913.206 Billing and collection periods.
913.207 Time limit on payments.
913.208 Estimated bills.
913.209 No partial payments accepted.
913.210 Bills must be paid in the order contracted.
913.211 Extension of time of payment.
913.212 Service charge for bad checks.
913.213 First bill - new account.
913.214 Final bills.
913.215 Owner may have tenant pay water/sewer bill.
913.216 Delivery of bills.
913.217 Charges for water/sewer are a lien against property.
913.218 Applicants must agree to conform to bylaws.
913.219 Reserved for future legislation.
913.220 Water may be shut off against delinquents.
913.221 Water to be turned off at main for protection and charge therefor.
913.222 Water/sewer may be refused delinquent persons.
913.223 Adjustment of bills.
913.224 If meter fails to register.
913.225 No allowance or rebate on account of leaks.
913.226 Remote register failure.
913.227 Water for public improvements, when to be paid.
913.228 Deduction of water used for fire protection.
913.229 Seasonal accounts.
913.230 Sewer only accounts.
913.240 Reserved for future legislation.
913.241 Reserved for future legislation.
913.242 Providing notice to a purchaser of real property as to the status of the water and sewer account.
913.246 Rights of purchaser.
913.249 Addendum: listing of charges.
SYSTEM - TAP-IN, SERVICE
CHARGE AND CAPITAL
913.250 Sanitary sewage system tap-in and service charge.
913.251 Sewer tap-in application.
913.251A Sanitary sewer application.
913.252 Issuance of permit.
913.253 No waiver of permits fees.
913.254 Deduction from tap-in and service charge.
913.255 Capital improvement fee.
913.256 Description and method for distributing cost of Lorain- Sheffield Township Elyria Township Sanitary Sewer District of the City of Lorain southeast interceptor sewer.
913.257 Description and method for distributing cost for new federally funded sanitary sewers in the City of Lorain under Federal Grant No. C-391087-03.
913.258 Description and method for distributing cost of the newly constructed sanitary sewers in City of Lorain not federally funded under Federal Grant No. C-391087-03.
DISTRICT AREA STORM
TAP-IN AND SERVICE
913.270 District area storm drainage system tap-in and service charge.
913.271 Sewer tap-in application.
913.271A Sewer tap-in application form.
913.272 Issuance of permit.
913.273 No waiver of permit fees.
913.274 Deduction from tap-in and service charge.
SANITARY SEWER RATES
913.300 Need for sewer rental charge.
913.301 Sewer Revenue Fund.
913.302 Readiness to serve charge. (Repealed)
913.303 Sanitary sewer rental charge.
913.304 Determination of application of rates as to inside and outside of the City limits.
913.305 Rates for sewer rental outside City limits.
913.306 Rate payment penalty. (Repealed)
913.307 Exceptions to the sanitary sewer rental charges.
913.450 Prohibition of new private sewage disposal facilities.
913.451 Installation permit and operation permit.
913.452 Home sewage disposal rules.
913.453 Allowance of existing private disposal facilities.
913.454 Required abandonment of private disposal facilities.
913.455 Regulation of private disposal facilities.
913.456 Inspections of private sewage treatment.
913.458 New additional requirements of private disposal systems.
SEPTIC TANK WASTE
913.500 License to operate septic tank cleaning units.
913.501 Prohibition of septic tank discharges.
913.502 Annual tank truck permit.
913.502A Septic tank waste discharge permit.
913.503 Tank truck waste treatment fee.
913.505 Holding tank requirement.
913.506 Prohibited wastes.
913.508 Marina waste.
913.509 Trucked and hauled wastes.
POWERS AND AUTHORITY
913.600 Power to enter premises.
913.601 Injury or loss while on premises.
913.602 Power to enter easement properties.
913.603 Power to accept or reject wastes.
913.604 Power to determine surcharge for special wastes.
913.605 Power to establish regulations.
913.606 Regulating and enforcing agencies.
913.607 Power to regulate foreign accounts in sewer system.
913.608 Power to regulate foreign accounts in waterways.
913.609 Written notice of violations.
913.610 Continuance of violation.
913.611 Power to issue citations.
913.612 Liability to City.
913.612.1 Determination of damage costs.
913.613 Determination of penalties.
913.651 Payment of penalties.
PERMITS TO DISCHARGE
913.700 Classes of permits.
913.701 Permit to discharge into waterways.
913.702 Requirements of discharge permit into waterways.
913.703 Obtaining of permit.
913.704 Waterway jurisdiction area.
913.800 Minimum conditions for stream quality standards.
913.801 Protection of high quality waters.
913.802 Water quality design flow.
913.803 Stream-quality criteria.
913.804 Dumping debris into waterways.
913.805 Obstruction of waterways.
913.806 Litter in waterways.
913.807 Dredging into waterways.
913.900 Water Pollution Control Board members.
913.901 Authority of Water Pollution Control Board.
913.902 Right to appeal.
WATER, SEWER AND
913.950 Appointment of Appeal Board.
913.951 Required quorum.
913.952 Salary of Appeal Board members.
913.953 Deposit for hearing.
913.954 Right to appeal.
913.955 Time and place of hearing.
913.956 Amendment to orders.
913.958 Rules of evidence.
913.980 Repeal of conflicting ordinances.
Power to construct sewerage system - see Ohio R.C. 715.40, 717.01
Compulsory sewer connections - see Ohio R.C. 729.06
Management and control of sewerage system - see Ohio R.C. 729.50
Regulations to control house sewers and connections - see Ohio R.C. 729.51
Untreated sewerage - see Ohio R.C. 3701.59
Interference with apparatus of sewerage disposal - see Ohio R.C. 4933.24
Water pollution control - see Ohio R.C. Ch. 6111
The adoption of rules and regulations is not for the purpose of imposing unnecessary or burdensome regulations upon the use of the sewerage system, sewage treatment plant, or wastewater treatment plant of the City of Lorain, Ohio, the use of public and private sewers and drains, private sewage treatment, the installation and connections of building sewers, and the discharge of waters and wastes into public sewer systems and water courses, but only to provide for the orderly conduct of the business of the City Utilities Department, in order to prevent the pollution of our natural waterways and the protection of our environment.
(Ord. 19-91. Passed 3-18-91.)