Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-19.15
The Rhode Island Cesspool Act of 2007

SECTION 23-19.15-3

§ 23-19.15-3. Declaration of purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to phase out use of cesspools beginning with those located in close proximity to tidal water areas and public drinking water supplies. Additionally, this chapter provides for the connection of properties served by cesspools to available sewer lines and requires the identification and replacement of cesspools on all properties throughout the state that are subject to sale or transfer.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2007, ch. 136, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 233, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 163, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 185, § 1.)