Township of Upper Chichester, PA
Delaware County
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[Adopted 4-9-1992 by Ord. No. 511 (Ch. 18, Part 4, of the 1987 Code of Ordinances)]
[Amended 11-10-2011 by Ord. No. 670]
A. 
Purpose. This article is adopted to promote and protect the public health, safety, comfort, convenience and other aspects of the general welfare. These general goals include, among others, the specific enforcement of the Clean Water Act and Pennsylvania Streams Law and the various regulations promulgated by DELCORA, the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and such other agencies which may succeed the aforementioned agencies, and the implementation of the Delaware County Wastewater Management Plan and the National Pretreatment Standards, 40 CFR 401 et seq.
B. 
Wastewater treatment regulations. The DELCORA Standards, Rules and Regulations of 2011, attached hereto as Exhibit A[1] are hereby collectively adopted as the Wastewater Treatment Regulations for Upper Chichester Township.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said exhibit is on file in the Township offices.
A. 
Violations. The Board of Commissioners of Upper Chichester Township hereby ordains and establishes that any person, firm, or corporation who fails or refuses to comply with the DELCORA Standards, Rules and Regulations, embodied in DELCORA Resolution Number 91-03, adopted May 22, 1991, as same may be amended from time to time, which is incorporated herein by reference and attached hereto as Appendix A,[1] shall be subject to the penalties set forth in this article.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said appendix is on file in the Township offices.
B. 
Penalties. Any person, firm, or corporation who shall violate any provision of this article shall be subject to pay a fine of up to $1,000 or the maximum legal limit of the fining authority, whichever is greater, and/or, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days. Every day that each violation continues of this article and/or DELCORA's Standards, Rules and Regulations, as amended, shall constitute a separate offense.
C. 
Prosecution.
(1) 
Upper Chichester Township hereby appoints DELCORA or its designee, as its agent having the power of the Township to institute proceedings in the name of the Township against any and all persons, firms or corporations who violate the provisions of this article.
(2) 
In cases involving the enforcement of this article, the Solicitor of DELCORA or its designee may cause subpoenas to be issued for witnesses for the prosecution and may conduct the hearing on behalf of Upper Chichester Township.
[Amended 12-12-1996 by Ord. No. 552; 11-10-2011 by Ord. No. 670]
The DELCORA Local Limitations for the Eastern Service Area (the "Eastern Limitations") and the DELCORA Local Limitations for the Western Service Area (the "Western Limitations"), as set forth in DELCORA Resolution 2011-11, attached hereto as Exhibit B[1] is hereby adopted as the local limitations for all discharges of wastewater in Upper Chichester Township. All such discharges of wastewater shall comply with the Western Limitations.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said exhibit is on file in the Township offices.