Township of Peters, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of Peters Township as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 337.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 371.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 376.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 385.
Legislative enactments regarding sewers — See Chs. LE-8 and LE-9.
Legislative enactments regarding subdivision regulation — See Ch. LE-10.
Legislative enactments regarding water — See Ch. LE-11.
[Adopted 3-16-1971 by Ord. No. 103 (Ch. 8, Part 1B, of the 1981 Code of Ordinances)]
Peters Township Sanitary Authority is hereby granted the right, privilege, franchise and authority to lay, construct, maintain, repair and replace in the streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way of said Township the necessary sewer lines and the required appurtenances thereto to complete the erection and construction of a sanitary sewage collection and treatment system pursuant to the plans and specifications and reports prepared by Duncan, Lagnese and Associates, Inc., and Engelhardt-Power and Associates, Inc., the consulting engineers.
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Editor's Note: The PTSA was authorized 3-23-2015 by Ord. No. 782 to extend its corporate life to April 1, 2050, by amendment of its Articles of Incorporation.
All such sanitary sewer lines shall be laid and constructed at such depth beneath the surface of said streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way and in such manner as not to interfere with proper drainage and the occupancy of other utility facilities in said streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way.
It shall be the duty of Peters Township Sanitary Authority to provide and maintain proper and adequate guards, barriers and lights, and it shall assume all risks and be liable for all damages.
It shall be the duty of Peters Township Sanitary Authority, after causing any opening or excavation to be made, to thoroughly and completely fill the same in accordance with the requirements of the applicable Township ordinance, or by puddling or tamping so as to prevent any settling thereafter, and replacing the surface of the thoroughfare as it was before the opening and at the proper grade and with the same subsurface and surface covering as the part of the thoroughfare adjoining the opening, without ridges or depressions, and to maintain the surface replaced in as good condition as it was prior to the opening or excavation, at the established grade and with the same kind and density of material, until said replacements have been approved by the Township.
If the work in opening or in filling or maintaining the surface of said streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way shall not be promptly or shall be unskillfully or improperly or incompletely done, the Township reserves the right to cause the same to be done in the manner it deems proper, and the expense thereof shall be charged to Peters Township Sanitary Authority.
[Adopted 3-22-1976 by Ord. No. 156 (Ch. 8, Part 1A, of the 1981 Code of Ordinances)]
Peters Creek Sanitary Authority is hereby granted the right, privilege, franchise and authority to lay, construct, maintain, repair and replace in the streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way of said Township the necessary sanitary sewer lines and the required appurtenances thereto to complete the erection and construction of its sewer system pursuant to the plans and specifications and reports prepared by Murdoch/Betz Engineers, Inc., Consulting Engineers, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the consulting engineers for said Authority's proposed sewer construction project.
All such sanitary sewer lines shall be laid and constructed at such depth beneath the surface of said streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way and in such manner as not to interfere with proper drainage and the occupancy of other utility facilities in said streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way.
It shall be the duty of Peters Creek Sanitary Authority to provide and maintain proper and adequate guards, barriers and lights, and it shall assume all risks and be liable for all damages.
It shall be the duty of Peters Creek Sanitary Authority, after causing any opening or excavation to be made, to thoroughly and completely fill the same in accordance with the requirements of the applicable Township ordinance, or by puddling or tamping so as to prevent any settling thereafter, and replacing the surface of the thoroughfare as it was before the opening at the proper grade and with the same subsurface and surface covering as the part of the thoroughfare adjoining the opening, without ridges or depressions, and to maintain the surface replaced in as good condition as it was prior to the opening or excavation, at the established grade and with the same kind and density of material, until said replacements have been approved by the Township.
If the work in opening or in filling or maintaining the surface of said streets, roads, alleys and rights-of-way shall not be promptly or shall be unskillfully or improperly or incompletely done, the Township reserves the right to cause the same to be done in the manner it deems proper, and the expense thereof shall be charged to Peters Creek Sanitary Authority.