RESOLUTION NO. 17-97

 

RESOLUTION OF THE WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY ADOPTING THE PROVISIONS OF ORDINANCE NO. 905 AND ORDINANCE NO. _____ OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST MIFFLIN PROHIBITING THE DISCHARGE OF CERTAIN WASTE INTO THE FACILITIES OF THE AUTHORITY.
 

WHEREAS, the Borough of West Mifflin has adopted Ordinance No. 905, as amended by Ordinance No. ________ , which prohibits the discharge of certain materials into the facilities of the West Mifflin Sewer Municipal Authority; and

 

WHEREAS, the Authority is desirous of implementing a series of rules governing the installation of interceptors and separators.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED as follows:

 

1.          Whenever the Authority shall determine that the discharge by any person of oil, grease and other substances into the system of the Authority is harmful to the system as set forth in Section 3 of Ordinance of No. 905, as amended, or that waste exhibits any of the characteristics set forth in said Ordinance No. 905, as amended, then the Authority may require such person or the owner of the affected property to install and maintain, at his own cost and expense, an interceptor or separator of the type according to plans approved by the Operations Manager and the Authority Engineer.

 

2.          From and after the date of this Resolution, any commercial structure must have an interceptor and separator, commonly known as a grease trap, of the type or according to plans approved by the Operations Manager and the Authority Engineer.

 

3.          Any such interceptor shall be of a design and capacity and shall be installed in a manner provided in Section P-1002.0 of the Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA) National Plumbing Code, 1978 Edition, as amended from time to time, and the reference section of the BOCA National Building Code, 1987 edition, as the same may be amended from time to time, is hereby adopted by reference as though the same were herein set forth at length.

 

              4.           Whenever an affected property owner is required to install an interceptor or separator as described above, such owner, at his own expense, shall have the interceptor or separator cleaned no less frequently than every six (6) months by a firm experienced in cleaning such equipment to the satisfaction of the Authority Engineer or the Operations Manager. In no case shall the cleaning result in the discharge of the contents of the interceptor or separator into the public sewer system.

 

5.           A certificate evidencing proof of such cleaning, including but not limited to a dated invoice, shall be submitted to the Operations Manager within thirty (30) days of cleaning.

 

6.           Any person not complying with the terms of this Resolution shall be deemed to be in violation of Section 7 of Ordinance No. 905, as amended.

 

RESOLVED, this 6th day of March 1997.

 

ATTEST:                                                                                          

 

Michael Price, Secretary 

 

 

WEST MIFFLIN SANITARY SEWER MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY                                                                     

Anthony J Panichelli, Chairman