§ 52.02  PRIVIES, CESSPOOLS AND PRIVATE  SEWERS PROHIBITED ON PROPERTY  ACCESSIBLE TO SEWERS.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any owner, agent, lessee, tenant or occupant of any lot or land located within the village to establish, construct, maintain or permit to remain a privy, cesspool or other receptacle for sewage or excreta, or a connection to a private sewer, ditch or other outlet, if such lot or land is accessible to a public sewer constructed and used for the purpose of conveying sewage, and if a public water main or other water supply satisfactory to permit use of plumbing is available.  When such public sewer and water main or other water supply are available or are hereafter made available, a connection to such public sewer shall be established and used by such owner, agent, lessee, tenant or occupant.
   (B)   For the purpose of division (A), a sewer shall be accessible and available under the following conditions:
      (1)   In the case of an existing dwelling or other property, a sewer shall be deemed accessible and available if a public sewer exists or is extended within 200 feet of the nearest property line of the property in question and if sufficient grade is present to connect the house or other building to the sewer.  If a public sewer is accessible and available as herein provided, any existing privy, cesspool, septic tank, connection to a private sewer, ditch or outlet shall be abandoned in a manner as may be provided by the Village Council.
      (2)   In the case of a new house to be constructed in an existing subdivision area or unsubdivided area, a sewer shall be deemed accessible and available if a public sewer exists within 200 feet of the nearest property line of the property in question and if sufficient grade is available to connect such house to the public sewer.
      (3)   In the case of two or more houses to be constructed on adjacent lots by one owner, builder or developer in a existing subdivision, a sewer shall be deemed accessible and available is a public sewer exists within 300 feet of the nearest property line of the lots in question in the case of two houses, 400 feet in the case of three houses and additional distances in multiples of 100 feet in the case of additional houses, providing sufficient grade is available to connect such houses to the public sewer.
(Ord. 531, passed 6-7-60)  Penalty, see § 52.99
Statutory reference:
   Connections may be required, see R.C. § 729.06