2016 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title X - PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 149-I - SEWERS
Section 149-I:6 - Bylaws and Ordinances.
I. In municipalities where the sewage is pumped or treated, the mayor and aldermen may adopt such ordinances and bylaws relating to the sewage system, pumping station, treatment plant or other appurtenant structure as are required for proper maintenance and operation and to promote the objectives of the sewage system.
I-a. In municipalities where stormwater is collected and discharged, the mayor and aldermen or town governing body may, with the advice of the planning board when requested by the governing body, adopt such ordinances and bylaws as are required for the proper maintenance and operation of the stormwater system or stormwater utility and any appurtenant structures, and to promote flood control and erosion control, water quality management, ecological preservation, management of annual pollutant load contained in stormwater discharge, and municipal compliance with applicable state and federal stormwater laws and regulations.
II. Any person who violates any ordinance or bylaw adopted pursuant to paragraph I of this section shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $10,000 per day of such violation.
III. A municipality shall give notice of the alleged violation to the department of environmental services within 10 days of commencement of any action under this section.
Source. 1941, 201:1. RL 111:5. 1945, 188, part 22:6. RSA 252:8. 1973, 531:83. 1981, 87:2. 1988, 241:1. 1994, 95:4. 1996, 228:108, eff. July 1, 1996. 2008, 295:4, eff. Aug. 26, 2008. 2015, 247:1, eff. Sept. 11, 2015.
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