City of El Paso, IL
Woodford County
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No unauthorized person shall maliciously, wilfully or negligently break, damage, destroy, uncover, remove, deface or tamper with any conduit structure, appurtenance, manhole, catch basin, cover or equipment which is part of the combined waterworks and sewerage system of the City. Any person violating this provision shall be subject to immediate arrest.
[Added 1989 by Ord. No. 623]
It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, or institution, public or private, to connect or cause to be connected any drain carrying, or to carry, any toilet, sink, basement, septic tank, cesspool, industrial waste or any fixture or device discharging polluting substances, to any open ditch, drain, or drainage structure installed solely for street or highway drainage purposes in the City.
Any person found to be violating any provisions of this chapter except § 302-69 shall be served by the City with written notice stating the nature of the violation and providing a reasonable time limit for the satisfactory correction thereof. The offender shall, within the period of time stated in such notice, permanently cease all violations.
[Amended 2-6-2017 by Ord. No. 994]
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 302-71, any person violating the provisions of § 302-51, or permitting such a violation to remain beyond the period of time provided for voluntary correction or elimination thereof, shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than $100 or more than $750 for each violation. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall become liable to the City for any expense, loss or damage occasioned the City by reason of such violation.
[Amended 2-6-2017 by Ord. No. 994]
Any person who continues any violation beyond the time limit provided for in § 302-71 shall be fined in an amount not exceeding $750 for each violation. Each day in which any such violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.