Township of Evesham, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee (now Township Council) of the Township of Evesham 6-17-1960 by Ord. No. 4-60. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Violations and penalties — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Municipal Utilities Authority — See Ch. 37.
Individual sewage disposal systems — See Ch. 121.
Street excavations — See Ch. 133, Art. III.
Water— See Ch. 156.

§ 124-1 Connections required.

A. 
The owner of any dwelling or other building occupied by persons, located upon any street in which a sanitary sewer is now constructed, shall install a toilet in such dwelling or other building occupied by persons, and shall connect such toilet and dwelling or other building with such sewer.
B. 
The owner of any dwelling or other building to be occupied by persons hereinafter erected upon any street in which a sanitary sewer is constructed shall, prior to occupancy of such dwelling or other building by any person or persons, install a toilet in such dwelling or other building and connect such toilet and dwelling or other building with such sewer.
C. 
The owner of any dwelling or other building occupied by persons now located upon any street in which a sanitary sewer may hereafter be constructed, and the owner of any dwelling or other building occupied by persons hereafter erected upon any street in which a sanitary sewer may hereafter be constructed shall, within 60 days after completion of such sewer or prior to the occupancy of such dwelling or other building by any person or persons, whichever event shall later occur, install a toilet in such dwelling or other building and connect such toilet and dwelling or other building with said sewer.

§ 124-2 Use of sanitary sewers required.

A. 
It shall be unlawful for any occupant of any dwelling or other building located upon any street in which a sanitary sewer is now constructed to discharge or permit to be discharged from the premises which he or she occupies any wastewater into the soil or into any place other than the sanitary sewer in the street upon which said dwelling or other building is located; it shall be unlawful for any owner of any dwelling or other building occupied by persons located upon any street in which a sanitary sewer is now constructed to permit, allow or cause any wastewater to be discharged by any person from said premises into the soil or into any other place except the sanitary sewer in the street on which said dwelling or other building is located. The owner of any such dwelling house or other building occupied by persons shall cause the necessary piping to be installed to furnish a method of discharge of wastewater from his said premises into the sanitary sewer in the street upon which any such dwelling or other building is located.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any occupant of any dwelling or other building, or any owner of any dwelling or other building, located upon any street in which a sanitary sewer may hereafter be constructed, to cause, permit or allow wastewaters to be discharged from said dwelling or other building into the soil or into any other place other than the sanitary sewer in the street upon which said dwelling or other building is located. In the case of any such dwelling or other building occupied by persons, it shall be the duty of the owner of the said dwelling or other building to equip the same with the necessary piping which will enable any and all wastewaters to be discharged directly into such sanitary sewer as may hereafter be constructed in any street upon which any such dwelling house or other building is located within 60 days after the completion of the said sewer.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for the owner or occupant of any dwelling or other building hereafter to be erected upon any street in which a sanitary sewer is constructed or shall hereafter be constructed to cause, permit or allow any wastewater to be discharged directly into the soil or any other place except the sanitary sewer in the street on which said dwelling or other building is or may hereafter be located, for more than 60 days after the completion of said sewer. It shall be the duty of the owner of every dwelling hereafter erected upon any street in which a sanitary sewer is already constructed to provide and install in such dwelling or other building occupied by persons, a system of piping whereby all such wastewater may be discharged directly into the sewer in the street on which any such dwelling or other building is located, and it shall be the duty of the owner of any dwelling or other building to be occupied by persons, hereafter to be constructed, upon any street in which a sanitary sewer may hereafter be constructed to install a system of piping in said dwelling or other building within 60 days after the completion of said sanitary sewer whereby wastewater from said dwelling house or other building may be discharged directly into the sanitary sewer in the street upon which any such dwelling or other building shall at that time be erected.

§ 124-3 Outhouses and privies prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any owner to use or maintain or to allow any occupant to use as a place for the disposal of human waste any outhouse or privy located on premises which are located upon a street in which a sanitary sewer shall have been constructed.

§ 124-4 Connections by Township; assessment of costs.

If the owner of any property shall fail to make any connection or installation required by this chapter within the time herein required, the Township may proceed to make such connection or installation or cause the same to be made and assess the cost thereof as a lien against said property, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:63-52 and 40:63-54.

§ 124-5 Sewer use rates and regulations.

[Added 11-1-1977 by Ord. No. 40-11-77]
Connections to sewers and the use thereof shall be subject to such regulations as shall be promulgated by the Municipal Utilities Authority of the Township of Evesham, which shall also establish rate schedules providing for sewer connection charges and service fees.

§ 124-6 Violations and penalties.

[Added 11-1-1977 by Ord. No. 40-11-77]
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I, of this Code.