A.   Permit Required: No unauthorized person shall uncover, make any connections with or opening into, use, alter, or disturb any public sewer or appurtenance thereof without first obtaining a written permit from the town.
   B.   Classes Of Building Sewers; Application; Fees:
      1.   There shall be two (2) classes of building sewer permits: a) for residential and commercial service; and b) for service to establishments producing industrial wastes.
      2.   In either case, the owner or his agent shall make application on a special form furnished by the town. The permit application shall be supplemented by any plans, specifications, or other information considered pertinent in the judgment of the town.
      3.   A permit and inspection fee of five hundred dollars ($500.00) for a residential or commercial building sewer permit shall be paid to the town at the time the application is filed. A permit and inspection fee for industrial sewer building permits shall be determined by the town at the time the application is filed.
   C.   Costs Borne By Owner: All costs and expense incidental to the installation and connection of the building sewer shall be borne by the owner. The owner shall indemnify the town from any loss or damage that may directly or indirectly be occasioned by the installation of the building sewer.
   D.   Two Buildings On Lot: A separate and independent building sewer shall be provided for every building; except where one building stands at the rear of another on an interior lot and no private sewer is available or can be constructed to the rear building through an adjoining alley, court, yard, or driveway, the building sewer from the front building may be extended to the rear building and the whole considered as one building sewer, but the town does not and will not assume any obligation or responsibility for damage caused by or resulting from any such single connection aforementioned.
   E.   Materials And Construction Requirements: The size, slope, alignment, materials of construction of all sanitary sewers including building sewers, and methods to be used in excavating, placing of the pipe, jointing, testing, and backfilling the trench, shall all conform to the requirements of the building and plumbing code or other applicable rules and regulations of the town and the state of Montana.
   F.   Flow To Public Sewer: Whenever possible, the building sewer shall be brought to the building at an elevation below the basement floor. In all buildings in which any building drain is too low to permit gravity flow to the public sewer, sanitary sewage carried by such building drain shall be lifted by an approved means and discharged to the building sewer.
   G.   Surface Runoff Or Groundwater Prohibited From Public Sewer: No person shall make connection of roof downspouts, foundation drains, areaway drains, or other sources of surface runoff or groundwater to a building sewer or building drain which in turn is connected directly or indirectly to a public sanitary sewer unless such connection is approved by the director of public works and the Montana state department of health for purposes of disposal of polluted surface drainage.
   H.   Building Sewer Connection Into Public Sewer Requirements: The connection of the building sewer into the public sewer shall conform to the requirements of the building and plumbing code or other applicable rules and regulations of the town and the state of Montana.
   I.   Inspection Required: The applicant for the building sewer permit shall notify the director of public works when the building sewer is ready for inspection and connection to the public sewer. The connection and testing shall be made under the supervision of the director of public works or his representative.
   J.   Excavations Guarded: All excavations for building sewer installation shall be adequately guarded with barricades and lights so as to protect the public from hazard. Streets, sidewalks, parkways, and other public property disturbed in the course of the work shall be restored in a manner satisfactory to the town.
   K.   Pipes And Fittings: All sanitary sewer pipe and fittings shall be PVC SDR 35 or approved equivalent. (Ord., 6-9-1998)