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A. Permit Required: It shall be unlawful for any person to directly or indirectly engage in the laying, repairing, altering or connecting of any drain or sewer pipe connected with or part of the city sewer system without first having received a permit from the office of the city recorder or the public works director.
B. Licensed Plumber; Exception: It shall be unlawful for any person to connect any drain or sewer pipe with the city sewer system unless the person is a duly licensed plumber or unless, in the absence of a duly licensed plumber, any proposed connection to, alteration of or change of connection to the sewer system shall be first submitted to the public works director for review and approval. After such approval, the installation or work done shall be subject to inspection by the public works director or his agent.
C. Connection To Basement: In order to determine the feasibility of connecting a basement or proposed basement to the sanitary sewer, the owner or plumber may make application for a trial sewer survey, the cost of which shall be as established from time to time by resolution of the city council. The result of a trial sewer survey shall not constitute a permit to connect to the sewer and is merely for information purposes.
D. Plumbing Requirements: Permits to connect to the city sewer system shall not be issued unless the plumbing in the house or building to be connected is in accordance with the provisions of the building and plumbing codes of the city.
E. Revocation Of Permit: All construction permits for sewer connections or installations shall be issued to the plumber who is to do the work or to the owner of the property, subject to the supervision and inspection by the public works director or his agents. The city recorder or public works director may at any time revoke a permit because of defective work or because of undue delay in completing the permitted work. (Ord. 2005-08, 8-18-2005, eff. 8-18-2005)