City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

***Note: Many local criminal codes can now be located under Chapter 10.60 SMC while others are now cited under the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), which was incorporated into the municipal code in 2022. (See SMC 10.58.010). Code Enforcement, including Noise Control and Animal Regulations are located in Chapters 10.62 through 10.74.

Title 13
Chapter 13.03A
Section 13.03A.0212

Title 13 Public Utilities and Services

Chapter 13.03A Pretreatment

Article II. General Requirements

Section 13.03A.0212 Hauled Wastewater [2.12]
  1. Hauled wastewater, including septic tank waste or industrial wastewater, may not be introduced into the POTW except at locations and with such conditions as directed by the Plant Manager. Such wastes shall not violate this Section of this chapter or any other requirements established or adopted by the City. Wastewater Discharge Permits for individual vehicles to use such facilities shall be issued by the Plant Manager.
  1. All such wastewater is required to be tested and sampled as ordered by the Plant Manager, consistent with the purpose and objectives of this chapter and applicable federal, state, or local requirements.
  1. The Plant Manager may decline to accept any hauled wastewater or may require wastewater haulers or generators as designated by the Plant Manager to apply for discharge permit coverage.
  1. Wastewater haulers must provide a Discharge Record as required and approved by the Plant Manager for every load.
  1. Non-domestic Wastewater Manifests under this section must be filed with the Plant Manager, with such information as required by the Plant Manager, and signed by an authorized representative and certified as provided in SMC 13.03A.0305(A). Failure to submit a report form as required or apply for permit coverage when required is a violation of this chapter. (Cross reference:  SMC 13.03A.0201(B)(9))
  1. Fees for dumping hauled wastes will be established as part of the user fee system as authorized in SMC 13.03 and SMC 13.03A.1401.

NOTE: Bracketed enumerations reference the numbering in the EPA Region 10 Model Ordinance of March 27, 2012.

Date Passed: Monday, November 9, 2020

Effective Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

ORD C35961 Section 21