Township of Londonderry, PA
Dauphin County
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§ 241 Disconnection for Noncompliance with These Regulations.

[Ord. 2004-2, 6/7/2005]
1. 
Notwithstanding any other provisions or implications of the regulations to the contrary, the Township reserves the right at all times to refuse to render or to continue to render water service to any property or through any lines whenever it appears that the connection of the property to the water system has been improperly made or whenever it appears there has been a violation of the rules and regulations of Londonderry Township with respect to the installation of the water service facilities. In the event that the Township shall elect to discontinue service to any user connected to its lines, the Township shall give 10 days' written notice by certified mail or personal delivery to the user prior to disconnecting the property from the water system.
2. 
In the case of nonpayment of a water bill, the provisions of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act of April 14, 1949, P.L. 482, No. 98, 53 P.S. § 2261, as amended by Act 162 of 1978, shall be followed regarding discontinuance of the water service.
3. 
The Township may terminate water service and remove the Township's equipment from the consumer's premises due to nonpayment of an undisputed delinquent account upon 10 days' written notice by certified mail or personal delivery to the consumer.
4. 
If the water supply is terminated to a consumer property because of nonpayment of water bills, a turn-on charge of $25 will be made by the property owner, payable prior to the actual turning on of the water supply.
5. 
Whenever service has been terminated, the Township will require the consumer to pay the actual cost of disconnection and reconnection of service. The costs will be added to the consumer's account.

§ 242 No Abatement of Rentals and Charges.

[Ord. 2004-2, 6/7/2005]
There shall be no abatement of water rates or service charges imposed by these regulations unless the property with respect to which an abatement is requested shall have been physically disconnected from the water system of the Township in a manner satisfactory to the Township. It is intended by this Section to prohibit any abatement of water rates or service charged for any period during which a property connected to the water system shall have been vacant or unoccupied unless the property is physically disconnected, as aforesaid, or specific approval of the Township is secured prior to such vacancy.

§ 243 Right of Township to Inspect.

[Ord. 2004-2, 6/7/2005]
For the purpose of enforcing the rules and regulations of the Township with respect to the operation of the water system and for the purpose of advancing and protecting the public health, the Township reserves the right to enter the premises of any person, firm or corporation connected to the system for the purpose of inspecting the water facilities, and reading meters located thereon, and for the purpose of determining compliance with the requirements of the Township. In the event that the Township's duly authorized representatives are denied access to any customer's premises for these purposes, the Township reserves the right to discontinue water service to such premise until inspection is permitted and compliance with the requirements of the Township has been determined.