City of Yonkers, NY
Westchester County
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No connection shall be made with any public sewer without a permit from the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works. Prior approval by the City Council must also be obtained for any connection other than a connection made to a sewer in the street immediately in front of and contiguous to the lot to be serviced.
A person desiring to make such connection shall file with the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works a written application stating the location of the premises, the name of the owner, the size of the pipe connection, the number of buildings to be connected and how such buildings are occupied.
Connections with sewers shall be made in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Bureau of Plumbing and any requirements of the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works.
The rate for sewer and drain connections shall be in an amount fixed by the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works with the approval of the Mayor. Such rate shall be effective 48 hours after notice of it shall have been posted in the City Clerk's office.
No person shall connect any premises with or convey or cause or permit to be conveyed any sewage or other substance from such premises into any sewer, except a sewer laid in the street upon which such premises have frontage, without a permit from the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works.
No owner or occupant of any premises connected with any sewer shall permit the owner or occupant of property not fronting on the street in which the sewer is laid to convey or cause to be conveyed any sewage or other substance originating in the premises not so fronting on the street in which the sewer is laid into such sewer through such connection without a permit from the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works.
No person shall cause an obstruction, nuisance or injury in any drains or sewers in the City.