(a)   No person shall construct, alter or extend an individual sewage disposal system in the Village unless he or she holds a valid permit issued by the Building Department stating the name of the person for which the specific construction, alteration or extension is proposed. Such permit shall indicate a maximum permissible waste loading.
   (b)   All applications for permits granted under this chapter shall be made to the Building Department or its duly authorized representative. Sufficient data shall be included to allow review and to determine whether the proposed application for a permit meets the requirements of this chapter.
   (c)   A permit shall only be issued to a private sewage disposal system contractor licensed by the Village or to a homeowner installing his or her own residential sewage disposal system.
   (d)   Permit application forms provided by the Building Department shall be completed and signed by each applicant and shall include the following:
      (1)   The name and address of the applicant and the location of the proposed site of construction, alteration or extension as proposed;
      (2)   A complete plan of the proposed disposal facility, with substantiating data, if necessary, attesting to its compliance with the minimum standards of this chapter;
      (3)   Such other information as may be required by the Health Department to substantiate that the proposed construction, alteration or extension complies with the minimum standards of this chapter.
   (e)   The Building Department or its authorized representative may refuse to grant a permit for the construction of a private sewage disposal system where public or community sewerage systems are available. A sewer shall be deemed available when a public sewer line is in place within any street, alley, right of way or easement that adjoins or abuts the premises for which the permit is requested, or when the improvement to be served is located within a reasonable distance of a public sewer to which a connection is practical and is permitted by the controlling authority for the sewer. A reasonable distance, for purposes of this section, shall be deemed to be not greater than 300 feet for a single-family residence and not greater than 1, 000 feet for a commercial establishment or multifamily dwelling.
   (f)   The Building Department or its authorized representative shall act upon all applications within fifteen days of receipt thereof.
   (g)   There shall be no fee charged for the initial permit to construct, alter or extend an individual sewage disposal system.
   (h)   Such permits shall be valid for a period of six months from the date of issuance. If construction has not started within this period, the permit is void.