Borough of Woodstown, NJ
Salem County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Woodstown 6-26-50 as Ord. No. 136; amended in its entirety 12-29-75 by Ord. No. 280. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Be it ordained by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Woodstown, in the County of Salem and State of New Jersey:
[Amended 9-12-95 by Ord. No. 495]
No outside toilets or water closets shall be maintained, used or constructed on any property in the Borough of Woodstown. This section shall not be construed to prohibit a temporary portable structure utilized on a property during the course of construction or alteration to accommodate the sanitary needs of those persons engaged in construction or alteration of a structure.
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The owners and occupants of all improved property in the Borough of Woodstown are hereby required to connect their properties with the public sanitary sewers in the streets adjoining such improved property or with sewers that are within 150 feet of such improved property where the fall is sufficient to permit such sewer connection, and as new or additional sewers are laid or constructed, all such improved property must be connected with such public sanitary sewers as soon as the same are available.
B. 
After notice to connect to the sewer trunk line has been given to the owner or occupant of the property, upon failure by the owner or occupant to comply with said notice to connect to said sewer trunk line, the owner or occupant shall be required to pay the established sewer rental pertaining to said property annually thereafter.
No person, firm or corporation, either as owner, user or tenant of any land and premises, shall cause to be drained, permit to flow or be deposited into any part of the sewer system the following matter:
A. 
Gasoline, naphtha or other explosive materials, acids, matter having antiseptic properties, offal, animals, ashes, cinders, rags, wax, oils, or other articles or things which are liable to injure said sewer system or any part thereof or obstruct the flow of sewerage therein.
B. 
Exhaust from any steam engine boilers.
C. 
Any storm, roof, natural spring, accumulated basement, surface or drainage water.
No person, firm or corporation, either as owner, user or tenant of any land and premises, shall cause to be connected to the sewer system or any pipe which in turn is connected to the sewer system, any pipe, pump or other devices which would in turn cause to be drained, permit to flow or be deposited into any part of the sewer system any of the things prohibited in the preceding section.
Any person or corporation who violates this chapter or any of the regulations herein contained shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit and pay a fine of not more than $500 or be imprisoned in the county jail for not more than 90 days, or both.