Borough of Harveys Lake, PA
Luzerne County
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Where an improved property, at the time connection to a sewer is required, shall be served by its own sewage disposal system or device, the existing house sewer line shall be broken on the structure side of such sewage disposal system or device, and attachment shall be made, with proper fittings, to continue such house sewer line as a building sewer.
No building sewer shall be covered until it has been inspected and approved by this Borough. If any part of a building sewer is covered before so being inspected and approved, it shall be uncovered for inspection at the cost and expense of the owner of the improved property to be connected to a sewer.
Every building sewer of any improved property shall be maintained in a sanitary and safe operating condition by the owner of such improved property.
Every excavation for a building sewer shall be guarded adequately with barricades and lights to protect all persons from damage and injury. Streets, sidewalks and all other public property disturbed in the course of installation of a building sewer shall be restored, at the cost and expense of the owner of the improved property being connected, in a manner satisfactory to the Borough.[1]
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 41, Streets and Sidewalks, Art. I, Street Excavations.
If any person shall fail or refuse, upon receipt of a notice from this Borough, in writing, to remedy any unsatisfactory conditions with respect to a building sewer, within 45 days of receipt of such notice, this Borough may refuse to permit such person to discharge sanitary sewage and industrial wastes into the sewer system until such unsatisfactory conditions shall have been remedied to the satisfaction of this Borough.
This Borough reserves the right to adopt, from time to time, additional rules and regulations as it shall deem necessary and proper relating to connections with a sewer and the sewer system, which additional rules and regulations, to the extent appropriate, shall be and shall be construed as a part of this Part 1.