(a)   The purpose of this Chapter is to implement the City’s powers conferred under Section 3750.11 of the Ohio Revised Code to provide for the protection of the City’s ground water resources that serve as a source of drinking water for the City’s public water system and that are located within the scientifically derived wellhead protection areas established by the City.
   (b)   The regulations adopted in this Chapter are adopted for the purpose of safeguarding the public health, safety and welfare of the community, the health, safety and welfare of the City’s water customers and to protect the community's potable water supply against contamination from existing and future potential pollution sources by regulating nuisances and the storage, handling, use and/or production of those substances which could pose a threat to the City’s wellheads and well field located along the Mad River in the Township of German, County of Clark, State of Ohio.
   (c)   Nothing in this Chapter should be construed to apply the provisions of this Chapter to facilities owned or operated by the City or to any of the City’s operations.
(Ord. 99-52.  Passed 2-16-99.)