Township of Eastampton, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Article I adopted by the Board of Health of the Township of Eastampton as indicated in article history. Subsequent articles adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Eastampton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 205.
Housing standards — See Ch. 307.
Public health nuisances — See Ch. 347.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 450.
Subdivision of land and site plan review — See Ch. 460.
[Adopted 5-7-1973 by Ord. No. 1973-3 (Ch. 116 of the 1974 Township Code); readopted by reference by the Township Council 1-25-1983 by Ord. No. 1983-01; amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]

§ 415-1 Standards adopted by reference.

The administrative regulations set forth in N.J.A.C. 7:9A-1.1 et seq., as amended and supplemented, are hereby adopted by reference, to be enforced by the Burlington County Health Department and/or the Township Construction Official. Said code established and adopted by this article is described and commonly known as "Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems."

§ 415-2 Compliance certificate required.

Individual sewage disposal systems shall not be placed in operation, repaired or components replaced, nor shall new dwellings or buildings, or additions thereto, be sold or occupied, which must rely on such a system for sewage disposal, until the Burlington County Health Department shall have issued a certificate indicating that said disposal system is in compliance with the terms of the permit issued and the requirements of the aforesaid code.

§ 415-3 Permit for emptying or cleaning receptacles.

The contents of any septic tank, cesspool, privy or other receptacle containing human excrement shall not be removed until a permit for such removal has been obtained from the Burlington County Health Department.

§ 415-4 Enforcement.

It shall be the responsibility of the Burlington County Department of Health and/or the Township Construction Official to enforce this article.

§ 415-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, Penalties for Violations.
[Adopted 5-29-1967 by Ord. No. 1967-5; amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]

§ 415-6 Sewerage authority.

Pursuant to an agreement adopted May 26, 1969, by Ordinance No. 1969-41, as amended and supplemented from time to time, the Township of Eastampton authorized the Mount Holly Sewerage Authority (now known as the Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority) to provide for the treatment and disposal of sewerage originating in the municipality.

§ 415-7 Standards adopted by reference.

The Township hereby adopts by reference the "Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority Rules and Regulations for Furnishing Sewerage Authorities" as the standards for the construction of sewerage facilities for realty improvements within the Township. Such standards shall be construed to be part of this article. Copies of said standards shall be on file with the Office of the Construction Official for use and examination by the public.

§ 415-8 Compliance required.

No building permit for the construction of a realty improvement shall be issued by the Construction Official nor shall the construction of any realty improvement be begun until the Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority shall have certified that the proposed sewerage facilities for the proposed realty improvement are in compliance with the standards for the construction thereof as set forth in § 415-7 above. The term "realty improvement" shall mean any proposed new residence or other building the useful occupancy of which will require the installation of sewerage facilities, other than one which is to be served by an existing approved water supply and an existed approved sewerage system.

§ 415-9 Enforcement.

It shall be the responsibility of the Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority and/or the Township Construction Official to enforce this article.

§ 415-10 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, Penalties for Violations.