Borough of Avalon, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Avalon as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 321.
[Adopted 3-18-1981 by Ord. No. 1135]
The Collector of Delinquent Sewage, as agent of the Borough of Avalon, after obtaining the written approval of the Avalon Borough Council or its designated agent, given the authority to do so, be and hereby is authorized and directed under and in accordance with the provisions of this article to direct and authorize the Westview Water Authority to shut off water services to the aforesaid owners and occupants, and to provide the Westview Water Authority with the necessary information to enable it to proceed to shut off the water to the aforesaid owners and occupants, such direction and authorization and information to be provided in a manner and form substantially as follows:
"You are hereby authorized and directed to shut off the supply of water to the premises located at (give address) for the reason that (name of owner or occupant), owner or occupant (strike out one) of the above premises has neglected or failed to pay for a period of 30 days from the due date thereof, a rental rate or charge for sewer, sewage or sewage treatment service imposed by the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority.
"I certify that the owner or occupant of the premises above set forth is the person responsible for payment of the overdue charge and that such rentals, rates or charges are, in fact, overdue.
"I certify that the above claim or lien for the aforesaid service or services has been assigned by the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority to the Borough of Avalon.
"I further certify that written notice to the effect that the water supply would be shut off at the above premises was mailed to __________, owner or occupant (strike out one), at (address) on (date), and further, that a written notice to the effect that the water supply would be shut off at the above premises was posted at a main entrance to the aforesaid premises on (date) by (name or poster). Copies of the notice sent and the notice posted are attached hereto and made part hereof.
"I further certify that no written notice has been given the Borough of Avalon or the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority stating that __________, the aforesaid owner or occupant has a defense to the aforesaid overdue sewage rentals, rates and charges.
The Borough of Avalon is authorized and directed to pay to the Westview Water Authority a compensation for said shut-off and turn-on services, in an amount to be agreed upon between the Borough and the Authority.
That the Borough shall indemnify the Authority and hold it harmless from any claims whatsoever arising out of the shutting off of water to any of the owners or occupants of the properties affected. All expenses and costs incurred by the Borough of Avalon in shutting off the water will be borne by the owner or occupant as the case may be.