City of Warsaw, MO
Benton County
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[Ord. No. 96-807 Art. III §1, 3-4-1996; Ord. No. 2009-47 Art. III §1, 10-5-2009]
Where a public sanitary sewer is not available under the provisions of Article I, Section 705.050, the building sewer shall be connected to a private sewage disposal system complying with the provisions of this Article.
[Ord. No. 96-807 Art. III §2, 3-4-1996; Ord. No. 2009-47 Art. III §2, 10-5-2009]
Before commencement of construction of a private sewage disposal system, the owner shall first obtain a written permit signed by the Superintendent. The application for the permit shall be made on a form furnished by the City, which the applicant shall supplement by any plans, specifications and other information as are deemed necessary by the Superintendent. A permit and inspection fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00) shall be paid to the City at the time the application is filed.
[Ord. No. 96-807 Art. III §3, 3-4-1996; Ord. No. 2009-47 Art. III §3, 10-5-2009]
A permit for a private sewage disposal system shall not become effective until the installation is completed to the satisfaction of the Superintendent. He shall be allowed to inspect the work at any stage of construction and, in any event, the applicant for the permit shall notify the Superintendent when the work is ready for final inspection and before any underground portions are covered. The inspection shall be made within twenty-four (24) hours of the receipt of notice by the Superintendent.
[Ord. No. 96-807 Art. III §4, 3-4-1996; Ord. No. 2009-47 Art. III §4, 10-5-2009]
The type, capacities, location and layout of a private sewage disposal system shall comply with all recommendations of the Department of Public Health of the State of Missouri. No permit shall be issued for any private sewage disposal system employing subsurface soil absorption facilities where the area of the lot is less than forty thousand (40,000) square feet. No septic tank or cesspool shall be permitted to discharge to any natural outlet.
[Ord. No. 96-807 Art. III §5, 3-4-1996; Ord. No. 2009-47 Art. III §5, 10-5-2009]
At such time as a public sewer becomes available to a property served by a private sewage disposal system as provided in Article I, Section 705.050, a direct connection shall be made to the public sewer in compliance with this Chapter, and any septic tanks, cesspools and similar private sewage disposal facilities shall be abandoned and filled with suitable material.
[Ord. No. 96-807 Art. III §6, 3-4-1996; Ord. No. 2009-47 Art. III §6, 10-5-2009]
The owner shall operate and maintain the private sewage disposal facilities in a sanitary manner at all times, at no expense to the City.
[Ord. No. 96-807 Art. III §7, 3-4-1996; Ord. No. 2009-47 Art. III §7, 10-5-2009]
No statement contained in this Article shall be construed to interfere with any additional requirements that may be imposed by the Health Officer.
[Ord. No. 96-807 Art. III §8, 3-4-1996; Ord. No. 2009-47 Art. III §8, 10-5-2009]
When a public sewer becomes available, the building sewer shall be connected to said sewer within sixty (60) days and the private sewage disposal system shall be cleaned of sludge and filled with suitable material.