[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Burlington 8-13-1968; amended 4-13-1993; 2-27-1996 (Sec. 8:2 of the 1975 General Ordinances). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- FIRE HYDRANT
- A discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks maintained and operated for the purposes of fire protection to the community.
- Lines from the water distribution system maintained in the Township of Burlington which provide water to the fire hydrant system.
All hydrants shall be the Mathews type or equally approved.
All hydrants shall have counterclockwise valve openings.
All hydrants are to have one four-and-one-half-inch steamer connection facing the roadway (national standard thread).
All hydrants are to have two two-and-one-half-inch male clay Jones-type fittings with screw cap covers. The two two-and-one-half-inch connections shall face parallel with the curbline or roadway.
[Amended 12-23-2008 by Ord. No. 08-OR-033; 6-14-2016 by Ord. No. 16-OR-021]
Hydrants, generally. All hydrants are to be painted with the brand of paint designated by the Director of Public Works, or of equal quality as approved by the Director of Public Works.
Paint colors shall be as designated by the Director of Public Works pursuant to regulations which shall be available in the office of the Township Clerk and the Department of Public Works office.