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(A) The collection, storage, transportation and disposal of all domestic septage including portable toilet waste shall be handled in accordance with Illinois Department of Public Health Private Sewage Disposal Licensing Act and Code and 40 C.F.R. § 503, Standards for the Use or Disposal of Sewage Sludge.
(B) The name under which the business is conducted and the town of company origin and telephone number of the business shall be painted on each side of every pumper truck operated by the contractor. The company name shall be easily legible and the letters shall be at least eight inches high in contrasting colors.
(C) Equipment shall be subject to inspection and approval by the Health Authority at any reasonable time, and upon request, shall be available for inspection at a designated location.
(D) Each vehicle used for collection and transportation of waste shall be equipped with a leak proof and tightly sealed tank for septage hauling. The interior and exterior sections of all portable containers, pumps, hoses, tools or other implements which have been contaminated shall be rinsed clean after each use and the rinsing shall be disposed of such that no health hazard or nuisance results. Trucks and tanks shall comply with the following.
(1) The vehicle shall be equipped with either a vacuum pump or other type of pump which is self-priming and will not allow any seepage from the diaphragm or other packing glands.
(2) The discharge nozzle shall be located so that there is no flow or drip onto any portion of the truck.
(3) The drainage nozzle shall be capped and leak proof when not in use.
(E) Septage disposal. Each licensed contractor engaged in septage disposal shall file with the Health Authority, each year, a statement of the sites and methods of disposal of septage. These methods must comply with 40 C.F.R. § 503, Standards for the Use or Disposal of Sewage Sludge.
(1980 Code, § 51.07) (1963 pp. 370—372, adopted 8- -1963) (Sup. Rec. Bk. 235, p. 262) (Res. 87-74, passed 7-16-1987; Res. 79-59, adopted 4-25-1979; 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