State Health & Safety Codes for Sanitation

City-County Environmental Health Department

Sec.341.011 Subchapter B. Nuisances and General Sanitation
(5) No sewage, human excreta, wastewater, garbage, or other organic water deposited, stored, discharge, or exposed will be in such a way as to be a potential instrument or medium in disease transmission to a person or between persons.


Sec. 341.014 Disposal of Human Excreta:
(a) Human excreta in a populous area shall be disposed of through properly managed sewers, treatment tanks, chemical toilets, or privies constructed and maintained in conformity with the department’s specifications, or by other methods approved by the department. The disposal system shall be sufficient to prevent the pollution of the surface soil, the contamination of a drinking water supply, the infection of flies or cockroaches, or in the creating of any other public health nuisance.