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Title: 15 - Utilities

Chapter: 16 - Sewer System-Use Requirements

Section: 20 - Connection to sewer required when

A.   The owner of any building situated within the district and the building, with premises, abuts or has access on any street in which there is now located or may in the future be located a public sewer of the district and such building is within four hundred feet of a public sewer line, is required at his or her expense to connect said building directly with the proper public sewer, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 15.08 through 15.44, within ninety days after the date of official notice to do so, provided that public sewer is available to the subject parcel.

B.   Development which has sufficient acreage to utilize an on-site sewage disposal system and the affected parcel meets the physical and health requirements for an on-site system, may be permitted to use an on-site sewage system as an interim use subject to all of the following:

1.  The affected parcel must be at least one acre in size if both on-site sewage and on-site wells are to be considered.

2.  The affected parcel must be at least one-half acre in size if a public or community water system is available and connected to the parcel or as part of the development proposed.

3.  The proposed development must be situated so as to permit further development of the subject parcel to the maximum density permitted by the general plan/zoning when both public or community water and sewer are available and provided to the subject parcel.

4.  No reduction of any applicable assessment will be considered and there will be no reduction or elimination of any applicable fee.

5.  The owner or any subsequent owner of the subject development, within ninety days after the date of official notice to do so, shall connect at his or her own expense to the public sewer, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 15.08 through 15.44, when public sewer is available to the subject parcel(s).

6.  A document prepared at the applicant\'s expense and recorded at the applicant\'s expense shall be filed as a notice to the owner and any subsequent owner of the obligations of the property owner contained in this section.

 

(Ord. 97­22 § 2, 1997: Ord. 77-42 § 305, 1977.)