Borough of Spring Grove, PA
York County
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[Adopted 2-23-1954 by Ord. No. 5-1954 (Ch. 109, Art. II, of the 1985 Code)]
[Added 1-4-1993 by Ord. No. 1-1993[1]]
A certain document, one copy of which is on file in the Borough Office at One Campus Avenue, Spring Grove, Pennsylvania 17362, being marked and designated as the "BOCA National Plumbing Code, Eighth Edition, 1990," as published by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., is hereby adopted as the Plumbing Code of Spring Grove Borough, York County, Pennsylvania in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; for the control of buildings and structures as herein provided; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said BOCA National Plumbing Code are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this article, with the additions, insertions and changes, as prescribed in § 326-11 entitled "Supplemental specifications."
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed original § 109-10 of the 1985 Code, Definitions.
[Added 1-4-1993 by Ord. No. 1-1993]
Borough Council shall have the right, pursuant to this article, to implement supplemental specifications or modifications to the BOCA National Plumbing Code, Eighth Edition, 1990, as it shall from time to time deem appropriate, by resolution. All such supplemental specifications or changes shall be printed and made available upon request.
A. 
All persons owning any occupied building now erected upon premises accessible to the sewer system shall at their own expense make the connection with the sewer system within three months after the effective date of this article.
B. 
All persons owning any premises accessible to the sewer system upon which a building is hereafter erected shall, at the time of erection of such building and at their own expense, make the connection to the sewer system.
C. 
All persons owning any occupied building upon premises which hereafter becomes accessible to the sewer system shall at their own expense make the connection with the sewer system within three months after notice to do so from Borough Council.
It shall be unlawful for any person owning any occupied building or premises accessible to the sewer system to erect, construct, use or maintain or cause to be erected, constructed, used or maintained any privy, cesspool, sinkhole, septic tank or other receptacle on such premises for disposal of sewage after three months from the effective date of this article. This section shall in no way be construed to prevent provision for disposal of roof drainage or other pure water. Any privy, cesspool or other means of disposal of sewage now constructed or hereafter constructed on any lot, piece or parcel of land within the Borough accessible to the sewer system shall be and the same is hereby declared to be a public nuisance. If the owners of such privy, cesspool or other means of disposal of sewage refuse or neglect to abate the nuisance within 30 days after written notice from the Borough Council, said Borough Council shall abate the nuisance and the costs thereof shall be charged to the owners of said property, to be collected in the manner of collection of municipal liens.
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Editor's Note: Original § 109-13 of the 1985 Code, Certain wastes excluded from sewer system, as amended, was repealed 1-4-1993 by Ord. No. 1-1993, approved 1-4-1993.
[Added 1-4-1993 by Ord. No. 1-1993]
A. 
In the event of any discrepancy between the BOCA National Plumbing Code, Eighth Edition, 1990, and the supplemental specifications or amendments approved pursuant to Chapter 326, § 326-11, those adopted by Spring Grove Borough shall govern.
B. 
In the event of any discrepancy between specifications adopted by BOCA and those issued by Spring Grove Borough, those adopted by the Borough shall govern.
C. 
In the event of any discrepancy between detail drawings as published by BOCA and those published by Spring Grove Borough, those drawings adopted by the Borough shall govern.
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Editor's Note: Original § 109-14 of the 1985 Code, Construction of laterals, was repealed 1-4-1993 by Ord. No. 1-1993, approved 1-4-1993.
[Amended 8-15-1962 by Ord. No. 5-1962; 1-4-1993 by Ord. No. 1-1993]
Any failure to obtain a license or permit as required by this article or the regulations, supplemental specifications or modifications permitted by regulation hereunder or any action in violation of this article or such supplemental regulations or modifications or any failure to do anything required by this article or supplemental specifications or modifications shall constitute a violation of this article and such person shall be subject to prosecution by the Borough and, upon a determination of guilt by the Magisterial District Judge or other duly authorized tribunal, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $600, and cost of prosecution. Any nonpayment or failure to pay said fines and costs shall result in a term of imprisonment in the York County Prison of not more than 30 days.
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Editor's Note: Original § 109-15 of the 1985 Code, Rules and regulations for connections, as amended, was repealed 1-4-1993 by Ord. No. 1-1993, approved 1-4-1993.