City of Rensselaer, NY
Rensselaer County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Rensselaer 11-3-1971 by Ord. No. 4-1971. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CHARTER REFERENCES
Sewers generally — See Title V.
Department of Public Works — See Title XVIII.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Housing standards — See Ch. 121.
Street openings and excavations — See Ch. 147, Art. II.
Water — See Ch. 175.
Zoning — See Ch. 179.
Article I Purpose

§ 143-1 Purposes enumerated.

Article II Definitions

§ 143-2 Terms defined; word usage.

Article III Waste Disposal; Use of Public Sewers

§ 143-3 Deposit of objectionable waste.

§ 143-4 Discharge to natural outlets.

§ 143-5 Private disposal facilities.

§ 143-6 Connection required.

Article IV Private Sewage Disposal

§ 143-7 Compliance with county provisions.

§ 143-8 Permit required.

§ 143-9 Inspection.

§ 143-10 Compliance with Department of Environmental Conservation recommendations.

§ 143-11 Operation and maintenance.

§ 143-12 Connection to be made when available.

§ 143-13 Construal.

Article V Building Sewers and Connections

§ 143-14 Permit required.

§ 143-15 Permit classes, applications and fees.

§ 143-16 Building sewers to be separate; exception.

§ 143-17 Old building sewers.

§ 143-18 Material specifications.

§ 143-19 Size and slope.

§ 143-20 Elevation and placement.

§ 143-21 Mechanical means of discharge.

§ 143-22 Excavations.

§ 143-23 Joints and connections.

§ 143-24 Connection at property line; costs; indemnification; method of connection.

§ 143-25 Inspection of connections; penalties for work completed prior to inspection.

§ 143-26 Safety of and indemnification for excavations.

§ 143-27 Capping of building sewers for demolition.

Article VI Use of Public Sewers

§ 143-28 Prohibited water discharges; existing facilities connected to combined sewers.

§ 143-29 Discharge of unpolluted drainage and unpolluted process waters.

§ 143-30 Prohibited discharges.

§ 143-31 Discharge subject to review.

§ 143-32 Action upon determination of hazard.

§ 143-33 Prohibited toxic substance discharge.

§ 143-34 Permissible concentrations of toxic substances.

§ 143-35 Industrial waste discharge; pretreatment.

Article VII Permits; Sampling

§ 143-36 Permit required.

§ 143-37 Application information.

§ 143-38 Terms of issuance.

§ 143-39 Sampling.

§ 143-40 Manholes.

§ 143-41 Measurements, tests and analyses.

Article VIII Penalties and Liability

§ 143-42 Notice of violation.

§ 143-43 Penalties for offenses.

§ 143-44 Liability.

Article IX General Provisions

§ 143-45 Inspections.

§ 143-46 Tampering with public sewerage system prohibited.

§ 143-47 Sewer surcharge.

§ 143-48 Interpretation of provisions.