CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. WATER.. 3

15-101.  Department. 3

15-102.  Superintendent. 3

15-103.  Employees. 3

15-104.  Definitions. 3

15-105.  Application and contract for water service. 3

15-106.  Connections by city. 4

15-107.  Separate service connection. 4

15-108.  Plumbing and service pipes. 4

15-109.  Cross-connections. 4

15-110.  Extension of mains. 4

15-111.  Same; outside city. 4

15-112.  Curb, stop and waste cocks. 4

15-113.  Check valves required. 5

15-114.  Meters; installation. 5

15-115.  Same; reading. 5

15-116.  Same; testing. 5

15-117.  Leaks. 5

15-118.  Shutting off mains. 5

15-119.  Unnecessary use. 6

15-120.  Property damage unlawful. 6

15-121.  Discontinuance of utility services. 6

15-122.  Utility billing dates; delinquency date. 7

15-123.  Delinquency/discontinuance notice. 7

15-124.  Discontinuance of utility services. 8

15-125.  Late payment charges and reconnection fees. 8

15-126.  Notice to discontinue service. 8

15-127.  Deposits and guarantees. 8

15-128.  Duties of city clerk. 9

15-129.  Utility accounts. 9

15-130.  Water rates. 9

15-131.  Tampering with a meter. 10

15-132.  Returned check. 10

15-133.  Meter hook-ups. 10

ARTICLE 2. SEWERS. 11

15-201.  Definitions. 11

15-202.  Sewer connection required. 12

15-203.  Permit. 12

15-204.  Application. 12

15-205.  Operator; sewage treatment plant. 13

15-206.  Costs. 13

15-207.  Sewer connection. 13

15-208.  Sewer for each building. 13

15-209(1).       Same; specifications. 13

15-209(2).       Same. 14

15-209(3).       Same. 14

15-209(4).       Same. 14

15-209(5).       Same. 14

15-209(6).       Same. 14

15-209(7).       Same. 14

15-210.  Sewer excavations; damages. 15

15-211.  Failure to connect. 15

15-212.  Privy unlawful. 15

15-213.  Private sewer system. 15

15-214.  Same; permit. 16

15-215.  Same; inspection. 16

15-216.  Same; discharge. 16

15-217.  Same; additional requirements. 16

15-218.  Disposal of sewage. 16

15-219.  Damage to sewers. 16

15-220.  Natural outlet. 17

15-221.  Standards. 17

15-222.  Old building sewers. 17

15-223.  Mud, grease traps. 17

15-224.  Roof, foundation drains. 17

15-225.  Same; exception. 17

15-226.  Prohibited discharges. 18

15-227.  Bills. 18

15-228.  Delinquent accounts. 18

15-229.  Sewer service charge. 18

ARTICLE 3. SOLID WASTE. 20

15-301.  Service established. 20

15-302.  Definitions. 20

15-303.  Collection. 20

15-304.  Contracts. 21

15-305.  Same; time of collection. 21

15-306.  Same; method of disposal. 21

15-307.  Duty of owner, occupant. 21

15-308.  Same; location. 21

15-309.  Bulk containers. 21

15-310.  Enter private premises. 22

15-311.  Ownership of solid waste. 22

15-312.  Wrapping garbage. 22

15-313.  Heavy, bulky waste. 22

15-314.  Construction and demolition. 22

15-315.  Hazardous materials. 22

15-316.  Prohibited practices. 23

15-317.  Objectionable waste. 23

15-318.  Unauthorized disposal. 23

15-319.  Unusual situations. 23

15-320.  Collection charges. 24

15-321.  Billing. 24

15-322.  Delinquent accounts. 24

15-324.  Severability. 25

ARTICLE 4. STORM SEWER MAINTENANCE FUND   26

15-401.  Storm sewer maintenance fund; user fee. 26

15-402.  Storm sewer maintenance charges. 26

15-403.  Billing. 26

15-404.  Severability. 26

ARTICLE 5. CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL. 27

15-501.  Cross connections prohibited. 27

15-502.  Protective backflow devices required. 27

15-503.  Inspection. 27

15-504.  Protection from contaminants. 27

15-505.  Penalty provisions. 27

ARTICLE 6. WATER CONSERVATION.. 28

15-601.  Purpose. 28

15-602.  Definitions. 28

15-603.  Declaration of water watch. 28

15-604.  Declaration of water warning. 29

15-605.  Declaration of water emergency. 29

15-606.  Voluntary conservation measures. 29

15-607.  Mandatory conservation measures. 29

15-608.  Emergency water rates. 30

15-609.  Regulations. 30

15-610.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 30

15-611.  Emergency termination. 31

15-612.  Severability. 31