Sewer Use Bylaw and Policies by gjjur4356

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									                                                 Sewer Use By-law and Policies effective January 10, 2005                                                                       Page 1 of 1


                                  Sanitary                                                                                        Storm
On a road and sewer reconstruction project , if the homeowner wants to              On a road and sewer reconstruction project , if the homeowner wants to install a new storm
replace their sanitary private drain connection on the road allowance that they     private drain connection on the road allowance that the homeowner pay $600 toward the portion from
pay $650 for the portion from the main sewer to the property line, however they     the main sewer to the property line and that there not be any contribution by the City for the portion
must also agree to renew their sanitary PDC all the way to their house and the      from the property line to the house.
City will contribute $1,400 to the cost of the work on private property.


On a reconstruction project where the homeowner does not want to renew              On a reconstruction project where the owner does not want to install a new storm private drain
their sanitary private drain connection under our subsidy program, the City will    connection under our subsidy program, the City will install a new connection from the main sewer to 2
install a new connection from the main sewer to 2 metres behind the sidewalk or     metres behind the sidewalk or curb and gutter as applicable at City cost. Any future extension of that
curb and gutter as applicable at City cost. Any future extension of that pipe to    pipe to the property line will be at the homeowner’s cost.
the property line or all the way to the building will be at the homeowner’s cost.


When a homeowner wants to replace their sanitary private drain connection           Unless otherwise approved by the Director of Engineering and Public Works or the Chief Building
when there is not a reconstruction project they pay $2500 for the portion from      Official, the weeping tile of any building shall not be connected to a storm private drain connection
the main sewer to the property line, however they must also agree to renew          by gravity but shall go to a sump pump which discharges to the storm private drain connection.
their sanitary service all the way to their house and the City will contribute
$1400 towards the cost of the work on private property.


For owner occupied residential units that have had basement flooding from           For owner occupied residential units that have had basement flooding from sewer backup in 2000,
sewer backup in 2000, 2001, or 2002, the subsidy for basement isolation will        2001, or 2002, the subsidy for basement isolation and weeping tile sump pump program will cover
cover 100% of the cost of installation up to a maximum of: $2,000 for a sewer       100% of the cost of installation up to a maximum of: $2,000 for the installation of a sump pump
ejector system and, ( this maximum can be increased under extenuating               system for disconnection of weeping tile that were connection to the storm private drain connection
circumstances with prior approval of the Director of Engineering and                and that are inside the foundation, $2600 if the weeping tile are outside the foundation, (all of these
Public Works) and $500 for the installation of a full-port backwater valve on a     maximums can be increased under extenuating circumstances with prior approval of the
sanitary private drain connection.                                                  Director of Engineering and Public Works) and $500 for the installation of a full-port backwater
                                                                                    valve on a storm private drain connection.


New individually owned free hold dwelling units or other occupied buildings in      New individually owned free hold dwelling units or other occupied buildings in the City must be
the City must be serviced with separate a separate sanitary connection.             serviced with separate a separate storm connection.


Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary, weeping tile shall not be      * for multi-unit residential buildings or duplexes that have an owner occupied unit, theabove-
connected to the sanitary private drain connection on any new construction or       mentioned subsidy will be prorated to cover the owner occupied unit as a ratio of the total number
any exterior renovations to houses or additions added.                              of units in the building.

                                                                                    * no subsidy is available for non-owner occupied rental residential, commercial, industrial, or
                                                                                    institutional buildings.


For owner occupied residential units anywhere in the City, the subsidy for          * applicant must get at least one quote from a licensed plumber in order to apply for the Basement
disconnection of weeping tile that are on the sanitary sewer system, the            Isolation and Weeping Tile Subsidy Program
program will cover 100% of the cost of installation of a sump pump system up to
a maximum of: $2,000 where the weeping tile are inside the foundation or            * the plumbing permit fee be waived for any work done under this program.
$2,600 if the weeping tile are outside the foundation, (both of these
maximums can be increased under extenuating circumstances with prior
approval of the Director of Engineering and Public Works)


For Social, Public or Co-operative Housing anywhere in the City, the subsidy        For Social, Public or Co-operative Housing that have had basement flooding from sewer backup
for disconnection of weeping tile that are on the sanitary sewer and                in 2000, 2001 or 2002, the subsidy for weeping tile sump pump program will cover 100% of the cost
subsequent sump pump installation will be 100% of the cost of installation up to    of installation up to the amount approved by the Director of Engineering and Public Works.
the amount approved by the Director of Engineering and Public Works.



For Social, Public or Co-operative Housing that have had basement flooding
from sewer backup in 2000, 2001 or 2002, the subsidy for basement isolation
program will cover 100% of the cost of installation up to the amount approved
by the Director of Engineering and Public Works.


* for multi-unit residential buildings or duplexes that have an owner occupied
unit, the above-mentioned subsidy will be prorated to cover the owner
occupied unit as a ratio of the total number of units in the building.

* no subsidy is available for non-owner occupied rental residential,
commercial, industrial, or institutional buildings.


* applicant must get at least one quote from a licensed plumber in order to
apply for the Basement Isolation and Weeping Tile Subsidy Program

* the plumbing permit fee be waived for any work done under this program.


* $30 Rebate for disconnection of each rainwater downspout from the
sanitary sewer system.

* Properties outside the core area that have not disconnected their rainwater
downspouts from the sanitary sewer system be charged $10 per month sewer
surcharge.


Where a property is serviced by a private or communal septic tank or well
used for potable water and there is a sanitary main, or water main within 50
metres of the edge of the property then that building must be serviced with a
new separate sanitary or water private connection within 10 years of being
notified that the main is available. However no replacement or partial
replacement or upgrading of any septic tank or well will be allowed during that
10 years. For properties that have come into the City during recent
annexations, the conditions of the annexation agreement would apply.

								
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