What happens to my septic system?

The septic system will be abandoned in accordance with Chester County Health Department standards. The requirements for abandoning the septic system are available on the Municipal Authority page of the Township website within the link entitled Service Line Construction Specifications. The certified plumbing contractor hired by the homeowner to install the service line will be required to abandon the septic system in accordance with the specifications.

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1. Will my property receive public sewer access?
2. What is the cost for public sewer access?
3. What area will be receiving public sewer?
4. Will all homes and businesses be required to connect?
5. Where will the sanitary sewers and pump stations be located?
6. Who is paying for the sewer system expansion?
7. When will I need to connect?
8. When will I need to pay my facilities fee?
9. Will the Township or Municipal Authority provide any method of financing the cost of the sewer connection?
10. Will I have input as to where the home lateral will be installed on my property?
11. Who will install the portion of the lateral the homeowner is responsible to construct?
12. What happens to my septic system?
13. Will someone be available to answer questions for me as the project progresses?