(a)   All developers shall execute an agreement with the Borough for any proposed extension to the public sanitary sewerage system. The provisions of this agreement shall stipulate responsibilities for such things as planning, design, construction, insurance and bonds, as well as legal, technical and administrative support services.
   (b)   Five copies of the plans for proposed extensions shall be submitted to the Borough on twenty-four by thirty-six inch sheets showing plan views to a scale of one inch equals fifty feet, and profiles to a scale of one inch equals ten feet vertically, and one inch equals fifty feet horizontally, a north point, a suitable title block, the date, the name of the engineer or surveyor and the imprint of his or her registration seal.
   (c)   All sewers shall be designed in accordance with the Sewerage Manual of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, Division of Sanitary Engineering, and this chapter.
   (d)   The construction of sewers shall not be permitted until the proper Federal, State and local permits have been obtained. Such construction shall be subject to inspection and approval by the Borough or any accredited agent or representative.
   (e)   Prior to the final acceptance of any sewer extensions by the Borough, the developer shall furnish to the Borough as-built plans showing the angle and distance between manholes, the top and invert elevation of each manhole and the exact location of all house sewer connections relative to the nearest manhole, both downstream and upstream.
   (f)   Easements shall be recorded in the name of the Borough for all sewers to be constructed outside of dedicated street rights-of-way.
   (g)   All sewer pipe shall be extra strength, vitrified clay pipe conforming to ASTM Specification C-700, or PVC pipe conforming to ASTM Specification D-3034 (SDR-35), unless otherwise specified for extraordinary ground conditions by the Borough.
   (h)   All sewer pipe shall be a minimum of eight inches in diameter and shall have a minimum laying length of not less than five feet.
   (i)   Jointing connections for clay pipe shall be premium or Class III, meeting or exceeding the requirements of ASTM Specification C-425. Jointing connections for PVC pipe shall be the “push on” type, meeting or exceeding the requirements of ASTM Specification D-3212. Both the bell and the spigot of the pipe shall be specially prepared for the jointing connection selected. The details of any jointing connection which is proposed for use must be submitted to the Borough for prior approval.
   (j)   The installation of sewers shall start at the lower end of the line and proceed upstream so that the spigot ends point in the direction of flow. The pipe shall be carefully laid to line and grade. The handling, placing and jointing of pipe shall be in strict accordance with the pipe manufacturer's recommendations.
   (k)   Frames and covers for all manholes shall be fabricated of cast iron and shall conform to standards established by the Borough. Vented covers shall be furnished at the ends of lines.
   (l)   Sewers shall be hydrostatically, pneumatically and/or smoke tested for leakage at the discretion of, and in the manner required by, the Borough.
   (m)   The developer shall file all necessary connection permits and pay the applicable tap connection and inspection fee to the Borough for each house or building, which fee shall become due and payable prior to inspection and approval by the inspector for each respective house service sewer.
   (n)   The developer shall also reimburse the Borough in full for all legal, technical and administrative costs associated with the construction proposed by the developer.
   (o)   No sewer extensions constructed by a developer will be approved for use and acceptance by the Borough until said sewers are formally approved by the Borough, all building tap connection and inspection fees have been paid for each building connected to the system, and the Borough has been reimbursed in full for all inspection costs incurred by the inspector during construction, testing and approval.
(Ord. 2129. Passed 11-16-92.)