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25.08.040 Private Sewer System Traversing Another Property.

When a damaged private sewer system serving a building on a property:

A.  traverses another property prior to connecting to a public sewage disposal system, and

B.  the damage occurs on the traversed property, and

C.  the owner of the traversed property does not use the damaged section of the private sewer system,

then the owner of the property using the damaged private sewer system shall be fully responsible for the damaged private sewer system and for all costs and penalties assessed by the City for violations of this Code associated with the damaged sewer line.