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I am asking if my interpretation in correct and if it is correct who can file a suit for me?
Thank you for your follow-up.Based on the definition that you were quoted, your interpretation does not appear to be correct. The language in the definition describes a private sewer as anything extending from the main sewer pipe, which likewise includes a sewer ipe that is underneath on public and city property. Such a piper is typically the responsibility of the parties to whom that connection is made, so if it includes 4 homes, then 4 owners are jointly responsible for repairs. You can potentially retain a real estate and administrative law attorney to research this further for you and see if any local cases exist that would claim or show that the city would be responsible, but going solely on what you were provided, the city is correct to claim that they have no liability. Consequently, until and if you can find contrary law, you would have no basis to file (I have searched here for cases that may be contrary to code you were given and have not found anything that would invalidate the definition you were provided).Good luck.
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