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The employees of the Public Works Department, the City Engineer and other duly authorized employees of the city bearing proper credentials and identification shall have access to all portions of the premises of the consumer at reasonable times for the inspection of the use and flow of sewage as well as the consumer’s pipes, fixtures and plumbing, and any other apparatus in any manner connected to the sewer system of the city. In addition, the aforementioned persons shall have access to all portions of the premises of the consumer at reasonable times for the inspection, observation, measurements, sampling and testing in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. The aforementioned representatives of the city shall have no authority to inquire into any processes, including metallurgical, chemical, oil, refining, ceramic, paper or other industries, beyond that point having a direct bearing on the kind and source of discharge to the sewers or waterways or facilities for waste treatment. The city shall have the right and option to demand, change, stop the use of or to require any repair, change, removal or improvement of any pipe, fixture, plumbing or any other apparatus that would in any manner affect the sewer system of the city.
(1999 Code, § 51.141) (Ord. 818, passed 9-1-1977; Ord. 3393, passed 11-21-2005)