[Adopted 7-6-1970 as Ch. 13 of the Revised General Ordinances]
[Amended 6-4-1990 by Ord. No. 537-90; 2-18-1991 by Ord. No. 548-91; 9-9-1991 by Ord. No. 555-91]
The sanitary sewer service of the Borough of Milford shall be operated as a self-liquidating utility, and charges for the service shall be imposed upon users. The revenue derived shall be dedicated to the purposes of the service as a self-liquidating utility.
The rates, rules and regulations governing the sanitary sewer service of the Borough of Milford, as the same were adopted by the Common Council on April 1, 1974, and amended by Ordinance No. 218, and except as may be otherwise provided herein, are incorporated herein by reference without the inclusion of the text herein. Copies of the rates, rules and regulations are on file in the office of the Borough Clerk and may be publicly inspected at that location.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the fee for the connection of any new user to the sanitary sewer system of the Borough of Milford shall be as prescribed in Chapter 10, Fees, of this Code.
[Amended 2-22-1993 by Ord. No. 575-93; 2-2-2004 by Ord. No. 685-2004; 12-19-2005 by Ord. No. 711-2005]
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the quarterly sewer charge per sewerage unit shall be as prescribed in Chapter 10, Fees, of this Code.
[Added 8-3-1992 by Ord. No. 567-92; amended 2-5-2007 by Ord. No. 726-2007; 12-6-2010 by Ord. No. 768-2010]
The owner of every existing house, building or structure and the owner of every house, building or structure hereafter to be constructed or acquired which may be occupied or used by human beings, located on a street, alley, lane, thoroughfare or drive along the line of any sewer constructed before or after July 30, 1969, shall, within 90 days after the date on which the services of the sewer are made available to the house, building or structure, install a toilet in the structure, unless a toilet is already installed, and connect and hook up the sewerage facilities emanating from the house, building or structure to the municipal sewerage system.
If the owner of any property fails to make a connection or installation required by this article within the time required, the Borough may proceed to make such connection or installation or cause the same to be made and assess the cost as a lien against the property pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:26A-12, as amended and revised.
Connection. Any extension of the sewerage system into another municipality for the purpose of furnishing sewerage service to a resident or residents of another municipality shall be installed at the expense of the property holder or holders desiring the service.
Rents. Rents for users outside the Borough shall be double the service charge or rent or connection fee enumerated in the rates, rules and regulations.
[Added 12-17-2007 by Ord. No. 735-2007]
Any single applicant seeking to add sewer connections for five or more residential units to the Milford Borough sewerage system, either from an applicant in another municipality served by the Borough's sewerage system or from an applicant within the Borough of Milford, shall be required, at a cost to be borne solely by the applicant, to install both an effluent meter and a meter pit.
Both said effluent meter and meter pit shall be to the design and/or engineering criteria, and installed in a location, set forth by either the Borough's Engineer or a designated representative of the Borough of Milford Sewer Utility.
The Borough of Milford Sewer Utility shall regularly monitor the effluent meter to determine the quantity of effluent passing through that meter and shall maintain logs recording the same. Said logs shall be provided to the Commissioner of the Borough of Milford Sewer Utility on a regular basis.