Sec. 34-13. Charge for truck-hauled wastewaters.
Persons desiring to routinely discharge wastes taken from septic tanks, cesspools or other sewage containers into the sewage system of the city shall possess a valid septage haulers discharge permit. Permits will be issued by the director of public works or his designee for a term not to exceed three (3) years and will specifically identify the types of wastes which can be discharged. For purposes of waste classification, there will be two (2) generally acceptable types of waste sources:
Residential: Wastes collected from establishments where only household type activities have occurred.
Restaurant wastes: Non-solid wastes collected from establishments engaged in the selling of prepared food to the general public. (eq. restaurant grease pits)
All other types of hauled wastes will be subject to the conditions of contractual agreements between the wastewater facilities and the waste generator.
All persons discharging a hauled waste to the sewage system of the city will adhere to the following conditions:
(1) All wastes will be brought to the designated discharge location at the wastewater facilities;
(2) A completed manifest form, containing the appropriate signatures and identifying the source of the wastes, shall be presented to the wastewater treatment plant operator prior to discharge;
(3) No truck load will exceed twenty-five hundred (2500) gallons unless prior permission has been granted by the director of public works or his designee;
(4) Contractual loads cannot be mixed with any other type of waste; and
(5) All fees and charges will be accumulated over each calendar month and be billed on a monthly basis. In the case of contractual agreements payment will be subject to the conditions of the contract.
(6) Any truck load which contains any amount of restaurant wastes will be charged at the rate established for restaurant wastes.
(7) Disposal services will be suspended for customers with an outstanding monthly bill (not paid by due date).
(8) Disposal costs for residential and restaurant wastes will be assessed at the rates established in Section 12-1(b),(3).
To cover the administrative cost of the septic haulers discharge permit, fifty dollars ($50.00) per year of permit term will be charged. (Ord. No. O-84-141, § 1, 6-12-84, eff. 7-1-84; Ord. No. O-87-265, § 1, 11-24-87, eff. 1-1-88; Ord. No. O-88-062, § 1, 3-22-88, eff. 7-1-88; Ord. No. O-90-093, 3-27-90, eff. 7-1-90; Ord. No. O-91-053, 3-26-91, eff. 7-1-91; Ord. No. O-93-281, 10-12-93, eff. 1-1-94; Ord. No. O-95-027, 2-14-95, eff. 7-1-95; Ord. NO. O-95-269, 9-26-95)
Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM