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Sec. 32-62.  Prohibited discharges from industrial and commercial activities.

The following list of discharges from industrial and commercial activities shall be considered prohibited unless permitted under a separate NPDES permit or approved by the city public works department. This list is based on section 32-21 (Illicit discharges prohibited), but is not an exhaustive list of prohibited discharges to the municipal storm sewer system:

  • Water from the cleaning of vehicle fueling stations, vehicle service garages, or other types of vehicle service facilities.
  • Water, cleansers, or solvents from the cleaning of vehicles, machinery or equipment, and other such commercial and industrial operations.
  • Water from the washing or rinsing of vehicles containing soap, detergents, solvents, or other cleaners.
  • Water from the cleaning or rinsing of vehicle engine, undercarriage, or auto parts cleaning.
  • Vehicle fluids.
  • Mat wash water from food service facilities.
  • Food and kitchen cleaning water from food service facilities.
  • Leakage from dumpsters or trash containers.
  • Water from the cleaning or rinsing of garbage dumpster areas and areas where garbage is stored or contained.
  • Water from pressure washing, steam cleaning, and hand scrubbing of sidewalks, gutters, plazas, alleyways, outdoor eating areas, steps, building exteriors, walls, driveways, and other outdoor surfaces.
  • Wastewater or cleaning fluids from carpet cleaning.
  • Swimming pool and spa water.
  • Wash out from concrete trucks.
  • Runoff from areas where hazardous substances, including diesel fuel, gasoline, and motor oil are stored.
  • Super-chlorinated, i.e. greater than four mg/l chlorine, water normally associated with the disinfection of potable water systems.

(Ord. No. 37395, § 1, 6-13-06)

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