Township of Deptford, NJ
Gloucester County
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§ BH:5-1
DEFINITIONS. 

§ BH:5-2
CONNECTION REQUIRED. 

§ BH:5-3
MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS. 

§ BH:5-4
ORDER BY BOARD OF HEALTH. 

§ BH:5-5
SERVICE OF NOTICE. 

§ BH:5-6
VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES. 

§ BH:5-1 DEFINITIONS.

[Ord. No. 4-3-73; 1967 Code § 62B-1]

As used in this chapter:

BUILDING
Any building or structure heretofore or hereafter constructed and designed or used for dwelling purposes, either temporary or permanent, or other use or occupancy by persons.
CONNECTION DATE
When used with respect to a building constructed prior to the date of the initial operation, as part of any sanitary sewage treatment and disposal system in the Township owned or operated by the Township or the Township Municipal Utilities Authority, of a sewer available to serve the building "connection date" shall mean the 90th day after the date of initial operation. When used with respect to a building constructed after the date of initial operation as a part of any sanitary sewage treatment and disposal system owned or operated by the Township or the Authority, of a sewer available to serve the building "connection date" shall mean the 60th day after the date of completion of construction or the date of initial occupancy of the building, whichever of the dates shall be earlier in point of time.
SEWER
Any sewer or main designated or used for collection or disposal of sanitary sewage within the Township.

§ BH:5-2 CONNECTION REQUIRED.

[Ord. No. 4-3-73; 1967 Code § 62B-2]

The owner of each property along the line of any sewer now or hereafter constructed in the Township by the Township or the Township Municipal Utilities Authority shall connect each building on such property with a sewer prior to the connection date with respect to the building.

§ BH:5-3 MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS.

[Ord. No. 4-3-73; 1967 Code § 62B-3]

Every connection required by this chapter shall be made with cast-iron soil pipe from inside the building to a point not less than five feet outside the building. From this point to the sewer main, cast-iron pipe caulked and leaded or asbestos cement pipe with slip-joint rubber gaskets may be used. All pipes must be not less than four inches in diameter.

§ BH:5-4 ORDER BY BOARD OF HEALTH.

[Ord. No. 4-3-73; 1967 Code § 62B-4]

Upon receipt by the Board of Health of notification from the Township Municipal Utilities Authority or from the Township that any sewer is available to serve buildings on any properties in the Township, the Board of Health shall order such owner of property along the line of the sewer to connect each building on such property with the sewer in accordance with the terms of this chapter.

§ BH:5-5 SERVICE OF NOTICE.

[Ord. No. 4-3-73; 1967 Code § 62B-5]

The Board of Health shall designate the Health Officers to give notice to the owner of the property with respect to which an order is issued pursuant to Section BH:5-4 of this chapter. Such notice shall be addressed to the owner of the property as the name of the owner appears in the last tax duplicate of the Township, shall describe the property by lot and block designation as the same appears on the Tax Map of the Township and by the street address if a street address exists and shall state that by order of the Board of Health, the owner is required to connect each building on the property with a sewer in accordance with the terms of this chapter on or before the connection date with respect to such building or, if such connection date shall have passed, within 30 days after service of such notice as hereinafter provided, and the notice shall also describe the penalty which may be imposed for failure to comply with the notice and order in accordance with the terms of this chapter. The notice may be served on the owner personally or by leaving it at his usual residence with a member of his family above the age of 18 years or the notice may also be served within or without the limits of the Township by mailing the same by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the last known post office address of the owner as the same appears on the last tax duplicate of the Township.

§ BH:5-6 VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES.

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Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalty established in Section BH: 1-3 of this Code.