OFFICIAL

 

BOROUGH OF WEST MIFFLIN

ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

 

 

ORDINANCE NO. 990

 

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST MIFFLIN ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 907, BY REQUIRING AN ANNUAL WRITTEN INSPECTION REPORT AND RETENTION OF THE REPORT, REQUIRING THE BOROUGH TO COLLECT, TRANSFER AND DISPOSE OF CONTENTS AT THE COST OF OWNER AND/OR LESSEE OF THE HOLDING TANK, ALLOWING ABATEMENT OF NUISANCES; SETTING FEES THERETO AND PROVIDING PENALTY FOR NON­COMPLIANCE THEREWITH.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by Council of the Borough of West Mifflin, at meeting assembled, and it is hereby ORDAINED and ENACTED by authority of the same as follows:

SECTION 1. That Ordinance No. 907 shall be amended by adding additional rules and regulations to those already existing in Ordinance No. 907 as hereinafter set forth.

         SECTION 2.   That Council of the Borough of West Mifflin is hereby authorized and empowered to undertake within the Borough the control and methods of holding tank use, sewage disposal and sewage collection and transportation thereof.

SECTION 3. FIXING CHARGES. That Council of the Borough of West Mifflin shall have the right and power to fix, alter, charge and collect rates, assessments and other charges in the area served by its facilities at reasonable and uniform rules as authorized by applicable law.

       SECTION 4.   The following rules and regulations shall be the exclusive right and privilege of the Council of the Borough of West Mifflin:

A.   The collection and transportation of all sewage from any improved property utilizing a holding tank shall be done solely by or under the direction and control of the Council of the Borough of West Mifflin, and the designated agent, Zoning Officer of the Borough of West Miff un, and the disposal thereof shall be made only at such site or sites as may be approved by the Department of Environmental Resources of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

B.           The Council of the Borough of West Mifflin will receive, review and retain pumping receipts from permitted holding           tanks.

 

C.   That Council of the Borough of West Mifflin will complete and retain annual inspection reports for each permitted tank.

    SECTION 5. ABATEMENT OF NUISANCES. In addition to any other remedies provided in this Ordinance, any violation of this Ordinance shall constitute a nuisance and shall be abated by the Borough of West Mifflin or by Council of the Borough of West Mifflin, by either seeking mitigation of the nuisance or Mifflin this 17th day of March, 1992 by majority vote of the Council of the Borough of West Mifflin.

 

ATTEST: Paul Amic, Borough Manager/Secretary            

BOROUGH OF WEST MIFFLIN: C. L. Jabbour, President of Council

Examined and approved this 17th day of March 1992. Robert L. Hess, Mayor