Borough of Green Tree, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Green Tree 5-1-1978 by Ord. No. 897 (Ch. 1044 of the 1982 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers — See Ch. 260.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 289.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 300.

§ 286-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERSON
A person, association, partnership, firm, corporation, landowner, agent of a landowner, tenant, agent of a tenant or other entity.
PUBLIC STORMWATER DRAINAGE FACILITY
A storm sewer, natural watercourse, open watercourse, ditch or other facility under the ownership, possession or control of the Borough, which receives, transports or disperses stormwater and/or stormwater drainage.
STORM DRAINAGE FACILITY
An activity on a lot, tract or parcel of land which, directly or indirectly, causes stormwater and/or stormwater drainage originating on a lot, tract or parcel of land to be drained into, tapped into, connected with or otherwise received by any public stormwater drainage facility.

§ 286-2 Permit required; fees; exceptions.

[Amended 7-2-1979 by Ord. No. 927]
A. 
No person shall use or propose to use public stormwater drainage facilities without first obtaining a permit therefor from the Manager and without first paying the following fees as a condition of the issuance of the permit:
(1) 
Single-family lot: $300 per lot.
(2) 
Multifamily unit: $200 per dwelling unit.
(3) 
Nonresidential: $5,000 per acre prorated to the nearest 1/100 of an acre.
B. 
Where an existing building, structure or other improvement is located on a lot which drained into a storm drainage facility prior to the effective date of this chapter (Ordinance No. 897, adopted May 1, 1978), or where the drainage from an existing building, structure or other improvement is on a lot for which a permit was issued pursuant to this chapter, any addition to such structure, building or improvement not exceeding 1,300 square feet shall be exempt from the payment of any fee provided for in Subsection A hereof.
C. 
The fees provided for in Subsection A hereof shall be in addition to all other costs and fees payable under existing ordinances and in addition to all other costs incurred by the developer in providing the necessary storm sewers within the area of the proposed land development.

§ 286-3 Permit applications.

[Added 7-2-1979 by Ord. No. 927]
A storm drainage permit shall be applied for and obtained as follows.
A. 
If the use of a storm drainage facility involves an improvement or procedure which requires a permit other than a storm drainage permit, the storm drainage permit shall be obtained coincident with or prior to the issuance of the other permit.
B. 
If the use of the storm drainage facility does not involve an improvement which requires another permit, the storm drainage permit shall be obtained prior to the commencement of the improvement.
C. 
A storm drainage permit is not required at the time of approval of a subdivision.
D. 
In the case of improvements on lots in a recorded subdivision, the storm drainage permit shall be required as set forth in Subsection A or B hereof, without regard to whether or not the subdivision plan was approved prior to or after the enactment of this section.

§ 286-4 Storm sewer fund.

The fees provided for in § 286-2A shall be deposited in a special fund designated as the "Storm Sewer Fund," to be used for the purposes of repairing, replacing, cleaning or maintaining existing storm sewers or storm drainage facilities owned by the Borough.

§ 286-5 Violations and penalties.

See Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-2, for the general penalty provisions of this Code.