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1. All properties shall be connected to a public sanitary sewer system when possible.
2. Where a public sanitary sewer system is not accessible but is planned within 5 years for extension to the development or within 1,000 feet of the development, the developer shall install sewer lines, including lateral connections, to provide adequate service to each lot when connection with the public system is made. The sewer lines shall be capped at the limits of the development and the laterals shall be capped at the street right-of-way. When capped sewers are provided, on-site disposal facilities shall also be provided.
3. Where connection to a public sanitary sewer system is not possible or feasible, an approved individual sewage disposal system consisting of a septic tank and tile absorption field or other approved sewage disposal system shall be permitted. All such individual sewage disposal systems shall be constructed in accordance with Pennsylva nia Department of Environmental Protection regulations. [Ord. 2012-03]
4. All sanitary sewer systems located in floodprone areas, whether public or private, shall be floodproofed up to a point 1 foot above the regulatory flood elevation. The Borough Council may prohibit installation of sewage disposal facilities requiring soil absorption systems where such systems will not function due to high ground water, flooding or unsuitable soil characteristics. The Borough Council may require that the developer note on the face of the plat and in any deed of conveyance that soil absorption fields are prohibited in designated areas.
5. Where a water main supply system is within 1,000 feet of, or where plans approved by the municipality provide for the installation of such public water facilities within 5 years, the developer shall provide the development with a complete water main supply system to be connected to the existing or proposed water main supply system in accordance with the Borough’s specifications.
6. If connection to a public water supply system is not possible, the feasibility of constructing a separate water supply system shall be investigated and a report submitted setting forth the findings.
7. Where neither of the above alternatives are possible or feasible, an individual water supply system shall be permitted. All such individual systems shall meet all applicable regulations of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. [Ord. 2012-03]
8. All water systems located in flood-prone areas, whether public or private, shall be floodproofed to a point 1 foot above the regulatory flood elevation.
(Ord. 6/6/1977, §503; as amended by Ord. 2012-03, 12/4/2012)