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Title: Section 7-3.14 - Sewage treatment

Effective Date


7-3.14 Sewage treatment. Facilities shall be provided and maintained for the satisfactory treatment or scavenging and disposal of sewage. In addition, such facilities shall meet the following requirements:
(a) Submission of plans. A plan for proposed new or modified sewage treatment facilities or scavenging systems shall be submitted to the permit-issuing official at least 30 days prior to beginning construction.
(b) Plan approval and construction. A permit or written approval for the sewage system plan(s) shall be obtained from the permit-issuing official and/or the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation . No construction of new or modified sewage treatment facilities shall be commenced until such permit or written approval has been received by the permittee. Construction shall be in accordance with the approved plans.
(c) The presence of inadequately treated sewage on the surface of the ground is prohibited.
(d) Privies shall be so located, constructed and maintained that they will not pollute a water supply, surface water, adjacent ground surface, or permit access of flies or rodents to the privy vault. Privy vault contents shall be emptied and/or adequately treated.
(e) At least one sanitary dumping station for each 100 campsites or less must be provided. Sites provided with individual sewer connections shall not be counted when determining the required number of sanitary dumping stations. Sanitary dumping stations shall not be required at campgrounds for tent or camping cabin use only.
(f) Seasonal campsites. Seasonal campsites constructed after the effective date of this Subpart, intended for use by self-contained recreational vehicles shall be provided with either: (1) a sewer inlet connection, or; (2) an acceptable operator run scavenger service for routine collection of sewage from each recreational vehicle. Information regarding the scavenger equipment and collection schedule shall be submitted to the permit-issuing official for review and approval.


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