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(a) Customers shall not introduce grease into the sanitary sewer system. A sewer system user who violates this provision shall be responsible for the cost of cleaning the sewer main to remove the grease.
(b) Grease and oil traps or other interceptors shall be provided at the user's expense, when such user operates an establishment preparing, processing, or serving food and/or food products. In accordance with the town's FOG ordinance [section 18-133], grease interceptors may also be required in other industrial, residential, or commercial establishments when they are necessary for the proper handling of liquid wastes containing oil and/or grease in amounts in excess of seventy-five (75) mg/l, or for any flammable wastes. All such traps, tanks, chambers or other interceptors shall be of a type and capacity approved by the town and shall be readily and easily accessible for cleaning and inspection. All such interceptors shall be serviced and emptied of the waste content as required, but not less often than every thirty (30) days, in order to maintain their minimum design capability to intercept oils and greases from the wastewater discharged to the public sanitary sewer. Wastes removed from grease interceptors shall not be discharged into the public sanitary sewer. The owner shall be responsible for the sanitary disposal of such wastes.
(Ord. No. 1992-1, 1-7-92; Ord. No. 2001-2, § 10, 1-8-01; Ord. No. 2009-03(1), 3-3-09; Ord. No. 2021-09, 5-4-21)