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Dickinson Township Code, Chapter 159-7(A) under Ordinance # 02-2002 requires the mandatory pumping of all on-lot sewage disposal systems at least ONCE every THREE YEARS.

Township Sewage Enforcement Officer:

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Gilbert Picarelli, S.E.O.
143 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Ph. 717-339-0612
Fax 717-339-0717

gilp@kpitech.net


SEO Fee Schedule

   
I. Application Fee for all new systems (excluding subdivisions):   $225.00

 

 

 A.      This fee entitles the applicant to a site visit investigation, test pit analysis (maximum 4 per lot) and the preparation of the forms associated with the examination of the test pit(s).

 B.      Any evaluation requiring additional field investigation beyond the initial visits to the site stipulated in A. above will require the following fees:

1. For each additional visit to the site:                                                     $50.00
2. For each test pit over four:                                                                     $20.00

 C.      If the test pit is not dug or the backhoe with operator is not at the site when the Sewage Enforcement Officer visits the site, the Applicant will be charged a fee commensurate with time spent as determined by the municipality.

 NOTE: All cost and liability associated with the excavation and backfill of the test pit(s) shall be the responsibility of the Applicant.

 

II. Percolation Test (excluding subdivisions):   $275.00

 

 A.      The fee associated with this portion of the application covers the cost of performing the percolation test, which shall be limited to one complete test on six (6) holes, and completing the appropriate test report forms stipulated by PA DEP. If additional percolation tests shall be required, this fee shall be required for each additional test. 

1.       The Applicant will be responsible for digging the percolation test holes to the depth and size required by the Sewage Enforcement Officer and presoaking the percolation holes to conduct the test.

 2.       The Applicant will be responsible for supplying sufficient water at the site for the conduction of the tests.

 3.       If the percolation test holes are not properly prepared by the Applicant and tests cannot be conducted, the Applicant will be charged a fee commensurate for time spent as determined by the municipality.

IV. Permit Fee for all single family residents.  This includes one (1) design review and final inspection of the system (two trips):   $250.00

 


 NOTE: If additional design reviews and trips to the site are required for Inspection, the Applicant will be charged a fee commensurate with work performed as determined by the municipality.

IV. Permit Fee for all multi-family, commercial, institutional or other applications will be based on the size of the disposal system:   See Below

  

                
              
a. 150 sq. ft. to 1000 sq. ft.                                                                                           $250.00
              b. 1001 sq. ft. to 2500 sq. ft.                                                                                         $300.00
             
c. 2501 sq. ft. to 5000 sq. ft.                                                                                         $400.00
              d. 5001 sq. ft. to 10,000 sq. ft.                                                                                     $500.00

V. Inspection Fees – The cost of final inspection is included in the permit fee. If the system is not ready for inspection when notified, or corrections must be made, the Applicant will be charged a fee commensurate with the work performed as determined by the municipality.    

 

 

VI. Transfer of application and/or permit:   $150.00

 

VII. Fee for investigating any on-site sewerage system malfunction (repairs) will require fees commensurate with the work performed as determined by the municipality. If, upon the investigation of the malfunction, the SEO determines that a new on-site sewerage system be installed, soils testing and percolation testing will be performed. Fees for the soils and percolation testing will follow the appropriate fee schedule.    

 

 

 

VIII. Application Fee for all new systems (subdivisions):   $275.00

 

 A.      This fee entitles the Applicant to a site visit investigation, test pit analysis (maximum 4 per lot) and the preparation of the forms associated with the examination of the test pit(s).

B.      Any evaluation requiring additional field investigation beyond the initial visits to the site stipulation above will require the following fees: 

1. Each additional visit to the site will require fees commensurate with time spent as determined by the municipality:                                                     

C.      If the test pit is not dug or the backhoe with operator is not at the site when the Sewage Enforcement Officer visits the site, the Applicant will be charged a fee commensurate with time spent as determined by the municipality.

IX. Percolation test (subdivisions):   $325.00

 

A.      The fee associated with this portion of the application covers the cost of performing the percolation test which shall be limited to one complete test on six (6) holes and completing the appropriate test report forms stipulated by PA DEP. If additional percolation tests shall be required, this fee shall be repeated for each additional test.

1.       The Applicant will be responsible for digging the percolation test holes to the depth and size required by the Sewage Enforcement Officer and the presoaking of the percolation holes to conduct the test.

 2.       The Applicant will be responsible for supplying sufficient water at the site for the conduction of the tests.

 3.       If the percolation test holes are not properly prepared by the Applicant and tests cannot be conducted, the Applicant will be charged a fee commensurate for time spent as determined by the municipality.

X. Application Fee for all Alternate PA DEP approved systems:   $300.00

 

A.      Any evaluation requiring additional field investigation beyond the initial visits to the site stipulated in IX above will require the following fees:

1. For each additional visit to the site:                                                     $50.00
2. For each test pit over six:                                                                         $20.00

 B.      If the test pit is not dug or the backhoe with operator is not at the site when the Sewage Enforcement Officer visits the site, the Applicant will be charged a fee commensurate with time spent as determine by the municipality.

XI. Permit Fee for all single family residents utilizing IRSIS. This includes one (1) design review and final inspection of the system (two trips):   $300.00

 


NOTE: If additional design reviews and trips to the site are required for inspection the Applicant will be charged a fee commensurate with work performed as determined by the municipality.

XII. Fee for review of Act 537 planning modules, for all residential, industrial, commercial, institutional and other facilities will require fees commensurate with work performed as determined by the municipality.    

 

 

XIII. Fee for researching files and providing copies of soil reports to persons requesting copies of soil reports for lots previously tested:   $15.00/lot

 

 

XIV. Permit Fee for Holding Tanks:   $150.00

 

XV. Permit Fee for repair of on-site sewerage system so long as such application does not involve any of the investigation and design review expenses associated with and implied by Sections I through IV:   $150.00

 

 

XVI. Yearly Inspection Fee to inspect any On-site Sewerage System, which requires an inspection:   $150.00

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