Borough of Harveys Lake, PA
Luzerne County
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The owner of any improved property benefited, improved or accommodated by a sewer shall connect such improved property with such sewer, in such manner as this Borough may require, within 45 days after notice to such owner from this Borough to make such connection, for the purpose of discharge of all sanitary sewage and industrial wastes from such improved property, subject to such limitations and restrictions as shall be established herein or as otherwise shall be established by this Borough from time to time.
All sanitary sewage and industrial wastes from any improved property, after connection of such improved property with a sewer as required under § 38-2, shall be conducted into a sewer, subject to such limitations and restrictions as shall be established herein or as otherwise shall be established by this Borough from time to time.
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No person shall place or deposit or permit to be placed or deposited upon public or private property within this Borough any sanitary sewage or industrial wastes in violation of § 38-2.
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No person shall discharge or permit to be discharged to any natural outlet within this Borough any sanitary sewage or industrial wastes in violation of § 38-2, except where suitable treatment has been provided which is satisfactory to this Borough.
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No privy vault, cesspool, sinkhole, septic tank or similar receptacle shall be used or maintained at any time upon any improved property which has been connected to a sewer or which shall be required under § 38-2 to be connected to a sewer.
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Every such privy vault, cesspool, sinkhole, septic tank or similar receptacle in existence shall be abandoned and, at the discretion of this Borough, shall be cleansed and filled at the expense of the owner of such improved property and under the direction and supervision of this Borough; and any such privy vault, cesspool, sinkhole, septic tank or similar receptacle not so abandoned and, if required by this Borough, cleansed and filled shall constitute a nuisance, and such nuisance may be abated as provided by law, at the expense of the owner of such improved property.
No privy vault, cesspool, sinkhole, septic tank or similar receptacle at any time shall be connected with a sewer.
The notice by this Borough to make a connection to a sewer, referred to in § 38-2, shall consist of a copy of this chapter, including any amendments and/or supplements at the time in effect or a summary of each section hereof, and a written or printed document requiring the connection in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and specifying that such connection shall be made within 45 days from the date such notice is given. Such notice may be given at any time after a sewer is in place which can receive and convey sanitary sewage and industrial wastes for treatment and disposal from the particular improved property. Such notice shall be served upon the owner either by personal service or by registered mail or by such other method as at the time may be provided by law.