No unauthorized person shall uncover, make any connections with or opening into, use, alter or disturb any public sewer or appurtenance thereof without first obtaining a written permit from the Town.
The Town shall establish connection permit forms, fees and standards which may be amended from time to time by resolution of the Town. The owner or his agent shall make application on a special form furnished by the Town. The permit application shall be supplemented by any plans, specifications or other information considered pertinent in the judgment of the Town.
All costs and expenses incident to the installation and connection of the building constructed after commencement of the Sewer District Construction to the mainline force main or sewer shall be borne by the owner as described herein. The owner shall indemnify the Town from any loss or damage that may directly or indirectly be occasioned by the installation of the connection sewer.
All applicable permit and inspection fees must be paid prior to installation of the sewer connection.
Initial period. All buildings requiring connection to the Milo Sewer District 1-2 sewage system which are in existence at the commencement of sewer construction (issuance of the "notice to proceed") shall be connected to the sewer as described in § 279-6.
Interim period. For a two-year interim period the Town shall provide a grinder pump for all new buildings not in existence or having a building permit issued after the date of issuance the "notice to proceed." The property owner shall install the grinder pump and connect to the sewer system in accordance with the rules and regulations established by the District at his complete and sole expense. The property owner shall enter into sewer easement with the Town prior to issuance of a building permit and sewer connection permit. The Town shall own and maintain the grinder pump and pressure lateral.
Final period. After the aforedescribed two-year interim period, the owner of any new buildings requiring connection to the sewer system shall be responsible for making said connection in accordance with the rules and regulations of the sewer District at his complete and sole expense. The property owner shall enter into sewer easement with the Town prior to issuance of a building permit and sewer connection permit. The Town shall own and maintain the grinder pump and pressure lateral.
A separate and independent grinder pump shall be provided for every building. The Town will consider exceptions for extenuating circumstances on a case-by-case basis, in accordance with the duly adopted connection standards.
The Town shall adopt and modify from time to time as necessary rules and regulations concerning standards for construction and connection to the sewage system in order to maintain, operate and manage the use of said system. The rules and regulations shall also cover connection policies for new buildings not in existence at the commencement of the mainline sewer construction. The Town, after initial adoption of said rules and regulations, shall have the right to modify same as it deems necessary by subsequent resolution of the Town.
The size, alignment, materials of construction of a building sewer, grinder pump and pressurized service and the methods to be used in excavation, placing of the pipe, connecting, testing and backfilling the trench shall conform to the requirements of the building and plumbing code or other applicable rules and regulations and standards of the District.
In all buildings in which any building drain is too low to permit gravity flow to the public sewer or where connection is to be made to a public force main, sanitary sewage carried by such building drain shall be pumped in accordance with District standards.
No person shall make connection of roof downspouts, interior or exterior foundation drains, areaway drains, catch basins, sump pumps or other sources of surface runoff, unpolluted cooling water or groundwater to a building sewer or building drain which in turn is connected directly or indirectly to a grinder pump, public sanitary sewer or force main.
The applicant shall notify the Town or its agent, in accordance with the connection permit conditions, prior to construction of the connection. The connection shall be subject to inspection by the agent of the Town (District). Approval by said agent or the Town shall in no way relieve the contractor of any responsibilities for workmanship, materials or any other liabilities.
All excavations for building sewer installation shall be adequately guarded with barricades and lights so as to protect the public from hazard. Streets, sidewalks, parkways and other public property disturbed in the course of the work shall be restored in a manner satisfactory to the Town. The owner or his agent shall obtain a road opening permit from the owner of right-of-way, that is County of Yates, New York Department of Transportation or Town.