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52 Pa. Code § 69.169. Definitions—statement of policy.

INCLUDED IN 66 PA.C.S. §  1326

§ 69.169. Definitions—statement of policy.

 The following words and terms, used in 66 Pa.C.S. §  1326 (relating to standby charge prohibited), have the following meanings:

   Residential structure—A building which contains only individually metered dwelling units intended for human habitation.

   Standby charge—The charge for the availability of water supply during fire emergencies. Costs for the upsizing of company-owned service lines and meters, for the installation of additional lines and for backflow prevention devices are not standby charges for purposes of residential sprinkler systems, and these costs shall be borne by the applicant for service on a one-time basis.


   The provisions of this §  69.169 adopted June 30, 1989, effective July 1, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 2787.

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