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(A) When water or sewer connections shall be desired for any property situated upon a street or alley where no water or sewer pipe has been laid, and the town shall be unwilling or unable to extend its water or sewer mains to the property, the owner of the property may make application to the approving authority for permission to lay a line of pipe from the town’s water or sewer mains to the property. The permit issued to a person shall be in writing, signed by the applicant, and shall be subject to the following conditions, which shall be expressed therein:
(1) The person to whom the permit shall be granted shall bear all the expense of laying the pipeline and of connecting the same with the water or sewerage system of the town.
(2) The pipeline shall be laid in accordance with the specifications furnished by the approving authority and the work shall be done under the supervision and control of the authority.
(3) The town shall be saved harmless from all loss, cost, damage or expense by reason of any injury to any person or property as a result of laying the pipeline. The pipeline, when completed, shall become the property of the town and be subject to its control.
(1988 Code, § 22-192)
(B) When water or sewer connections shall be desired for any property upon which a residence or business building or an apartment building exists or is under construction, if the property is situated upon a street where adjacent to the property no water or sewer mains have been laid, the town may construct and extend its water or sewer mains or both from the nearest existing mains to a point suitable for the desired connection, subject to the existence of funds appropriated by the Board for that purpose, to the ability to construct the applicable line from a sound engineering viewpoint and to an adequate cost-benefit ratio being anticipated from the extension.
(1988 Code, § 22-193)