Township of Montville, NJ
Morris County
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Except as provided in this chapter, it shall be unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy vault or individual sewage disposal system.
Where a public or private sanitary sewer system is not available under the provisions of § 300-5, the house service connection shall be connected to an individual sewage disposal system.
Before the commencement of construction of an individual sewage disposal system, the owner shall obtain a written permit from the Health Officer.
Inspection and approval by the Health Officer of an individual sewage disposal system shall be in accordance with the provisions and requirements of the Sanitary Code of the Township of Montville.[1]
Editor's Note: See Title 8 of the New Jersey Administrative Code and Part III, Board of Health Legislation, of this Code
When a public or private sewer system passes within 100 feet from any point of real property served by an individual sewage disposal system, a direct connection shall be made to the public sewer system within 180 days of notification. Such individual sewage disposal system shall then be immediately abandoned and filled with suitable material at the time of connection to the public sewer system, in accordance with all applicable codes.
The property owner shall operate and maintain the individual sewage disposal system in a sanitary manner at all times.
This chapter shall not be construed to prevent the imposition of additional requirements by the Health Officer, the Board of Health or by any other body having jurisdiction.