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Arkansas Code Title 14. Local Government § 14-249-103. Rules and regulations--Sewer main tapping

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(a) The commissioners of any suburban sewer district, which has built sanitary sewer lines outside the corporate limits of towns and cities of the first and second class, are given the right to establish rules and regulations for tapping the sewer mains built by the district, and the commissioners may require that all parties desiring to tap the sewer main shall obtain a permit before making any excavation to make the tap or sewer connection, and the commissioners shall have the right to charge for the connection permit whatever sum they deem equitable not in excess of six dollars ($6.00) for each connection or tap.

(b) The commissioners shall provide a form of permit for all connections, which shall be issued in triplicate, one (1) going to the party who secured the permit, one (1) to be filed with the secretary of the commission, and one (1) to be retained by the inspector or party issuing the permit.

(c) Any party who makes an excavation for a connection or a connection to the lines of a sanitary sewer district coming under the provisions of §§ 14-249-101 and 14-249-103 -- 14-249-106 and who fails to obtain a permit shall be required to pay to the district double the regular connection charge and shall be required to remove the earth so that the inspector can see the connection made.  Furthermore, the person shall be subject to prosecution and to a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) for the first offense and one hundred dollars ($100) for the second offense.

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