Borough of Jenkintown, PA
Montgomery County
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[Adopted 5-22-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-5]
No owner or agent shall transfer ownership of any real property without first undergoing a sewer lateral inspection in connection with obtaining a use and occupancy certificate or temporary use and occupancy certificate.
Upon completion of the sewer lateral inspection, the Borough Code Officer shall review the results and note any deficiencies or defects with the sewer lateral that could permit inflow and infiltration, or any other prohibited substance, from entering into the sanitary sewer, in violation of the Borough Code of Jenkintown, or the rules and regulations of any local, state or federal regulatory agency. Any deficiencies or defects will be recorded on a form designated for such a purpose and a copy of the form will be provided to the owner or agent.
It will be the responsibility of the owner or agent of the real property to repair and/or replace all or a portion of the sewer lateral that was found to be deficient or defective, in compliance with the requirements of and within the time frame set in compliance with the chapter titled "Change in Use and Occupancy"[1] or any other applicable chapter of the Borough of the Jenkintown Code.
Editor's Note: See Chapter 79.
If repairs to the sewer lateral are required, the owner or agent shall provide documentation to the Borough that the sewer lateral is in compliance with the requirements and specifications of any local, state or federal regulatory agency and the Borough Code of Jenkintown. Reinspection of the sewer lateral shall be at the discretion of the Borough.