2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 12 - CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER 8 - WASTE MANAGEMENT
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 12-8-2 - Dumping sanitary sewer, kitchen, or toilet wastes in storm or sanitary sewers prohibited; forfeiture of involved vehicles
. Dumping sanitary sewer, kitchen, or toilet wastes in storm or sanitary sewers prohibited; forfeiture of involved vehicles
(a) No person, firm, or corporation shall place, dump, dispose of, or cause to be placed, dumped, or disposed of in a public storm or sanitary sewer pipeline or through manholes thereof, or otherwise, any contents or matter of or from any septic tank, waste water holding tank, grease trap, or other container serving the purpose of a septic tank, waste water holding tank, or grease trap, which contents or matter is made up wholly or partly by the sanitary sewer, kitchen, or toilet waste from any residential source or commercial or industrial waste from business processes from any commercial or industrial facility, unless the express written permission of the owner of such public storm or sewer pipeline is first obtained.
(b) Any person, firm, or corporation violating subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(c) Any motor vehicle, trailer, and all other articles and contrivances utilized in the hauling, transporting, dumping, placing, or disposition of any contents or matter in any public sewer in violation of subsection (a) of this Code section are declared to be contraband and shall be subject to seizure, confiscation, and forfeiture according to the terms, provisions, conditions, and procedures set out in Code Section 3-10-11
, as far as such terms and procedures can be made to apply.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer