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(A) Where a public sanitary (or combined) sewer is not available under the provisions of § 53.51(D) of this chapter, the building sewer shall be connected to a private sewage disposal system complying with the provisions of this section.
(B) Before commencement of construction of a private sewage disposal system the owner shall first obtain a written permit signed by the operations manager. The application for such permit shall be made on a form furnished by the village, (reference § 53.60 of this chapter), which the applicant shall supplement by any plans, specifications and other information as deemed necessary by the operations manager. A permit and inspection fee of $125 shall be paid to the village at the time the application is filed.
(C) A permit for a private sewage disposal system shall not become effective until the installation is completed to the satisfaction of the operations manager. He or she shall be allowed to inspect the work at any stage of construction and, in any event, the applicant for the permit shall notify the Public Works Superintendent. When the work is ready for final inspection, and before any underground portions are covered. The inspection shall be made within 24 hours of the receipt of written notice by the operations manager.
(D) The type, capacities, location and layout of a private sewage disposal system shall comply with all recommendations of the State Private Sewage Disposal Licensing Act and Code, being 225 ILCS 225 and with the State Environmental Protection Agency. No septic tank or cesspool shall be permitted to discharge to any natural outlet.
(E) At such time as a public sewer becomes available to a property served by a private sewage disposal system, as provided in § 53.51(D) of this chapter, a direct connection shall be made to the public sewer in compliance with this subchapter, and any septic tanks, cesspools and similar private sewage disposal facilities shall be abandoned and filled with suitable material.
(F) The owner shall operate and maintain the private sewage disposal facilities in a sanitary manner at all times, and at no expense to the village.
(G) No statement contained in this section shall be construed to interfere with any additional requirement that may be imposed by the County Health Department.
(H) When a public sewer becomes available, the building sewer shall be connected to said sewer within 90 days and the private sewage disposal system shall be cleaned of sludge and filled with clean bank-run gravel or dirt.
(Ord. 216, passed 9-7-2005) Penalty, see § 53.99