Town of Manchester, CT
Hartford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Directors of the Town of Manchester as Secs. 17-1 to 17-3 of the 1996 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 129.
Water — See Ch. 315.
CHARTER REFERENCES
Water and sewerage generally — See Chapter XII.
Powers and duties of Director of Health — See § 15-4.
Sewer connections — See § 15-6.
STATUTORY REFERENCES
Power of Town to contract for the furnishing of water — See C.G.S. § 7-148(c)(4)(G).
Power often to create, etc., all things in the nature of public works and improvements — See C.G.S. § 7-148(c)(6)(A)(ii).
Power of Town to lay out, construct, etc., sewer and drainage systems and sewage disposal plants — See C.G.S. § 7-148(c)(6)(B)(i).
Power of Town to regulate the laying, etc., of water pipes, drains, sewers, etc., in the streets and public places — See C.G.S. § 7-148(c)(6)(B)(iii).
Power of Town to regulate and prohibit the construction, etc., of sinks, cesspools — See C.G.S. § 7-148(c)(7)(C).
Municipal sewerage systems — See C.G.S. § 7-245 et seq.
Sewer revenue bonds — See C.G.S. §§ 7-259 through 7-266.
Municipal waterworks systems — See C.G.S. § 7-324 et seq.
Sewer districts — See C.G.S. § 7-324 et seq.

§ 264-1 Authority of Director of Health to order connections with sewer.

The Director of Health may order any house, for which a sewer is available, to have proper toilets and other sanitary improvements installed and connected therewith and may order the owner of such property, or their agent, to make such connections within such time as he may deem advisable.

§ 264-2 Sewage disposal facilities to be approved by Director of Health.

No dwelling, apartment, boardinghouse, hotel or other building designed for human occupancy shall hereafter be constructed in the Town unless the sewage disposal facilities of any such building are approved by the Director of Health, or an inspector appointed by the Director of Health.

§ 264-3 Approval and permit fees for on-site sewage disposal facilities.

A. 
No dwellings, apartments, boardinghouses, hotels or commercial or industrial buildings shall be constructed in the Town using a subsurface disposal system or other facilities for on-site disposal of sewage unless such system or facilities have been approved by the Director of Health or an agent appointed by the Director of Health.
B. 
The Director of Health, or the Director's agent, shall not approve the installation of any subsurface sewage disposal system or other facilities for on-site sewage disposal unless such installation meets the requirements of the Town and the public health code of the state.
C. 
All applications for approval of the installation of subsurface sewage disposal systems or other facilities for on-site sewage disposal shall be filed with the Director of Health or the Director's agent.
(1) 
The fee, which shall accompany the application, shall be based upon percolation rate of the soil where the leaching system is located or other factors in accordance with the following schedule:
Percolation Rate Fee
Minutes Per Inch
Fee
5 or less
$150.00
6 to 10
$200.00
11 to 20
$250.00
21 to 30
$300.00
(2) 
Systems requiring plans prepared by a qualified professional engineer registered in the state: $350.
(3) 
Facilities for on-site sewage disposal using methods other than subsurface sewage disposal systems: $150.
D. 
The approval for installation of the subsurface sewage disposal system or other facilities for on-site sewage disposal shall be valid for a period of four years.
E. 
No subsurface sewage disposal system or other facility for on-site sewage disposal shall be altered, repaired or rebuilt without the approval of the Director of Health or the Director's agent.
F. 
All applications for approval for alteration, repair or rebuilding of a subsurface sewage disposal system or other facilities for on-site sewage disposal shall be filed with the Director of Health or the Director's agent. The application shall include appropriate description and plans for the proposed alteration, repair or rebuilding. The fee, which shall accompany the application, shall be $50.
G. 
The approval for alteration, repair or rebuilding shall be valid for a period of six months.