Any person discharging wastewater to the POTW or any portion of the sanitary sewer is required to notify the Director of any planned significant charges to its operations or wastewater treatment system which might alter the nature, quality or volume of its wastewater at least 30 days before the change is implemented or in accordance with the terms of its wastewater discharge permit or the following standards and procedures, whichever are more stringent.
   (A)   Information required. The Director may require that any person discharging wastewater to the POTW to submit information as the Director deems reasonably necessary to evaluate a changed condition in the operations or wastewater treatment system of the person including, without limitation, the submission of a wastewater discharge permit application under this chapter.
   (B)   Action on changed conditions. Based on the change proposed, the Director may issue a wastewater discharge permit or modify an existing wastewater discharge permit under this chapter.
   (C)   Prerequisite to implementation of significant change. No person shall implement a planned significant change until the Director has responded to the industrial user’s notice required under this section.
   (D)   “Significant change” defined. For purpose of this section, flow increases of 10% or greater and/or the discharge of any previously unreported pollutants shall be deemed a SIGNIFICANT CHANGE.
(Ord. 970318A, passed 3-18-1997)