§ 51.11  ENFORCEMENT.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to place, deposit or permit to be deposited human excrement or raw and or improperly treated sewage upon the surface of public or private property located within the county or to farm tiles, streams, rivers, ponds, lakes or other collectors of water. Improperly treated sewage is sewage that does not meet the effluent requirements of the applicable NPDES permit or the requirement of § 51.08 (G) or sewage which comes directly from a septic tank or building sewer. Domestic sewage or effluent from any sewage treatment or disposal system or component shall not be discharged into any well or into any underground mine, cave or tunnel.
   (B)   Should any defect exist or occur in any sewage treatment or disposal system which would cause the sewage system to fail to meet the requirements of this chapter and cause a nuisance or public health hazardous condition, the defect shall be corrected immediately by the owner or agent of the owner, occupant or agent of the occupant.
   (C)   If in the opinion of the Health Authority, the conditions involved are serious enough, they may order the buildings to be vacated and to remain vacated until the defect has been eliminated and the public health nuisance and hazardous condition abated to his or her satisfaction.
   (D)   Whenever an approved combined or sanitary sewer which can be legally connected to becomes available within 300 feet for a single-family residence and not greater than 1,000 feet for a commercial establishment served by a sewage treatment or disposal system, which in the opinion of the County Health Department is causing a public health nuisance and/or a possible public health hazardous condition, a direct connection shall be made to the approved sewer by the owner of the property involved. This connection to the approved sewer must bypass all portions of the existing sewage treatment or disposal system and all portions of this system shall be completely pumped and properly abandoned in accordance with §§  51.05 (X) and 51.08 (H).
(1980 Code, § 51.09)  (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)  Penalty, see § 51.99