Selling or Refinancing your
On May 1, 2008 the NHTMA
adopted rules and regulations which mandate the televised
inspection of sanitary sewer laterals prior to the sale,
transfer or refinancing of any property. Lateral lines are
the homeowners private sewer line that connects the home to
the main line. The lateral inspection is in addition to the
dye test that has been required for many years. The
combined cost of the tests is currently $230, but is subject
to change. The cost for a municipal lien letter is $30.00,
also subject to change. Please click HERE for further details.
Press Release - March 24, 2014
Effective July 1, 2014 the North
Huntingdon Township Municipal Authority has amended its
Rules and Regulations regarding lateral inspections.
All defects rated at Level 3 or above must be repaired
either before closing on a premises transfer,
sale or other conveyance (as defined in Section 2.30 of
the Rules and Regulations), or within one year on
a refinancing or as the result of a general inspection.
The Authority will no longer permit repairs to occur after closing,
and will not accept escrow deposits or repair agreements
for home sales, transfers or other conveyances.
It is unlawful for any person to effect a Sale of
Premises (as defined by Section 2.30 of the Rules and
Regulations) without obtaining a No-Lien Letter and
Document of Certification.
Each Document of
Certification shall be valid for a period of five
Homeowners who are refinancing must still enter into an
Agreement with the Authority to make repairs within one
Authority recommends scheduling the inspection prior to
placing a property on the market, or before refinancing.
For more information on this program
please call the Municipal Authority at 724-863-2860 forms
are available on-line by clicking
Official Notice -
Tapping Fee Increase
- July 1, 2014
fees for new construction will increase to $3,600 per EDU
effective with all applications paid after July 1, 2014.
now requires a developer to pay a deposit for
taps in a proposed plan, prior to approval.
The deposit is based on the current cost per tap.
In the event the tap fee increases before the actual
tap permits are issued, the developer or owner must pay the
difference between the tap fee deposit, and the current tap
Online Credit Card and Electronic
to customary methods of payment, customers of
the North Huntingdon Township Municipal Authority (NHTMA)
can now pay their sewage bills by using a credit card, debit
card, or electronic check. Credit/debit cards accepted are
Master Card, Visa, and Discover, payments can be made
on-line or by automated phone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week. These payments cannot be made at the customer
service window of the Municipal Authority.
November 19, 2010, customers may sign onto the Authoritys
www.nhtma.org, click on the following link titled
Bill Payment System,
and follow the easy instructions. Customers may also call
1-877-483-2190 to pay over the phone, please follow the
prompts to complete your transaction. A separate
convenience fee of $3.75 will be charged per transaction,
up to $300.00,
to the customer using this service. If you need to make a
payment larger than $300.00 you will need to complete multiple
transactions, up to $300.00 per transaction, with the $3.75
convenience fee per transaction. This may be done by using
the "Pay another account" feature after you've completed the
initial transaction, you do not need to log out and log back on
(or hang up if using the 1-877-483-2190 to pay over the phone).
entered into a contract with Paymentus Corp. whereby the
convenience fees are paid by the users who choose this secure
method of payment. Because processing fees are expensive,
absorbing these costs might require a rate increase that could
impact the costs for all customers, including those who do not
use the service. Customers are advised of the fee up front, and
have the option of declining before completing the transaction.
for the official Press Release.
ACH Bank Drafting
Take advantage of the convenience of
not having to write a check every month or every quarter for
your sewage bill. By signing up for this service,
NHTMA will automatically deduct your sewage bill directly
from your checking account either monthly or quarterly, you
decide which option works best for you.
Please click the link to print out an
Drafting Authorization (pdf) form or visit
the "Forms" section of our website and click the "ACH Bank
Draft Authorization Form" to begin taking advantage of this
for our brochure detailing all payment options
NHTMA's Public Records Access Policy "Open Records Act"
#1 of 2009 (pdf) sets forth NHTMAs policy
for requesting and processing public records requests in
accordance with Pennsylvanias Right-to-Know Law, Act 3 of
2008. Questions regarding this policy should be directed to
the NHTMA Open Records Officer at 724-863-2860. Click
Procedures (pdf) or visit the "Notices" section of our
website for Procedures and Resolution #1 of 2009.
All requests for review and/or
duplication of public records shall be submitted to the
Authority in writing. Use the Authoritys
Review/Duplication Request Form (pdf)
Click the link to the left or visit the "Forms" section of