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Borough of Shippensburg, PA
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Shippensburg 11-20-1962 by Ord. No. 335, approved 11-20-1962. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Borough Authority — See Ch. 8.
Plumbing — See Ch. 118.
Sewers — See Ch. 127.
[Amended 6-18-1974 by Ord. No. 438, approved 6-18-1974; 12-30-1980 by Ord. No. 501, approved 12-30-1980; 7-18-1995 by Ord. No. 652, approved 7-18-1995[1]]
Effective on and after January 1, 1988, the rates for water furnished to the public shall be established by the Shippensburg Borough Authority, adopted by resolution from time to time. Said rates shall apply to customers both within and without the borough.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the repeal of former §§ 148-2 through 148-10, regarding rates, meters, costs and responsibilities of owners.
[Added 4-6-2000 by Ord. No. 721, approved 4-6-2000]
A. 
Any premises, residential or nonresidential, within the Borough of Shippensburg, Cumberland and Franklin Counties, Pennsylvania, within 500 feet of a street or other right-of-way in which there is located a water main constituting a part of the water system serving the borough (either presently existing or constructed in the future) and upon which a building is now erected, or upon which a building is hereafter constructed, shall within 60 days of the effective date of this section, or at the time of construction of the building, as the case may be, connect to the public water system. The owner of such premises shall bear the cost and expense for the connection. The application for water service shall be to the Shippensburg Borough Authority, and the application and the connection to the water system shall be in accordance with its rules and regulations.
B. 
In the event that any premises within the Borough of Shippensburg, Cumberland and Franklin Counties, Pennsylvania, are not connected to the water system within 60 days of the effective date of this section as required by Subsection A hereof, after 30 days' written notice from the borough to the owner to do so, the borough may make such connection and collect the cost thereof, including reasonable attorneys fees, from the owner of the premises by the filing of a municipal lien or action of assumpsit, as provided by law.
Any person, partnership, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, pay a fine of not more than $500 and cost of prosecution and in default of payment of fine and cost, imprisonment of not more than 10 days.
[Added 10-3-2000 by Ord. No. 726, approved 10-3-2000]
It shall be unlawful to install a well as a source for potable water (drinking water or agriculture use) after the effective date of this section.