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(a) Any person so ordered to connect to the sanitary sewer system; ordered to extend water mains or sewer mains; or denied a variance under Section 920.04(c) of the Codified Ordinances shall have the right to appeal such order or decision to the Utility Connection Appeal Board. The Board shall consist of the Director of Utilities and the Public Works Director or their designated representatives, and a representative of the Shelby County Board of Health. Appeals shall be filed in writing with the Board and shall be in accord with such rules and procedures as the Board may establish. This three-person Board shall hear, review and rule on appeals, shall resolve facts concerning the availability of a sanitary sewer to a property; the extension of sewer mains and water main; and variances. In making these determinations, the Board shall specifically include the following criteria:
(1) Environmental concerns;
(2) Technical feasibility; and
(3) Economic consequences.
(b) There shall be provided a 30-day appeal period following receipt of the City notice or decision. The Board shall rule on such appeal within 30 days following the receipt of an appeal.
(c) Any person so ordered to perform an inspection in accordance with this Chapter, abate a defective building drain and/or building sewer or any other action authorized by this chapter of the Codified Ordinances shall have the right to appeal such order or decision to the Director. The Director shall hear, review and rule on appeals and shall resolve facts concerning the appeal.
(d) Appeals shall be submitted in writing to the Director within 30 days of receipt of the City Order to be considered. Appeals submitted after 30 days shall not be considered.
(e) The Director shall be authorized to provide an extension of time as deemed appropriate but not to exceed for the following activities:
(1) 30 days for a private property I&I reduction program inspection to be performed.
(2) 30 days for the installation of a City approved clean out.
(3) 60 days for abatement of a defective building drain and/or building sewer.
(4) 60 days for the disconnection of clean water sources.
(5) The Director shall rule on such appeal within 30 days following the receipt of the appeal.
(Ord. A-1327. Passed 3-17-80; Ord. A-2456. Passed 10-24-05; Ord. A-2743. Passed 12-10-12; Ord. A-2773. Passed 11-11-13; Ord. A-2788. Passed 6-23-14.)