Water Diversion

PLEASE NOTE:

As per Chapter 125 of Borough Code, amended by the Quality of Life Ordinance 12-2018

  1. Water Diversion.

            (1) No person shall cause water collected in a gutter or gutter system to be deposited onto the public right of way.

 

           (2) No person shall cause a pump, whether a sump pump or otherwise, to deposit water  onto the public rights of way.

 

           (3) No person shall cause for ground water, storm water, waste water or any other source of water to be deposited onto the public rights of way.

 

This means drainage pipes CAN NOT empty onto sidewalks or streets from ANY residence or business.

Self contained drainage ditches must be placed on the property to collect water from rain/snow/ ice  and sump pumps.

This Ordinance will strongly be enforced in the near future, please make your home compliant.