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Town of Franklin, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Town of Franklin 7-17-1973. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fees — See Ch. 82.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 95.
Solid waste — See Ch. 151.
Building material disposal — See Ch. 205.
There shall be no burying on land with a private water supply and septic tanks, except where large amounts of land are available with considerable distance from water and leaching fields.
A plan of every site shall be placed on file with the Board of Health office, with specific measurements from lot lines.
[Amended 12-9-1987 by Bylaw Amendment 87-116]
The fee for inspection shall be as established in Chapter 82, Fees, of the Code the Town of Franklin, upon application; fee for Health Agent.
Soil conditions have to be checked; no water areas.
Four feet above water table (backhoe).
Proper cover shall be six inches of gravel; loamed properly; restricted for building.
There shall be no burying on property edges.
No saturated creosote objects, such as railway ties, etc., shall be buried.
For termite prevention, a long-residue pesticide shall be used; DDT is best, but a license must be obtained.
This chapter may be revised at any time at the discretion of the Board of Health.