§ 96.128  SEPTIC TANKS.
   (A)   No septic tank, cesspool or underground receptacle for filth shall be hereafter erected or built or maintained on any lot or premises abutting on any street in which a public sewer is laid, but proper water closets, school sinks or some means approved by the Board of Health shall be provided which shall discharge into the sewer and the use of no such water closet or school sink shall be allowed unless provided with a flow of water sufficient to wash all filth into the public sewer system.
(1967 Code, Appendix A, § 63)
   (B)   No person shall engage in the business of cleaning, emptying or removing, or shall clean, empty or remove the contents of any septic tank, sink or cesspool in the city except pursuant to a license and under the supervision and control of the Board of Health.
(1967 Code, Appendix A, § 64)
   (C)   No license, as provided in the foregoing section to be issued to any person, shall in any case be issued until there has been paid at the office of the Board of Health for the issuing thereof and for the supervision and control of the business as set forth in the schedule of fees, charges, penalties and rewards attached to the annual budget of the city, pursuant to § 41.11 of this code.
(1967 Code, Appendix A, § 65)  (Ord. passed 8-19-2013)
   (D)   Every person engaged in the business of removing the contents of septic tanks, sinks or cesspools, where the contents are to be carried through any public street or highway, shall use in such business a suitable conveyance for the carrying of the contents, provided with watertight tanks or boxes, with close fitting lids or covers or some other suitable conveyance, to be first approved for such use by the Board of Health.
(1967 Code, Appendix A, § 66)
   (E)   Every scavenger, or person so licensed and engaged in the business or employment of cleaning or emptying septic tanks, sinks, cesspools or removing the contents thereof, shall upon receipt of an order signed by the Director of Health, stating the necessity for the immediate cleaning or emptying of any sink or cesspool, or the removal of the contents thereof, perform the work within 24 hours after the receipt of the order; provided that, the owner, lessee or occupant of the premises on which the privy- vault, sink or cesspool is situated, or the Board of Health, shall express willingness to pay the scavenger or person so licensed for the services the usual fee charged for the work.
(1967 Code, Appendix A, § 67)
Penalty, see § 96.999