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(a) No privy vault, cesspool, public or private receptacle for sewage or excreta, hogpen, barn, manure pit or other source of pollution shall be established, constructed, maintained or permitted to remain within 300 feet of the wells now or hereafter installed for the purpose of furnishing the public water supply of the village unless such privy, vault, cesspool, receptacle for sewage or excreta, hogpen, barn, manure pit or other source of pollution is so constructed as to be watertight and so maintained that none of the liquefied or solid substances contained therein or intended to be contained therein is permitted to reach the surface of the ground or to enter the soil within such distance of 300 feet.
(b) Each owner, agent, tenant, lessee or occupant of occupied lots or land within 300 feet of such wells shall make, maintain and use a connection with a public sanitary sewer if such sewer is accessible. Such connections to sanitary sewers shall be of cast iron pipe or equal, with watertight joints within 300 feet of such wells. If a sanitary sewer is accessible or, if not, as soon as such sewer is made accessible, any privy, cesspool or other receptacle for sewerage or excreta within such distance of 300 feet shall be thoroughly cleaned, disinfected, filled with suitable filling material and abandoned. If a public sanitary sewer is not accessible, a watertight privy vault, cesspool or other receptacle for sewage or excreta shall be installed and maintained as provided in division (a) hereof.
(c) No person shall deposit or place or cause to be deposited or placed any dead animal, offal, garbage or other filthy or poisonous substance upon or under the ground or in any stream or body of water within 300 feet of such wells.
(d) No person who pleaded guilty to or been convicted of a violation of any of the provision of divisions (a) through (c) hereof shall fail to remove forthwith any source of pollution, for the construction, maintenance or placing of which such person had been convicted. In the event such person fails or refuses to remove such source of pollution, the Village Administrator shall remove the same and the expense of such removal shall be paid by the person convicted as aforesaid. Such remedy shall be in addition to the penalty provided in § 1048.99.
(Ord. 225, passed 8-30-1954)