POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Mary Hull Caballero Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 17 Public Improveme Chapter 17.35 Septage Discharge
17.35.020 Permits Required.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 166674, 182760 and 185397, effective July 6, 2012.)  Only those persons possessing a valid septage discharge permit issued from the City ofPortlandwill be allowed to discharge septage at the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant (CBWTP).


A.  Permits shall authorize discharges for one year, unless a shorter time frame is authorized by the Director.


B.  The City shall issue permits for the discharge of septage at CBWTP after receipt of the following:


1.  A Septage Discharge Permit Application form;


2.  A copy of a valid sewage disposal service license issued by the DEQ;


3.  A current DEQ Sewage Pumping Equipment Description/Inspection form for each vehicle identified on the permit;


4.  A performance guaranty as described in 17.35.060 of this Chapter;


5.  A copy of insurance coverage at or above those levels required by the Oregon Public Utility Commission;


6.  Effective July 1, 1994, a certificate of completion, or the ability to receive such certification within 30 days of permit approval, by applicant personnel at the City of Portland’s “Septage Hauler Training Class.”  Personnel of an approved septage hauler shall attend the City’s Septage Hauler Training Class.  The class will inform haulers about the City’s Septage Receiving Program and the operational process at CBWTP.  Certification renewals may be requested on an annual basis and shall be required upon request of the Director or when permittee personnel changes occur.


7.  The City shall impose appropriate conditions in permits to ensure compliance with requirements of this Chapter.


C.  No provision of this Section shall be construed to create any right to the disposition of septage at a City facility inconsistent with the public interest of the City.

Title 17 Public Improveme
Chapter 17.04 Definitions
Chapter 17.06 Administration of Public Works Permitting
Chapter 17.08 Local Improvement Procedure
Chapter 17.12 Assessments
Chapter 17.13 Parks and Recreation System Development Charge
Chapter 17.14 Financing Systems Development Charges
Chapter 17.15 Transportation System Development Charge
Chapter 17.16 General Provisions
Chapter 17.18 General Obligation Improvement Warrants
Chapter 17.19 Northwest Transportation Fund
Chapter 17.20 (Repealed)
Chapter 17.23 Special Traffic Control District
Chapter 17.24 Permits
Chapter 17.25 Sidewalk Cafes
Chapter 17.26 Sidewalk Vendors
Chapter 17.27 Structural Driveways
Chapter 17.28 Sidewalks, Curbs and Driveways
Chapter 17.30 (Repealed)
Chapter 17.32 Public Sewer and Drainage System Permits, Connections and Maintenance
Chapter 17.33 Required Public Sewer Connection
Chapter 17.34 Sanitary Discharges
Chapter 17.35 Septage Discharge
Chapter 17.36 Sewer User Charges
Chapter 17.37 Downspout Disconnection
Chapter 17.38 Drainage and Water Quality
Chapter 17.39 Storm System Discharges
Chapter 17.40 Protection of Public Right-of-Way
Chapter 17.41 Landslide Abatement
Chapter 17.42 Property Owner Responsibility for Streets
Chapter 17.44 Street Obstructions
Chapter 17.45 Advertising on Bus Benches
Chapter 17.46 Publication Boxes
Chapter 17.48 Moving Buildings
Chapter 17.52 Trees
Chapter 17.56 Public Utilitites
Chapter 17.60 Underground Wiring Districts
Chapter 17.64 Protection of City Owned Telecommunications Line and Equipment, Street Lighing and Traffic Signal Systems
Chapter 17.68 Street Lights
Chapter 17.72 (Repealed)
Chapter 17.76 Fuel Tanks
Chapter 17.80 Plats and Dedications
Chapter 17.82 Land Divisions
Chapter 17.84 Street Vacations
Chapter 17.88 Street Access
Chapter 17.92 Street Designation
Chapter 17.93 Renaming City Streets
Chapter 17.96 Surveys, Elevations and Monuments
Chapter 17.100 Remedies and Penalties
Chapter 17.102 Solid Waste & Recycling Collection
Chapter 17.103 Single-Use Plastic Checkout Bags
Chapter 17.104 Commercial Building Energy Performance Reporting