CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES – WATER AND SOLID WASTE

CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES – WATER AND SOLID WASTE

 


ARTICLE 1. WATER DEPARTMENT.. 1

15-101.       Committee. 1

15-102.       Water works department. 1

15-103.       Management by superintendent. 1

15-104.       Duties of city clerk; cashier. 1

15-105.       Definitions. 2

15-106.       Application and contract for service connection. 2

15-107.       Abandoned service pipes. 2

15-108.       Connections. 2

15-109.       Meters. 3

15-110.       Leaks. 3

15-111.       Meters, location and installation. 3

15-112.       Water taken out through meter. 3

15-113.       Unlawful taking of water. 3

15-114.       Use confined to premises. 4

15-115.       Rates; connection fees. 4

15-116.       Fire restriction. 4

15-117.       Special hydrants. 4

15-118.       Customer to keep equipment in condition. 4

15-119.       Breaking seals: unlawful use of water: penalty. 4

15-120.       Meters, ownership of. 4

15-121.       Inspection of meter. 4

15-122.       Application and contract for service. 5

15-123.       Water sold by meter measure. 5

15-124.       Rates for tank service and temporary service. 5

15-125.       Leaks. 5

15-126.       Water bills, when paid. 5

15-127.       Miscellaneous users. 5

15-128.       Use of revenue. 6

15-129.       Service pipe for each property; exception. 6

15-130.       Customers not to supply other par1ries. 6

15-131.       Notice to discontinue service. 6

15-132.       Cut-offs. 6

15-133.       Renewal of old service lines. 7

15-134.       Responsibility in turning on water. 7

15-135.       Unnecessary use. 7

15-136.       Steam boilers. 7

15-137.       Shutting off mains. 7

15-138.       Fire pressure. 7

15-139.       City does not guarantee service. 7

15-140.       Access to property. 8

15-141.       Taking water without authority. 8

15-142.       Damaging property; unlawful operation of equipment. 8

15-143.       Thawing service connection. 8

15-144.       Penalty. 8

15-145.       Utilities supervisor. 8

ARTICLE 2. WATER RATES. 9

15-201.       Meter fee. 9

15-202.       Rate schedule; within city. 9

15-203.       Rate schedule; outside city. 9

15-204.       Penalties for late payment of water charges. 9

15-205.       Hearing on water bills. 9

15-206.       Notice of disconnection of water service. 10

15-207.       Disconnection of water service. 10

15-208.       Reconnection charge. 10

15-209.       Discretion in the taking of payment by check, fees associated with returned checks. 10

15-210.       Lien upon customer’s property. 10

15-211.       Landlord liability. 11

15-212.       Water protection fee imposed. 11

15-213.       Same; remittance to the state. 11

ARTICLE 3. WATER DEPOSITS. 12

15-301.       Deposit to secure payment of bills. 12

15-302.       Connection charge for water service. 12

ARTICLE 4. CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL   13

15-401.       General information. 13

15-402.       Definitions. 13

15-403.       Requirements. 15

15-404.       Installation. 17

15-405.       Maintenance and repair. 18

15-406.       Penalties and fines. 19

ARTICLE 5. VERIFICATION OF PAYMENT.. 20

15-501.       Verification of payment of utility services bills. 20

ARTICLE 6. IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION PROGRAM    21

15-601.       Short title. 21

15-602.       Purpose. 21

15-603.       Definitions. 21

15-604.       Findings. 22

15-605.       Process of establishing a covered account. 22

15-606.       Sources and types of red flags. 23

15-607.       Prevention and mitigation of identity theft. 25

15-608.       Updating the program. 25

15-609.       Program administration. 26

ARTICLE 7. TREATMENT OF ADDRESS DISCREPANCIES  27

15-701.       Purpose. 27

15-702.       Definitions. 27

15-703.       Policy. 27

15-704.       Furnishing consumer’s address to consumer reporting agency. 27

15-705.       Methods of confirming consumer addresses. 28

ARTICLE 8. SOLID WASTE.. 29

15-801.       Definitions. 29

15-802.       Cleanliness of streets, alleys and public places. 30

15-803.       Encumbering streets under permit. 31

15-804.       Keeping premises clean. 31

15-805.       Dead animals. 31

15-806.       Designation of solid waste collection center. 31

15-807.       Prohibited acts. 31

15-808.       Collection and suspension of service. 32

15-809.       Rulemaking authority. 33

15-810.       Municipal function. 33

15-811.       Frequency of removal. 33

15-812.       Containers. 33

15-813.       Placement of collection containers. 34

15-814.       Fees. 35

15-815.       Commercial and industrial service; frequency of collection. 36

15-816.       Commercial and industrial service containers. 36

15-817.       Commercial service, placing, maintaining and general use of containers. 37

15-818.       Refuse not in containers. 37

15-819.       Penalty. 37

ARTICLE 9. WATER DROUGHT/EMERGENCY   38

15-901.       Purpose. 38

15-902.       Definitions. 38

15-903.       City response. 38

15-904.       Voluntary conservation measures. 39

15-905.       Mandatory conservation measures. 39

15-906.       Emergency water rates. 40

15-907.       Regulations. 40

15-908.       Violations, disconnections and penalties. 40

15-909.       Emergency termination. 41