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ORDINANCE NO. 2021 - 08
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH, AMENDING SECTION 13.16.120 AND DELETING SECTION 13.16.130 OF THE SOUTH JORDAN CITY MUNICIPAL CODE, PERTAINING TO SEWER SERVICE SYSTEM.
WHEREAS, South Jordan City ("City") may construct, maintain, and operate works for sewer collection and treatment and may authorize the construction, maintenance, and operation of the same by others in order to maintain the health, safety, and welfare of its citizens; and
WHEREAS, the South Valley Sewer District ("District") provides those services within the City; and
WHEREAS, the City has enacted and published ordinances regulating sewer service that are codified as Title 13.16 "Sewer Service System" in the South Jordan Municipal Code; and
WHEREAS, changes in state and federal law necessitated an update to the District’s Pretreatment Rules and Regulations which then necessitates the City to update its ordinance; and
WHEREAS, the City desires amend its ordinances pertaining to sewer service at the request of the District.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH:
SECTION 1. Amendment. South Jordan Municipal Code Sections 13.16.120 B. is amended as follows, and Section 13.16.130 is deleted in its entirety:
B. Discharge Prohibitions: No person shall discharge into the sewer system any substance listed as prohibited in appendix A of this chapter or which in any manner violates the wastewater discharge prohibitions and limitations contained within chapter 2, section 2.2 of the district's pretreatment rules and regulations currently in force and as amended from time to time, which are incorporated by this reference as a part hereof as though fully set forth herein, together with any schedules or appendices which are a part of chapter 2, section 2.2 of the district's pretreatment rules and regulations.
A. Pollutants which create a fire or explosive hazard in the POTW, including, but not limited to, waste streams with a closed cup flashpoint of less than one hundred forty degrees Fahrenheit (140°F) (60°C) using the test method specified in 40 CFR 261.21.
B. Pollutants which will cause corrosive structural damage to the POTW, but in no case discharges with a pH lower than 5.0 or greater than 12.0.
C. Solid or viscous pollutants in amounts which will cause obstruction of the flow in the POTW resulting in interference.
D. Any pollutants, including oxygen demanding pollutants (BOD, TSS, etc.), released in a discharge at a flow rate and/or pollutant concentration which will cause interference with the POTW.
E. Wastewater having a temperature greater than sixty degrees Celsius (60°C) (140°F), which will inhibit biological activity in the sewage treatment facility resulting in interference but in no case in such quantities that cause the temperature at the treatment facility headworks to exceed forty degrees Celsius (40°C) (104°F).
F. Petroleum oil, nondegradable cutting oil, or products of mineral oil origin, in amounts that will cause interference or pass-through.
G. Petroleum oil, nonbiodegradable cutting oil, or products of mineral oil origin exceeding one hundred milligrams per liter (100 mg/l).
H. Pollutants which result in the presence of toxic gases, vapors or fumes within the POTW in a quantity that may cause acute worker health and/or safety problems.
I. Stormwater, surface water, groundwater, artisan well water, roof runoff, subsurface drainage, swimming pool drainage, condensate, deionized, noncontact cooling water, and unpolluted wastewater, unless specifically authorized by the district.
J. Pollutants in violation of the national categorical treatment standards established by the EPA in 40 CFR, chapter I, subchapter N, parts 405-471.
K. Wastewater exceeding the local limits established by the district in its pretreatment program. (Ord. 2013-18, 10-15-2013)
SECTION 2. Severability. If any section, part or provision of this Ordinance is held invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect any other portion of this Ordinance and all sections, parts, provisions and words of this Ordinance shall be severable.
SECTION 3. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon publication or posting as required by law.
PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH, ON THIS ______ DAY OF ______________, 2021 BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
YES NO ABSTAIN ABSENT
Dawn R. Ramsey City Recorder
Approved as to form:
Office of the City Attorney