§ 52.22  ACTS ADVERSELY AFFECTING WATER QUALITY.
   It is unlawful for any person to:
   (A)   Maintain grease and sand traps in any automotive center, service station, vehicle maintenance center or vehicle wash operation which is not connected to the sanitary sewer.
   (B)   Dump excessive grass clippings, leaves, brush or any rubbish or debris to the curb, gutter, storm inlet, storm drain or water course.
   (C)   Permit crankcase draining, drainage from engine oil filters, vehicle engine wash, or other oils or oily substances, greases, or like material to go to or remain in or on any area that may drain to the storm system or watercourses.
   (D)   Deposit liquid waste, semi-liquid waste, or chemical waste in any area that may drain to the storm system or watercourses or dispose of them at any site other than one approved for that purpose.
   (E)   Permit cooling tower, compressor, or boiler blowdown water that is not clean, untreated water to flow to the storm system or watercourses.
   (F)   Permit water from nurseries which is used to water plants to flow to streets and alleys to the extent that a nuisance may be created by standing water, damage may result to streets or alleys, or the free passage of foot traffic may be affected.
   (G)   Permit waste water resulting from floor cleaning, rug and carpet cleaning, and laundering processes to flow to streets and alleys or into any storm drain or water course or to any place that could threaten water quality within the MS4.
   (H)   Permit filter backwash from swimming pools and fountains to drain to the MS4 without the backwash first being filtered through a vegetated area to remove any suspended solids.
   (I)   Permit liquid wastes from animal pens used for kennels, animal hospitals, packinghouses, poultry processing plants and dairies to flow to any area other than the sanitary sewer.
   (J)   Permit unused materials from ready-mix concrete mortar, and asphalt base delivery trucks to be dumped to any area that may drain to any stream, watercourse, storm sewer, or sanitary sewer.
   (K)   Permit any commercial vehicle to be washed down at any site not approved for that purpose, except as authorized within this chapter.
   (L)   Permit waste oil storage drums or any other containers which are filled or partially filled with waste oil, solvents, or chemicals to remain in the open or under the eave of a building or structure in such a manner that the storage vessels may overflow as the result of precipitation or leak as a result of corrosion or damage.
   (M)   Permit old motors, transmissions, automobile parts, or any other machinery parts which are coated or partially coated with grease, oil, or solvents to remain uncovered in the open where portions of the coating materials may be washed to the storm sewers or water courses from precipitation.
   (N)   Permit sewage wastes, whether domestic or industrial, to flow to any area other than a sanitary sewer or approved septic tank.
   (O)   Permit any sanitary sewer pipe to be open. It is an affirmative defense to this section that the sewer pipe is open while being actively constructed, cleaned, repaired, or inspected.
   (P)   On any premises he or she manages, owns, leases, or otherwise has control over, fail to complete repair of all malfunctioning sewer systems within 72 hours, unless prevented by demonstrable extraneous circumstances, and complete removal of all residue, and complete treatment of affected areas with a suitable disinfectant within 24 hours after written notice. Such notice shall be effective upon the earliest of any of the following:
      (1)   Upon personal service;
      (2)   Upon delivery to the person's office during normal working hours;
      (3)   Upon posting such notice on the door to the person's residence or office; or
      (4)   Seventy-two hours after depositing the notice, enclosed in a postpaid, properly addressed wrapper, in a post office or official depository under the care and custody of the United States Postal Service.
(Ord. 1680, passed 3-10-08)  Penalty, see § 52.99