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A. Depositing, Storing, Processing Material In Public Ways: It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit, process or produce any material in or on any public way or to store the same, either temporarily or permanently thereon; except that building materials may be temporarily stored, processed or produced on public ways and except that construction debris may be temporarily stored on public ways in a container provided by a scavenger for removal by such scavenger if a permit therefor has been obtained.
B. Drainage Onto Public Ways: It shall be unlawful for any person to cause, permit or maintain the existence of the discharge of sump pumps or roof drains in any of the following manners or locations:
1. In a location which does not provide at least five feet (5') of pervious surface between the point of discharge and any property line, unless such discharge is:
a. Into any open drainage ditch located within the site or on public ways; or
b. Into a storm sewer, provided that adequate capacity exists in the system and that the hydraulic grade of the system will not cause a backup into buildings on the premises or other premises.
2. Notwithstanding subsection B1a of this section, in any manner and in any location that results in standing water of a depth of three inches (3") or more or formation of ice of any thickness on the paved portion of the public way or a sidewalk or a pathway.
When the owner or person in control of any property causes, permits or maintains any such discharge, notice to remove such nuisance shall be given in writing by the village engineer by either personal delivery or certified or registered United States mail addressed to the person to whom was sent the tax bill for general taxes for the last preceding year on the property, or by telefax and regular mail. In addition to any fine or penalty which may be imposed, if said recipient nevertheless fails to abate such discharge within ten (10) days of receipt of such notice, the village engineer may cause the removal of such discharge and any reasonable expense incurred by the village in so doing shall be a charge against the owner so failing, which may be recovered in an appropriate action at law. For the purposes of enforcing this chapter, the village engineer may, at all reasonable times, enter in and upon any property within the village.
In addition to all other remedies provided by law, the village shall have a lien on the lot or plot of real estate on which said discharge was found for the reasonable cost of the abatement of such discharge. Within sixty (60) days after such cost is incurred, the village shall cause to be filed a notice of lien in the office of the recorder of deeds. Such notice shall consist of a sworn statement setting out: a) a description of the real estate sufficient for identification thereof; b) the amount of money representing the cost and expense incurred or payable for each service; and c) the date or dates when said cost and expense were incurred by the village. For each year after the date of filing of such notice, if such cost and expense are not paid by the owner or persons interested in said real estate in that year, the village shall file an additional notice in the office of the recorder of deeds imposing an interest charge of ten percent (10%) of the total cost and expenses. Upon payment of the cost and expense by the owner of, or persons interested in, said real estate, after the notice of lien has been filed, the village shall issue a release of such lien, which may be filed of record in said recorder's office.
C. Prohibited Discharges Into Storm Sewers And Other Drainage Structures: It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge or empty, or cause to be discharged or emptied, any type of sewage, including the effluent from septic tanks or other sewage treatment devices, or any other domestic, commercial, or industrial waste, or any putrescible liquids, into any drain tile or sewer or other drainage structure installed for the purpose of conveying or discharging surface water within the village.
It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge or permit or cause to be discharged sanitary and industrial wastewater into any storm sewers constructed as part of the improvements of 22nd Street (FAU 9877) known as state section 1975-145-N, FAUS M-5003 (53), village section 75-00008-00-PW.
It shall be unlawful for any person to connect or cause to be connected, any drain carrying, or to carry any toilet, sink, basement, septic tank, cesspool, industrial waste, or any fixture or device discharging polluting substances, to any storm water drainage system constructed as part of 16th Street (FAU 1448) and Spring Road (FAU 2671); an improvement known as state section 1976-109-N, FAUS project M-5003(91).
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to discharge, or permit, or cause to be discharged sanitary sewage and industrial wastewater into any storm sewers constructed as part of the improvement of Butterfield Road (FAU Route 3545) (Illinois Route 56), known as state section 54WRS-7. (Ord. G-637, 7-13-1999; Ord. G-773, 1-25-2005)