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(a) The proper maintenance and operation of a building service sewer, house connection or sanitary sewer line, to the point of connection to the Municipal sanitary sewerage system, shall be the responsibility of the owner of the premises served by the sanitary sewer pipes. Maintenance means keeping the sanitary sewer connection, sewer lines or other sewer facilities or structures in satisfactory working condition and a good state of repair (including, but not limited to, preventing any obstructions or extraneous materials or flows from entering such facilities, protecting such facilities from any damage and keeping the same free from defects or malfunctions) and making necessary provisions and taking necessary precautions to ensure that the sewer facilities are at all times capable of satisfactorily performing the services, adequately discharging the functions and producing the final results and purposes that such facilities are intended to per form, discharge or produce.
(Ord. 1975-15. Passed 11-10-75.)
(b) The Municipal sanitary sewerage system shall consist of all pipes located within the public right of way, or a public utility easement, including that portion of the lateral building service, regardless of size, located within said right of way or easement.
(c) The owner shall install a cleanout in accordance with Village specifications at the point where the owner of the premises connects to the service lateral in order to provide access for the Village in providing maintenance.
(Ord. 1991-16. Passed 4-8-91.)