City of Lebanon, PA
Lebanon County
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[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 1, passed 12-27-1971]
This article authorizes and requires the connection of all properties accessible to a public sewer on which there is an occupied building within the area known as City of Lebanon Sewer District No. SS-1-70, more fully described in Ordinance 56-1970, 71, which ordinance is incorporated herein by reference, and directs the authorized representative of the City to send the required notice to all residents and property owners in the City Sewer District No. SS-1-70 and to take such other steps as are necessary to enforce the provisions of Ordinance 56-1970, 71, relating to the enforcement and administration of this article.
[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 2, passed 12-27-1971]
As used in this article, "collection system" means the system of public sewers located within the City Sewer District No. SS-1-70 designed for the collection of sanitary sewage and operated by the Sewer Authority.
[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 3, passed 12-27-1971]
There is hereby imposed a connection or tap-on fee of $150 for each connection made to the collection system at the curb or property line.
[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 4, passed 12-27-1971]
There is hereby imposed upon the owners of each property accessible to the collection system and required to be connected to the collection system an initial assessment for the construction of the collection system of $14.14 per front foot of frontage of the lot or piece of land along a main sewer line, except where a property abuts on more than one sewer, such as a corner property, in which case this assessment will be based on the full length per front foot for the shorter of two or more sides plus the length of the other side in excess of 125 feet for each additional side of that property abutting on the sewer.
[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 5, passed 12-27-1971]
There is hereby imposed upon all persons who are the owners or users of each property served by the collection system an annual rent for the use thereof, to be computed and payable quarterly. Such rent shall be based upon metered water usage and shall be computed for the amount charged under the applicable ordinance of the City fixing rates for various volumes of water used.
If any property served by the collection system is not also served by metered water, a flat-rate sewer rent shall apply thereto. The quarterly flat-rate rent for single-family dwellings shall be $32. Flat-rate rents for other types of property may be established from time to time by supplemental ordinances.
[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 6, passed 12-27-1971]
The front foot assessment imposed by Section 926.04 shall be paid in full upon billing and notice thereof. The connection charge imposed by Section 926.03 shall be payable upon entry and construction of a connection by the City; the connection charge shall be billed and payable along with the costs of construction immediately upon completion of the work thereon. The City hereby delegates and appoints the Board of Supervisors of South Lebanon Township, or its appointee or nominee, as its agent for the collection of the front foot assessment imposed by Section 926.04 and the connection charge imposed by Section 926.03. The sewer rents imposed by Section 926.05 shall be billed, payable and collected in accordance with the applicable regulations and ordinances of the City.
[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 7, passed 12-27-1971]
If any quarterly installment of a sewer rent or assessment or connection bill is not paid within the time specified in any applicable City regulation or ordinance, such penalty and interest shall be added thereto as more specifically provided from time to time in any applicable ordinance or regulation of the City. Any unpaid sewer rent or assessment or connection bill, together with penalties and interest thereon to the extent permitted by law, shall be a lien on the property served which may be collected by action in assumpsit, by distress or by a lien filed in the nature of a municipal claim, as provided by law. In addition, the City may require any water utility to shut off the water supply to any property with respect to which the sewer rent imposed hereby is unpaid until all such rents, together with interest and penalties as aforesaid, is paid.
[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 8, passed 12-27-1971]
Sewer District SS-1-70 shall be subject to the same use limitations as the other areas of the City in accordance with the applicable City regulations and ordinances concerning or relating to such uses. The same use limitations shall be applicable in accordance with any future regulations or ordinances which are passed by the City relating to use limitations of the City.
[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 9, passed 12-27-1971]
Rules and regulations regarding the payment and collection of the sewer rents imposed hereunder and the use of the collection system may be promulgated by Council. Such rules and regulations shall become effective as though set forth herein.
[Ord. 62-1970, 71 § 11, passed 12-27-1971]
The City reserves the right to amend or modify this article or any parts thereof at any time or from time to time.