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(A) Acts prohibited. The act of dumping or discharging any raw sewage, garbage, refuse or other waste, including, but not limited to, gasoline, oils, crank-case drainings, acids or caustics, directly or indirectly into any stream, creek, pond, river or other water within the corporate limits of the city is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and is prohibited.
(1992 Code, § 1050:00)
(B) Treatment of sewage.
(1) Nothing in this section shall prohibit or prevent the discharge of toilets, drains or other fixtures from any home or building into the municipal sanitary sewage system, or into a privately owned sewage disposal system where no public municipal sanitary sewer system is available and which privately owned system is of an approved type and is adequate to prevent pollution of any stream, creek, pond, river or other water course within the corporate limits of the city.
(2) Nothing herein contained shall be construed to authorize the discharge of wastes into the municipal sanitary sewer system which wastes may be, or have been, determined by the Council to be toxic to microbial life or otherwise detrimental to the municipal sewage disposal system.
(1992 Code, § 1050:05)
(C) Enforcement. The City Engineer shall be and hereby is charged with the enforcement of the provisions of this section.
(1992 Code, § 1050:10)
Penalty, see § 93.999