CHAPTER 19. WASTEWATER DISCHARGE AND TREATMENT.
Article IV. Wastewater Discharge Permits.
Sec. 19-4-2. Wastewater discharge permits in general.
(a) Wastewater discharge permits issued by the city shall be of two
(1) Industrial wastewater discharge permits issued to CIUs and SIUs
as required by this chapter or the director.
(2) Pollution prevention
permits issued to other users as required by this chapter or the
(b) Any new SIU or CIU proposing to discharge to, connect to, or
to contribute to the WPCF shall obtain an industrial wastewater discharge permit
before discharging to, connecting to, or contributing to the WPCF. New CIUs and
SIUs, and other new users required by the public works director to obtain a
permit, shall apply for the permit at least ninety days prior to discharging to,
connecting to, or contributing to the WPCF. All existing SIUs or CIUs
discharging, connected to, or contributing to the WPCF shall obtain an
industrial wastewater discharge permit within one hundred eighty days after the
effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter.
(c) The director
may require any user which is not a CIU or SIU to obtain a pollution prevention
permit as necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter. The primary
criteria for the requirement of a pollution prevention permit shall be: (1)
dischargers (whether or not industrial) which have the potential to be regulated
under the WIPP in the future; (2) dischargers (whether or not industrial) or
industries which discharge a pollutant of concern; or (3) dischargers (whether
or not industrial) or industries which discharge a substance regulated or
proposed to be regulated pursuant to a narrative, numeric, or toxicity-based
water quality objective of the CTR, the NTR or of a water quality plan adopted
or proposed to be adopted by the SWRCB pursuant to Water Code Section 13170.
(Ord. No. 1271, § 1 (part).)