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(A) The owner(s) of all houses, buildings, or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation, or other purposes, situated within or without, the city and abutting on any street, alley, or right-of-way in which there is now located or may be in the future located a public sanitary sewer of the city, is hereby required, at the owner’s expense, to install suitable plumbing as required by the applicable local and state building and plumbing codes therein, and to connect such facilities directly with the proper public sewer in accordance with the provisions of this article, within ninety (90) days after date of official notice to do so, provided that the public sewer is within one hundred (100) feet (30.5 meters) of the property line. Should the property owner fail to connect to the public sewer within the ninety (90) days, as set out above, provided that the public sewer is within the proper distance of the property, the city shall assess a monthly sewer usage fee as determined by the fee schedule contained elsewhere herein.
(B) It shall be unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy vault, septic tank, cesspool, or other facility intended or used for the disposal of wastewater where public sanitary sewer service is available as defined in subsection (A) above, except as provided for in Division 3.
(C) At such time as a public sewer becomes available to a property served by a private wastewater disposal system, a direct connection shall be made to the public sewer system in compliance with this article, and any septic tanks, cesspools, and similar private wastewater disposal facilities shall be cleaned of sludge and filled with suitable material or salvaged and removed.
(Ord. 91-9, passed 6-11-91; Am. Ord. 2008-15, passed 9-9-08; Am. Ord. 2015-12, passed 8-7-15)