1046.42  PRIVATE WELLS.
   In areas of the Village where central water is available, residents shall be allowed to maintain and use their private wells under the following conditions:
   (a)   If the residence is not connected to the central water system, the residents shall be permitted to continue to use their wells for all household purposes, provided that the water passes all State of Illinois requirements for potability.
   (b)   If the residence (or residences in the case of a Planned Unit Development) is (are) connected to the central water system, the residents shall be permitted to use an existing private well for sprinkling and other outdoor uses, provided that there is no interconnection between the central water system and the private well.  If the residence (or residences in the case of a Planned Unit Development) is (are) connected to the central water system, the residents shall be permitted to drill a new private well, provided that all applicable State and County permits are obtained, the private well is used solely for sprinkling and other outdoor uses and there is no interconnection between the central water system and the private well.  The Village Building Department shall verify that there is no interconnection between the central water system and any such private well, and shall have the right to make further inspections to verify that no interconnection has been made subsequent to said initial verification.
   (c)   In the event that a private well fails in an area having a central water system, residents shall be entitled to have a new well drilled, provided that all applicable State and County permits are obtained and the system is maintained in accordance with subsections (a) and (b) hereof.
   (d)   The Village Building Department shall have authority to terminate the use of any private well if a violation of State or Village laws is evident.
   (e)   Once a residence has been connected to the central water system, said residence shall not be disconnected from the central water system and reconnected to an existing private well or connected to a new private well for purposes of providing water for household/potable water purposes.  Any such private well may only be used for the purposes authorized by subsection (b) above after the residence has been connected to the central water system.
(Ord. 1993-36.  Passed 9-13-93; Ord. 2001-22.  Passed 5-29-01; Ord. 2009-09.  Passed 4-13-09.)