Chapter 22 PUBLIC WORKS AND IMPROVEMENTS*
Section 22-216.3 Discharge permits.
The director is authorized to establish local pretreatment standards and conditions
wastewater discharged into city sewer systems. In order to enforce local, state and federal
pretreatment standards, the director is authorized to require discharge permits of any person prior
to that person discharging wastewater into any city sewer.
(1) As a condition of issuing a discharge permit, the
director may require any permit
applicant to sample the discharge, analyze the sample and record and report the results at
frequencies and with methods determined by the director.
(2) As a condition of issuing a discharge permit, the
director or his designees shall have the
right to enter the premises of the facility generating the wastewater to inspect the facility, sample
the wastewater and inspect and copy any records required to be kept relating to the wastewater or
to enter any other premises where records are kept relating to the wastewater to inspect those
(3) The director is authorized after investigation to
grant or deny the permit, or after the
permit is issued to revoke the permit, upon discovery of a violation of the permit restrictions or to
reconsider the permit if changes in local, state or federal pretreatment standards so require.
(4) Permits shall not be issued for a period longer
than five (5) years.
(5) The permittee must submit an application for a new permit at least 90 days before the
expiration date of the permit if the permittee wishes to continue an activity regulated by the
permit after the expiration date of the permit.
(6) An expired permit will continue to be effective and
enforceable until the permit is reissued
(a) The permittee has submitted a complete
permit application at least ninety (90) days prior
to the expiration date of the user's existing permit.
(b) The failure
to reissue the permit, prior to expiration of the previous permit, is not due
to any act or failure to act on the part of the permittee.
(Ord. No. 14914, § 1, 8-5-96; Ord. No. 16734, § 1, 1-2-01)
(Ord. 16734, Amended, 01/02/2001, Prior Text)