32C-109 Stormwater treatment devices. +1

A.    Where necessary in the opinion of the City Manager, any person that seeks to use a direct connection to the public storm drain system shall provide, at their expense, such treatment devices, facilities or interceptors as may be necessary to reduce the objectionable characteristics or constituents of the released water to within the limits provided for in this chapter. Plans, specifications, and any other pertinent information relating to proposed treatment devices, facilities or interceptors shall be submitted for approval of the City Manager. No construction of such treatment devices, facilities or interceptors shall be commenced until the written approval from the City is obtained. City approval of the plans and inspection of the construction shall not relieve the owner from complying with the release limits set forth in this chapter.

B.    Where treatment devices, facilities or interceptors are used in direct connection to the public storm drain system, those devices, facilities or interceptors shall be maintained continuously in satisfactory and effective operation by the owner at their expense. The owner shall keep written records and documentation of all cleaning, repair, calibration and maintenance required demonstrating compliance with this section. Records shall be kept at the property upon which the treatment devices, facilities or interceptors are located for a minimum of five years and be made available to the City upon request.

C.    All treatment devices, facilities and interceptors shall be of a type and capacity approved by the City Manager and shall be located as to be readily and easily accessible for cleaning and inspection. Additionally, interceptors shall be constructed of impervious materials capable of withstanding abrupt and extreme changes in temperature; shall be of substantial construction, watertight, and equipped with easily removable covers when a bolted cover is required.

Date of Addition/Revision/Deletion - Section 32C-109

+1    Addition on 5-30-2012 by Ordinance No. G-5707, eff. 6-29-2012