Chapter 13.28


13.28.010    Waste deposits prohibited.

13.28.020    Sewage discharges.

13.28.030    Construction standards.

13.28.040    Connection to public sewers.

13.28.050    Sewer connections in a portion of the floodplain.

13.28.010 Waste deposits prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person to place, deposit, or permit to be deposited in any unsanitary manner on public or private property within the city, any human or animal excrement, garbage, or other objectionable waste. (Ord. B-102 Art. 2 § 1, 1978).

13.28.020 Sewage discharges.

It is unlawful to discharge to any natural outlet within the city or in any area under the jurisdiction of the city, any sewage or other polluted waters, except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with Chapters 13.30 through 13.48 TMC. (Ord. B-102 Art. 2 § 2, 1978).

13.28.030 Construction standards.

Except as provided in Chapters 13.30 through 13.48 TMC, 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. B-102 Art. 2 § 3, 1978).

13.28.040 Connection to public sewers.

The owner of all houses, buildings, or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation, or other purposes, situated within the city is required, at his expense, to install suitable toilet facilities therein, and to connect such facilities directly with the proper public sewer in accordance with the provisions of this title, within 90 days after date of official notice to do so, except as hereinafter provided. (Ord. B-102 Art. 2 § 4, 1978).

13.28.050 Sewer connections in a portion of the floodplain.

New construction connections to the city’s sewer system along that portion of Meyers Road and Germantown Road lying within the 100-year floodplain shall only be made for new construction that is done pursuant to Chapter 15.30 TMC. For purposes of this section, the location of the 100-year floodplain shall be determined by the floodplain map provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Ord. 2020-09 § 1, 2020).