TWIN LAKES TOWNSHIP PUBLIC NOTICE - Resolution 02-01-12
TWIN LAKES TOWNSHIP PUBLIC NOTICE
On February 1, 2012, the Township of Twin Lakes passed Resolution No. 02-01-12, RESOLUTION APPROVING AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR FATS, OILS AND GREASE REDUCTION as follows:
1. This Ordinance establishes standards for the reduction of fats, oils and grease by requiring proper grease interceptor design, installation, maintenance, reporting and the enforcement of penalties for failure to comply. This Ordinance will protect the health, welfare and safety of the public and the environmental by requiring provisions for the reduction of fats, oils and grease, minimizing the impact on the Wastewater Collection and Transmission System.
2. Section 3, Requirements, Article 3.1, states that grease interceptors must be installed at all new FOG generating facilities, or in existing FOG generating facilities if certain conditions exist.
3. Section 3, Requirements, Article 3.3, states that the Township will perform periodic and random FOG equipment inspections, including scheduled inspections of known problem areas.
4. Section 4, Penalties, Article 4.1, states that any person found in violation of any provision of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
A full copy of the Ordinance Establishing Standards for Fats, Oils and Grease Reduction can be obtained from the Town Clerk by calling 384-8166.