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Section 11-303 Use of Sewers.

The Council may require any property located within one hundred (100) feet of a right of way in which there is a City sewer to connect to that sewer.

The Council may prohibit discharge of sewage or harmful matter or impurities into any stream or river within the City. This prohibition may extend to any source whatever, including ships, houseboats and water craft of all kinds. These sources may be required to connect to the City's sewer system when physically possible, or otherwise to construct and use a prescribed sewage or waste disposal system.

To facilitate sewage treatment and protect the City's sewage facilities, the City may limit the classes or kinds of sewage that may be discharged or may continue to be discharged into public sewers, may prohibit discharge of wastes other than domestic sanitary sewage into public sewers or facilities, and may require private pretreatment before discharge, upon terms fixed by the City Engineer. [New sec. Nov. 8, 1966.]