Due to recent events with the corona virus, Prospect Borough sewer payments can be made online, via mail or dropped off at the Borough's mailbox across the road to the building's entrance. No late fees will be assessed. Questions or concerns? Please leave a message on the Borough voice mail (724-865-3010) or via email (email@example.com) as those communications are currently being monitored.
Sewage rates have increased to $82.50 for the year 2023 and started January 1st. The payments are due by the 15th of each month. Please see below for penalties and late payments.
The sanitary sewage collection, transportation and treatment charges and tap connection charges imposed hereunder shall be due and payable immediately upon receipt of the bill by the owner and/or tenant and shall be paid not later than the due date appearing on the bill. Said charges shall be subject to a 10% penalty if not paid within 15 days from their due date. If not paid within 30 days after said due date, the charge plus the penalty shall bear interest at the rate of 3% per month, or any fraction thereof, until paid.
An owner of land with a sewage tap connected to the Borough's sewage system may relinquish the tap by completing and submitting a sewer tap relinquishment application on a form supplied by the Borough. In the case of relinquishment, the sewer tap shall be cut off and sealed with an approved cap and/or cemented at the main sewer line by the Borough. The Borough reserves the right to set a relinquishment fee, which shall be payable in full at the time of application. The charge for said fee shall be set by the Borough by resolution and shall be amended by the Borough by resolution from time to time at the Borough's pleasure.
A) As of the effective date of this section, every owner of real property, whether for personal use, rental, or profit or not for profit located with inside the boundaries of the Borough, which has a sewer flap connection to the Borough sewage system and is not being used shall pay a monthly maintenance fee $25.00 to the Borough. The maintenance fee established under this section shall apply to the owners of properties that:
1. Were never connected to the Borough's sewage system and are currently paying a full monthly payment to the Borough;
2. The owners of properties that have a sewer tap connection to the Borough's sewer system who are currently paying no monthly fee to the Borough for the tap;
3. The owners of real property with a sewer tap connection where a building that formerly utilized the sewer tap connection has been demolished; and
4. The owners of lots located within mobile home parks with a sewer tap connection where no trailer is attached.
B) The charge for said fee shall be set by the Borough by resolution and shall be amended by the Borough by resolution from time to time at the Borough's pleasure.
C) In the event that an owner does not pay a maintenance fee as required under this subsection for a period of 12 months, the owner's sewer payment shall automatically be revoked and the owner's right to reconnect to the Borough's sewage system shall terminate. If the owner of the property wishes to reestablish a sewer tap connection to the Borough's sewage system, the owner would be required to reapply for a sewage permit in accordance with Article VI of this chapter. The availability of sewer connection permits will be issued on a first come, first served basis and the owners of a revoked sewer permit under this section shall not receive any preference.
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