City of Haverhill, MA
Essex County
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Table of Contents
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[[1]HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Haverhill 2-11-1997 by Doc. 177 (Ch. 208 of the 1980 Code).[2] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Board of Health —  See Ch. 11, Art. VII.
Building construction — See Ch. 120.
Hazardous waste facilities — See Ch. 163.
Excavations in streets — See Ch. 222, Art. III.
Wastewater lift station — See Ch. 248.
Wastewater treatment — See Ch. 249.
Water — See Ch. 250.
[1]
Editor's Note: The title of this chapter was changed from "Sewers" to "Sewers and Drains" 2-28-2017 by Doc. 35.
[2]
Editor's Note: This document also repealed former Ch. 208, Sewers, adopted 9-11-1984 by Doc. 170, as amended.
Article I General Provisions and Definitions

§ 208-1.1 Administration.

§ 208-1.2 Purpose.

§ 208-1.3 Applicability.

§ 208-1.4 Regulations.

§ 208-1.5 Severability.

§ 208-2 Abbreviations.

§ 208-3 Definitions.

Article II Construction of Sewers and Drains

§ 208-4 Main drains or common sewers; supervision.

§ 208-5 Construction of public sewers; certification of costs.

§ 208-6 Preparation and filing of plans and profile.

§ 208-7 Work requiring street openings; notice to remove, change or alter works.

Article III Sewer Assessments

§ 208-8 Certifications required.

§ 208-9 Frontage and area to be basis for rates.

§ 208-10 Establishment of costs and rates.

§ 208-11 Payment by owners not liable to assessment.

Article IV Building Sewers and Connections

§ 208-12 Permit required for connections.

§ 208-13 Connection to City facilities required if within reasonable distance.

§ 208-14 Permit required to open or disturb public sewer.

§ 208-15 Fees for sewer and drain permits.

§ 208-16 Responsibility for costs and expenses.

§ 208-17 Permits granted to licensed drainlayers.

§ 208-18 Applications for permits; authorization from property owner.

§ 208-19 Revocation of permits.

§ 208-20 Manner of laying and connecting building sewers.

§ 208-21 Removal of materials for street openings.

§ 208-22 Backfilling of building sewers.

§ 208-23 Inspections.

§ 208-24 Separate and independent building sewers required; exception.

§ 208-25 Construction of private sewers.

§ 208-26 Use of old building sewers.

§ 208-27 Standards for construction materials and installation methods.

§ 208-28 Building sewer elevation.

§ 208-29 Certain connections and discharges prohibited.

§ 208-30 Standards for connection.

§ 208-31 Guarding of excavations; restoration of surfaces.

§ 208-32 Issuance of permits determined by facilities' capacity.

Article V Pretreatment

§ 208-33 General sewer use requirements.

§ 208-34 Pretreatment of wastewater.

§ 208-35 Wastewater discharge permit application.

§ 208-36 Wastewater discharge permit issuance process.

§ 208-37 Reporting requirements.

§ 208-38 Compliance monitoring.

§ 208-39 Confidential information.

§ 208-40 Publication of users in significant noncompliance.

§ 208-41 Administrative enforcement remedies.

§ 208-42 Judicial enforcement remedies.

§ 208-43 Supplemental enforcement action.

§ 208-44 Affirmative defenses to discharge violations.

§ 208-45 Miscellaneous provisions.

Article VI Drainlayers

§ 208-46 License required to perform work; bond; fee.

§ 208-47 Responsibility of licensed drainlayers.

§ 208-48 Forfeiture of license upon violation.

§ 208-49 Drainlayer or employee to carry permit.

§ 208-50 Placement of materials during street openings.

Article VII Protection from Damage

§ 208-51 Damage to wastewater works prohibited.

Article VIII Powers and Authority of Inspectors

§ 208-52 Enforcing officer designated.

§ 208-53 Right of entry to all properties.

§ 208-54 Observation of safety rules; liability.

§ 208-55 Right of entry to private properties.

Article IX Enforcement

§ 208-56 General.

§ 208-57 Authority.

§ 208-58 Civil relief.

§ 208-59 Termination of service upon imminent endangerment.

§ 208-60 Nuisances.

§ 208-61 Notice of violation.

§ 208-62 Performance by City.

§ 208-63 Criminal penalty.

§ 208-64 Noncriminal disposition.

§ 208-65 Appeals.

§ 208-66 Remedies not exclusive.