§ 51.005  CONNECTION TO SEWER REQUIRED.
   (A)   The owner of any house, building or property used for human occupancy, employment, recreation or other purposes, situated within the system and abutting on any street, alley or right-of-way, in which there is located, or may in the future be located, a public sewer or combined sewer of the authority, is hereby required, at his or her expense, to install suitable toilet facilities therein, and to connect the facilities directly with the proper public sewer in accordance with the provision of this chapter when given official notice to do so; provided, that the connection shall not be required to be made less than six months after the sewer is made available for connection thereto.
   (B)   Notwithstanding the provisions of division (A) of this section, the City Council may approve the installation and use of a septic disposal system and drain field following receipt of a recommendation from the City Engineer and a determination that all of the following conditions would be met:
      (1)   The premises is located within a critical dunes area as defined by the Department of Natural Resources;
      (2)   The premises is part of a residential development greater than ten acres with an average density less than one dwelling per two acres; and
      (3)   Installation of a septic disposal system and drain field is approved by applicable county, state, and federal agencies.
      (4)   Such other factors as determined reasonable and necessary by the Council.
      (5)   Any costs for outside professional reviews shall be covered directly by the developer or as part of an escrow account in conformance with § 154.175.
(Ord. passed 4-24-1995; Am. Ord. passed 10-23-1995; Am. Ord. 150309-1, passed 3-9-2015)  Penalty, see § 51.999