CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

15-101.  Definition. 1

15-102.  Delinquent accounts. 1

15-103.  Notice; hearing. 1

15-104.  Same; finding. 1

15-105.  Utility deposit. 2

15-106.  Delinquent accounts; refusal of service; termination of service; lien against property. 2

15-107.  Landlord liability. 3

ARTICLE 2. WATER.. 4

15-201.  Superintendent of water and sewage; duties. 4

15-202.  Regulations. 4

15-203.  Service not guaranteed. 4

15-204.  Service connections required. 4

15-204a. Multiple dwelling units; hotels; tourist camps. 4

15-205.  Application for service. 5

15-206.  City to make connections. 5

15-207.  Connection fees. 5

15-208.  Curb cocks. 6

15-209.  Check valves. 6

15-210.  Unauthorized service. 6

15-211.  Meters. 6

15-212.  Same; testing. 6

15-213.  Tampering with meter. 6

15-214.  Leaks prohibited; penalty. 7

15-215.  Disconnection and reconnection charge. 7

15-216.  Utility deposit. 7

15-217.  Interrupt service. 7

15-218.  Prohibited acts. 7

15-219.  Wasting water. 7

15-220.  Right of access. 7

15-221.  Rates. 8

15-222.  Payment of bills. 8

15-223.  Delinquent accounts; notice; hearing; finding; liability. 8

15-224.  Use during fire. 8

15-225.  Use, distribution and investment of revenues. 8

15-226.  Extension of utility services outside the city limits. 9

ARTICLE 3. ELECTRICITY.. 11

ARTICLE 4. SEWERS. 12

15-401.  Definitions. 12

15-402.  Sewer connection required. 13

15-403.  Permit; connection fee. 13

15-404.  Application. 14

15-405.  Costs. 14

15-406.  Sewer connection. 14

15-407.  Sewer for each building. 14

15-408(1).  Same; specifications. 14

15-408(2).  Same. 15

15-408(3).  Same. 15

15-408(4).  Same. 15

15-408(5).  Same. 15

15-408(6).  Same. 15

15-408(7).  Same. 16

15-409.  Sewer excavations: damages. 16

15-410.  Failure to connect. 16

15-411.  Privy unlawful. 16

15-412.  Private sewer system. 17

15-413.  Same; permit. 17

15-414.  Same; inspection. 17

15-415.  Same; discharge. 17

15-416.  Same; additional requirements. 17

15-417.  Disposal of sewage. 17

15-418.  Damage to sewers. 18

15-419.  Natural outlet. 18

15-420.  Standards. 18

15-421.  Old building sewers. 18

15-422.  Mud, grease traps. 18

15-423.  Roof, foundation drains. 18

15-424.  Same; exception. 19

15-425.  Prohibited discharges. 19

15-425a. Conditional discharges. 19

15-425b. Decision of superintendent. 21

15-426.  Bills. 21

15-427.  Delinquent accounts; lien against property. 21

15-428.  Sewer service charge. 21

15-429.  Preliminary treatment; flow-equalizing facilities. 22

15-430.  Industrial wastes; control manhole. 22

15-431.  Measurements, tests, analyses. 22

15-432.  Industrial wastes; special arrangements. 23

15-433.  Right of entry. 23

15-434.  Violations. 23

15-435.  User charge system. 24

15-436.  Same; review. 24

15-437.  Severability. 24

ARTICLE 5. SOLID WASTE.. 25

15-501.  Definitions. 25

15-502.  Establishment. 26

15-503.  Operating standards. 26

15-504.  Hours of operation. 26

15-505.  Site attendant. 26

15-506.  Acceptable materials. 26

15-507.  Non-acceptable materials. 26

15-508.  Materials requiring special handling. 27

15-509.  Service charge. 28

15-510.  Billing and collections. 28

15-511.  Discontinuance of service. 29

15-512.  Unlawful acts. 29

ARTICLE 6. WATER CONSERVATION.. 30

15-601.  Purpose. 30

15-602.  Definitions. 30

15-603.  Declaration of a water watch. 30

15-604.  Declaration of water warning. 31

15-605.  Declaration of water emergency. 31

15-606.  Voluntary conservation measures. 31

15-607.  Mandatory conservation measures. 31

15-608.  Emergency water rates. 32

15-609.  Regulations. 32

15-610.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 32

15-611.  Emergency termination. 33

ARTICLE 7. CROSS-CONNECTION CONTROL   34

15-701.  Definitions. 34

15-702.  Cross connection control policy. 35

15-703.  Cross connections prohibited. 35

15-704.  Survey and investigations. 35

15-705.  Where protection is required. 36

15-706.  Backflow prevention devices. 37

15-707.  Installation. 38

15-708.  Inspection and maintenance. 38

15-709.  Violation and penalties. 39