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Notice of REVISED SEWER ORDINANCE

NOTICE
The Selectboard of the TOWN OF GLOVER adopted an amended SEWER USE ORDINANCE on January 22, 2015. THE ORDINANCE REGULATES THE USE OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SEWERS AND DRAINS, THE INSTALLATION AND CONNECTION OF BUILDING SEWERS, AND THE DISCHARGE OF WATERS AND WASTES INTO THE PUBLIC SEWER SYSTEMS AND PROVIDES PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF.
The Ordinance includes the following articles:
Article I – Definitions
Article II – Abbreviations
Article III – Mandatory Use of Public Sewers
Article IV – Building Sewers and Connections
Article V – Use of the Public Sewers
Article VI – Protection from Damage
Article VII – Powers and Authority of Inspectors
Article VIII – Prohibitions and Penalties for Violations
Article IX – Rates
Article X – Validity
Article XI – Ordinance in Force

THE REVISIONS change the ordinance from a criminal to a civil ordinance, add requirements pertaining to the cleaning of grease interceptors, and make minor changes to update the language of the ordinance.
NOTE: this ordinance regulates connections to the Glover sewer system only, it does not regulate individual on-site septic systems.
THE FULL TEXT of the Sewer Use Ordinance is available at the Glover Town Clerk’s Office and on the Town website: Townofglover.com. Questions about the ordinance may be addressed to Jack Sumberg, Selectboard Chair, at 525-6227.
RIGHT TO PETITION: This Ordinance was adopted on January 22, 2015 and will take effect on Monday, March 16, 2015 unless a petition signed by at least five percent of the voters of Glover is filed with the Town Clerk by Monday, March 2, 2015 asking for a vote to disapprove the Ordinance. If a petition is received, the Glover Selectboard will warn a Special Meeting and the voters may vote on that question.
Glover Selectboard
Jack Sumberg
Michael Ladd
Brian F. Carroll