Appeal from the Order of the Court of Common Pleas of Berks County, in case of Carl D'Amico v. Board of Supervisors, Township of Alsace, No. 212 November, 1984, AD.
Barry W. Sawtelle, with him, Stephen B. Lieberman, Lieberman & Rothstein, P.C., for appellant.
Eugene C. LaManna, Austin, Boland, Connor & Giorgi, for appellee.
Judges MacPhail and Barry, and Senior Judge Kalish, sitting as a panel of three. Opinion by Judge MacPhail.
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Carl D'Amico (Appellant) has appealed from an order of the Court of Common Pleas of Berks County which affirmed the denial of his sewage permit application by the Board of Supervisors of Alsace Township (Board).
On August 7, 1984, Appellant filed an application for an individual sewage disposal system for a residence in Alsace Township. The application was denied by the Township's Sewage Enforcement Officer (SEO) on August 16, 1984, based on the recommendations of a professional engineer retained by the Township. Appellant subsequently requested a hearing before the Board pursuant to the Local Agency Law, 2 Pa. C.S. §§ 551-55 and 751-54. Following the hearing which was held on October 10, 1984, the Board affirmed the denial of the sewage permit based on the following reasons:
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A. Applicant, Carl D'Amico, did not file topographical survey as requested. . . .
B. Applicant, Carl D'Amico, did not conduct second probe test as required.
C. Applicant, Carl D'Amico, did not conduct soil survey as requested by the Sewage Enforcement Officer.
D. Applicant, Carl D'Amico, failed to submit revised plan showing change in system to be installed.
Board Adjudication, Fact Finding No. 7. The Board's decision was affirmed on appeal to the court of common pleas, ...