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(a) Where a public sanitary sewer is not available under the provisions of Section 1042.02(d), the building sewer shall be connected to a private sewage disposal system complying with the provisions of this section.
(b) Before commencement of construction of a private sewage disposal system, the owner shall first obtain a written permit signed by the County Health Officer. The application for such permit shall be made on a form furnished by the County, which the applicant shall supplement by any plans, specifications and other information as are deemed necessary by the County Health Officer.
(c) A permit for a private sewage disposal system shall not become effective until the installation is completed to the satisfaction of and meets all the requirements of the County Health Officer.
(d) The type, capacities, location and layout of a private sewage disposal system shall comply with all recommendations of the State Department of Public Health.
(e) At such time as a public sewer becomes available to a property served by a private sewage disposal system, as provided in Section 1042.02(d), a direct connection shall be made to the public sewer in compliance with this chapter, and any septic tanks, cesspools and similar private sewage disposal facilities shall be abandoned and filled with suitable material.
(f) The owner shall operate and maintain the private sewage disposal facilities in a sanitary manner at all times, at no expense to the City.
(g) No statement contained in this section shall be construed to interfere with any additional requirements that may be imposed by the County Health Officer.
(Ord. 75-50. Passed 6-16-75.)