Township of Falls, PA
Bucks County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to place, deposit or permit to be deposited in an unsanitary manner upon public or private property within the Township any human or animal excrement, garbage or other objectionable waste.
B. 
It shall be unlawful to discharge to any natural outlet within the Township any sanitary sewage, industrial wastes or other polluted waters except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with subsequent provisions of this chapter and any applicable laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania relating to sewage and industrial waste.
C. 
Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy vault, septic tank, cesspool, field drains or other facility intended or used for the disposal of sewage.
A. 
It shall be the duty of every owner of premises abutting on any portion of a public sanitary sewer or through which such sewer may pass, within 60 days of service of notice, or in case of the erection of a new building on any such premises after the sewer has been made ready for public use, then within 60 days from the completion of such new building, to cause each old or new building thereon erected requiring sewage drainage and located within 150 feet of such sewer to be separately connected therewith, provided that in every instance all connections shall be made directly to the sewer and not through any intermediate well, and provided further that from and after the expiration of 60 days from the service of notice of the completion of any such sewer as aforesaid, no well shall be used for sewage drainage from any building within 150 feet of such sewer.
B. 
The Township shall deem it necessary for the public health to require that any building erected on premises abutting on, adjoining or adjacent to any public sanitary sewer, wheresoever any such building may be located on such premises, shall be connected with such sewer, the appropriate control authority shall report the matter to the Board of Supervisors, and after receiving the approval and authorization of said Board in any such case, shall thereupon cause to be served upon the owner or owners of any such building, in the manner hereafter provided, a copy of Part 2 of this chapter and a printed or written notice directing that the necessary connections be made within 60 days from the date of its service.