Town of Macedon, NY
Wayne County
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[Amended 3-28-1996 by L.L. No. 2-1996]
It shall be unlawful for any person to place, deposit or permit to be deposited in any unsanitary manner on public or private property within the Gananda Sewer District any human or animal excrement, garbage or objectionable waste, except the spreading of manure as may be permitted by other provisions of the Macedon Municipal Code.
It shall be unlawful to discharge to any natural outlet within the Gananda Sewer District any wastewater or other polluted waters, except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with subsequent provisions of this chapter.
No property owner, builder or developer shall be issued a building permit for a new dwelling or structure requiring sanitary facilities, unless a suitable and approved method of wastewater disposal, conforming to this chapter, is available. All housing construction or building development which takes place after this chapter is enacted shall provide for an approved system of sanitary sewers.
Except at hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy vault, cesspool, septic tank or other facility intended or used for disposal of wastewater.
The owner(s) of all houses, buildings or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation and/or other purposes situated within the Gananda Sewer District and abutting on any street, alley or right-of-way in which there is now located or may, in the future, be located a public sewer is hereby required, at the owner's expenses, to install suitable sanitary facilities therein and to connect such facilities directly with the proper public sewer, in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, within 90 days after official notice to do so, provided that said public sewer is within 100 feet (30.5 meters) of the property line.
The use of the Gananda Sewer District's public sewers shall be strictly limited and restricted to receive and accept the discharge of sewage and other wastes, including industrial wastes, generated on or discharged from real property within the bounds of the Gananda Sewer District.
At the recommendation of the Superintendent, who determines that one or more segments of the sewer system of the Gananda Sewer District are exceeding their hydraulic capacity at any time and/or any specific purpose of this chapter is being violated, the Town Board shall have the authority to limit or deny new connections to the sewer system of the Gananda Sewer District until the conditions leading to the moratorium are corrected. Such correction may be by:
Construction of new facilities.
Enlarging existing facilities.
Correction of inflow and infiltration.
Cleaning and repairing of existing facilities.
All requirements, directives and orders calling for mandatory use of the sewers within the Gananda Sewer District for the proper discharge of sewage and other wastes, including industrial wastes, shall be established and given by the Town Board, NYSDEC, USEPA and/or other such state or federal agencies which have enforcement powers.
No person shall connect a private sewage system so that sewage flows into a storm sewer or into a drain intended exclusively for stormwater.
No person shall discharge sewage into a well.