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1. Short Title. This Part shall be known as the Township of Smithfield Mandatory Water Connection Ordinance.

2. Purpose. This Part is adopted for the following purposes:

A. To protect and provide for the public health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the Township.

B. To adopt rules and regulations pertaining to the making of connections to the regional water supply and distribution system of the Brodhead creek Regional Authority (the “Authority”) serving portions of the Township, which is a member of the Authority.

C. To insure an adequate and safe water supply for the people of the Township.

D. To further define the relationship between the Township and the Authority.

3. Application of Ordinance. This Part applies to all buildings, presently existing and later constructed, abutting Authority water distribution mains.

4. Legal Conflicts.

A. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this Part are repealed.

B. The invalidity of any section or provision of this Part shall not affect the validity of any other part of this Part which can be given effect without the invalid parts. The Township intends that this Part would have been adopted had an invalid provision not been included. (Ord. 174, 11/22/2005, §§101-104)