Township of Girard, PA
Erie County
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[Adopted 9-8-2015]
The purpose of this article is to establish procedures for the transportation and treatment of sanitary sewage by an owner to a municipality other than Girard Township.
No owner shall transport to another municipality or municipal authority sanitary sewage for treatment through the use of sewer lines installed in part or in whole in Girard Township without the following agreements:
A. 
A sewer service agreement which includes, but is not limited to:
(1) 
The maximum daily flow and volume; and
(2) 
An agreement by the owner to pay the applicable tap fee, administrative fee and treatment fee.
B. 
A developer's agreement which includes, but is not limited to:
(1) 
An agreement to obtain all applicable permits;
(2) 
Provisions for developer's insurance;
(3) 
Provisions for a maintenance bond or escrow;
(4) 
Payment of all fees associated with Township, county, commonwealth and federal agencies;
(5) 
Adequate financial security; and
(6) 
Indemnification of the Township.
C. 
An intermunicipal agreement between Girard Township and the receiving municipality and/or municipal authority.
Girard Township shall have the right and power to fix, alter, charge and collect fees and assessments at reasonable rates as adopted by resolution by the Board of Supervisors from time to time.
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this article shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding brought before a Magisterial District Judge under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, be guilty of a summary offense and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution. In default of payment thereof, the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days. Each day or portion thereof that such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this chapter that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense.