§ 728.0. Building Sewer Connection Requirements.


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  • 728.1   Size.

    That portion of the building sewer extending from the public sewer to the property line shall be not less than four (4) inches (100 mm) in internal diameter.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 7, 2016: Ord. 2013-0050 § 9, 2013; Ord. 2010-0055 § 6, 2010.)

    728.2   Depth.

    When laid within the limits of any public thoroughfare when the public sewer is sufficiently deep, no building sewer shall be less than six (6) feet (1.8 m) below grade. Whenever practicable, the alignment and grade of each building sewer shall be straight from the public sewer to the property line.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 7, 2016: Ord. 2013-0050 § 9, 2013; Ord. 2010-0055 § 6, 2010.)

    728.3   Taps and Saddles.

    Whenever it becomes necessary to connect a building sewer to a public sewer at a point where no branch fitting has been installed in the public sewer, such connection shall be made as required by Title 20 - Utilities - of the Los Angeles County Code, Division 2 - Sanitary Sewer and Industrial Waste Ordinance.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 7, 2016: Ord. 2013-0050 § 9, 2013; Ord. 2010-0055 § 6, 2010.)

    728.4   Connection to Trunks.

    Whenever required, an approved-type unvented running trap shall be installed in each building sewer which is connected directly to a trunk sewer by any means whatsoever. Each such running trap shall be installed in the building sewer between the house drain or drains and the connection to the trunk sewer. A T-type cleanout shall be installed in the building sewer immediately below the running trap. This cleanout need not be extended to grade. Every running trap and cleanout shall be located on the lot served by the building sewer.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 7, 2016: Ord. 2013-0050 § 9, 2013; Ord. 2010-0055 § 6, 2010.)

    728.5   Street Widening.

    Where a future street or road-widening area has been established by the master plan of highways or in any other manner, all work installed in such area shall conform to the requirements established in this or other related ordinances for work on public property.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 7, 2016: Ord. 2013-0050 § 9, 2013; Ord. 2010-0055 § 6, 2010.)

    728.6   Main Line Required.

    Building sewer construction shall conform to the requirements of main line sewers as set forth in Title 20 - Utilities - of the Los Angeles County Code, Division 2 - Sanitary Sewer and Industrial Waste Ordinance, when either of the following conditions exists:

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    Where the Authority Having Jurisdiction requires such construction because of the character or quantity of the sewage or industrial waste to be discharged.

    2.

    Where the sewer is designed to be, or proposed to be, dedicated to the County of Los Angeles at the present or any future time.

    (Ord. 2016-0055 § 7, 2016: Ord. 2013-0050 § 9, 2013; Ord. 2010-0055 § 6, 2010.)

    Appendix G of Title 28 of the Los Angles County Code is amended by deleting the existing language in its entirety and replacing it with the following language to read: