Sec. 10-1.502.  City responsibility for maintenance and operation.
   (a)   The maintenance and operation of the public wastewater system including pipelines and treatment facilities shall be the sole responsibility of the City or its agents unless the maintenance and/or repair requirements are due to unauthorized discharge of wastewater or discharges not meeting the requirements as set forth in this Title, then the costs for such maintenance/repair shall be the responsibility of the property owner from which the discharge was made or originated or was introduced into the system.
   (b)   Only City personnel and its agents shall be allowed to open manhole lids or otherwise enter any portion of the public wastewater system unless approval is granted by the Public Works Department.
(Ord. 1515-NS, eff. June 5, 2009)