§ 153.216  WATER OUTLETS.
   (A)   Dry weather water outlets are prohibited from discharging directly onto any public property, public right-of-way, public street, or public sidewalk if such discharge creates or contributes to a public hazard or public nuisance. No person shall construct, build, replace, or maintain any dry weather water outlet which discharges onto a public right-of-way, public street, public sidewalk, roadside ditch, or other public property maintained by the village without first obtaining a permit from the Village Maintenance Superintendent.
   (B)   Sump pumps installed to receive or discharge groundwaters or stormwater runoff shall be connected to the storm sewer system where possible or discharged into a designated stormwater runoff drainage facility. No sump pumps shall discharge directly onto a street surface or public sidewalk. Sump pumps are prohibited from discharging in any way that would cause water to flow onto any public streets, sidewalks or driveways within the public right-of-way.
   (C)   Footing drains and drainage tile shall discharge into a storm sewer or other storm drainage facility. No footing drains or drainage tile shall be connected to a sanitary sewer or be discharged directly onto a street surface or public sidewalk.
   (D)   Downspouts and roof drains shall discharge onto the ground. In certain cases such as small commercial areas, downspouts and roof drains may be connected to the storm drains, if authorized by the Village Engineer. No downspouts or roof drains shall be connected to a sanitary sewer or be discharged directly onto a street surface or public sidewalk.
(Ord. 97-7, passed 7-1-1997, § 5.19)