Permittee: The Permittee represents the FPE and is authorized by the issuance of a FOG
Discharge Permit to initiate, create, originate, or maintain a wastewater discharge from the
FPE. The Permittee shall be the Owner or his local designee.
Person: Any individual, firm, association, society, corporation, or group.
Program Administrator (PA): Shall mean the PUC, or persons authorized by the PUC to
conduct activities related to this Ordinance including but not limited to: approve discharge
permits, approve variances, conduct facility inspections, and conduct enforcement
Public Sanitary Sewer System: A sewer in which all owners of abutting properties have
equal rights and which is controlled by a public authority. Includes the main pipe,
manholes, other structures, and equipment appurtenant thereto controlled and maintained
by the PUC for the conveyance of sanitary sewage.
Renderable Grease: The uncontaminated FOG from the food preparation process that is
free of impurities and has not come in contact with water and can be recycled into
products such as, but not limited to, animal feed or cosmetics.
§ 170-45 Food Preparation Establishment (FPE) Permitting Program:
A. All FPEs discharging wastewater to the public sanitary sewer system are subject to
the following requirements.
(1) Permitting: All FPE’s shall be required to apply for and obtain a FOG discharge
permit from the PA. The PA shall approve or deny all applications for the FOG discharge
permits in accordance with the policies and regulations established in this Article. The
FOG discharge permit shall be in addition to any other permits, registrations, or
occupational licenses, which may be required by Federal, State, or local law. It shall be a
violation of this Article for any FPE identified by the PA to discharge wastewater containing
fats, oils, and grease to the public sanitary sewer system without a current FOG Discharge
Following the initial enactment of this FOG Article, any modification to this FOG Article
shall become effective immediately and be complied with within 7 months of the
modification. Upon modification to this Ordinance, existing FPE’s may be required to re-
apply and submit the required fee.
(2) Application Form: The PA shall provide an application form for a FOG Discharge
Permit to all FPEs. All existing FPEs shall submit a completed application form within 30
days of: a) receipt of the application, or b) prior to the expiration of their valid FOG
Discharge Permit. New FPEs shall obtain a FOG Discharge Permit prior to issuance of a
food service license. Each application form submitted shall include, but not be limited to,
the following information.
(a) Conceptual Approval Form
(b) The FPE’s engineer’s design report for outdoor grease traps or AGRUs including
unit specifications, cut sheet, and sizing calculations.