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Article 1. General Provisions.
Sec. 9-1 Authority to Establish Utility Service.
Sec. 9-2 Authority to Establish Waterworks.
Sec. 9-3 Authority to Regulate Disposal of Sanitary Sewage.
Sec. 9-4 through Sec. 9-9 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 2. Water Cross Connection Control.
Sec. 9-10 Statement of Purpose and Intent.
Sec. 9-11 Definitions.
Sec. 9-12 Authority and Responsibility.
Sec. 9-13 Effect of Article as to Other Laws.
Sec. 9-14 Commercial and Industrial Hazards.
Sec. 9-15 Irrigation Systems.
Sec. 9-16 Residential Hazards.
Sec. 9-17 Fire Service.
Sec. 9-18 Pre-Existing Facilities.
Sec. 9-19 Location.
Sec. 9-20 Uninterrupted Service.
Sec. 9-21 Looped Taps.
Sec. 9-22 Prohibitions, Inspections and Recordkeeping.
Sec. 9-23 Enforcement.
Sec. 9-24 through Sec. 9-29 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 3. Duties and Authorities of the Water Distribution And Sanitary District.
Sec. 9-30 Definitions.
Sec. 9-31 Development and Extension of Sanitary and Water Utility Facilities.
Sec. 9-32 Obligation to Connect and Pay Fees.
Sec. 9-33 Non-Discrimination in Rates and Charges.
Sec. 9-34 Financing and the Pro Rata Charges.
Sec. 9-35 Amendment of Prior Provision.
Sec. 9-36 Protection of Water and Sewer Transmission Lines-Tracer Wires.
Sec. 9-37 through Sec. 9-39 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 4. Boundaries of the Utility Board's Sanitary System, Duties and Authority.
Sec. 9-40 Definitions.
Sec. 9-41 Boundaries of Sanitary District.
Sec. 9-42 Development and Extension of Sanitary Sewer Utility Facilities.
Sec. 9-43 Obligation to Connect and Pay Fees.
Sec. 9-44 Financing the Pro Rata Charges.
Sec. 9-45 Rates Charged to St. John and Its Sanitary District.
Sec. 9-46 through Sec. 9-47 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 5. Water District Boundaries Identical to Sanitary District; Duties and Authority.
Sec. 9-48 Definitions.
Sec. 9-49 Creation of Water District.
Sec. 9-50 Development and Extension of Water Utility Extension.
Sec. 9-51 Obligation to Connect and Pay Fees.
Sec. 9-52 Non-Discrimination in Rates and Charges.
Sec. 9-53 Financing the Pro Rata Charges.
Sec. 9-54 through Sec. 9-59 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 6. Waterworks.
Division I. Rates and Charges.
Sec. 9-60 Basis of Waterworks Rates and Charges - Reasonable Rate of Return.
Sec. 9-61 Monthly Meter Rates.
Sec. 9-62 Minimum Monthly Charges.
Sec. 9-63 Hydrants and Private Fire Protection.
Sec. 9-64 Drinking Fountain Rates.
Sec. 9-65 Temporary Users.
Sec. 9-66 Collection of Deferred Payment Charges.
Sec. 9-67 Disconnection of Service.
Sec. 9-68 Disconnect and Reconnect Charge.
Sec. 9-69 Water Tracker Component Rates and Charges.
Division II. Other Water Policies and Procedures.
Sec. 9-70 Non-Municipal Fire Hydrants.
Sec. 9-71 Reserved.
Sec. 9-72 Leased Hydrants to Town of Schererville.
Sec. 9-73 System Development Charge.
Sec. 9-74 Rate of Return.
Sec. 9-75 Illegal Connection to, Misuse of and/or Tampering with Waterworks System.
Sec. 9-76 through Sec. 9-79 Reserved for Future Use.
Division III. New Customers.
Sec. 9-80 Capacity Charges for the Connection of New Customers.
Sec. 9-81 IURC Approval.
Sec. 9-82 Surcharges.
Sec. 9-83 through Sec. 9-87 Reserved for Future Use.
Division IV. Water Meter Installation, Permits, Procedures and Fees.
Sec. 9-88 Outside Installation of Water Meters.
Sec. 9-89 Tapping Permit and Installation Fees.
Sec. 9-90 Inspections Required.
Sec. 9-91 Deposit Required.
Sec. 9-92 Supplementary Regulations.
Sec. 9-93 Location of Meters.
Sec. 9-94 Obstructions Prohibited-Penalties.
Sec. 9-95 Replacement of Pit Meters.
Sec. 9-96 Pit Meters Prohibited.
Sec. 9-97 Readings and Billings.
Sec. 9-98 Schererville Heights Surcharge.
Sec. 9-99 through Sec. 9-105 Reserved for Future Use.
Division V. Sprinkling Regulations.
Sec. 9-106 Sprinkling Rates.
Sec. 9-107 Authority to Impose a Sprinkling Ban.
Sec. 9-108 and Sec. 9-124 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 7. Sewage Works.
Division I. Industrial Cost Recovering System.
Sec. 9-125 Definitions.
Sec. 9-126 Reimbursement Required by Industrial Users.
Sec. 9-127 Determination of Users Subject to Industrial Cost Recovery Charges.
Sec. 9-128 Basis for Industrial Cost Recovery Rates.
Sec. 9-129 Accounting Procedures - Sewage Works Industrial Cost Recovery Fund.
Sec. 9-130 Reviews By EPA.
Sec. 9-131 Bills and Collections.
Sec. 9-132 through Sec. 9-139 Reserved for Future Use.
Division II. Schedule of Rates and Charges.
Sec. 9-140 Definitions.
Sec. 9-141 Classes of Users of the Treatment Works.
Sec. 9-142 Basis of Sewage Rates and Charges.
Sec. 9-143 Sewage Rates and Charges.
Sec. 9-144 Reserved.
Sec. 9-145 Strength and Character of Industrial Discharges.
Sec. 9-146 Monthly Billings and Collection of Delinquency Accounts
Sec. 9-147 Annual Study of Rates and Charges.
Sec. 9-148 Tap-In Fees.
Sec. 9-149 Collection Charge for Interceptor Sewer Facilities.
Sec. 9-150 By-Laws, Regulations and Authority to Prohibit Dumping.
Sec. 9-151 through Sec. 9-154 Reserved for Future Use.
Division III. Public Sewer System Regulations.
Sec. 9-155 Definitions.
Sec. 9-156 Specific Sewage Regulations-Mandatory Connection.
Sec. 9-157 Permits and Inspection Fees.
Sec. 9-158 Pre-Treatment of Industrial Wastes.
Sec. 9-159 through Sec. 169 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 8. PRETREATMENT REGULATIONS.
Division I. General Provisions.
Sec. 9-170 Purpose of Policy.
Sec. 9-171 Administration.
Sec. 9-172 Definitions.
Sec. 9-173 Abbreviations.
Sec. 9-174 through Sec. 9-177 Reserved for Future Use.
Division II. General Sewer Use Requirements.
Sec. 9-178 Prohibited Discharge Standards.
Sec. 9-179 Federal Categorical Pretreatment Standards.
Sec. 9-180 State Pretreatment Requirements.
Sec. 9-181 Specific Pollutant Limitations.
Sec. 9-182 Town’s Right of Revision.
Sec. 9-183 Special Agreement.
Sec. 9-184 Dilution.
Sec. 9-185 through Sec. 9-187 Reserved for Future Use.
Division III. Pretreatment of Wastewater.
Sec. 9-188 Pretreatment Facilities.
Sec. 9-189 Additional Pretreatment Measures.
Sec. 9-190 Accidental Discharge/Sludge Discharge Control Plans.
Sec. 9-191 Tenant Responsibility.
Sec. 9-192 Hauled Wastewater.
Sec. 9-193 Vandalism
Sec. 9-194 and Sec. 9-195 Reserved for Future Use.
Division IV. Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Eligibility.
Sec. 9-196 Individual Wastewater Survey.
Sec. 9-197 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Requirement.
Sec. 9-198 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permitting: Existing Connections.
Sec. 9-199 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permitting: New Connections.
Sec. 9-200 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permitting: Extra Jurisdictional Industrial Users.
Sec. 9-201 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Application Contents.
Sec. 9-202 Application Signatories and Certification.
Sec. 9-203 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Decisions.
Sec. 9-204 and Sec. 9-205 Reserved for Future Use.
Division V. Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Issuance Process.
Sec. 9-206 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Duration.
Sec. 9-207 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Contents.
Sec. 9-208 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Appeals.
Sec. 9-209 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Modification.
Sec. 9-210 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Transfer.
Sec. 9-211 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Revocation.
Sec. 9-212 Individual Wastewater Discharge Permit Reissuance.
Sec. 9-213 and Sec. 9-214 Reserved for Future Use.
Division VI. Reporting Requirements.
Sec. 9-215 Baseline Monitoring Reports.
Sec. 9-216 Compliance Schedule Progress Reports.
Sec. 9-217 Report on Compliance with Categorical Pretreatment Standard Deadline.
Sec. 9-218 Periodic Compliance Reports.
Sec. 9-219 Reports of Changed Conditions.
Sec. 9-220 Reports of Potential Problems.
Sec. 9-221 Reports from Unpermitted Users/Nonpermitted Users.
Sec. 9-222 Notice of Violation/Repeat Sampling and Reporting.
Sec. 9-223 Notification of the Discharge of Hazardous Waste.
Sec. 9-224 Analytical Requirements.
Sec. 9-225 Sample Collection.
Sec. 9-226 Determination of Noncompliance.
Sec. 9-227 Date of Receipt of Reports.
Sec. 9-228 Recordkeeping.
Sec. 9-229 Certification Statements.
Division VII. Compliance Monitoring.
Sec. 9-230 Right of Entry: Inspection and Sampling.
Sec. 9-231 Search Warrants.
Sec. 9-232 and Sec. 9-233 Reserved for Future Use.
Division VIII. Confidential Information.
Sec. 9-234 Information Policies.
Sec. 9-235 Reserved for Future Use.
Division IX. Publication of Users in Significant Noncompliance.
Sec. 9-236 Annual Publication.
Sec. 9-237 Reserved for Future Use.
Division X. Administrative Enforcement Remedies.
Sec. 9-238 Notification of Violation.
Sec. 9-239 Consent Orders.
Sec. 9-240 Show Cause Hearings.
Sec. 9-241 Compliance Orders.
Sec. 9-242 Cease and Desist Orders.
Sec. 9-243 Administrative Fines.
Sec. 9-244 Emergency Suspensions.
Sec. 9-245 Termination of Discharge.
Sec. 9-246 and Sec. 9-247 Reserved for Future Use.
Division XI. Judicial Enforcement Remedies.
Sec. 9-248 Injunctive Relief.
Sec. 9-249 Civil Penalties.
Sec. 9-250 Remedies Nonexclusive.
Sec. 9-251 through Sec. 9-253 Reserved for Future Use.
Division XII. Supplemental Enforcement Action.
Sec. 9-254 Performance Bonds.
Sec. 9-255 Liability Insurance.
Sec. 9-256 Water Supply Severance.
Sec. 9-257 Public Nuisances.
Sec. 9-258 Informant Rewards.
Sec. 9-259 Contractor Listing.
Sec. 9-260 through Sec. 9-263 Reserved for Future Use.
Division XIII. Affirmative Defenses to Discharge Violations.
Sec. 9-264 Upset.
Sec. 9-265 Prohibited Discharge Standards/General/Specific Prohibitions.
Sec. 9-266 Bypass.
Sec. 9-267 and Sec. 9-268 Reserved For Future Use.
Division XIV. Surcharge Costs
Sec. 9-269 Nominal Domestic Sewage Waste Strength.
Sec. 9-270 Surcharge Rates.
Sec. 9-271 and 9-272 Reserved For Future Use.
Division XV. Miscellaneous Provisions.
Sec. 9-273 Pretreatment Charges and Fees.
Sec. 9-274 Severability.
Sec. 9-275 Conflicts.
Sec. 9-276 Effective Date.
Sec. 9-277 through 9-279 Reserved For Future Use.
Article 9. Stormwater Collection and Disposal System.
Sec. 9-280 through Sec. 9-299 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 10. Fats, Oils, and Greases Discharge Regulations Into the Sanitary Sewage Collection System.
Division 1. General Provisions.
Sec. 9-300 Provisions and Policy.
Sec. 9-301 Definitions.
Sec. 9-302 Abbreviations.
Sec. 9-303 and Sec. 9-304 Reserved for Future Use.
Division II. General Requirements.
Sec. 9-305 through Sec. 9-309 Reserved for Future Use.
Division III. Grease Interceptor Specifications and Requirements.
Sec. 9-310 Specifications and Requirements.
Sec. 9-311 Grease Interceptor Criteria.
Sec. 9-312 through Sec. 9-314 Reserved for Future Use.
Division IV. Oil/Water Specifications and Requirements.
Sec. 9-315 Specifications and Requirements.
Sec. 9-316 through Sec. 9-319 Reserved for Future Use.
Division V. Maintenance Record Keeping.
Sec. 9-320 Record Keeping Requirements.
Sec. 9-321 Interceptor Maintenance.
Sec. 9-322 through Sec. 9-327 Reserved for Future Use.
Division VI. Penalties.
Sec. 9-328 Penalty Provisions.
Sec. 9-329 Reserved for Future Use.
Division VII. Applicability.
Sec. 9-330 User Applicability.
Sec. 9-331 through Sec. 9-339 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 11. Storm Drainage Control Regulations.
Division I. General Provisions.
Sec. 9-340 Purpose.
Sec. 9-341 Title.
Sec. 9-342 Conflicting Ordinance.
Sec. 9-343 Severability Clause.
Sec. 9-344 Compliance with Other Ordinances.
Sec. 9-345 Interpretation.
Sec. 9-346 Scope of Regulations.
Sec. 9-347 through 9-349 Reserved for Future Use.
Division II. Definitions.
Sec. 9-350 Application and Interpretation.
Sec. 9-351 Abbreviations.
Sec. 9-352 Definitions.
Sec. 9-353 and 9-354 Reserved for Future Use.
Division III. Storm Water Control Policy.
Sec. 9-355 General.
Sec. 9-356 Stormwater Quantity Policy.
Sec. 9-357 Stormwater Quality Policy.
Sec. 9-358 Prohibited and Exempted Discharges.
Sec. 9-359 Spill Reporting.
Sec. 9-360 Permit Fees.
Sec. 9-361 through 9-364 Reserved for Future Use.
Division IV. Permits for Construction in the Floodway.
Sec. 9-365 General Requirements.
Sec. 9-366 Resources.
Sec. 9-367 through 9-369 Reserved for Future Use.
Division V. Information Requirements.
Sec. 9-370 General.
Sec. 9-371 Mapping Standards.
Sec. 9-372 Topographic and Soils Maps.
Sec. 9-373 Preliminary Drainage Plans.
Sec. 9-374 Valley Cross Section.
Sec. 9-375 Site Plan.
Sec. 9-376 Final Drainage Plans.
Sec. 9-377 Record Drawings.
Sec. 9-378 Submittal and Consideration of Plans.
Sec. 9-379 Waivers and Appeals.
Division VI. Determination of Runoff Quantities.
Sec. 9-380 General.
Sec. 9-381 Computation Methods.
Sec. 9-382 through 9-384 Reserved for Future Use.
Division VII. Amount of Runoff to be Accommodated by Various Parts of Drainage Facility.
Sec. 9-385 General Provisions.
Sec. 9-386 through 9-389 Reserved for Future Use.
Division VIII. Storm Sewer Design Standards.
Sec. 9-390 General.
Sec. 9-391 Workmanship and Materials.
Sec. 9-392 Installation.
Sec. 9-393 Special Hydraulic Structures.
Sec. 9-394 Reserved for Future Use.
Division IX. Open Channel Design Standards.
Sec. 9-395 General.
Sec. 9-396 Construction and Materials.
Sec. 9-397 through 9-399 Reserved for Future Use.
Division X. Storm Water Detentions.
Sec. 9-400 General.
Sec. 9-401 Acceptable Detention Methods.
Sec. 9-402 Design Storm.
Sec. 9-403 Allowable Release Rate.
Sec. 9-404 Drainage System Overflow Design.
Sec. 9-405 Determination of Storage Volume — Rational Method.
Sec. 9-406 Determination of Storage Volume — Other Methods.
Sec. 9-407 General Detention Basin Design Requirements.
Sec. 9-408 Dry Bottom Basin Design Requirements.
Sec. 9-409 Wet Bottom Basin Design Requirements.
Sec. 9-410 Roof Top Storage.
Sec. 9-411 Parking Lot Storage.
Sec. 9-412 Facility Financial Responsibility.
Sec. 9-413 Facility Maintenance Responsibility.
Sec. 9-414 Joint Development of Control Systems.
Sec. 9-415 Installation of Control Systems.
Sec. 9-416 Detention Facilities in Floodplains.
Sec. 9-417 Off-Site Drainage Provisions.
Sec. 9-418 and 9-419 Reserved for Future Use.
Division XI. Certifications Required.
Sec. 9-420 General.
Sec. 9-421 Pre-construction.
Sec. 9-422 During Construction.
Sec. 9-423 After Construction.
Sec. 9-424 Reserved for Future Use.
Division XII. Changes in Plan.
Sec. 9-425 Requirements.
Sec. 9-426 through 9-429 Reserved for Future Use.
Division XIII. Determination of Impact Drainage Areas.
Sec. 9-430 General.
Sec. 9-431 through 9-434 Reserved for Future Use.
Division XIV. Supplemental Requirements.
Sec. 9-435 Sump Pumps.
Sec. 9-436 Down Spouts.
Sec. 9-437 Footing Drains.
Sec. 9-438 Water Main Disinfection Flushing.
Sec. 9-439 Discharge of De-watering Facilities.
Division XV. Disclaimer of Liability.
Sec. 9-440 Disclaimer of Liability.
Sec. 9-441 through 9-444 Reserved for Future Use.
Division XVI. Enforcement (Corrective Action).
Sec. 9-445 Inspections.
Sec. 9-446 Notice of Violation (NOV).
Sec. 9-447 Corrective Actions.
Sec. 9-448 Re-inspections.
Sec. 9-449 Stop Work Order.
Sec. 9-450 Penalties.
Sec. 9-451 Appeals.
Sec. 9-452 through 9-454 Reserved for Future Use.
Article 12. Underground and Buried Utility District.
Sec. 9-455 Area Established.
Sec. 9-456 Regulations.
Sec. 9-457 through Sec. 9-460 Reserved for Future Use.