CHAPTER XII. UTILITIES

CHAPTER XII. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. WATERWORKS SYSTEMS REGULATIONS  1

12-101.       Combined waterworks and sewage disposal system. 1

12-102.       Application for service. 1

12-103.       Permits issued by city clerk; connection fee. 1

12-104.       Superintendent to have supervision. 1

12-105.       All water to be metered. 1

12-106.       Separate connections. 1

12-107.       Trenching and backfilling. 1

12-108.       Check valves required. 2

12-109.       Meters. 2

12-110.       Reading meters. 2

12-111.       Maintenance responsibility. 2

12-112.       Water main construction. 2

12-113.       Use of water during fire. 2

12-114.       Taking water without authority. 3

12-115.       Tampering with cut-off valves. 3

12-116.       Damage to distribution system. 3

12-117.       Rates for water. 3

12-118.       Penalties. 3

ARTICLE 2. CONTAMINATION PREVENTION.. 5

12-201.       Cross connections prohibited. 5

12-202.       Protective backflow devices required. 5

12-203.       Inspection. 5

12-204.       Protection from contaminates. 5

12-205.       Regulation policy. 5

ARTICLE 3. WATER BILLINGS, DEPOSITS, DISCONTINUANCE OF SERVICE  6

12-301.       Clerk to maintain records. 6

12-302.       Accounts in name of owners. 6

12-303.       Bill preparation and collection. 6

12-304.       Discontinuance of utility services. 6

12-305.       Billing dates delinquency date. 7

12-306.       Non-payment of water bills. 7

12-307.       Security deposit. 8

12-308.       Lien upon customer’s property and landlord liability. 8

12-309.       Late payment charges; connection and reconnection fees. 8

ARTICLE 4. WATER EMERGENCY.. 10

12-401.       Definition of a water supply emergency. 10

12-402.       Declaration of a water supply emergency. 10

12-403.       Conservation measures. 10

12-404.       Penalties for nonessential use of water. 11

12-405.       Other emergency procedures. 11

ARTICLE 5. SEWER CONNECTIONS. 12

12-501.       Sewer connections may be required. 12

12-502.       City may connect; contract. 12

12-503.       Connection permits required; fees. 12

12-504.       Materials used in plumbing. 12

12-505.       Licensed plumbers. 13

12-506.       Excavations guarded. 13

12-507.       Backfilling trenches. 13

12-508.       Penalties. 13

ARTICLE 6. SEWER REGULATIONS. 14

12-601.       Definitions. 14

12-602.       Sewer connection required. 15

12-603.       Permit; connection fee. 15

12-604.       Application. 15

12-605.       Costs. 16

12-606.       Sewer connection. 16

12-607.       Sewer for each building. 16

12-608.       Sewer excavations; damages. 16

12-609.       Failure to connect. 17

12-610.       Privy unlawful. 17

12-611.       Private sewer system. 17

12-612.       Disposal of sewage. 18

12-613.       Damage to sewers. 18

12-614.       Natural outlet. 18

12-615.       Standards. 18

12-616.       Old building sewers. 18

12-617.       Mud, grease traps. 18

12-618.       Roof, foundation drains. 18

12-619.       Same; exception. 19

12-620.       Prohibited discharges. 19

12-621.       Bills. 20

12-622.       Delinquent accounts; lien against property. 20

12-623.       Sewer service charge. 20

ARTICLE 7. SOLID WASTE COLLECTION.. 22

12-701.       Definitions. 22

12-702.       Duty of owner or occupant. 22

12-703.       Residential containers. 22

12-704.       Commercial containers. 23

12-705.       Miscellaneous waste. 23

12-706.       Control of containers. 23

12-707.       Improper containers. 23

12-708.       Location of containers. 23

12-709.       Collection of solid waste. 23

12-710.       Entering upon private property. 23

12-711.       Frequency of collection. 24

12-712.       Collection equipment. 24

12-713.       Disposal of waste. 24

12-714.       Yard waste, rocks, building materials. 24

12-715.       Reserved. 24

12-716.       Collection permit required. 24

12-717.       Service charges. 24

12-718.       Request for service. 25

12-719.       Billing. 25

12-720.       Partial services. 25

12-721.       Prohibited practices. 25

12-722.       Additional regulations. 26