TITLE 5. SANITATION AND HEALTH

CHAPTER 1     ANIMALS

5-1.01    Adoption by Reference of Contra Costa County’s Animal Control Code

5-1.02    Penalties

5-1.03    Request Enforcement in the City of Hercules

CHAPTER 2     MANDATORY GARBAGE/SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL

5-2.01    Definitions

5-2.02    Keeping of Solid Waste Prohibited

5-2.03    Depositing Solid Waste in Sewers

5-2.04    Placing Solid Waste on Streets or Sidewalks

5-2.05    Burning of Solid Waste

5-2.06    Receptacles Required

5-2.07    Solid Waste Collection Service Required

5-2.08    Failure to Subscribe

5-2.09    Collector Entitled to Payment

5-2.10    Unauthorized Collection Prohibited

5-2.11    Inspection of Refuse Collection Vehicles

5-2.12    Contracts for Solid Waste Collection

5-2.13    Interference with Collection Prohibited

5-2.14    Nuisance Abatement Required

5-2.15    Rate and Receptacle Disputes

5-2.16    Exceptions

CHAPTER 2A     ADJUSTMENT OF REFUSE COLLECTION RATES

5-2A.01    Rate Application

5-2A.02    Consultants

5-2A.03    Hearing Procedure

5-2A.04    Action by City Council

5-2A.05    Renewal of Application

5-2A.06    Special Rate-Making Considerations

5-2A.07    Curbside Recycling Program

5-2A.08    Curbside Placement of Receptacles Required

CHAPTER 3     FOOD HANDLING

Article 1. General Provisions

5-3.101    Definitions

5-3.102    Compliance with All Laws

5-3.103    Approval of Building Plans

5-3.104    Food Service Openings to Outdoors

5-3.105    Temperature Requirements; Readily Perishable Foods

5-3.106    Keeping Live Animals

5-3.107    Instruction in Food Handling

5-3.108    Right of Entry

5-3.109    Food Service Utensils

Article 2. Permits

5-3.201    Permits Required

5-3.202    Permit Term

5-3.203    Permit Non-transferable

5-3.204    Display of Permit

5-3.205    Delivery Vehicles

5-3.206    Permit Fees

5-3.207    Transfer of Establishment

5-3.208    Health Permit

5-3.209    Employer’s Responsibility

5-3.210    Exemptions from Permits; Effect

5-3.211    Emergency Suspension of Permit

5-3.212    Temporary Suspension of Permit

5-3.213    Revocation

5-3.214    Notice of Hearing and Hearing

5-3.215    Appeals

Article 3. Meat, Poultry and Fish

5-3.301    Inspection of Meat and Meat Products

5-3.302    Brand of Approval

5-3.303    Itinerant Sale of Meat

5-3.304    Sinks Required

5-3.305    Delivery Vehicles

CHAPTER 4     SANITARY SEWERS

5-4.01    Definitions

5-4.02    Discharge of Sewage to Sanitary Sewer System

5-4.03    Private Disposal of Sewage

5-4.04    Separate Service Laterals

5-4.05    Maintenance of Service Lateral

5-4.06    Prohibited Wastes

5-4.07    Grease, Oil and Sand Interceptors

5-4.08    Wastes Requiring City Approval

5-4.09    Pretreatment Facilities

5-4.10    Industrial Waste Manholes

5-4.11    Measurements, Tests and Analyses

5-4.12    Right of Entry

5-4.13    Excess Use Charges

5-4.14    Accidental Discharges

5-4.15    Sewer Connection Charges

5-4.16    Sewer Service Charges

5-4.17    Sewer Service Charge Fund

5-4.18    Annual Review of Sewer Service Charges

5-4.19    Collection of Sewer Service Charges

5-4.20    City Entitled to Payment

CHAPTER 5     NONRESIDENTIAL WASTE

Article 1. General Provisions

5-5.101    Purpose and Policy

5-5.102    Definitions

5-5.103    Abbreviations

Article 2. Regulations

5-5.201    General Discharge Prohibitions

5-5.202    Federal Categorical Pretreatment Standards

5-5.203    Modification of Federal Categorical Pretreatment Standards

5-5.204    Specific Pollutant Limitations

5-5.205    State Requirements

5-5.206    City’s Right of Revision

5-5.207    Excessive Discharge

5-5.208    Accidental Discharges

Article 3. Fees

5-5.301    Purpose

5-5.302    Items of Work to Be Billed to Dischargers on a Time and Materials Basis

5-5.303    Items of Work to Be Included in Permit Application Fee

Article 4. Administration

5-5.401    Wastewater Dischargers

5-5.402    Wastewater Contribution Permits

5-5.403    Monitoring Facilities

5-5.404    Inspecting and Sampling

5-5.405    Pretreatment

5-5.406    Confidential Information

Article 5. Enforcement

5-5.501    Harmful Contributions

5-5.502    Revocation of Permit

5-5.503    Notification of Violation

5-5.504    Show Cause Hearing

5-5.505    Legal Action

5-5.506    Appeals

Article 6. Penalty—Costs

5-5.601    Violations

5-5.602    Falsifying Information

CHAPTER 6     SMOKING IN ENCLOSED PUBLIC PLACES AND WORKPLACES

Article 1. General Provisions

5-6.101    Purpose and Findings

5-6.102    Definitions

Article 2. Regulations

5-6.201    Regulation of Smoking in City-Owned Facilities

5-6.202    Prohibition of Smoking in Enclosed Places

5-6.203    Regulation of Smoking in Places of Employment

5-6.204    Smoking—Optional Areas

5-6.205    Cigarette Vending Machines

5-6.206    Distribution of Free Samples and Coupons

5-6.207    Out-of-Package Sales

Article 3. Posting Requirements

5-6.301    Posting Requirements

Article 4. Enforcement

5-6.401    Enforcement

Article 5. Penalty

5-6.501    Penalties

5-6.502    Non-retaliation

Article 6. Other Laws

5-6.601    Other Applicable Laws

CHAPTER 7     APPROVED WATER SYSTEMS CODE

5-7.101    Adoption by Reference of Approved Water Systems Code

CHAPTER 8     STORMWATER MANAGEMENT AND DISCHARGE CONTROL

5-8.010    Intent and Purpose

5-8.020    Definitions

5-8.030    Responsibility for Administration

5-8.040    Construction and Application

5-8.050    Stormwater Control Plan Required

5-8.060    Prohibited Discharges

5-8.070    Discharge in Violation of NPDES Permit

5-8.080    Unlawful Discharge and Unlawful Connections

5-8.090    Best Management Practices and Standards

5-8.100    Compliance Certificates for Stormwater Management Facilities

5-8.110    Authority to Inspect

5-8.120    Violations Constituting Misdemeanors

5-8.130    Penalty for Violation

5-8.140    Continuing Violation

5-8.150    Concealment

5-8.160    Acts Potentially Resulting in Violation of the Federal Clean Water Act or Porter-Cologne Act

5-8.170    Violations Deemed a Nuisance

5-8.180    Civil Actions

5-8.190    Remedies Not Exclusive

5-8.200    Notice of Violation

5-8.210    Judicial Review

CHAPTER 9     MODEL WATER EFFICIENT LANDSCAPE ORDINANCE

5-9.010    Adoption by Reference

CHAPTER 10     TESTING, INSPECTION, REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT OF BUILDING SEWERS AND SEWER LATERALS

5-10.01    Purpose

5-10.02    Definitions

5-10.03    Requirement for Backwater Prevention Device and Sewer Lateral Clean-Out

5-10.04    Testing of New Building Sewer Lateral

5-10.05    Testing of Existing Building Sewer Lateral

5-10.06    Mitigation of Failed Test or Inspection

5-10.07    Repair or Replacement of Building Sewer Lateral upon Sale or Transfer of Property

5-10.08    Building Sewer Lateral Compliance and Issuance of Certificate of Compliance

5-10.09    Common Interest Developments

5-10.10    Residential Rental Units

5-10.11    Hardship Deferrals for Building Sewers and Sewer Laterals Repair or Replacement

5-10.12    Notices to Correct Violations

5-10.13    Coordination of Lateral Repairs with City Utility and Street Improvement Projects

5-10.14    Regulations to Implement This Chapter

5-10.15    Nuisance

5-10.16    Right of Entry

CHAPTER 11     REGULATIONS ON THE USE OF PLASTIC CARRYOUT BAGS AND RECYCLABLE PAPER CARRYOUT BAGS

5-11.01    Definitions

5-11.02    Plastic Carryout Bags Prohibited

5-11.03    Permitted Bags

5-11.04    Regulation of Recycled Paper Carryout Bags

5-11.05    Use of Reusable Bags

5-11.06    Exempt Customers

5-11.07    Enforcement and Violation—Penalty