Town of Boonton, NJ
Morris County
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The Town of Boonton shall have the authority to collect fees for the sanitary sewer services rendered by the Town of Boonton. The Mayor and Board of Aldermen is authorized to prepare schedules of sanitary sewer rates for posting, publication, and/or distribution.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BRANCH CONNECTION
Pipe providing a service connection from the sanitary sewer main to the lateral, and including the cleanout.
CAPPED SYSTEM
A completed sewage system put in place for future use (contingent upon expansion), rather than to meet immediate development needs.
CLEANOUT
A vertical access pipe to locate at the terminus of the branch connection, provided for branch connection maintenance.
COMMON LATERAL
A lateral serving more than one dwelling unit.
DEDICATION
An appropriation of land to some public use made by the owner and accepted for such use by or on behalf of the public.
EASEMENT
A right to use the land of another for a specific purpose.
EQUIVALENT CONNECTION/UNIT
The unit of measure used for billing sewer service charges. One equivalent unit shall equate to 300 gallons per day, as projected using the estimating criteria prescribed in this chapter.
IMPROVEMENT
Any constructed element which becomes part of, is placed upon, or is affixed to real estate.
LATERALS
The pipes conducting or transporting sewage from individual buildings to the branch connection.
MAIN
Any system of continuous piping. The pipe owned by the Town and located in the public right-of-way or the sanitary sewer easement that is part of the sanitary sewer system.
MANHOLE
An inspection chamber located at changes in horizontal and vertical directions for underground utility conduits whose dimensions allow entry, exit, and working room.
MUNICIPALITY
Wherever the word "municipality" appears in the text of the Local Sewer Service Rules, it shall be understood to mean the Town of Boonton.
REALTY IMPROVEMENT
Structures or buildings constructed the human occupancy of which require the installation of sanitary sewerage facilities.
RIGHT-OF-WAY
A strip of land occupied or intended to be occupied by a street, crosswalk, railroad, road, electric transmission line, gas pipeline, water main, sanitary or storm sewer main, shade tree, or for another special use.
SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM
Facilities constructed, operated, and maintained for the sole purpose of collecting, transporting, and carrying away of sewage from realty improvements which have been designed in accordance with the rules and regulations of the state.
SITE IMPROVEMENT
Any construction work on, or improvement in connection with, residential development limited to streets, roads, parking facilities, sidewalks, drainage structures, and utilities.
A. 
There is adopted by the Town, for the purpose of establishing rules and regulations affecting the installation, maintenance, repair and control of plumbing and drainage of buildings and the connection thereof with an outside sewer, "The Local Sewer Service Rules Governing the Use of the Rockaway Valley Regional Sewerage Authority Treatment System, February 1982." Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40:49-5.1, a copy of the rules is annexed to this article and three copies of the same have been and are now filed in the office of the Town Clerk and will remain on file there for the use and examination of the public.
B. 
The "local sewer system" is defined as systems of sewer and appurtenances, including sewer mains, pumping stations, grinder pumps, building sewer laterals and cleanouts, owned and operated by the Town of Boonton for the collection, transportation and pumping of sewage and other such wastes, as permitted under the Local Service Rules cited above, to the Rockaway Valley Regional Sewerage Authority facilities.
C. 
The maintenance and operations of the entire Town sanitary sewer system shall comply with the rules and regulations set forth by the Boonton Sewer Department as stated in Chapter 229, Sewers and Water.
D. 
The maintenance and construction shall adhere to the rules and regulations of the State Department of Health, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the Rockaway Valley Regional Sewerage Authority, and be in accordance with the Town of Boonton Department of Health.
E. 
The Town hereby establishes the following program to ensure the elimination of sources of groundwater and surface water into the local sewer system:
(1) 
Any person who permits or has permitted on his or her property any connection of a sump pump, roof drain or area drain to the local sewer shall cause said restricted discharge to be immediately disconnected from the local sewer system at said person's sole cost and expense.
(2) 
After a sump pump, roof drain or area drain has been disconnected from the local sewer system, the owner thereof shall be permitted to continue utilizing said sump pump, roof drain or area drain in accordance with the following requirements:
(a) 
The pump shall have a permanent piping installation to direct flow at least 10 feet from a building structure and at a location which will minimize infiltration to the building foundation and/or local sewer system.
(b) 
The pump or drain discharge pipe shall not discharge water, either directly or indirectly, to a public right-of-way, easement or public property without permission from the Town Engineer. The Town Engineer, when evaluating a request to redirect flow from a pump or a drain, shall require the submittal of the following information:
[1] 
A written proposal noting thereon how the flow in intended to be redirected to discharge to a storm sewer or the gutter line of a street so that icing or street erosion conditions will not occur.
[2] 
A sketch submitted showing the connection of the pump or drain line to a storm sewer, and submission of any required street opening permit, if work is to be done in the Town right-of-way.
(c) 
The new pump or drain connection shall not discharge water onto any adjacent property.
(d) 
No pump or drain connection shall be made to the local sewer system.
(3) 
The Town reserves the right to inspect for such pump, stormwater drain connections or any other stormwater management conveyance systems entering into the Town sanitary sewer system.
F. 
Any new sanitary facilities shall be closed-conduit flow connecting into the existing Town sanitary sewer system. Sanitary sewer facilities shall not discharge into any man-made channels, ditches, or swales or natural channels, ditches, streams, tributaries, rivers, or any other open-flow bodies of water. Stormwater surface runoff shall be prohibited from entering in any new or existing sanitary facilities.
G. 
When a public or private sewer system is available or at any time becomes available within 200 feet of a building, connection must be made to the public or private system within one year of receipt of notice from the Town Administrator or the Board of Health. In the event of adverse weather conditions and on application to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, the period of time to which connection must be made may be extended for a reasonable period of time.
H. 
The number and location of such connections shall be made in accordance with a map of the sewer system of the Town, or any supplements or additions made, on file with the Town Clerk.
I. 
The owner of each property is responsible for the maintenance of each building and house connection serving such property. At the owner's expense, the owner of the property shall ensure the transmission of sanitary sewage from the building to the branch connection is operating properly and remains unobstructed at all times.
A. 
The Town shall make available the current sewer usage rates upon request.
B. 
The owner shall submit an application and the appropriate fees for each and every new sanitary sewer connection. Upon approval, the Town shall issue a sewer connection permit. The following fees shall be assessed to the applicant as follows:
(1) 
New sanitary sewer connection:
(a) 
Application fee: $200.
(b) 
Escrow fee: $500.
C. 
The Construction Code Official or an authorized Town representative shall have the authority to conduct an inspection of a building connection to the Town sanitary sewer system. The inspection fees shall be as follows:
(1) 
Existing service inspection: $50 per site visit.
(2) 
New service inspection: $100 per site visit.
D. 
Any repairs or improvements to the branch connection between the sewer main and the service lateral, including sanitary cleanout, shall be work performed by the Town. Any work to be performed inside the structure, such as maintenance to toilet facilities or any appurtenances inside the structure, or repairs or improvements to the service lateral, shall be included in the costs incurred to the owner and/or applicant of the property. The service lateral connection shall be installed at the expense of the owner and/or applicant of the property.
(1) 
Installation of a new service lateral connection: at the cost of labor and materials at current rates.
E. 
In addition to sewer service charges which have been established, a separate charge in the nature of a connection fee for each connection in any new property to the sewerage system shall be imposed upon the owner or occupant at the property so connected. The connection charges shall be uniform within each class of users and the amount thereof shall not exceed the actual costs of the physical connection plus an amount representing a fair payment toward the cost of the system and computed in the following manner:
(1) 
The amount representing all debt service, including but not limited to sinking funds, reserve funds, the principal and interest on bonds, and the amount of any loans and interest thereon, paid by the Town to defray the capital cost of developing the system as of the end of the immediately preceding budget year shall be added to all capital expenditures made by the Town not funded by a bond ordinance or debt for the development of the system as of the end of the immediately preceding budget year.
(2) 
Any gifts, contributions or subsidies to the Town received from, and not reimbursed or reimbursable to, any federal, state, county or municipal government or agency or any private person, and that portion of amounts paid to the Town by a public entity under a service agreement or service contract which is not repaid to the Town by the local unit or units, shall then be subtracted.
(3) 
The remainder shall be divided by the total number of service units served by the appropriate sewer service district at the end of the immediately preceding budget year, and the results shall then be apportioned to each new customer according to the number of service units attributed to that connector, to produce the connector's contribution to the cost of the system. In attributing service units to each connector, the estimated average daily flow of sewage for the connector shall be divided by the average daily flow of sewage for the average single-family residence in the area served by the local unit or units to produce the number of service units to be attributed.
(4) 
The connection fee shall be recomputed at the end of each budget year, after a public hearing is held. The revised connection fee may be imposed upon those who subsequently connect to the system in that budget year.
(5) 
The combination of the connection fee and the aforesaid sewerage use charges shall be such that the revenues of sewerage facilities shall be adequate to pay the expenses of operation and maintenance of the sewerage facilities, including improvements, extensions, enlargements and replacements to sewerage facilities, reserves, insurance, principal and interest on any bonds, and to maintain reserves or sinking funds therefor as may be required under the bond covenants or any contracts, or as may be deemed necessary or desirable.
F. 
The sewer connection fee established for 2009 is $1,750 per equivalent connection unit, and will be recalculated annually.
The owner shall be billed quarterly for the sanitary sewer service to the buildings on the property owned.
Prior to the transfer of title of any real property containing a building connected to the local sewer system, the owner shall obtain a certificate of compliance from the Construction Code Official, or an authorized representative of the Town, stating the property is in compliance with the provisions of this article. The property owner shall apply for the certificate on a form provided by the Town. The inspection fee shall be paid by the property owner in accordance with § 229-4. The Construction Code Official, or an authorized representative of the Town, shall inspect the property and shall issue the certificate if said property is found to be in compliance with the provisions of this article.
A. 
The owners of all structures used for human occupancy, employment, recreation or other purposes requiring toilet facilities located within the jurisdiction of the Town of Boonton and that have access to a sanitary sewer main located in the public right-of-way or a sanitary sewer easement shall be required, at the owner's expense, to connect to the Town sanitary sewer system prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy.
B. 
Each structure shall have at a minimum one sanitary sewer service connection. Multiple sanitary sewer service connections may be installed to one structure.
C. 
The owner of a structure must apply and be granted approval for any new service connection and/or maintenance to any existing service connection to the Town sanitary sewer system.
D. 
Each application shall determine the number of equivalent number of connections assigned to the building, structure or premises to be connected in accordance with the following standards and provisions:
(1) 
Each single-family individual detached residential building is assigned one equivalent connection.
(2) 
All other residential buildings are assigned one equivalent connection for each dwelling unit in the building.
(3) 
The number of equivalent connections for all other buildings, structures, or premises shall be determined by design flow as established by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in N.J.A.C. 7:14A-23.3, as may be modified and amended. The computed design flow, based on gallons per day, shall then be divided by 300 (GPD). The quotient shall be rounded connections (e.g., 1.00, 1.25, 1.50, 1.75, 2.00....). In no event shall the equivalent connection assigned to any building, structure or premises be less than one equivalent connection.
E. 
All plans shall depict the planned pipes, joints, mains, service laterals, and appurtenances and shall be submitted to the Town for approval. A permit for construction shall be issued only after a construction plan for the proposed work is approved. In accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:21-6.2(c)(12)(vi), as-built drawings that include the location of plumbing wyes, as supplied by the contractor, shall be submitted to the Town Engineer.
F. 
A riser with an inspection cleanout or observation tee-wye shall be provided in the lateral between the edge of pavement and the property line, or within a designated easement designated by the Town Construction Department. The inspection cleanouts shall be placed between the curb or edge of pavement and property line, or within a designated easement and shall be fitted with either a metallic cap or a nonmetal cap fitted with a metallic plug that is suitable for locating the cleanout. Caps shall have a depressed or inverted nut and in a walkway shall have a highway-type box and lid to protect from tripping.
G. 
Tee-wye connections shall be the same material as the sanitary sewer main. Saddles shall be used only for connection to an existing main. The pipe size and specifications shall comply with the regulations and requirements of the Plumbing Subcode of the Uniform Construction Code (N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.15).
H. 
The type of material used for the house connection or the lateral from the street main to the cleanout shall be as follows: four-inch cast-iron soil pipe, extra heavy; four-inch PVC pipe, Schedule 40 or SDR 35; four-inch ABS plastic pipe, SDR 35; or four-inch ductile iron pipe.
I. 
Laterals for buildings from the street main to the cleanout shall be designed to have adequate conveyance capacity.
In case any property owner shall neglect to make such sewer connection or to provide a proper toilet installation in the building, within the time aforesaid, the Mayor and Board of Aldermen will undertake to have the same built and constructed by awarding a contract therefor, and the cost and expense of doing so shall be and become a lien upon the property affected and collected in the manner hereinafter stated.
In case any sewer connections or toilet installations shall be made by the Town as provided herein, the cost and expense thereof, with interest at the rate of 6% per annum, shall be paid on demand, or in equal installments, with interest, over a period not exceeding five years. Upon failure of such owner to pay such amount demanded, or such installments, with interest at the rate of 6% per annum, as they shall become due, the amount will be certified to the Collector by the Town Clerk, and collected at the same time and in the same manner as taxes are collected.
A. 
The Town shall have the right at any time upon reasonable cause to inspect any structure connected to the local sewer for any prohibited discharge into the local sewer system.
B. 
The owner of the property shall be responsible for all the costs incurred for the proper maintenance of all of the service connections to the public sewer system on the property owned. The owner shall be responsible for making sure all sanitary sewers services are functioning properly in all of the buildings on the property owned and all sanitary facilities, including but not limited to toilets, sink drains, and shower drains, are operational at all times.
C. 
The Town shall be responsible for the proper maintenance of all service connections, sanitary sewer mains, and sanitary sewer manholes located in the public right-of-way and property owned by the Town.
D. 
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.2, any capital improvements projects, maintenance projects, or construction projects to the Town of Boonton sanitary sewer facilities shall be subject to the "Local Public Contracts Law."[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 40:A11-1 et seq.
E. 
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-6, the Town of Boonton may enter into a contract for emergency repair work to the Town of Boonton sanitary sewer system when an unexpected sanitary sewer main or service connection occurs. An emergency exists when the sanitary sewer main or service connection breakage is beyond the control of the Town.
F. 
Only gravity flow to the public sewer shall be permitted. Installation of force mains or pumps to the public sanitary sewer system other than appurtenances associated with internal toilet facilities shall be prohibited.
G. 
If the gravity flow is no longer functioning properly to adequately discharge the flow into the public sewer system, the existing building sewer connections shall be repaired.
H. 
The joint made between the building sewer and the building drain shall be securely fastened and watertight. The owner shall make the necessary repairs to the building service connections if there are any leaks occurring.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, without legal authority to do so, to disturb, alter, tamper with, injure, change, obstruct access to or to interfere with any part of the local sewer system.
B. 
No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged any stormwater, surface water, groundwater, roof runoff, subsurface drainage, swimming pool or pool water, individual water-softener discharges, sump-pump discharges or industrial process waters into any sanitary sewer system pipe or conduit owned and/or operated by the Town of Boonton or into any approved sanitary sewer system without a permit.
C. 
Stormwater surface runoff and all other unpolluted process water or drainage shall be discharged to such drainage systems specifically designated for stormwater management.
D. 
No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged into any sanitary sewer owned or maintained by the Town or into any approved sanitary sewer system any of the following:
(1) 
Gasoline, benzene, naphtha, fuel oil, lubricating oils and greases, flammable or explosive liquids, gases, oil-based paint and lacquers, tars, plastics, petroleum products and other viscous substances.
(2) 
Garbage.
(3) 
Abrasives, ashes, cinders, sand, mud, straw, shavings, metal, glass, rags, feathers, tar, plastics or woods.
(4) 
Solid or viscous substances which are capable of causing obstructions in sewers or interference with the proper functioning of the treatment processes.
(5) 
Wastes containing viable pathogenic bacteria other than those normal to domestic sewage.
(6) 
All wastes containing corrosive matters or toxic or poisonous substances in sufficient quantity to injure or interfere with the sewage treatment process or create any hazard to humans, animals, sewers, structures, equipment or personnel of the sewage treatment works.
(7) 
Any noxious, toxic, corrosive or malodorous solids, liquids or gases, which either singly or by interaction with other substances are capable of creating a public nuisance and hazard to life or preventing entry into sewers for their maintenance and repair.
(8) 
Any radioactive isotopes and antibiotic wastes.
(9) 
Any substances with a pH less than five, with a pH greater than 10 or with a temperature greater than 110° F.
A. 
Any person, who shall violate any provisions of this Local Sewer Rules or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof shall, upon conviction, be punished by the penalty stated in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article III, General Penalty. Each violation of rules and each and every day the same is violated shall be deemed to be a separate and distinct offense. The fine and penalty shall be in addition to and not in lieu of any other remedy or penalty provided by law.
B. 
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article, or failing to comply with any of the requirements hereof, shall upon conviction thereof pay a penalty of not less than $100 and not more than $200 for each offense, as may be determined by the Judge of the Municipal Court. Each day during which a violation should continue shall constitute a separate offense.
C. 
If the owner of any properties affected hereby shall neglect, after notice has been properly provided, to make any such connection, the Mayor and Board of Alderman may cause such connection to be made under the direction and supervision of the Town Administrator, or they may award one or more contracts for the making of such connections. The true costs of any such connections shall be recorded as assessments against the properties affected. This remedy shall be in addition to the penalties and fines set forth hereinabove.
A. 
New sanitary sewer mains should be located as close to the center line of the roadway as possible and no closer than five feet from the edge of pavement. Sanitary sewer mains shall be no closer than 10 feet from the right-of-way line.
B. 
Sanitary sewer mains shall be located at a minimum distance of 10 feet from any water mains. Sanitary sewer laterals and service connections shall be at a minimum of 18 inches below the bottom of any water main or water service connections.
C. 
The slope for a gravitational sanitary sewer main shall be adequate enough to maintain conveyance velocities between 2.5 feet per second and 10 ft/sec. and shall be as follows:
Pipe Diameter
(inches)
PVC Pipe
(Polyvinylchloride)
Pipe Slope
(percent)
All other Pipe
Material Pipe Slope
(percent)
8
0.30
0.40
10
0.20
0.29
12
0.15
0.22
14
0.12
0.17
15
0.10
0.16
16
0.09
0.14
18
0.075
0.12
20
0.065
0.10
21
0.06
0.095
24
0.05
0.08
27
0.042
0.067
30
0.035
0.058
36
0.028
0.046
D. 
The minimum cover for sanitary sewer pipe shall be 3 feet measured from the top of ground to the top of the sanitary sewer pipe.
E. 
The minimum pipe diameter for sanitary sewer main shall be eight inches. The minimum pipe diameter for a sanitary sewer connection or lateral shall be four inches.
F. 
The distance between sanitary sewer manholes shall not exceed 500 feet.
G. 
The minimum diameter of manholes is 48 inches; a minimum access diameter of 27 inches shall be provided.
H. 
All sanitary sewer manholes shall be suitable for H-20 loading capacities.
I. 
All sanitary manhole covers shall have the words "SANITARY SEWER" cast integrally into the manhole cover. All sanitary manhole covers in unpaved rights-of-way or in remote areas shall be provided with a locking device.
A. 
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-23.1, for maintenance, installation, and construction projects above the plans, specifications, and bid proposal documents shall be prepared for the erection, alteration or repair of a building, structure, facility, or other improvement to real property. The project shall include an itemized list of pay items to be constructed.
B. 
The materials and methods of construction and installation shall adhere to the Uniform Building Code and the Uniform Construction Code. In accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:21-6.1(e), all materials used for sanitary sewer systems shall be manufactured in the United States of America.
C. 
For site plans to be used during the construction and maintenance of sanitary sewer mains and sanitary sewer service connections, the materials and methods of construction shall adhere to the New Jersey Department of Transportation's Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, latest edition.
D. 
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-23.2, the following shall be included with the construction bid documents:
(1) 
Plans shall be prepared in accordance with the Map Filing Law.[1] The plans shall convey to the contractor enough information for the project to be successfully completed.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 46:23-9.9 et seq.
(2) 
Project specifications for the itemized pay items required for the successful completion of the project.
(3) 
Bid proposal documents shall contain a bid proposal, project description, legal notice for advertising the project, a guarantee commonly referred to as inspection fees, retainage, escrow, bid bond, performance guarantee and/or performance bond, certificate from a surety company, statement of corporate ownership, listing of subcontractors performing work on the contract, documents provided by the Town in the bid plans, specifications, or bid proposal documents for the bidder to acknowledge the bidder's receipt of any notice or revisions or addenda to the advertisement or bid documents, and a copy of the contractor's and the subcontractor's business registration.
E. 
The proposed sanitary sewer piping and sanitary sewer manholes shall be located with a station and offset. The sanitary sewer pipe size, length, material, and grades shall be labeled. The top of manhole rim elevations and the pipe inverts shall be provided. The pipe inverts shall be shown to the nearest 0.01 foot.
A. 
The Superintendent of the Boonton Sewer Department, or the designated representative such as the Plumbing Subcode Official or the engineer, shall have the authority to inspect all and any construction activities of sanitary sewer main and sanitary sewer main leakage repairs.
B. 
The Superintendent of the Boonton Sewer Department, or the designated representative such as the Plumbing Subcode Official, shall have the authority to inspect all and any construction activities of sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer service connection construction, and the resetting of sanitary sewer manholes.
C. 
The Superintendent of the Boonton Sewer Department, or the designated representative such as the Plumbing Subcode Official, shall have the authority to inspect all and any construction activities of any building service connections to the public sanitary sewer service connections.
No permit shall be issued for any construction activities, installations, or maintenance for the existing Town sanitary sewer system by any owner or entity unless there is an enforceable agreement on the part of the person, firm, or other entity for the construction granting the Town a permanent easement of at least 20 feet in width for the purpose of maintaining and operating the Town sanitary sewer system. If the sanitary sewer main is deeper than 15 feet measured from the top of ground to the design invert, the permanent easement shall be 30 feet wide. The sanitary sewer easement shall be properly filed with the Town, the county and the state as required by the Map Filing Law.[1] The tax assessment maps shall be prepared and filed as required by N.J.A.C. 13:40-5.1.
[1]
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 46:23-9.9 et seq.
A. 
Maintenance and construction shall not commence until a construction set of plans and technical specifications clearly depicting the work to be performed by the contractor has been approved by the Boonton Sewer Department.
B. 
In accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:21-6.1(c), closed-conduit sanitary sewer facilities shall only be constructed in areas indicated for sanitary sewer service in the State of New Jersey Statewide Water Quality Management (WQM) Plans and where permitted by the NJDEP through sewer connection approval.
A. 
Prior to any construction activities and as a condition of final plan approval, the owner of the property shall have deposited the appropriate guarantees or inspection fees in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:55D-53 with the Town Clerk.
B. 
The minimum amount of moneys deposited with the Town Clerk for field inspections to be made during any installations and construction shall be $500. Any unused deposits shall be returned to the applicant or owner of the property upon final acceptance of the project.
C. 
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-21 of the Local Public Contracts Law, the guarantee, commonly referred to as inspection fees, retainage, escrow, bid bond, performance guarantee and/or performance bond, shall be in the amount of 10% of the total cost of construction, but not in excess of $20,000, and may be given at the option of the bidder by certified check, cashier's check, or bid bond. The guarantee shall be payable to the Town Clerk so that if the contract is awarded to the bidder, the bidder will enter into the contract furnishing any performance bond or other security required as a guarantee or indemnification. In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:55D-53h, if the balance is reduced to below 10% of the original deposited funds, the contractor shall make additional deposits of 25% of the inspection fees for additional field inspections by the Town Engineer. The Town Engineer shall not perform any inspection if sufficient funds to pay for those inspections are not on deposit.
D. 
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 40:55D-53.1, if the moneys deposited by an applicant with the Town for municipal inspection fees or to satisfy the guarantee requirements exceed $5000, the moneys deposited shall be held in escrow. The money, until repaid or applied to the purposes for which it is deposited, including the applicant's portion of the interest earned, shall continue to be the property of the applicant and shall be held in trust by the Town. The Town shall deposit the escrow or guarantee in a banking institution or savings and loan association in this state insured by an agency of the federal government, or in any fund or depository approved for such deposits by the state, in an account bearing interest at the minimum rate currently paid by the institution or depository on time or savings deposits.
E. 
At the completion of the installation and/or construction, the applicant or owner of the property shall be required to request in writing to the Town the release of performance bonds, escrow moneys, and/or inspection fees.
A. 
The permit application for a new service connection to the Town sanitary system shall be in accordance with § 229-4.
B. 
In accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.7 and 5:23-2.7A, the following work to be performed shall require a permit:
(1) 
Any addition, alteration, replacement, or relocation of sanitary sewer pipe.
(2) 
The replacement of any existing plumbing piping and the installation of drains in structures.
(3) 
Any new installations of additional lavatories, water closets, tubs, showers, washers or dishwashers in existing space of one- and two-family dwellings or any other structures with human occupancy where the new installation of additional fixtures can be accommodated with no increase in the size of the house or building drain.
Construction and/or maintenance on the Town sanitary sewer system shall commence within one year from the issuance of all permits issued by the Town. After one year from issuance, all permits issued by the Town for construction and/or maintenance on the Town sanitary sewer system shall expire, and the applicant must apply for new permits.
A. 
Any construction activity occurring in the public right-of-way shall use the traffic control measures in accordance with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), latest edition.
B. 
The Superintendent of the Boonton Sewer Department shall be notified 24 hours in advance of any construction activity on the Town sanitary sewer system.
C. 
In accordance with N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.17A(d), the applicant or owner of the property shall request an inspection from the Town of Boonton Sewer Department when the work to be performed granted by the permit issued is complete. The inspection by an authorized Town of Boonton Water Department representative will inspect the work performed within 30 days from the inspection request. When the work visible at the time of inspection complies with all rules and regulations of the Town of Boonton, a certificate of approval shall be issued.
Upon completion of the maintenance and construction activities, a complete set of as-built plans shall be submitted to the Town. Final acceptance and release of the performance bonds shall not occur until the as-built plans have been submitted to the Town. The maintenance guarantee shall not commence until final acceptance of a project.