CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. WATER MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION   1

15-101.  Customer accounts; billing; sales tax. 1

15-102.  Unlawful acts. 1

15-103.  Water meters. 1

15-104.  Check valve installation required. 1

15-105.  Service installations; controlled by city; unlawful acts. 1

15-106.  Water turn on or off; approval required. 2

15-107.  Fire hydrants; use unlawful. 2

15-108.  Fire hydrants; ejecting water from unlawful. 2

15-109.  Power equipment use restrictions. 2

15-110.  Water cut off; rights reserved by city. 2

15-111.  Meter reading; discontinuance of service. 2

15-112.  Penalty for violation of this article. 2

ARTICLE 2. WATER SERVICE CONNECTION FEES  3

15-201.  Service connection fee. 3

15-202.  Service connection fee not refundable. 3

15-203.  Fee for temporary water reconnection. 3

15-204.  Fees for temporary water hookups. 3

ARTICLE 3. WATER SERVICE INSTALLATIONS  4

15-301.  Water service installations. 4

15-302.  Fees. 4

15-303.  Service connection capacity. 4

ARTICLE 4. SEWER CONNECTIONS AND REGULATIONS  5

15-401.  Definitions. 5

15-402.  Sewer facilities required. 6

15-403.  Definitions. 6

15-404.  Sewer connections and permits. 7

15-405.  Prohibited discharges. 8

15-406.  Tampering with sewers. 11

15-407.  Right of entry and inspection. 11

15-408.  Penalties. 12

ARTICLE 5. SEWER RATES. 13

15-501.  Sewer use fee. 13

15-502.  Definitions. 13

15-503.  Sewerage rates established. 13

15-504.  Bills. 13

ARTICLE 6. DELINQUENT UTILITY SERVICE BILLINGS  14

15-601.  Definitions. 14

15-602.  Landlord liability. 14

15-603.  Discontinuance of utility services. 14

15-604.  Utility billing date; delinquency date. 15

15-605.  Late payment charges and reconnection fees. 15

15-606.  Refusal of service. 15

ARTICLE 7. WATER SERVICE CHARGES. 16

15-701.  Minimum charge. 16

15-702.  Water rates. 16

15-703.  Special rates. 17

15-704.  Bills. 17

15-705.  Rights reserved. 18

ARTICLE 8. WATER SERVICE CROSS-CONNECTIONS  19

15-801.  Purpose. 19

15-802.  Cross-connections prohibited. 19

15-803.  Protective backflow preventers required. 19

15-804.  Inspection. 19

15-805.  Protection from contaminants. 19

15-806.  Incorporation by reference. 19

ARTICLE 9. LEVELIZED UTILITY PAYMENT PROGRAM   21

15-901.  Levelized payment option. 21

15-902.  Credit history. 21

15-903.  Later payments. 21

15-904.  Rental property account. 21

15-905.  Adjustments. 21

15-906.  Credit balance. 21

15-907.  Beginning date. 21

ARTICLE 10. WATER CONSERVATION.. 22

15-1001. Purpose. 22

15-1002. Definitions. 22

15-1003. Water conservation program. 22

15-1004. Voluntary conservation measures. 23

15-1005. Mandatory conservation measures (water warning). 23

15-1006. Mandatory conservation measures (water supply emergency). 24

15-1007. Emergency water rates. 24

15-1008. Regulations. 24

15-1009. Violations, disconnections and penalties. 25

15-1010. Emergency termination. 25

15-1011. Permit for new lawn. 25

15-1012. Permit for outdoor water usage. 26

ARTICLE 11. SOLID WASTE. 27

15-1101. Disposal system established. 27

15-1102. Effective date; accumulation unlawful. 27

15-1103. Definitions. 27

15-1104. Responsibility of owner/occupant to dispose of refuse. 27

15-1105. Sanitation officer to adopt rules and regulations. 27

15-1106. Collection; contract with city required; exceptions. 28

15-1107. Collection periods. 28

15-1108. Service charges. 28

15-1109. Parties having no refuse not required to pay service charge. 28

15-1110. Collection charges. 28

15-1111. Patrons outside city limits. 28

15-1112. Access to premises. 29

15-1113. Burning refuse prohibited. 29

15-1114. Landfill; unlawful acts. 29

15-1115. Violation; penalty. 29

15-1116. Right to decline items for collection or disposal. 29