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(A) Before an application for a new sewage permit can be received by the Health Authority, an on-site soil evaluation/classification must be obtained by methods as prescribed in Appendix B of this chapter or as required by Section 905.55 of the Illinois Department of Public Health Private Sewage Disposal Licensing Act and Code. A legal description and a plat of survey must be submitted to the Health Authority prior to the on-site soil evaluation.
(B) An approved and completed application must be submitted to the Health Authority in triplicate for a sewage permit. This Department requires a minimum three day permit review period and may require additional reasonable review time as needed to ensure the system complies with all current state and local regulations. The application shall be on forms provided by the Health Authority and shall contain the following information:
(1) The location and legal description of the property involved;
(2) The owner’s name, mailing address and telephone number;
(3) The size and area of lot or building site;
(4) In all residential buildings, the number of bedrooms, water closets, lavatories, bathtubs, showers, clothes washing machines, garbage grinders or disposals and all other plumbing fixtures requiring water;
(5) In all buildings other than residential, the number of water closets, urinals, lavatories, sinks, showers and any other fixtures or process which requires water;
(6) A description including sizes of each component of the proposed sewage treatment or disposal systems;
(7) The private sewage disposal system contractor’s name, IDPH License #, address, and telephone number;
(8) The date and signature of applicant/owner;
(9) The results of the onsite soil evaluation/classification, date of tests and name of the Health Authority representative who supervised the tests or soil classifier or state licensed professional engineer; and
(10) A scale plat plan showing the actual location of all pertinent data such as well or wells on the property and in the general area, all buildings and permanent structures on the property, property lines, the proposed location of the sewage system and a complete layout of the sewage system, all driveways or other paved areas and other situations which could affect the operation or maintenance of the sewage treatment or disposal system.
(C) A sewage permit must be issued by the Health Authority before the commencement of construction or repair of a sewage treatment or disposal system takes place. The permit is not transferable to another owner nor is it useable by the same owner at some other location. All sewage permits will be voided one year after the date of issue. A fee shall be charged for the re-issuance of any permit which has been voided for reason of being older than one year. All fees are designated in Appendix A .
(D) Should the elevation of the original ground in the area to be used for the installation of the ground absorption trench system be changed by filling or excavating to a degree that would render the on-site soil evaluation/classification useless, it shall be required that a soil classifier or Illinois licensed professional engineer preform an additional soil evaluation. The type and size of the sewage disposal system, if allowed, will be based on the results of this evaluation.
(E) Each application for permit for the installation of a new septic system shall be accompanied by a fee designated in Appendix A . This fee is non-refundable in the event that an individual decides not to construct the proposed septic system. An application for the installation of an individual mechanical sewage treatment system shall be accompanied by a permit fee designated in Appendix A . This fee is non-refundable in the event that an individual decides not to construct the proposed sewage treatment or disposal system. A fee shall be charged for permits to repair, extend or alter an existing sewage treatment or disposal system. All fees are designated in Appendix A .
(1980 Code, § 51.04) (1963 pp. 363—364, adopted 8- -1963) (Sup. Rec. Bk. 235, p. 259; Sup. Rec. Bk. , pp. 261—267, adopted 6-14-1976) (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) Penalty, see § 51.99