Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022
(a) The individual
subsurface sewage disposal system shall be used only for the disposal of wastes
of the type and origin provided for in the approved engineering design. No
permanent or temporary connection shall be made to any other source of wastes,
wastewater or clean water. This prohibition does not apply to those plumbing
fixtures which are normally present within the type of facility indicated in
the approved engineering design, such as air conditioning condensate, heating
system condensate and water softener backwash.
(b) Drainage from basement floors, footings
or roofs shall not enter the individual subsurface sewage disposal system and
shall be diverted away from the area of the disposal field.
(c) As set forth in
58:10A-17, no person shall use or
introduce or cause any other person to use or introduce into any individual
subsurface sewage disposal system any sewage system cleaner containing any
restricted chemical material.
Disposal of materials containing toxic substances into an individual subsurface
sewage disposal system is prohibited. Material containing toxic substances
include, but are not limited to, waste oil (other than cooking oil), oil-based
or acrylic paints, varnishes, photographic solutions, pesticides, insecticides,
paint thinners, organic solvents or degreasers and drain-openers.
(e) Inert or non-biodegradable substances
shall not be disposed of in the individual subsurface sewage disposal system.
Such substances include, but are not limited to, disposable diapers containing
plastic, cat box litter, coffee grounds, cigarette filters, sanitary napkins,
facial tissues and wet-strength paper towels.
(f) Large quantities of cooking greases or
fats shall not be discharged into systems not equipped with a grease trap
designed and constructed as prescribed in
(g) Major plumbing leaks shall be repaired
promptly to prevent hydraulic overloading of the system.
N.J. Admin. Code §
Amended by R.1999
d.314, effective 9/20/1999.
See: 31 N.J.R. 1416(a), 31 N.J.R. 2741(a).
rewrote the second sentence as the second and third sentences; and in (b),
deleted a former second sentence.
Amended by R.2012 d.066,
See: 43 N.J.R. 478(a), 44 N.J.R. 1047(a).
In (a), inserted