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(A) It shall be unlawful to construct, or permit the construction of, any storm water drain or any drainage pipe in either a natural or human-made ditch without having first obtained a permit therefor. Applications for such permits shall be made to the Village Clerk and shall be accompanied by a statement as to the purpose of such drainage pipe, the premises to be served and the specification of such pipe to be installed. Such application shall be referred to the Street Superintendent and no such permit shall be issued unless he or she shall have found that the village code would be complied with by the installation of such storm water drain or drainage pipe and, that the installation of such storm water drain or drainage pipe would not interfere with, overload, obstruct or otherwise adversely affect the existing storm water drainage system within the village.
(B) It shall be unlawful to construct or permit the construction of any storm water drain which discharges water onto any sidewalk in the village and it shall be unlawful to construct or permit the maintenance of any such drain which discharges into any public street or alley at a height greater than 18 inches above the ground or pavement.
(1999 Code, § 33-2-10) Penalty, see § 94.999