Section 22-216.1 Unlawful acts.


    It shall be unlawful for any person:

    (1)    To place or deposit or cause to be deposited or placed into any sewer any domestic wastewater, industrial waste or other polluted water except in accordance with the provisions of this article and the Plumbing Code adopted by the city.

    (2)    To adjust, obstruct, damage, break or remove any portion of any manhole, cleanout, catch basin, inlet, outlet, or any part of the sanitary or storm sewer system, or throw or deposit or cause to be thrown or deposited in any sewer opening or receptacle connecting with the sanitary or storm sewer system, any matter or thing whatsoever, except in accordance with the provisions of this article or to obstruct in any way or uncover the public sewers for any purpose, or to make connection therewith, or uncover the public connection branches thereof, unless and except with the consent and under the supervision of the director.

    (3)    To make or cause to be made any such connections, except as herein provided, and by a competent and skillful mechanic, duly licensed by the council to do such work, or to make such connections in any manner other than provided for by regulations adopted by the city.

    (4)    To allow the entry of ground water or storm water to the sanitary sewer system through: a faulty sewer service line or connection point with the public sanitary sewer, surface water area drain, subsurface cleanout, roof drain, or by pumping any unpolluted water except in accordance with the provisions of this article and the Plumbing Code adopted by the city.

    (5)    To utilize a sanitary sewer service connection point that is structurally poor and deteriorated, protruding into the public sanitary sewer, causing infiltration or inflow of subsurface water, or permitting the growth of tree roots into the public sanitary sewer.

(Code 1964, § 14.814; Ord. No. 10059, § 2, 2-6-84; Ord. No. 14914, § 1, 8-5-96)