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Town of Schodack, NY
Rensselaer County
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All district sewers and sewerage works shall be owned by the town.
It shall be unlawful to discharge to any natural outlet, either directly or through any storm sewer, within the town or in any area under the jurisdiction of the town, any sanitary sewage, industrial wastes or other polluted waters, except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with subsequent provisions of this chapter. Use of separate storm sewers and sanitary sewers is mandatory where such facilities now exist.
Within the limits of the town, it shall be unlawful to construct any privy, privy vault, septic tank, cesspool or other facility intended or used for the disposal of sewage, except in such cases as Rensselaer County Department of Health finds that it is physically impossible or would work an undue hardship upon the applicant or applicants of the property in question to establish a connection to a sewer main; and in the event that the Rensselaer County Department of Health finds it physically impossible or that it would work an undue hardship, said Rensselaer County Department of Health may grant a permit for such facilities.
It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any material into the sanitary sewer collection system within the Town of Schodack or in any area under the jurisdiction of the town through a non-permitted entry point.