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(a) The costs and obligations for connection of a service lateral and for making a connection to the public wastewater system including administration and inspection fees shall be borne by the property owner.
(b) The City may install wastewater service laterals where the Public Works Director finds that it would be in the best interest of the City and property owners. However, normally, the Wastewater Department will allow the installation of a service lateral by a private contractor wherein the installation shall be made in accordance with the City's Wastewater Design and Construction Standards. The Public Works Department shall inspect and approve the connection of the lateral to the wastewater main line and the Community Development Department shall inspect and approve the service lateral connection to the building lateral prior to the backfill of such lateral installation.
(c) The Public Works Department shall be notified at least twenty-four (24) business hours in advance of any connection to the wastewater system so that inspections by the Public Works Department and the Community Development Department may be conducted.
(d) All service lateral installations within the public right-of-way shall be done in strict accordance within the requirements, as applicable, of the City's Public Works Department including, but not limited to, those requirements as set forth in an Encroachment Permit.
(Ord. 1515-NS, eff. June 5, 2009)