ORDINANCE #12-2015 Pollution

VILLAGE OF BARRYTON

POLLUTION ORDINANCE #12-2015

 

The Village of Barryton Ordains:

No future connections of any sanitary sewer, septic tank, dry well, or septic tank overflow, or any other sewage carry tag line EE made to the existing storm sewer system, or to the Chippewa Branches.

Further that any such connections now existing from past construction shall be disconnected from said sewer system or river and disposition of the sewage and the old sewage system be made in accordance with County and Village sanitary and building codes, by the legal owner of the property within 90 days after notification by the Village of Barryton or any County Health Officer that such property is in violation of this ordinance.

Sewage Defined

For the purpose of this ordinance, sewage, shall be defined as the liquid waste from all habitable buildings and shall include human excreta and wastes from sink, lavatory, bath tub, shower, and laundry or any other water carrying wastes of organic nature, singly or in any combinations thereof.

Penalty

(1)        The penalty for a violation of this ordinance shall be a Village civil infraction with a fine of not less than $25 dollars and not more than $500, plus costs of not less than $9 and not more than $500. Costs may include all expenses, direct and indirect, to which the Village has been put in connection with the Village civil infraction up to the entry of judgment. The Village may seek or employ all other remedies and sanctions available under state law for municipal civil infractions.

(2)        The penalty for repeat offenses of the same ordinance provision within two years of a prior offense shall be a fine of not less than $50 and not more than $1,000, plus costs and all other remedies and sanctions available under state law for municipal civil infractions.

Severability

The provisions of the Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable, and if any part is declared invalid for any reason by a Court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect the remainder of the Ordinance which shall continue in full force and effect.

THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER PUBLICATION.  ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT ARE HERBY REPEALED.

I hereby certify to the adoption of this ordinance at the April 8, 2015 council meeting and cause the same to be published as required by law.

Yeas ___5__  Nays __0___    Ordinance declared: Adopted

Published Date: April 17, 2015                        Effective Date: May 8, 2015

 

____Jennifer Trelfa_________                                  ___Deb Buehner______________

Signed by Village Clerk:                                                          Village President: