[Adopted 11-10-2008 by Ord. No. 2088-11]
The City hereby readopts by reference various rules and regulations heretofore formulated for the Council of the City of Latrobe and called "Rules and Regulations for Operation of the Sewage System and Sewage Treatment Facilities," dated August 28, 1968, as revised, attached hereto as Exhibit A, as submitted to the Council of the City of Latrobe and as accepted by the Council of the City of Latrobe, and which said rules and regulations regulate the discharge of sanitary sewage to public sanitary sewage systems within the City, exclude stormwater runoff from entering the public sanitary sewage system within the City, declare unacceptable certain types of sanitary sewage and industrial wastes, provide for general rules concerning sewage collection, for surcharge for certain types of industrial wastes, provide for general rules concerning billing and collection of treatment charges, sewage collection, transportation and surcharges within the City, regulate connections into the public sanitary sewage system, regulate proposed extension of the public sewage system by private developers and provide general rules concerning delinquencies, violations and remedies, provide for various procedures for having private sewer plans approved by the Latrobe Municipal Authority, the submission of various engineering and other design requirements, inspection during construction, specifications for sewer construction of all private sewers, general rules concerning excavation, backfill and embankment, general rules for laying sewer pipes, general rules for the installation and construction of manholes, general rules for the replacement of paving and various details.
Editor's Note: Exhibit A is on file in the City offices.
The City hereby adopts by reference new rules, regulations, procedures and requirements heretofore formulated for the Council of the City of Latrobe and called "Latrobe Municipal Authority Pretreatment Rules and Regulations," attached hereto as Exhibit B, in accordance with the regulations promulgated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Part 403 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, as submitted to the Council of the City of Latrobe and as accepted by the Council of the City of Latrobe, and which said procedures and requirements provide for an industrial pretreatment program general sewer use requirements, pretreatment of wastewater, wastewater discharge permit application, wastewater permit issuance process, reporting requirements, compliance monitoring, confidential information, publication of users and significant noncompliance, administrative enforcement remedies, judicial enforcement remedies, supplemental action, affirmative defenses to discharge violations, wastewater treatment rates and various miscellaneous provisions.
The City does hereby designate the Latrobe Municipal Authority as its agent for the purpose of implementing and enforcing the rules and regulations adopted by reference in §§ 311-40 and 311-41 of this article. Further, the officers and employees as designated by the Latrobe Municipal Authority shall have full powers to make all inspections, issue permits and do all other official actions required under the rules and regulations as adopted, including investigation, citation and enforcement thereof.
Any person who violates any of the rules and regulations adopted under § 311-40 of this article shall be subject to a fine in the penal sum of $600 for each violation of this article and, further, that each day that the violation continues shall constitute a separate and distinct offense. Further, any person who violates any of the rules and regulations adopted under § 311-41 of this article hall be subject to such fines and/or other penalties set forth in the Latrobe Municipal Authority Pretreatment Rules and Regulations, attached hereto as Exhibit "B" and as set forth in the Latrobe Municipal Authority Enforcement Plan, attached hereto as Exhibit "C"; provided, further, that the Latrobe Municipal Authority and its designated officers and employees shall have full power to bring any action under this section of this article.
The provisions of Ordinance No. 2006-11, entitled "Adoption of Standards for Local Limits for Discharge into the Sanitary Sewer System in the City of Latrobe," not inconsistent herewith shall remain in full force and effect.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances and all resolutions and parts of resolutions which are inconsistent with this article are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
The invalidity of any part of this article or any of the rules and regulations adopted by reference herein shall not affect the validity of any other part of this article or the rules and regulations adopted by reference herein.