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For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
BEDROOM. Any room within the building that has a privacy door and closet that can be used for sleeping purposes or could be converted into a room used for sleeping purposes, such as a den or sewing room.
COMBINED SEWER. A sewer receiving both surface water run-off and sewage.
HEALTH AUTHORITY. The Health Officer and/or the Executive Officer of the County Health Department or their duly authorized representatives.
INDUSTRIAL WASTE. Any liquid, gaseous, solid or other waste substance or a combination thereof resulting from any process of industry, manufacturing, trade or business or from the development, processing or recovery of any natural resources.
OTHER WASTES. Garbage, refuse, wood residues, sand, lime, cinders, ashes, offal, night soil, silt, oil, tar, dye stuffs, acids, chemicals and all other substances not sewage or industrial waste which may cause or tend to cause pollution.
PERMIT. A written permit issued by the Health Authority or its authorized representative permitting the construction, repair, or alteration of a sewage treatment or disposal system under this chapter.
PERSON. Any individual, firm, partnership, broker, corporation, association or organization.
PORTABLE TOILET. A self-contained portable unit equipped with a waste receiving holding container that may be moved or transported from site to site.
SANITARY SEWER. A sewer which carries sewage and to which storm, surface and ground waters shall not be admitted.
SEPTAGE. The solid and liquid waste removed from a sewage treatment or disposal system (excluding wastes from oil and grease interceptors and associated holding tanks, grease traps and sewage treatment plant sludge).
SEWAGE. The water-carried human or animal wastes from residences, buildings, industrial establishments or other places, together with any ground water infiltration and surface water that may be present. The admixture with sewage, industrial wastes or other wastes shall also be considered sewage.
SEWAGE TREATMENT or DISPOSAL SYSTEM. Any sewage handling or treatment facility receiving domestic sewage and having a ground surface discharge or any sewage handling or treatment facility receiving domestic sewage and having no ground surface discharge.
SEWAGE TREATMENT OR DISPOSAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION CONTRACTOR. Any person constructing, installing, repairing, modifying or maintaining sewage treatment or disposal systems.
SEWAGE TREATMENT OR DISPOSAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION CONTRACTOR’S LICENSE. An annual license issued by the Health Authority to all sewage treatment or disposal installation contractors engaged in the installation of sewage treatment or disposal systems within the county. This license shall expire on December 31 of the year it is issued.
SEWAGE TREATMENT OR DISPOSAL SYSTEM PUMPING CONTRACTOR. Any person who cleans or pumps waste from a sewage treatment or disposal system or portable toilet unit or hauls or disposes of waste removed therefrom.
SEWAGE TREATMENT OR DISPOSAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION CONTRACTOR’S LICENSE. An annual license issued by the Health Authority to all sewage treatment or disposal installation contractors engaged in the construction, installation, repair, and modification of sewage treatment or disposal systems within the county. This license shall expire on December 31 of the year it is issued.
SOIL CLASSIFIER. One of the following:
(1) A certified professional soil classifier (CPSC) who is certified by the Illinois Soil Classifiers Association (ISCA); or a certified soil classifier with the American Registry of Certified Professionals in Agronomy, Crops and Soils (ARCPACS); or
(2) A person who is a full member or associate member of the State Soil Classifiers Association (ISCA), provided that direct supervision is provided to this person by an ISCA certified professional soil classifier or ARCPACS certified soil classifier who accompanies the person on at least 25% of the soil investigations and reviews and signs all of that person’s soil investigation reports.
STORMWATER. Any water resulting from precipitation mixed with the accumulation of dirt, soil and other precipitation falls or flows.
(1980 Code, §51.02) (1963 pp. 360—361, adopted 8--1963) (Sup. Rec. Bk. 235, pp. 257—258; Sup. Rec. Bk. , pp. 261—267, adopted 6-14-1976) (Res. 87-74, passed 7-16- 1987; Res. 79-59, adopted 4-25-1979; Res. 05-340, adopted 7-21-2005; Res. 07-412, adopted 10-18-2007; Ord. 11-74, passed 2-17-2011; Ord. 14-279, passed 10-16-2014; Ord. 16-235, passed 8-18-2016)