City of Hagerstown, MD
Washington County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hagerstown 8-25-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-37[1]. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Land management — See Ch. 140.
Sanitation — See Ch. 200.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 213.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 240, Water Pollution Control, adopted as Ch. 48 of the 1967 Code, as amended in its entirety 10-1-1979 and subsequently amended.
Article I General Provisions

§ 240-1 Purpose and intent.

§ 240-2 Declaration of policy.

§ 240-3 Definitions and word usage.

Article II Use of Public Sewers Required; General Restrictions

§ 240-4 Prohibited deposit.

§ 240-5 Treatment of polluted waters required.

§ 240-6 Private facilities restricted.

§ 240-7 Connection to public sewer required.

Article III Private Sewage Disposal

§ 240-8 Conditions under which private systems allowed.

§ 240-9 County Health Department permit.

§ 240-10 Inspection of installation.

§ 240-11 Compliance with requirements and recommendations.

§ 240-12 Connection to public sewer and filling of private system.

§ 240-13 Responsibility of owner.

§ 240-14 Additional requirements.

Article IV Sewer Service Permits; Allocation Procedure; Charges

§ 240-15 Permit required.

§ 240-16 Classes of permits.

§ 240-17 Permit application.

§ 240-18 Time period between application approval and securing permit.

§ 240-19 Sanitary sewer service application fee.

§ 240-20 Allocation procedure.

§ 240-21 Determination of allocation.

§ 240-22 Partial allocations.

§ 240-23 Effective date of allocation.

§ 240-24 Establishment of allocations for existing customers.

§ 240-25 Transferability of allocation location.

§ 240-26 Records.

§ 240-27 Review of established allocation.

§ 240-28 Reduction of established allocation.

§ 240-29 Number of service connections per lot.

§ 240-30 Connection charge.

§ 240-31 Benefit charge.

Article V Building Sewers

§ 240-32 Responsibility for costs of installation and connection and maintenance of building sewers; indemnification of City.

§ 240-33 Separate building sewer for each building.

§ 240-34 Use of existing building sewers with new buildings.

§ 240-35 Construction.

§ 240-36 Means of lifting sewage; responsibility for costs.

§ 240-37 Prohibited connections.

§ 240-38 Conformance with other requirements.

§ 240-39 Inspection and connection to public sewer.

§ 240-40 Guarding of excavations; restoration of streets and public property.

Article VI Use of Public Sewers

§ 240-41 Discharge of unpolluted waters.

§ 240-42 Swimming pool drainage.

§ 240-43 Air-conditioning or refrigeration equipment.

§ 240-44 Prohibited discharges and conditions.

§ 240-45 Surcharge required for excessive concentration.

§ 240-46 Surcharge information.

§ 240-47 Surcharge rates.

§ 240-48 Duties of approving authority.

§ 240-49 Industrial waste discharge limitations.

§ 240-50 Industrial waste discharge permit required.

§ 240-51 Industrial waste discharge permit application.

§ 240-52 Change in industrial waste discharge.

§ 240-53 Review, approval and inspection of facilities.

§ 240-54 Simple dilution not acceptable pretreatment.

§ 240-55 Grease, oil and sand interceptors.

§ 240-56 Maintenance of facilities.

§ 240-57 Control vault required.

§ 240-58 Waiver of control vault requirements.

§ 240-59 Measurements, tests and analyses.

§ 240-60 Sampling.

§ 240-61 Recordkeeping; certification; signatory requirements; reports; hazardous wastes.

§ 240-62 Special agreements.

Article VII Rates and Contracts

§ 240-63 Charges for resident customers.

§ 240-64 Charges for nonresident customers.

§ 240-65 Availability of schedule and rates.

§ 240-66 Water meters.

§ 240-67 Basis for rates and charges.

§ 240-68 Specific rates in lieu of general rates.

§ 240-69 Exemption of service charge.

§ 240-70 Billing.

§ 240-71 Consistency of agreements or contracts with federal standards.

Article VIII Prohibited Acts

§ 240-72 Obstruction of sewers.

§ 240-73 Tampering with manholes.

§ 240-74 Breaking or damaging.

§ 240-75 Permit required for connections.

§ 240-76 Permit required for entrance into system.

Article IX Powers and Authority of Inspectors

§ 240-77 Right of entry on property.

§ 240-78 Observance of safety rules.

§ 240-79 Right of entry on easements.

Article X Enforcement and Penalties for Industrial Establishments

§ 240-80 Enforcement; administrative orders.

§ 240-81 Judicial enforcement.

§ 240-82 Bypass.

§ 240-83 Upset and notification.

§ 240-84 Confidential information.

Article XI Federal and State Pretreatment Requirements

§ 240-85 Federal Categorical Pretreatment Standards.

§ 240-86 State requirements.

Article XII Other Enforcement and Penalties

§ 240-87 Notice of violation.

§ 240-88 Violations and penalties.

§ 240-89 Effect on civil remedies.