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(a) The owner of every commercial, industrial, or institutional food service facility, shall install or cause to be installed a pretreatment system for grease removal which meets or exceeds minimum sizing requirements of the Uniform Plumbing Code, by no later than January 1, 2001. The Director shall approve final sizing.

(b) The owner of every commercial or industrial generator of grease serviced by a public sewer found to have a grease buildup at the point of connection of the side sewer, a history of grease blockage at such point, or accelerated maintenance of the public sewer resulting from the discharge of grease from said facility, may be required to implement additional grease control measures, which may include, but are not limited to, installation of additional pretreatment equipment, elimination of the garbage grinder, or reimbursement of the City or District for the cost of accelerated preventive maintenance of the public sewer to prevent blockage of the sewer related to such grease discharge.