Opelika Sewer Code
The following Adobe PDF files contain regulations within the Opelika Code pertaining to sewers and sewage disposal. The files are arranged by divisions within the code as outlined below.
Use of public sewers required
Private sewage disposal
Damaging, etc., sewers
Inspections and entry powers of inspectors
Connection costs and liability for same
Separate and independent building sewers required
Use of old building sewers
Size, slope, etc., of sewers; trenches, etc.
Elevation of building sewer and lifts
Connection of downspouts into public sewers
Connection of building sewer to public sewer
Stormwater, groundwater, etc.
Items totally prohibited
Preliminary treatment or flow-equalizing facilities
Measurements and tests
Sewage from septic tanks and portable toilets; charges
Implementation of service charges
Deposits, delinquency fees, etc.
Collection and billing procedures
Procedure for refund of sewer charges
Division 5. Waste Water Collection and Treatment
Subdivision 1. Generally
Charges and Fees for Recovery of Costs
Subdivision 2. Waste Water Contribution Regulations
General discharge prohibitions
Federal categorical pretreatment standards
Modifications of federal categorical pretreatment standards
City's right of revision
Subdivision 3. Administration and Enforcement
Superindendent of sewage works to administer, implement and enforce division provisions
Industrial waste water discharge permits
Reporting requirements for permittee
Inspections and sampling
Revocation of discharge permit
Violations of this section
Notification of violation
Show cause hearing
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