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PRIVATE SEWER INFRASTRUCTURE. The sewer pipe that is constructed on private property between the Lateral and the Building Sewer owned and maintained by the Unit Owner's Association to serve some or all units within a Condominium or Planned Community.
Sanitary: that conveys sewage only.
Storm: Private sewer infrastructure that conveys storm water or other drainage, but not sewage.
P-717.2 Materials. Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure shall conform to one of the standards listed in Table P-702.3 of this code.
P-717.3 Slope of Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure. Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure shall be installed in uniform alignment at uniform slopes. The slope of Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure shall be in accordance with Table P-704.1 of this code.
P-717.4 Connections. The building sewers for each house or structure shall be connected to the Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure separately. Each connection shall be made with a wye branch and be fitted with a Building Trap and Fresh Air Inlet in line with the connection point in accordance with the Section 1002.6 of this code.
P-717.6 Access for repairs. Separation of Private Water, Sanitary Sewer, and Storm Sewer Infrastructure placed in the same alignment and at a depth not exceeding 5-feet shall comply with Section 603.2 of this code. Infrastructure placed at depths greater than 5-feet shall be horizontally separated at a distance that allows for the approved sheeting and shoring and not less than 2-feet.
P-717.7 Protection of structures. Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure installed parallel to footings and walls shall not extend into the bearing plane of a footing or wall in accordance with Section 307.5 of this code. Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure Pipe shall not be installed within 5-feet of any adjoining property building foundation.
717.8 Cleanouts required. Cleanouts shall be provided for Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure in accordance with the provisions of this code for sanitary drainage pipe in Section 708.1. All building sewers connected to Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure shall be fitted with an approved Building Trap and Fresh Air Inlet. The sewer will not require a trap and Fresh Air Inlet at the connection to the lateral but will require a manhole or cleanout at the property line before entering the public right-of-way.
P-717.9 Manholes. Manholes will be required for Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure 8-inches in diameter and greater at changes in direction, grade, and size. All manholes shall have inverts built with channels extending up to the pipe crown to ensure uniform flow in accordance with Section 708.1 of this code.
P-717.11 Easement required. Private Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure shall require an easement with a minimum width of 12' and must provide adequate space to replace/repair the private services. Minimum vertical drive height clearance of 13'-6" or 2x pipe depth to pipe bottom, whichever is greater, shall be provided. 323