§ 51.02  SEWER USE AND CONNECTIONS GOVERNED BY COUNCIL REGULATION.
   The use and installation of all sewers (lateral mains), drains and connections to existing sewer lines shall be in accordance with such rules and regulations as may be adopted from time to time by the Council with respect to such installations.  Sewer system extensions shall not be permitted from January 1, 2003 through July 1, 2003 except as follows:
   (A)   Individual properties are permitted to tie in when the owner(s) demonstrate failure of an existing system and the inability to replace the system per RIDEM regulations or when the owner(s) demonstrate an inability to obtain approval for an initial system per RIDEM regulations.
   (B)   Single sewer connections are permitted for residential or commercial properties, which have direct access to an existing sewer line from their property.
   (C)   Subdivision of properties approved by the Middletown Planning Board prior to June 1, 1998 are allowed to tie in.
   (D)   Subdivision of properties of three or fewer lots are allowed to tie in provided the original lot to be subdivided fronts on an existing sewer main line and provided all lots to be created from the original lot meet the minimum dimensional requirements of the zoning ordinance or have received the appropriate dimensional variances from the Zoning Board of Review.
('73 Code, § 18-45)  (Ord. passed 7-7-69; Am. Ord. passed 6-1-98; Am. Ord. passed 2-22-00; Am. Ord. passed 12-30-02)