Chapter 14.12


14.12.010    Repealed.

14.12.015    Waste disposal.

14.12.020    Repealed.

14.12.030    Privies, cesspools, septic tanks prohibited.

14.12.040    Repealed.

14.12.042    Connection to public system required.

14.12.043    Authority to compel connection.

14.12.045    Service of notice to connect.

14.12.050    Prohibited use of sanitary sewer.

14.12.060    Discharging unpolluted waters.

14.12.070    Repealed.

14.12.010 Repealed.

Repealed by Ord. 1706.

14.12.015 Waste disposal.

Unless otherwise provided for, all domestic and industrial wastewater shall be discharged to the POTW. (Ord. 1945 § 3, 1993; Ord. 1706, 1989)

14.12.020 Repealed.

Repealed by Ord. 1706.

14.12.030 Privies, cesspools, septic tanks prohibited.

Except as hereinafter provided, it is unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy vault, septic tank, cesspool, or other facility intended or used for the disposal of sewage. (Ord. 147 § 3.03, 1963)

14.12.040 Repealed.

Repealed by Ord. 1706.

14.12.042 Connection to public system required.

Every residence, apartment house, motel, hotel, factory, store, commercial establishment, or other building in which plumbing fixtures have been or are to be placed shall be required to connect with the municipal sanitary sewerage system within 90 days of written notice from the city whenever the Snohomish County Board of Health determines that a failing on-site wastewater system threatens public health or, for any public sewer installed after March 1, 2007, within 90 days after written notice that sewer service is available to said building; and provided, that any such building or part of building, or any exterior drainage facility, is within 200 feet of a public sewer. (Ord. 2665 § 2, 2007; Ord. 1706 § 14.90.910, 1989; Ord. 127 § 4, 1962)

14.12.043 Authority to compel connection.

The administrative authority is empowered to compel a connection to the public sewer when such connection is authorized by this chapter. (Ord. 2665 § 3, 2007; Ord. 1706, 1989; Ord. 127 § 5, 1962)

14.12.045 Service of notice to connect.

Prior to completion of construction of the sanitary sewage system, whenever any land, building or premises is required to be connected with the public sewer as provided in this chapter, the administrative authority shall serve upon the owner of record of said land, building or premises a notice in writing specifying the time within which such connection must be made, which time shall not be more than 90 days from the date of delivery of such notice. Service of such notice shall be deemed sufficient if mailed to the owner of record. (Ord. 1706 § 14.90.910, 1989; Ord. 781 § 21, 1975; Ord. 127 § 6, 1962)

14.12.050 Prohibited use of sanitary sewer.

No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged any storm water, surface water, ground water, roof runoff, subsurface drainage, cooling water or untreated industrial process waters into any sanitary sewer. (Ord. 781 § 8, 1975)

14.12.060 Discharging unpolluted waters.

Storm, surface, ground waters, or any other unpolluted drainage shall be discharged only into such sewers as are specifically designated as storm sewers or to a natural outlet approved by the director of public works. Industrial cooling water or unpolluted process waters may be discharged, upon approval of the director of public works, to a storm sewer or natural outlet. (Ord. 781 §§ 2, 10, 1975; Ord. 147 § 9.02, 1963)

14.12.070 Repealed.

Repealed by Ord. 1706.