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Town of Lenox, MA

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Article III - Use of Public Sewers Required
SECTION 1.      It shall be unlawful for any person to place, deposit, or permit to be deposited in any unsanitary manner on public or private property within the Town of Lenox, or in any area under the jurisdiction of said Town, any human excrement, garbage, or other objectionable waste.

SECTION 2.      It shall be unlawful to discharge to any natural outlet within the Town of Lenox, or in any area under the jurisdiction of said Town, any sewage or other polluted waters, except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with subsequent provisions of this regulation.

SECTION 3.      Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy vault, septic tank, Cesspool, or other facility intended or used for the disposal of sewage.

SECTION 4.      The owner of all houses, buildings, or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation, or other purposes, situated within the Town and abutting on any street, alley, or right-of-way in which there is now located or may in the future be located a public sanitary or combined sewer of the Town, is hereby required at his expense to install suitable toilet facilities therein, and to connect such facilities directly with the proper public sewer in accordance with the provisions of this regulation, within one year after date of official notice to do so, provided that said public sewer is within three hundred (300) feet of the building to be connected.

Lenox Town Hall  6 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240   PH: (413) 637-5500