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(A) The specific prohibitions and requirements in this section are not necessarily inclusive of all the discharges prohibited by the general prohibition in § 54.03 above.
(B) No person shall intentionally dump, spill, leak, pump, pour, emit, empty discharge, leach, dispose, or introduce any of the following substances into the city’s drainage system and all persons shall to the maximum extent practicable under prevailing circumstances, employ control measures to prevent the following substances from entering into the city’s drainage system:
(1) Any motor oil, antifreeze, or any other motor vehicle fluid;
(2) Any garbage or rubbish;
(3) Any wastewater from a commercial carwash facility; from any vehicle washing, cleaning, or maintenance at any new or used automobile or other vehicle dealership, rental agency, body shop, repair shop, or maintenance facility; or from any washing, cleaning, or maintenance of any business or commercial or public service vehicle, including a truck, bus, or heavy equipment, by a business or public entity;
(4) Any wastewater from the washing, cleaning, de-icing, or other maintenance of aircraft;
(5) Any wastewater from a commercial mobile power washer or from the washing or other cleaning of a building exterior that contains any soap, detergent, degreaser, solvent, or any other harmful cleaning substance;
(6) Any wastewater from floor, rug or carpet cleaning;
(7) Any wastewater from the wash-down or other cleaning of pavement that contains any harmful quantity of soap, detergent, solvent, degreaser, emulsifier, dispersant, or any other harmful cleaning substance; or any wastewater from the wash-down or other cleaning of any pavement where any spill, leak, or other release of oil, motor fuel, or other petroleum or hazardous substance has occurred, unless all harmful quantities of such released material have been previously removed;
(8) Any effluent from a cooling tower, condenser, compressor, emissions scrubber, emissions filter, or the blow down from a boiler;
(9) Any ready-mixed concrete, mortar, ceramic, or asphalt base material or hydro much material, or from the cleaning of commercial vehicles or equipment containing, or used in transporting or applying, such material;
(10) Any runoff or wash-down water from any animal pen, kennel, or foul or livestock containment area;
(11) Any filter backwash from a swimming pool, fountain or spa;
(12) Any swimming pool water containing any harmful quantity of chlorine, muriatic acid or other chemical used in the treatment or disinfection of the swimming pool water or in pool cleaning;
(13) Any discharge from water line disinfection by hyper-chlorination or other means if it contains any harmful quantity of chlorine or any other chemical used in line disinfection;
(14) Any fire protection water containing oil or hazardous substances or materials that the fire code in this Code of Ordinances requires to be contained and treated prior to discharge, unless treatment adequate to remove pollutants occurs prior to discharge (This prohibition does not apply to discharges or flow from fire-fighting by the fire department.);
(15) Any water from a water curtain in a spray room used for painting vehicles or equipment;
(16) Any contaminated runoff from a vehicle;
(17) Any substance or material in an amount that will damage, block, or clog the city’s drainage system.
(C) No person shall intentionally or negligently introduce or cause to be introduced into the city’s drainage system sediment, silt, earth, soil, or other material associated with clearing, grading, excavation or other construction activities, or associated with landfilling or other placement or disposal of soil, rock, or other earth materials in an amount that would damage, clog or otherwise divert the flow of the city’s drainage system.
(D) No person shall connect a line conveying sanitary sewage, domestic or industrial, to the MS4, or allow such a connection to continue.
(E) No person shall cause or allow any pavement wash water from a service station to be discharged into the MS4 unless such wash water has passed through a properly functioning and maintained grease, oil, and sand interceptor before discharge into the city’s drainage system.
(F) Pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers. All persons shall, to the maximum extent practicable under prevailing circumstances, employ control measures to minimize pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers from entering the city’s drainage system. This includes the following:
(1) Apply products according to manufacture recommendations.
(2) Apply products according to all state and federal laws.
(3) Proper storage and disposal.
(Ord. 785, passed 6-2-2020)