CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

15-100.  Approval. 1

15-101.  Definition. 1

15-102.  Rules. 1

15-103.  Utility bills. 1

15-104.  Security deposit. 1

15-105.  Connection fee. 3

15-106.  Delinquent accounts. 3

15-107.  Notice; hearing. 4

15-108.  Same; finding. 4

15-109.  Disconnection, reconnection charge. 4

15-110.  Petty cash fund. 4

15-111.  Same; deposits. 5

15-112.  Same; vouchers. 5

ARTICLE 2. WATER.. 6

15-201.  Superintendent of water and sewage. 6

15-202.  Regulations. 6

15-203.  Service not guaranteed. 6

15-204.  Service connections required. 6

15-205.  Application for service. 6

15-206.  City to make connections. 7

15-207.  Connection fees. 7

15-208.  Curb cocks. 7

15-209.  Check valves. 7

15-210.  Unauthorized service. 8

15-211.  Cross connections prohibited. 8

15-212.  Meters. 8

15-213.  Same; testing. 8

15-214.  Tampering with meter. 8

15-215.  Leaks prohibited; penalty. 8

15-216.  Interrupt service. 9

15-217.  Prohibited acts. 9

15-218.  Wasting water. 9

15-219.  Water rationing. 9

15-220.  Same; procedure. 9

15-221.  Same; priority use. 9

15-222.  Right of access. 10

15-223.  Water rates. 10

15-224.  Bulk water sales. 10

15-225.  Payment of bills. 10

15-226.  Delinquent accounts; notice; hearing; finding; liability. 10

15-227.  Use during fire. 10

15-228.  Discontinuance of water service. 11

ARTICLE 3. ELECTRICITY.. 12

15-301.  Application for service. 12

15-302.  All electricity to be metered. 12

15-303.  Connections. 12

15-304.  Cost of installation borne by consumer. 12

15-305.  Services to be installed by licensed operators only. 12

15-306.  Every premises to have separate connection. 12

15-307.  Alternative sources of power. 12

15-308.  Reading meters. 13

15-309.  Taking electricity without authority. 13

15-310.  Repairs; right to discontinue service. 13

15-311.  City clerk to make out bills and supervise collection. 13

15-312.  Discontinuance of electric service. 13

15-313.  Billing dates; delinquency dates. 14

15-314.  Late payment and charges and reconnection fees. 14

15-315.  Disconnection fee. 14

15-316.  Electrical rates. 14

ARTICLE 4. SEWERS. 18

15-401.  Definitions. 18

15-402.  Discharges. 20

15-403.  Privy unlawful. 20

15-404.  Connection required. 20

15-405.  Connections outside city limits. 21

15-406.  Private sewer system. 21

15-407.  Same; permit. 21

15-408.  Same; inspection. 21

15-409.  Same; discharges. 21

15-410.  Same; sale by minor. 22

15-411.  Same; additional requirements. 22

15-412.  Same; connection with system. 22

15-413.  Damage to sewers. 22

15-414.  Sewer permit. 22

15-415.  Costs of installation. 22

15-416.  Separate sewers required. 22

15-417.  Use of old building sewers. 23

15-418.  Uniform plumbing code standards. 23

15-419.  Elevation. 23

15-420.  Downspouts not to be connected. 23

15-421.  Connection of building sewer to public sewer. 23

15-422.  Building sewer inspection. 24

15-423.  Street excavations. 24

15-424.  Discharge of surface water to sanitary sewer prohibited. 24

15-425.  Storm sewers; use. 24

15-426.  Prohibited discharges. 24

15-427.  Same; possible harm. 25

15-428.  Sewer service charge. 26

15-429.  Sewer rates for commercial/institutional customers. 26

ARTICLE 5. SOLID WASTE.. 27

15-501.  Definitions. 27

15-502.  Collection. 27

15-503.  Contracts. 27

15-504.  Duty of owner, occupant. 27

15-505.  Containers. 28

15-506.  Bulk containers. 28

15-507.  Enter private premises. 28

15-508.  Ownership of solid waste. 28

15-509.  Wrapping garbage. 28

15-510.  Heavy, bulky waste. 29

15-511.  Hazardous materials. 29

15-512.  Prohibited practices. 29

15-513.  Objectionable waste. 29

15-514.  Unauthorized disposal. 30

15-515.  Closed vehicle. 30

15-516.  Rules and regulations. 30

15-517.  Landfill charge. 30

ARTICLE 6. CROSS CONNECTIONS. 31

15-601.  Definitions. 31

15-602.  Authority. 31

15-603.  Technical requirements. 31

15-604.  Maintenance requirements. 32

15-605.  Violations and penalties. 33

ARTICLE 7. WATER DROUGHT/EMERGENCY   34

15-701.  Purpose. 34

15-702.  Definitions. 34

15-703.  Declaration of water watch. 34

15-704.  Declaration of water warning. 35

15-705.  Declaration of water emergency. 35

15-706.  Voluntary conservation measures. 35

15-707.  Mandatory conservation measures. 35

15-708.  Emergency water rates. 36

15-709.  Regulations. 36

15-710.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 36

15-711.  Emergency termination. 37