Ordinance # 146

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RIGGINS, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 60 WHICH REGULATIONS THE NATURE AND COMPOSITION OF SEWAGE DISCHARGED INTO THE CITY OF RIGGINS MUNICIPAL SEWER SYSTEM; PROVIDING FOR MANDATORY CONNECTION AND USE OF THE SEWER SYSTEM; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES, PROVING FOR APPROVAL, PASSAGE AND PUBLICATIONS.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RIGGINS, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1.    That Section 3 of City of Riggins Ordinance No. 60 be amended to read as follows:

    SECTION 3.    Wastes to be discharged into sewer system.    That all sanitary sewage, industrial waste or other polluted waters shall be discharged into the sewer system. It shall be unlawful for any persons to dispose otherwise of sewage, waste and polluted waters. Where a public sewer is available, every person owning any land or premises within the City of Riggins shall install suitable sanitary facilities connecting the public sewer to any house, lot or premises requiring sewage disposal facilities. The approving authority of the City is hereby empowered, and is hereby made his duty to:

    (A)    Compel the owners or occupants of  lots, properties, building or residences with the City of Riggins which are disposing of sewage wastes to construct or cause to be constructed a sufficient private sewer line which shall connect said lots, properties, building, or residences to the nearest accessible public sewer.

    (B)    To provide public sewer access and connection only to those lots, properties, buildings and residences located within the limits of the City of Riggins.

    (C)    Require that a separate and independent house service line shall be provided for every lot, property, building or residence disposing of sewage wastes.

    In any particular case, the City Council may, upon application by the affected party and a public hearing on the application, grant a variance from the requirements imposed by this section, for good cause shown,

Section 2.    All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith or hereby repealed.

Section 3.    This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval and publication in the Idaho County Free Press.

PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RIGGINS on this 14th Day of August, 2000.