Who does the Ordinance apply to?

This Ordinance applies to all "food service establishments" (FSE), "food manufacturer/processors" (FM/P), commercial and industrial businesses and other entities with potential to discharge wastewater containing fats, oils, grease, sand or other insoluble waste to the city sanitary sewer system including, but not limited to, restaurants, grocery stores, meat markets, hotels, factory and office building cafeterias, public and private schools, hospitals, commercial day care centers, churches, and catering services located within the City’s sewer collection system Service Area. 

Commercial and Industrial businesses covered by this section include oil, sand, grit and insoluble waste dischargers such as automotive repair businesses, car washes, and commercial trash enclosures within the City’s sewer collection Service Area.  

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1. What is the purpose of the FOG Ordinance?
2. Who does the Ordinance apply to?
3. Where can I find a copy of the new Ordinance?
4. When will the Ordinance take effect?
5. My business does not prepare food onsite, nor do we have an automatic dishwasher. Does this Ordinance apply to me?
6. I own an auto repair shop. Does this Ordinance affect me?
7. The City already performs FOG inspections at my business--is there anything else I need to do?
8. I opened a new restaurant but have never had a City FOG inspection. How does this Ordinance affect me and what should I do?
9. I lease my business space, is the property owner affected by this Ordinance?
10. What are Best Management Practices?
11. What is the City's FOG Control Program?
12. What is a FOG Waste Discharge Permit (FOG WDP)?
13. Where can I find a copy of the FOG Waste Discharge Permit (FOG WDP) Application?
14. Where can I ask questions?