[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Middleborough as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Private Sewage Disposal Facilities
[Adopted 10-2-2017 STM by Art. 30, AG 1-18-2018, eff. 2-15-2018]
Every owner of land upon whose property a cesspool or septic tank exists, whether such cesspool or septic tank is in use or not, shall provide a covering for such septic tank or cesspool sustaining a weight of 300 pounds or shall fill same to the level of the ground, by solid fill.
This bylaw shall not apply to existing septic tanks whose coverings are not damaged or defective.
Whoever violates this bylaw shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $50 for each offense.