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(A) For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
COMBINATION WASTES. Shall mean combination of the sanitary sewage and industrial wastes carried from residences, businesses and commercial establishments, institutions and industrial establishments together with such ground surface and storm water as may be present.
COMBINED SEWER OR STORM DRAIN. A sewer which carries sanitary sewage, industrial wastes and storm, surface and ground water.
INDUSTRIAL WASTES. Liquid wastes from industrial processes, as distinct from sanitary sewage.
MAY. Is permissive.
NEWLY DEVELOPED AREAS. Unsewered areas and areas redeveloped through urban renewal or other similar programs.
PERSONS. Any individual, firm, company, association, society, corporation or group.
PUBLIC SEWER. A sewer in which all owners of abutting property have equal right and is controlled by public authority.
SANITARY SEWAGE. Domestic wastes contributed by reason of human occupancy.
SANITARY SEWAGE SYSTEM. All facilities for collecting, pumping, treating, and disposing of sanitary sewage and industrial wastes.
SANITARY SEWER. A sewer which carries sanitary sewage and industrial wastes and to which storm, surface and ground water are intentionally prohibited.
SEWER. A pipe or conduit for carrying sanitary sewage, industrial wastes or storm water.
SHALL. Is mandatory.
STORM SEWER or STORM DRAIN. A sewer which carries storm and surface water and drainage, subsurface drainage, cooling water and unpolluted industrial process water but excludes sanitary sewage and industrial wastes.
(B) It shall be unlawful for any person to place, deposit, or permit to be deposited any storm, surface and ground water into any public sanitary sewer and no person shall discharge or cause to be discharged any storm water, surface water, ground, roof runoff, subsurface drainage, cooling water or unpolluted industrial process water into any public sanitary sewer within the village.
(C) It shall be unlawful for any person to construct any combination storm and sanitary sewer in any newly developed areas in the village, nor shall the village accept any sanitary wastes and industrial wastes from any newly developed areas outside the village unless separate sanitary and storm drainage systems are constructed in the newly developed areas.
(D) It shall be unlawful for any roof drain to be connected to the sanitary sewer system of the village, and further, if any roof drains are connected to any sanitary sewer, the Village Administrator shall cause the roof drains to be removed by the property owner.
(E) The Village Administrator or his or her authorized representative is hereby charged with the enforcement of this section and further to conduct such surveys as may be necessary to detect any existing connections of roof drains to sanitary sewers, and such person, bearing proper credentials, shall be permitted to enter upon all properties for the purpose of inspection, observation and testing in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(F) Any person found to be violating or in violation of any provision of this section shall be served by the village with written notice stating the nature of the violation and providing a reasonable time limit for the satisfactory correction thereof. The offender shall, within the period of time stated in such notice, permanently repair all violations. Any person who shall continue any violation beyond the time limit provided shall be punished as provided in § 52.99 and shall become liable to the village for any expense, loss or damage occasioned the village by reason of such violation.
(Ord. 592, passed 8-19-69) Penalty, see § 52.99