Chapter 13.30


13.30.010    Private sewage disposal.

13.30.020    Additional requirements.

13.30.030    Existing septic tanks.

13.30.040    Connection time.

13.30.050    Repealed.

13.30.010 Private sewage disposal.

All new developments and structures shall connect to the public sanitary sewer system except when connection to public sewers is more than 400 feet away from a property line. If private sewage disposal is desired by the property owner, said property owner may request a “special private sewage disposal use permit” from the city council. Application for said permit shall be accompanied by proof of compliance of all county health district rules and regulations and approval of State Department of Ecology. The city may require the installation of a public sewer for future use as a condition of issuance of a special private sewage disposal use permit. A permit and inspection fee as established by resolution of the city council, as amended from time to time, shall be paid to the city at the time the application is filed. (Ord. 2017-01 § 1, 2017; Ord. B-102 Art. 3 § 1, 1978).

13.30.020 Additional requirements.

No statement contained in this chapter shall be construed to interfere with any additional requirements that may be imposed by the health officer. (Ord. B-102 Art. 3 § 2, 1978).

13.30.030 Existing septic tanks.

Existing septic tanks may be utilized by property owners providing they are properly maintained and providing there is not a public sewer within 100 feet of the property line. (Ord. B-102 Art. 3 § 3, 1978).

13.30.040 Connection time.

When a public sewer becomes available, the building sewer shall be connected to said sewer within 60 days. (Ord. B-102 Art. 3 § 4, 1978).

13.30.050 Inspection.

Repealed by Ord. 2017-01. (Ord. B-102 Art. 3 § 5, 1978).