13.12.250 – Owner and occupant responsibility for maintenance

The owner and occupant of the premises served by the public sewer system shall jointly and severally properly maintain and operate a building service sewer, house connection or sanitary sewer line to the point of connection to the City sewer system.  Maintenance means keeping the sanitary sewer connection, sewer lines and other sewer facilities in satisfactory working condition and in a good state of repair (including but not limited to preventing any obstruction of extraneous material or flows from entering said facilities, protecting said facilities from any damage and keeping same free from defects or malfunctions), and making necessary provisions and taking necessary precautions to assure that said sewer facilities are at all times capable of satisfactorily performing the services and adequately discharging the facilities are intended to perform, discharge or produce.