CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION
PROPOSED ORDINANCE ADOPTION AMENDMENT TO ORD. NO. 131 WASTEWATER DISCHARGE
The Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees, at the regular meeting of Tuesday, January 3, 2006, to be held at 7:00 p.m., at the Orion Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, proposes to adopt an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 131, Wastewater Discharge, for the Charter Township of Orion, Michigan; changing the text in Section 3, Definitions; Section 5, General Wastewater Disposal Regulations; adding Section 6, General Regulations of Oakland County Department of Public Works, County of Oakland Sewage Disposal Systems; and re-numbering Sections 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10; for the purpose of incorporating therein amendments to the code of federal regulations regarding the discharge of wastewater into wastewater collection and treatment systems which are binding upon the Township, to streamline necessary procedures for compliance with the aforementioned federal amendments, to improve the efficiency, operation and implementation of the City of Detroit Water and Sewerage Department’s industrial pretreatment program, to establish new regulatory requirements for centralized waste treatment facility dischargers and for groundwater dischargers, to place new responsibility upon industrial users for conducting self-monitoring and waste minimization activities, and to add regulations pertaining to Oakland County’s sewage disposal system; providing for repeal of conflicting ordinances and portions thereof; and providing an effective date.
THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION ORDAINS:
SECTION 1 of Ordinance
The following sections of Ordinance 131, Wastewater Discharge, are amended, as follows. Sections or subsections not referenced are not changed. Section 3 is hereby amended to add the following definitions and renumber accordingly:
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(4) Available Cyanide means the quantity of cyanide that consists of cyanide ion (CN?) hydrogen cyanide in water (HCNaq), and the cyano-complexes of zinc, copper, cadmium, mercury nickel and silver, determined by EPA method OIA-1677, or other method designated as a Standard Method or approved under 40 CFR 136.
(5) Best Management Practices (BMP) means programs, practices, procedures or other directed efforts initiated and implemented by the User which can or do lead to the reduction, conservation or minimization of pollutants being introduced into the ecosystem, including but are not limited to the Detroit sewer system. BMPs include, but are not limited to, equipment or technology modifications, process or procedure modifications, reformulation or redesign of products, substitution of raw materials, and improvements in housekeeping, maintenance, training, or inventory control and may include technical and economic considerations.
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(64)Quantification Level means the measurement of the concentration of a contaminant obtained by using a specified laboratory procedure calculated at a specified concentration above the detection level. It is considered the lowest concentration at which a particular contaminant can be quantitatively measured using a specified laboratory procedure for monitoring of the contaminant.
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(84)Total PCB means the sum of the individual analytical results for each of the PCB aroclors 1016, 1221, 1232, 1242, 1248, 1254, and 1260 during any single sampling event with any aroclor result less than the quantification level being treated as zero.
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(85)Total Phenolic Compounds means the sum of the individual analytical results for each of the phenolic compounds of 2-chlorophenol, 4-chlorophenol, 4-chloro-3-methylphenol, 2,4-dichlorophenol, 2,4-dinitrophenol, 4-methylphenol, 4-nitrophenol, and phenol during any single sampling event expressed in mg/1.
SECTION 2 of Ordinance
Section 5B(b)(1) is hereby amended to read as follows:
(b) Specific Pollutant Prohibitions. No user shall discharge wastewater containing in excess of the following limitations:
(1) Compatible pollutants: See Appendix C.
a. Any Fats, Oil or Grease (FOG) in concentrations greater than 2000 mg/l based on the average of all samples collected within a twenty four (24) hour period.
b. Any total suspended solids (TSS) in concentrations greater than 10,000 mg/l.
c. Any Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) in concentrations greater than 10,000 mg/l.
d. Any phosphorus in concentrations greater than 500 mg/
Unless otherwise stated, all limitations are based upon samples collected over an operating period representative of a user’s discharge, and in accordance with 40 C.F.R. part 136.
SECTION 3 of Ordinance
Section 5B(b)(2) is hereby amended to read as follows:
(2) Non-compatible pollutants.
No user shall discharge wastewater containing in excess of:
Total Arsenic (As) 1.0 mg/l
Total Cadmium (Cd) 2.0 mg/l
Total Copper (Cu) 4.5 mg/l
Total Cyanide (CN) 2.0 mg/l
Total Iron (Fe) 1000.0 mg/l
Total Lead (Pb) 1.0 mg/l
Total Mercury (Hg) 0.005 mg/l
Total Nickel (Ni) 5.0 mg/l
Total Silver (Ag) 2.0 mg/l
Total Chromium (Cr) 25.0 mg/l
Total Zinc (Zn) 15.0 mg/l
Aroclor 1260 Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) 0.0005 mg/l
Total Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) 0.001 mg/l
Total Phenolic Compounds which cannot be
removed by the POTW treatment plant as
determined by the EPA approved method
or amendments thereto 0.5 mg/l
Arsenic (As) 1.0 mg/l
Cadmium (Cd) See Appendix C
Chromium (Cr) 25.0 mg/l
Copper (Cu) 2.5 mg/l
Cyanide (CN) (Available) 1.0 mg/l
Iron (Fe) 1000.0 mg/l
Lead (Pb) 1.0 mg/l
Nickel (Ni) 5.0 mg/l
Silver (Ag) 1.0 mg/l
Zinc (Zn) 7.3 mg/l
Total Phenolic Compounds or see Appendix B 1.0 mg/l
All limitations are based on samples collected over an operating period representative of an industrial user’s discharge, and in accordance with 40 C.F.R. part 136.
a. The limitation for Total PCB is Non-detect. Total PCB shall not be discharged at detectable levels, based upon U.S. EPA Method 608, and the quantification level shall not exceed 0.2 ugm/l, unless a higher level is appropriate because of demonstrated sample matrix interference. Where one (1) or more samples indicate detectable levels of Total PCB, the user shall be required to demonstrate compliance. For purposes of this section, this demonstration may be made using analytical data showing that the Total PCB concentration is below the detection level, or submission of a BMP in accordance with Section 5I(d).
b. The limitation of Mercury (Hg) is Non-detect. Mercury (Hg) shall not be discharged at detectable levels, based upon U.S. EPA Method 245.1, and the quantification level shall not exceed 0.2 ugm/1, unless a higher level is appropriate because of demonstrated sample matrix interference. Where one (1) or more samples indicate detectable levels of Mercury, the user shall be required to demonstrate compliance. For the purposes of this section, this demonstration may be made using analytical data showing that the mercury concentration is below the detection level, or submission of a BMP in accordance with Section 5I(d). All limitations are based on samples collected over an operating period representative of an industrial user’s discharge, and in accordance 40 CFR Part 136.
All limitations are based on samples collected over an operating period representative of an industrial user’s discharge, and in accordance with 40 CFR Part 136.
SECTION 4 of Ordinance
Section 5B(b) is hereby amended to add the following subparagraph:
(3) Compliance Period. Within thirty (30) days of the effective date of this Ordinance, the Department shall notify all industrial user’s operating under an effective wastewater discharge permit of the requirement to submit a compliance report within one hundred eighty (180) days after the effective date of this Ordinance. The Compliance Report shall demonstrate the user’s compliance or non-compliance with these limitations, and, in the event of non-compliance, include the submission of a plan and schedule for achieving compliance with the stated limitation. In no event shall a compliance schedule exceed (18) month from the effective date of this Ordinance.
An Industrial User who does not demonstrate compliance may petition the Department for a second extension as part of an Administrative Consent Order. The Department shall include appropriate monitoring, reporting, and penalties into an Administrative Consent Order that relates to a second extension, and shall enter into such an agreement only upon a good-faith showing by the industrial user of the actions taken to achieve compliance with this provision.
SECTION 5 of Ordinance
Section 5B(o) is hereby amended to read as follows:
(o) Pollution prevention. The Department shall encourage and support industrial users to develop and implement pollution prevention programs which designed to eliminate or reduce pollutant contributions beyond the levels required by this division. The Department may require an industrial user to implement pollution prevention initiatives or BMP as part of an enforcement response, or as necessary to comply with its NPDES permit.
SECTION 6 of Ordinance
Section 5I is hereby amended to add the following subsection and renumber the subsections following (d) accordingly:
(d) Where one (1) or more of the measurements taken for any pollutant defined in Section 5B(b) of this Code during a six (6) month period exceed by any magnitude the daily maximum non-detect limit for the same parameter, the industrial user may develop and implement pollution prevention initiatives, or a BMP, as part of its response. The Department may, as part of an Administrative Order, also require development of a BMP as a part of the Department’s enforcement response. Upon approval of the Department, these pollution prevention initiative, or BMPs shall be made an enforceable part of the wastewater discharge permit. Industrial users shall provide, at six (6) month intervals, analytical results and certifications in support of its implementation of an approved pollution prevention initiative or BMPs. Upon demonstration of compliance, the industrial user may request to be relieved of this implementation requirement.
SECTION 7 of Ordinance
Section 5I(e) is hereby amended to read as follows:
(e)(f)Notice of violation. Except in the case of an actual or threatened discharge as specified in Subsection (d)(e) of this section, whenever the Department has reason to believe that any industrial user has violated or is violating this division, the Department shall serve a written notice stating the nature of the violation upon such industrial user. Where applicable, the Department shall pursue appropriate escalating enforcement action as defined within its approved enforcement response plan. The failure of the Department to issue a notice of violation shall not preclude the Department from escalating its enforcement response.
SECTION 8 of Ordinance
The following terms are hereby added to Appendix A:
Centralized Waste Treatment 40 C.F.R. Part 437
Iron and Steel 40 C.F.R. Part 420
Landfills 40 C.F.R. Part 445
Metal Products and Machinery 40 C.F.R. Part 438
Transportation Equipment Cleaning 40 C.F.R. Part 442
Waste Combusters 40 C.F.R. Part 444
SECTION 9 of Ordinance
Appendix B is hereby added as follows:
An Industrial User may elect, in lieu of the Total Phenols Limitation specified in Section 5B (b)(2), to substitute specific limitations for each of the eight (8) individual phenolic compounds identified under the Total Phenols Limitation. The following specific limitations, expressed in mg/l, shall be applied in lieu of the Total Phenols Limitation, upon election;
2-Chlorophenol 2.0 mg/l
4-Chlorophenol 2.0 mg/1
4-Chloro-3-methylphenol 1.0 mg/l
2,4-Dichlorophenol 5.5 mg/l
2,4-Dinitrophenol 2.0 mg/l
4-Methylphenol 5.0 mg/l
4-Nitrophenol 15.0 mg/l
Phenol 14.0 mg/l
Following election, the wastewater discharge permit shall be modified to incorporate these substituted parameters and an Industrial User shall be responsible for monitoring and reporting compliance with these parameters.
SECTION 10 of Ordinance
Appendix C is hereby added as follows:
Appendix C – Interim Discharge Limitations
No user shall discharge wastewater containing any of the following pollutants in excess of the following interim pollutant discharge limitations:
(1) Compatible Pollutants:
a. Any Fats, Oil or Grease (FOG) in concentrations greater than 1,500 mg/l based on an average of all samples collected within a twenty-four (24) hour period.
b. Any Total Suspended Solids (TSS) in concentrations greater than 7,500 mg/l
c. Any Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) in concentrations greater than 7,500 mg/l.
d. Any Phosphorus (P) in concentrations greater than 250 mg/l.
Unless otherwise stated, all limitations are based upon samples collected over an operating period representative of a User’s discharge, and in accordance with 40 CFR Part 136.
(2) Non-Compatible Pollutants
Cadmium (Cd) 1.0 mg/l
SECTION 11 of Ordinance
Section 6 is hereby added as follows:
Section 6 – General Regulations of Oakland County Department of Public Works, County of Oakland Sewage Disposal Systems.
(A)??’Section Requirements Mandatory for Connection: All sanitary sewer systems connected directly or indirectly into the intercepting sewer or sewers of the Oakland County Department of Public Works shall meet the requirements set forth in this section.
(B)??’Plans, Permits and Bonds:
(1)??’Prior to connection and prior to start of construction, all sanitary sewer systems shall have engineering plans and specifications prepared by a professional engineer and shall be approved by the Oakland County Department of Public Works.
(2)??’A connection permit shall be obtained by the owner or contractor from the Oakland County Department of Public Works. Said connection permit shall show the location of the work; the extent of the work; information regarding the contractor, the owner and the engineer; and any other pertinent information as shall be determined necessary by the department of public works. A fee shall be charged for said permit to cover the cost of inspection of each connection and to verify the result of the acceptance test. The permit fee shall be one hundred fifty dollars ($150) for each connection plus fifteen dollars ($15) for each new manhole constructed. Inspection requested during other than normal working hours shall be performed only if deemed necessary by the Oakland County Department of Public Works. The fee for such inspection shall be two hundred fifty dollars ($250) per day minimum, in addition to the normal connection permit fee.
(3)??’Individual building sewers which are directly connected into the county sanitary sewer system shall conform to all applicable requirements of this division. A connection permit, for which a charge of fifty dollars ($50) will be made by the Oakland County Department of Public Works, shall be obtained from the department of public works before such connection is made. Prior to the issuance of such connection permit, the person obtaining such permit shall have obtained the written approval of the local unit of government. Connection shall be made in a workmanlike manner and in accordance with methods and procedures established by the department of public works.
The party to whom such a permit is issued shall be responsible for notifying the department of public works twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the date and time when such a connection is made so that proper inspection of same can be made by the department.
(4)??’Prior to the adjustment, reconstruction, relocation or any other altering of the sewers of the County of Oakland, including manhole structures, the contractor or the person responsible for the work shall first obtain a permit to do such work from the Oakland County Department of Public Works. Said permit fee shall be determined by the department of public works.
(5)??’Prior to construction and during the life of permits obtained in accordance with subsections (B)(2), (3) and (4) of this section, all owners or contractors shall yearly furnish to the Oakland County Department of Public Works a satisfactory surety bond in the amount of five thousand dollars ($5,000) as security for the faithful performance of the work in accordance with the plans and specifications and departmental standards, and yearly furnish to the Oakland County Department of Public Works a cash deposit in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500). Such deposit shall provide funds for emergency work and/or such other work, as may be deemed necessary by the Oakland County Department of Public Works, arising as a result of construction by the owner or contractor. Such bonds shall not be cancelled by the owner, the contractor or the surety without first having given ten (10) days written notice to the Oakland County Department of Public Works. Cash deposits may be returned to the owner or contractor within ten (10) days of receipt of written request therefore, except that no deposits will be returned until such time as all outstanding permits have received final inspection and approval. In the event that it becomes necessary for the Oakland County Department of Public Works to expend funds for work arising as a result of construction by the owner or the contractor, then the cost of such work shall be deducted from the aforementioned cash deposit.
The owner or contractor shall have the right and opportunity to correct any deficiencies promptly before any deposit funds will be spent by the Oakland County Department of Public Works. The owner or contractor shall, within thirty (30) days of the mailing of written notice thereof, pay to the Oakland County Department of Public Works the entire amount of such cost. Failure to comply with these rules and regulations and the standards of the Oakland County Department of Public Works may result in the immediate termination of the surety and cash bonds.
(C)??’Bulkhead: The contractor shall install a suitable bulkhead to prevent construction water, sand, silt, etc., from entering the existing sewer system. Such bulkhead shall be left in place until such time as removal is authorized by the Oakland County Department of Public Works.
(D)??’Acceptance Test: All sanitary sewer systems shall be subjected to infiltration, air or exfiltration tests or a combination thereof in accordance with the following requirements prior to acceptance of the system by the Oakland County Department of Public Works and prior to removal of the bulkhead as required in paragraph (C) above.
All final acceptance tests shall be witnessed by the Oakland County Department of Public Works.
(a)??’All sewers over 24-inch diameter shall be subjected to infiltration tests. All sewers of 24-inch diameter or smaller, where the groundwater level above the top of the sewer is over seven (7) feet, shall be subjected to an infiltration test.
(b) ??’Maximum allowable infiltration shall not exceed two hundred fifty (250) gallons per inch of diameter per mile of pipe per twenty-four (24) hours for the overall project. Maximum allowable infiltration shall not exceed five hundred (500) gallons per inch of diameter per mile of pipe per twenty-four (24) hours for any individual run between manholes.
(2)??’Air test or exfiltration test:
(a)??’All sewers of 24-inch diameter or less, where the groundwater level above the top of the sewer is seven (7) feet or less, shall be subjected to air tests or exfiltration tests.
(b)??’For exfiltration tests, the internal water level shall be equal to the external water level plus seven (7) feet as measured from the top of pipe. The allowable exfiltration rate shall be the same as that permitted from infiltration.
(c)??’The procedure for air testing of sewers shall be as follows: The sewer line shall be tested in increments between manholes. The line shall be cleaned and plugged at each manhole. Such plugs shall be designed to hold against the test pressure and shall provide an airtight seal. One of the plugs shall have an orifice through which air can be introduced into the sewer. An air supply line shall be connected to the orifice. The air supply line shall be fitted with suitable control valves and a pressure gauge for continually measuring the air pressure in the sewer. The pressure gauge shall have a minimum diameter of three and one-half (3 1/2) inches and a range of zero (0) to ten (10) pounds per square inch gauge (PSIG). The gauge shall have minimum divisions of 0.10 PSIG and an accuracy of ?0.04 PSIG.
(d)??’The sewer shall be pressurized to four (4) PSIG greater than the greatest back pressure caused by groundwater over the top of the sewer pipe. At least two (2) minutes shall be allowed for the air pressure to stabilize between three and one-half (3 1/2) and four (4) PSIG. If necessary, air shall be added to the sewer to maintain a pressure of three and one-half (3 1/2) PSIG or greater.
(e)??’After the stabilization period, the air supply control valve shall be closed so that no more air will enter the sewer. The sewer air pressure shall be noted and timing for the test begun. The test shall not begin if the air pressure is less than three and one-half (3 1/2) PSIG, or such other pressure as is necessary to compensate for ground water level.
(f)??’The time required for the air pressure to decrease one (1) PSIG during the test shall not be less than the time shown in the ‘Oakland County Department of Public Works Air Test Tables.?
(g)??’Manholes on sewers to be subjected to air tests shall be equipped with one-half-inch diameter galvanized capped pipe nipple extending through the manhole three (3) inches into the manhole wall and at an elevation equal to the top of the sewer pipe. Prior to the air test, the groundwater elevation shall be determined by blowing air through the pipe nipple to clear it and then connecting a clear plastic tube to the pipe nipple. The tube shall be suspended vertically in the manhole and the groundwater elevation determined by observing the water level in the tube. The air test pressure shall be adjusted to compensate for the maximum groundwater level above the top of the sewer pipe to be tested. After all tests are performed and the sewer is ready for final acceptance, the pipe nipple shall be plugged in an acceptable manner.
(h)??’If a sewer fails to pass any of the previously described tests, the contractor shall determine the location of the leaks, repair them and retest the sewer. The tests shall be repeated until satisfactory results are obtained.
(i)??’All visible leaks and cracks shall be repaired regardless of tests results.
(E)??’Stormwater and Groundwater Control:
(1)??’Yard drains, patio drains, catchbasins, downspouts, weep tile, perimeter and footing drains or any other structure used for the collection and conveyance of stormwater and/or groundwater shall not be permitted to discharge into any sanitary sewer connected directly or indirectly to the county system, except as provided under subsection (e)(2) below.
(2)??’Perimeter and footing drains from buildings existing before December 16, 1968, shall not be required to disconnect from the sanitary sewer system; provided, that federal, state or local law or regulation does not require, or may not require subsequent to the adoption of these standards and regulations, the disconnection of such perimeter and footing drains.
(3)??’The crock to iron joint shall be sealed by approved flexible adaptor fittings such as those manufactured by Fernco Joint Sealer Company, or as approved by the Oakland County Department of Public Works. The iron pipe inside the building shall be plugged and leaded and remain plugged and watertight until such time as the plumbing is carried on to the first floor, the basement backfilled and the roof is on the building, thereby providing that no water from the excavated basement will enter the sanitary sewer.
(F)??’Building Sewers: House connection sewer from the lateral sewer in the street or easement to within five (5) feet from the house shall be:
(1)??’Six-inch diameter extra strength vitrified sewer pipe, manufactured in accordance with current NCPI Designation ER 4-67 Standards, or equal, with DPW-approved premium joint;
(2)??’Six-inch diameter Class 2400 Asbestos Cement Pipe with Ring-Tite, Fluid-Tite or DPW-approved joint;
(3)??’Six-inch diameter, service strength, cast-iron soil pipe with hot poured lead joint, or DPW-approved equal;
(4)??’Six-inch diameter extra strength solid wall pipe extruded from Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styren (ABS) plastic meeting the minimum cell classification 2-2-3 as defined in ASTM Specification D1788-68.
(5)??’Other pipe and joints as may be approved by the Oakland County Department of Public Works.
Copies of the Oakland County Department of Public Works-approved joint shall be on file at the offices of each community in the systems.
House connection sewers shall be six-inch minimum diameter, except that four-inch pipe of comparable strength and joint material may be used if permitted by the local unit of government. All joints shall be tight and when tested for infiltration or exfiltration shall not exceed the requirements of paragraph (D) of this section.
(G)??’Septic Tank Abandonment and Waste Disposal:
(1)??’Prior to connecting an individual building sewer to the sewers of the County of Oakland, either directly or indirectly, all existing wastewater treatment facilities, including septic tanks, tile fields and sump pumps, shall be physically and permanently disconnected from the building sewer.
(2)??’Septic tank sludge shall be discharged into the sewers of the county, directly or indirectly, only at locations specified by the Oakland County Department of Public Works and only after obtaining proper septic tank dumping tickets.
(3)??’The liquid and solids from an abandoned septic tank shall not be drained, dewatered, pumped or in any other manner discharged to the sewers of the county, except as provided for above.
(H)??’Ownership, Operations and Maintenance Responsibility: All new sanitary sewer systems, except individual building sewers, connected directly or indirectly into the intercepting sewer or sewers of the County of Oakland shall be owned, operated and maintained by the governing community. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, on-site sewer systems serving condominiums, apartment projects, shopping centers and mobile home parks.
(1) ??’All manholes constructed on sanitary sewer systems shall be provided with lid frames bolted to the cone section of the manhole with rubber O-ring gaskets compressed between the frame and the top of the cone in accordance with the current ‘Standard Manhole Detail? of the Oakland County Department of Public Works.
Adjustments to manhole tops shall be accomplished by using precast concrete adjustment rings bolted to the cone section of the manhole with rubber O-ring gaskets compressed between each adjacent ring.
Mortar and brickwork adjustment at the top of manholes will not be allowed. All manhole riser and cone sections shall have modified groove tongue joint with rubber gasket.
The bolted frame, bolts, adjustment rings and O-ring gaskets shall be in accordance with the standards of the Oakland County Department of Public Works.
(2)??’All manholes shall be provided with bolted waterproof covers in accordance with the current ‘Standard Manhole Detail? of the Oakland County Department of Public Works.
Although not recommended, and only under certain circumstances, consideration will be given to the burying of manholes in lieu of providing bolted covers and only upon written request to the Oakland County Department of Public Works.
(J)??’As-Built Plans: Prior to the acceptance of any sewer system and prior to the removal of the bulkhead as required in paragraph (C) (except under extenuating circumstances as may be approved by the director) as-built plans shall be provided to the Oakland County Department of Public Works. Said as-built plans shall show a statement by a registered engineer or surveyor certifying this to be ‘as-built plans? and shall include, but not be limited to, length of sewer, invert elevation, locations with respect to property lines, wye and riser locations and depths, and sewer material and joints used.
(K)??’All combined sewer systems connected directly or indirectly to the intercepting sewer or sewers of the County of Oakland shall meet the following requirements:
(1)??’Paragraphs (B), (C), (F), (G), (H), (I) and (J) of this section are required for sanitary sewer system connecting to interceptor sewers of the County of Oakland as hereinbefore mentioned.
(2)??’Prior to acceptance of the system and prior to removal of the bulkhead as required under paragraph (C) of this section, all combined sewer systems shall be subjected to an infiltration test in accordance with the infiltration requirements of the Oakland County Department of Public Works as outlined in paragraph (D) of this section. Said test shall be witnessed by the Oakland County Department of Public Works.
(3)??’Downspouts and footing drain tile may be connected to a combined sewer if permitted by the local unit of government.
(4)??’No requirements of the Oakland County Department of Public Works, or permits issued hereunder by said department, shall relieve the property owner of complying with all the rules and regulations of the local unit of government wherein such property is located when such rules and regulations are not in conflict with the requirements of the department of public works.
(5)??’All sewer construction shall comply with the general specifications of the Oakland County Department of Public Works. Copies of said specifications may be obtained from the office of the department of public works.
(6)??’Construction of new combined sewer systems shall be prohibited except when no prudent or feasible alternative exists.
SECTION 12 of Ordinance
The following sections shall be modified and renumbered, as follows:
Section 6 7 – Repealer
Section 7 8- Severability
Section 8 9 – Savings
Section 9 10 – Effective Date
Section 10 11 – Adoption
SECTION 13 of Ordinance
All other ordinances or parts of ordinances which are inconsistent or in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency or conflict.
SECTION 14 of Ordinance
The various parts, sections and clauses of this Ordinance are declared to be severable. If any part, sentence, paragraph, section or clause is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of the Ordinance shall not be affected
SECTION 15 of Ordinance
This Ordinance shall be published in full in a newspaper of general circulation in the Charter Township of Orion qualified under State Law to publish legal notices, and shall become effective upon publication, as provided by law.
SECTION 16 of Ordinance
This Ordinance is hereby declared to have been adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Charter Township of Orion at a meeting thereof duly called and held on the _____ day of ___________, 2005, and ordered to be given publication in the manner prescribed by the Charter of the Township of Orion.
Copies of the proposed Ordinance are on file in the office of the Township Clerk, 2525 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, Michigan, 48360, and may be examined during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Written comments may be submitted before the meeting to Jill D. Bastian, Clerk, at the address listed above.
Jill D. Bastian, Clerk
Charter Township of Orion