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(a) The Commissioner of Public Health and Safety or his or her designated representative is hereby authorized, during reasonable hours, to lawfully enter upon any premises, or portion thereof, to make necessary inspections to see that all private sewage disposal systems within the Municipality are in compliance with this chapter.
No person shall hinder or attempt to hinder or resist any of such persons in the performance of his or her duty. Whoever violates this section shall be charged with resisting an officer.
(b) The proper operation and maintenance of an aerobic system shall be the responsibility of either the user or the owner. If, at any time after installation, a system is found by the Commissioner of Public Health and Safety or his or her designated representative to be nonfunctioning or improperly functioning, the Commissioner of Public Health and Safety or his or her designated representative may require the owner and/or user to have any necessary repair, adjustment or replacement made to place the system in proper operating condition within fifteen days, unless an extension is given for good and sufficient reason.
(c) A prorated replacement policy covering the mechanical and electrical parts of the system shall be furnished by the manufacturer to each owner, as required by the Illinois Private Sewage Disposal Licensing Act and Code.
(d) A two-year service policy shall be furnished by the manufacturer and/or the distributor and shall be included in the original installation cost. This policy shall provide:
(1) A serviceman on call to give prompt and efficient service;
(2) An inspection at intervals not to exceed six months;
(3) Adjustment and servicing of the units so that they function properly; and
(4) Inspection and adjustment of electrical components.
(e) Every owner or individual using an individual home aerobic sewage system is required to keep it in active daily operation for as long as is necessary to accomplish proper treatment of sewage.
(Ord. 1973-7. Passed 9-24-73; Ord. 1984-22. Passed 12-10--84; Ord. 1995-16. Passed 5-22-95.)