[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hanover: Art. I, 6-8-1960 by Ord. No. 4-60; Art. II, 10-13-1977 by Ord. No. 24-77. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Sewerage Authority — See Ch 65.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 105.
Sewage disposal — See Ch. 23.
[Adopted 6-8-1960 by Ord. No. 4-60]
As used in this article, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the content, the following words shall have the following meanings:
- Any building or structure heretofore or hereafter constructed and designed or used for dwelling purposes or for temporary or permanent occupancy by persons.
- CONNECTION DATE
- With respect to any building, a reasonable date after the completion of the construction or date of initial occupancy of such building, but in no event later than the initial occupancy of such building, and the date of initial operation as a part of any publicly owned sewage treatment and disposal system in the Township of a sewer anyplace where such building is located.
- Any publicly owned sewer or main designed for the collection or disposal of sanitary sewage, no matter where located in the Township.
The owner of any building, located anywhere in the Township, in which a sewer is now constructed or shall be hereafter constructed shall, prior to the connection date with respect to such building, install a toilet in such building, unless a toilet is installed therein, and shall connect such building and the toilet therein with such sewer.
Every connection required by this article shall be made with pipe and in a manner conforming in all respects to the Plumbing Code adopted by ordinance of the Township of Hanover Board of Health on March 11, 1957, and any amendments or supplements thereto.
If the owner of any property shall fail to make any connection or installation required by this article within the time herein required, the Township may proceed to make such connection or installation, or cause the same to be made, and charge and assess the cost thereof against such property, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:63-52 to 40:63-64.
[Adopted 10-13-1977 by Ord. No. 24-77]
The purpose of this article is to provide an efficient means for the enforcement of rules and regulations regulating the making of connections to and regulating the discharge into the sanitary sewer system operated by the Hanover Sewerage Authority pursuant to Section 502 of the Service Agreement between the Township of Hanover and the Hanover Sewerage Authority.
The Regulations and Specifications of the Hanover Sewerage Authority, adopted by resolution of the Hanover Sewerage Authority on November 30, 1960, as the same have been and may be amended and supplemented from time to time, are hereby adopted by reference and made part of this article as if set forth at length.
No person shall make any connection to, nor shall any person discharge, deposit or throw, or cause, allow or permit to be discharged, deposited or thrown into the sanitary sewer system operated by the Hanover Sewerage Authority, except in accordance with the Regulations and Specifications adopted by reference in § 232-6 of this article.
The Superintendent for the Hanover Sewerage Authority, employed by the Hanover Sewerage Authority, or his duly authorized representative, is hereby appointed as the enforcement officer for the purposes of this article.
[Amended 10-12-1989 by Ord. No. 33-89]
Any person, or his authorized agent, who violates, disobeys, omits, neglects or refuses to comply with or who resists or opposes the execution of the provisions of this article shall be prosecuted in the Municipal Court and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment not exceeding 90 days, or both, for each offense. In the event of a continuing violation, each day that the violation continues shall be deemed a separate violation.
[Added 8-10-1978 by Ord. No. 14-78]
All fines and costs collected by the Township of Hanover in connection with the prosecution of violations of this article shall be turned over to the Hanover Sewerage Authority to defray its costs and expenses in connection with the enforcement of this article.