Town of Wawayanda, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wawayanda 6-8-1949. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Environmental quality review — See Ch. 86.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 92.
Sewers — See Ch. 138.
Solid waste — See Ch. 152.
No person, firm, corporation or municipality shall place or cause or allow to be placed or discharge or cause or allow to be discharged into any of the streams, watercourses or ditches of the Town of Wawayanda or place or cause or allow to be placed or discharge or cause to be discharged into any stream, watercourse or ditch, with the result that the same shall flow into said Town, any sewage, garbage, offal, animal matter or any decomposable or putrescible matter of any kind or any substance, chemical or otherwise, or any refuse or waste matter, solid or liquid, unless the same shall have been previously so treated and processed as to be free from all noxious odors and gases which may be injurious, disturbing or offensive to the inhabitants of or to other persons in the Town or persons using the roads, streets and ways of the Town and as to be free of all germs, bacterial pollution and contamination which may be prejudicial to the health and safety of persons therein or injurious to or destructive of any fish in such streams or watercourses.
In compliance with state, county and local health laws regarding the testing of central water systems, it shall be the responsibility of developers, where the land affected shall be owned and/or developed by the developers, to take the required test samples and send them to the appropriate health departments for testing and approval. This shall apply to all central water systems presently serving completed developments as well as those in the process of being or in the future to be completed.
[Added 10-4-1973]
Any persons, firm, corporation or municipality violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punishable by imprisonment for not more than one year or by a fine of not more than $500, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and for each and every violation and for each and every day that such violation continues be subject to a penalty of $250 to be recovered by the Town in a civil action.