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File #: Ord 19-37    Version: 1 Name: Amending Chapter 76 of the Legislative Code pertaining to sewers and drains by adding new language authorizing the creation of special sanitary sewer availability districts and authorizing the imposition and collection of connection charges within such di
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/10/2019
Title: Amending Chapter 76 of the Legislative Code pertaining to sewers and drains by adding new language authorizing the creation of special sanitary sewer availability districts and authorizing the imposition and collection of connection charges within such districts where facilities were constructed, enlarged or improved to manage increased sanitary sewer volume within the district. (Public hearing continued from June 26)
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Title
Amending Chapter 76 of the Legislative Code pertaining to sewers and drains by adding new language authorizing the creation of special sanitary sewer availability districts and authorizing the imposition and collection of connection charges within such districts where facilities were constructed, enlarged or improved to manage increased sanitary sewer volume within the district. (Public hearing continued from June 26)

Body
The Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby ordain:
Section 1
That Legislative Code Chapter 76 is hereby amended by adding new language to sections 76.01, 76.03, 76.031, 76.04,76.06, and by adding a new section entitled “Special Sanitary Sewer Availability Connection Districts and Charges” as Section 76.30:
Chapter 76. - Sewers and Drains
Sec. 76.01. - Payments required for connection.
The director of the department of public works shall not grant to any person, firm, corporation or association a permit to tap or connect with any sewer of the City of Saint Paul unless:
(a) the current annual installment of any assessment for sewer construction levied against the subject land, as shown by the pertinent public records in the office of the real estate division, shall have been fully paid.; or
(b) where applicable, the outstanding balance of a connection charge for a special sanitary sewer availability connection charge district, established pursuant to section 76.30 of this chapter, shall have been fully paid.
Sec. 76.02. - Limitation of assessment of benefits; larger tracts, corner tracts.
Where a large tract of unplatted land or platted land assembled into a single tract by vacation of streets, alleys or otherwise constituting an area in excess of ten thousand (10,000) square feet is involved, any assessment of benefits thereon for an existing abutting sanitary sewer, for the purposes hereof, shall be deemed limited to a depth of one hundred fifty (150) feet from the front line of any s...

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