City of Middletown, CT
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Middletown 2-8-1978 as § 13-3 of the 1978 Code; amended 5-7-1984; 9-5-1989; 11-7-1994. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 120.
Sewers — See Ch. 248.
Wells — See Ch. 300.

§ 245-1 Permit required.

No sewage disposal system shall be constructed, repaired or installed in the City until a permit has been obtained from the Director of Health or his authorized representative.

§ 245-2 Site evaluation; fee; preliminary plot plan.

A. 
The applicant for a subsurface sewage disposal system permit shall pay a fee of $100 for each site evaluation for each proposed building lot. The fee shall be paid when an application is made to the Health Department for a site evaluation.
B. 
A preliminary plot plan must accompany the application for a site evaluation. The preliminary plot plan shall show the locations of the proposed house, septic system, reserve area and well and existing property lines, watercourses, neighboring wells and sewage systems.
C. 
If the applicant is not the owner of the lot, written permission must be obtained from the owner to conduct the site evaluation and filed with the application.
D. 
Each site evaluation shall be valid only for a period of one year from the date the site evaluation was made.

§ 245-3 Installation permit; fee; plot plan.

A. 
The applicant for a subsurface sewage disposal system installation permit shall pay a fee of $50. The fee shall be paid when an application is made to the Health Department for said permit.
B. 
A plot plan must accompany the application for an installation permit. The plot plan shall be prepared by a licensed surveyor and shall include the information required on the preliminary plot plan and, in addition, the location of all tests conducted during the site evaluation showing results as to each, proposed location of fuel tank and driveway.
C. 
Subsurface sewage disposal systems on parcels with marginal soil conditions may be required by the Director of Health to be prepared by a licensed professional engineer.

§ 245-4 Septic tank report required.

A report shall be filed with the Director of Health within 48 hours of pumping/cleaning a septic tank. The report must be made by the septic tank cleaner on forms approved by the Director of Health.

§ 245-5 Fee for status report.

[Amended 1-5-1998]
A fee of $100 for each report issued by the Director of Health shall be required from an applicant that requests information concerning the functioning of a sewage disposal system.