(1) General. It shall be unlawful to construct any private sewage system or install a non-plumbing sanitation system without obtaining a State and/or County Sanitary Permit prior to beginning construction of that system. It shall be unlawful to use any system in violation of any provision of this ordinance. It shall be unlawful to resist, obstruct or interfere with the County Sanitarian in the discharge of his duties, or to neglect, refuse or fail to obey an order issued by the Sanitarian in the discharge of his duties.
(2) Legal Action on Violations. The County Board of Supervisors, the Land Use Committee, the County Sanitarian, the Department of Natural Resources, the County Health Department or any resident of Kenosha County may institute appropriate legal action or proceeding to enjoin a violation of this ordinance.
(3) Violations in Floodplains. All private sewage systems placed, operated and maintained in a floodplain that are in violation of this ordinance is a human health hazard. The creation thereof may be enjoined and the maintenance thereof may be abated by action at suit of the State, County or any citizen.
(4) Maintenance of a POWTS. A POWTS that is not maintained in accordance with the approved management plan or as required in Comm. 83.54(4), Wisconsin Administrative Code, shall be considered a human health hazard and shall be considered a violation of this ordinance. Failure to service a septic tank or treatment component and submit the report to the County in the time designated by a County Septic Tank Maintenance Notice shall be considered a violation of this ordinance.
(5) Maintenance of a Non-Plumbing Sanitation System. Any non-plumbing sanitation system that is improperly maintained and not in accordance with Comm. 91, Wisconsin Administrative Code, shall be considered a human health hazard and will be in violation of this ordinance.
(6) Referral to Corporation Counsel. Any violation that can not be resolved by the County Sanitarian shall refer them to the office of the Corporation Counsel. The Corporation Counsel shall prosecute all violations of this chapter at the request of the Department of Planning and Development, Division of County Development or of the Board. The Corporation Counsel has discretion to commence legal actions or proceedings and may proceed pursuant to those outlined in Wisconsin Statutes section 66.119, 66.12 or 288.10 or pursuant to the issuance of a summons and complaint. [Code § 15.02-4, 2018.]