Borough of Doylestown, PA
Bucks County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Part 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

§ 101 Title.

§ 102 Definitions.

§ 103 Unsanitary Deposits.

§ 104 Discharges to Natural Outlets.

§ 105 Duty to Connect to Public Sewer.

§ 106 Violations — Liability to Borough for Costs.

§ 107 Change of Ownership — Notice of.

§ 108 Where Excessive System Design Required — Borough Liability.

§ 109 Borough's Right to Refuse Service on Notice of Violation.

§ 110 Borough's Right to Refuse Service Where Harmful Discharges.

§ 111 Borough Not Liable.

§ 112 Conditions of Service.

Part 2 BUILDINGS SEWER AND SERVICE LATERALS

§ 201 Size of Pipe.

§ 202 Types of Pipe.

§ 203 Bearings.

§ 204 Method of Transfer to Borough System.

§ 205 Building Sewers — Common Trench — Adjoining Property.

§ 206 All Pipes, Connection and Work Must Be Fit for Its Purpose.

§ 207 Changes in Connections, etc. — Notice and Approval.

§ 208 Fittings.

§ 209 Building Sewers — Directional Changes.

§ 210 Types of Fittings Not Permissible.

§ 211 Joints — Preparation, Packing and Caulking.

§ 212 Use of Floor Drains.

§ 213 Cleanouts Required.

§ 214 Interceptor Traps Required — Type.

§ 215 Interceptor Traps — Location.

§ 216 Special Conditions.

§ 217 Building Sewer — Required Slope and Grading.

§ 218 Building Sewers — Testing, Approval, Observation.

§ 219 Building Sewers — Approval Needed Before Covering.

§ 220 Building Sewers — Safe and Sanitary Operation.

§ 221 Building Sewers — Excavation, Safety, Street Restoration — Cost of.

§ 222 Restoration of Excavations — Permits and Standards.

§ 223 Supervision by Borough — Construction, Covering, Backfill.

§ 224 Sewers Through Private Land Subject to Code.

§ 225 Capped Sewer and Lateral, Private Disposal.

§ 226 Use of Old Building Sewers.

§ 227 Building Sewers — Depth Required and Positioning.

§ 228 Building Sewers — Use of Power Other Than Gravity.

§ 229 Open Trench Work Required.

§ 230 Building Sewers — Methods of Testing, Approval and Tapping-in.

§ 231 Building Demolition — Severance From Sewer.

§ 232 Service Laterals — Approval, Supervision of Construction.

Part 3 CONNECTIONS OF BUILDING SEWERS

§ 301 Separate Connections Required for Each Unit.

§ 302 All Costs Borne by Owner — Indemnity of Borough.

§ 303 Materials to be Used.

§ 304 Display of Permit.

§ 305 Permissible Types and Places of Joints and Connections — Approval and Supervision of Borough.

§ 306 Sizes of Connecting Pipes — Variance.

§ 307 Connections.

§ 308 Tapping Fees.

§ 309 Authorized Plumbers — Permit — Insurance Required.

§ 310 Permit Required.

Part 4 PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL

§ 401 In General — Private Sewage Disposal Prohibited.

Part 5 PERMISSIBLE DISCHARGES

§ 501 Waters Not Permitted.

§ 502 Industrial Discharge.

§ 503 Other Prohibited Wastes and Waters.

§ 504 Gas Stations, Restaurants — Traps — Interceptors.

§ 505 Storm Water to Drain to Storm Sewers.

§ 506 Borough Has Right to Waive Requirements.

Part 6 INDUSTRIAL WASTES

§ 601 General Provisions.

§ 602 Regulations.

§ 603 Fees.

§ 604 Administration.

§ 605 Enforcement.

§ 606 Penalty; Costs.

§ 607 Severability.

§ 608 Conflict.

Part 7 SEWER EXTENSIONS

§ 701 Subdivisions — Permit.

§ 702 Permit — Approval — Escrow — Inspection.

§ 703 Steps Prior to Use — By Subdivision.

Part 8 MISCELLANEOUS

§ 801 Tampering with Sewage System — Criminal Penalty.

§ 802 Right to Inspect, Owner's Liability for Defects and Inspection Costs.

§ 803 Notice of Violations — Time for Cure — Criminal Penalty.

§ 804 Violators of Code Must Indemnify Borough.

§ 805 Engineering Requirements.

§ 806 Notice — Method of Service.

§ 807 Compliance Non-Waivable.

§ 808 Power to Contract.

Part 9 SEWER RENTALS

§ 901 Sewer Rentals.

§ 902 Collection of Sewer Rentals.

§ 903 Definition of Family Unit.

§ 904 Payment of Sewer Rates, Rentals and Charges; Unpaid Rates, Rentals and Charges Constitute Lien Against Property.