Chapter 8.28


8.28.010    Definitions.

8.28.020    Construction and operation restrictions.

8.28.030    Waiver of chapter provisions—Conditions.

8.28.040    Violation—Penalty.

8.28.010 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

“Chemical toilet” means any device or receptacle in which human waste or other sewage is deposited and treated by chemical means.

“Outhouse” means any device, structure or receptacle for the deposit of human waste or sewage which is not connected to the city’s sewer system, a septic tank or other sanitary waste treatment system approved by the county health department, Uniform Building or Plumbing Code or other uniform standard for urban use. (Ord. 435 § 1, 1983)

8.28.020 Construction and operation restrictions.

It is unlawful for any person, partnership, corporation or association to construct, operate or maintain a chemical toilet or outhouse within the city limits of the city of Brewster except as provided in this chapter. (Ord. 435 § 2, 1983)

8.28.030 Waiver of chapter provisions—Conditions.

Any person, corporation, partnership or association seeking waiver of this chapter in specific cases may apply to the city council. Waivers shall be granted by council resolution only in those cases where it is determined that the construction, operation or maintenance of an outhouse or chemical toilet will not constitute a threat to the public health, welfare or safety of the citizens of the city. (Ord. 435 § 3, 1983)

8.28.040 Violation—Penalty.

Any person, corporation, partnership or association violating this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a maximum penalty of a two hundred fifty dollar fine for each day of violation. (Ord. 435 § 4, 1983)