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Roger Baker
Tooele City Attorney

90 North Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074

Phone: 435.843.2120
Fax: 435.843.2129

Title 8. Chapter 9. POTW Sewer Construction

8-9-1. Sewer extension agreement.

Any sewer extension shall be governed by an extension agreement between the POTW and the developer covering the requirements of this Title.

(Ord. 2015-17, June 3, 2015) (Ord. 1993-12, 09-20-1993)

8-9-2. Design and construction.

The size, slope alignment, and materials of construction of a POTW sewer, and the methods to be used in excavating, placing of the pipe, jointing, testing, and backfilling the trench, shall all conform to the requirements set forth in the “Code of Waste Disposal Regulations” adopted by the Utah State Board of Health, the extension agreement, and other specific requirements as set forth by the POTW.

(Ord. 2015-17, June 3, 2015) (Ord. 1993-12, 09-20-1993)

8-9-3. Construction.

The actual construction of the POTW sewer shall be conducted by a bonded sewer contractor licensed in the State of Utah. Prior to construction, the contractor must be approved by the POTW.

(Ord. 2015-17, June 3, 2015) (Ord. 1993-12, 09-20-1993)

8-9-4. Excavation safeguards for public.

All excavations for POTW sewer installation shall be adequately guarded by the contractor with barricades and lights so as to protect the public from hazards. Streets, sidewalks, parkways, and other public property disturbed in the course of the work shall be restored by the contractor in a manner satisfactory to the POTW.

(Ord. 2015-17, June 3, 2015) (Ord. 1993-12, 09-20-1993)

8-9-5. Maintenance expense.

All POTW sewers in dedicated right-of-ways shall be maintained by the POTW.

(Ord. 2015-17, June 3, 2015) (Ord. 1993-12, 09-20-1993)

8-9-6. Inspection and approval.

All phases of the POTW sewer construction shall be inspected and approved by the POTW. Failure to obtain the necessary permits, inspections, and approvals will result in the work being redone. All work shall be completed in accordance with the construction, testing, and acceptance standards of the POTW.

(Ord. 2015-17, June 3, 2015) (Ord. 1993-12, 09-20-1993)


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