Where any subdivision is to be supplied water by means of a communal water system as defined herein, the owner or owners of such system, before final approval of such a subdivision by the Planning Board, shall irrevocably offer to the Town of Monroe title to the realty or interest therein upon which said system and its appurtenances are to be located, together with title to all those pipes, pumps, mains, valves and any other related equipment or machinery necessary for its operation.
For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- COMMUNAL WATER SYSTEM
- Any water system or waterworks which is designed to, intended to or will, in fact, furnish water to five or more lots along an existing or proposed street, highway, easement or right-of-way, whether or not the source for such system is or will be a surface or subsurface source or a combination of both, whether or not such a system is or will be owned individually, by a corporation or an association and whether or not such a system or any of its appurtenances are wholly or partly located outside the Town of Monroe.
Any such communal water system shall be constructed in accordance with any rules and specifications adopted by the Town of Monroe for the construction of such systems.
These requirements are subject to the waiver provisions of Section 277 (3) of the Town Law and Article X of the Subdivision Regulations of the Town of Monroe.