Town/Village of East Rochester, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of East Rochester 2-9-1983 by L.L. No. 2-1983 as Ch. 187 of the 1983 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Private Wells Ordinance of the Village of East Rochester."
This chapter is for the purpose of promoting the public health, safety, morals and general welfare of the Town/Village of East Rochester as to the operation of private wells within the limits of the Town/Village of East Rochester.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to cause any water from any privately owned or operated well in the Town/Village of East Rochester to enter any portion of the sanitary sewer system or the stormwater sewer system of the Town/Village of East Rochester without first having obtained a permit from the Clerk-Treasurer and paying, as a consideration therefor, an annual sewer rental fee as set from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees.
B. 
Within 10 days after the commencement of the use of any private well in the Town/Village of East Rochester, the owner of the land whereon said well exists shall advise the Clerk-Treasurer, in writing, as to the following:
(1) 
Location of the well, with particular reference to boundary line, particularly designated; also the block, lot and street number and the name of the owner and operator of said well shall be given.
(2) 
Information as to the depth to which said well has been drilled.
(3) 
The purpose for which the water therefrom is to be used.
(4) 
If said water is to be used for drinking purposes, then the owner or operator is required to furnish the Clerk-Treasurer at said time a certificate duly certified by a competent chemist as to the analysis of said water.
(5) 
Average daily output of said well, in gallons.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall fail to comply with the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, for each and every violation or failure to comply, be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than 15 days, or to both such fine and imprisonment, and each day's violation is hereby declared to be a separate and distinct violation.