A local governing body shall not consent to the establishment of a sewage-works corporation in any municipality unless there shall first be filed with the department of health, or city, county, or part-county department of health having jurisdiction, maps and specifications of the proposed system and such department shall have given its approval thereof.

Terms Used In N.Y. Transportation Corporations Law 117

  • 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.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Local governing body: means the legislative body of a city, town or village authorized by law to establish a sewer district or otherwise to provide sewage-works facilities in such city, town or village wherein is located the area to be served by the sewage-works corporation. See N.Y. Transportation Corporations Law 115