§ 2301 Conditions for establishment of sanitary sewer district 9
§ 2302 Establishment or revision of sanitary sewer districts without election; consolidation of districts 9
§ 2303 Establishment of sanitary sewer district upon petition of voters 9
§ 2304 Public hearing; notice 9
§ 2305 Action of County Council following hearing 9
§ 2306 Election on question of establishment of district 9
§ 2307 Action of County Council following election favoring establishment of district 9
§ 2308 Construction of system adequate for future connections 9
§ 2309 Construction or maintenance of sewers for cities or towns 9
§ 2310 Adjustment of assessment for cost of existing sewers included in a district 9
§ 2311 Bonds; power to issue; terms 9
§ 2312 Advertising sale of bonds; authority of County Executive 9
§ 2313 Deposit accompanying bids 9
§ 2314 Sale of bonds; opinion of County Attorney 9
§ 2315 Preparation, form and execution of bonds 9
§ 2316 Annual assessment; procedure for fixing amount 9
§ 2317 Collection of assessments 9
§ 2318 Rules and regulations governing use of sewage disposal facilities 9
§ 2319 Grants or loans from federal, state or interstate agencies 9
§ 2320 Validation of prior acts and proceedings 9
§ 2321 Order to connect to sanitary sewer; enforcement 9

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 9 > Chapter 23

  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Grantee: includes every person to whom a freehold estate or interest is conveyed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and "sworn" includes affirmed; and the forms shall be varied accordingly. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Terre tenant: means the grantee of real estate to whom the same has been conveyed, as appears by the last conveyance of the same of record. See Delaware Code Title 10 Sec. 4701
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.