Town of Tonawanda, NY
Erie County
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It shall be unlawful for any person to place, deposit or cause to be deposited in any unsanitary manner on public or private property within the Town of Tonawanda, wherein a sanitary sewer district or drainage district has been created, any human excrement, garbage or other objectionable waste.
It shall be unlawful to discharge to any natural outlet within the Town of Tonawanda, located within an area included in a sanitary sewer district or drainage district, any sewage or other polluted waters, except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with subsequent provisions of this Part 1 and except where a federal national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit has been duly issued and is currently valid for such discharge. A valid copy of such a permit and any modification thereof must be filed with the Pretreatment Administrator for an exception under this section of this Part 1.
Except as hereinafter provided, it shall hereafter be unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy unit, septic tank, cesspool or other facility intended or used for the disposal of sewage. If application is made to the Pretreatment Administrator of the Town of Tonawanda for a temporary-type toilet facility, and if said applicant has theretofore obtained the approval of the Erie County Health Department, the Pretreatment Administrator of the Town of Tonawanda may consent to the usage of the same for a temporary period not to exceed 180 days.
The owners of all houses, buildings or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation or other purposes, situated within the Town of Tonawanda and abutting on any street, alley or right-of-way, in which there is now located or may in the future be located a public sanitary or combined sewer of the Town of Tonawanda, is hereby required at his expense to install suitable toilet facilities therein and to connect such facilities directly with the proper public sewer in accordance with the provisions of this Part 1 within 90 days after date of official notice to do so, provided that said public sewer is within 100 feet (30.5 meters) of the property line in residential and commercial areas and within 500 feet (152.4 meters) of the property line in industrial areas.