CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

15-101.  Definition. 1

15-102.  Discontinue or refuse service. 1

15-103.  Utility billing dates; delinquent accounts. 1

15-104.  Notice; hearing. 1

15-105.  Same; finding. 2

15-106.  Utility deposit. 2

15-107.  Minimum Utility Services Required. 3

ARTICLE 2. WATER.. 4

15-201.  Superintendents of water and sewage. 4

15-202.  Application for service. 4

15-203.  Installation charge of water meters. 4

15-204.  Collection of installation fees. 4

15-205.  Determination of cost of meter and materials. 4

15-206.  City to make connections. 4

15-207.  Connection fees. 4

15-208.  Curb cocks. 4

15-209.  Check valves. 5

15-210.  Unauthorized service. 5

15-211.  Meters. 5

15-212.  Same; testing. 5

15-213.  Tampering with meter. 5

15-214.  Leaks prohibited; penalty. 6

15-215.  Reconnection fee. 6

15-216.  Utility deposit. 6

15-217.  Interrupt service. 6

15-218.  Prohibited acts. 6

15-219.  Right of access. 6

15-220.  Rates. 7

ARTICLE 3. SEWERS. 8

15-301.  Definitions. 8

15-302.  Sewer connection required. 9

15-303.  Permit; connection fee. 9

15-304.  Application. 10

15-305.  Costs. 10

15-306.  Sewer connection. 10

15-307.  Sewer for each building. 10

15-308.  Sewer excavations; damages. 11

15-309.  Failure to connect. 11

15-310.  Privy unlawful. 11

15-311.  Disposal of sewage. 11

15-312.  Damage to sewers. 12

15-313.  Natural outlet. 12

15-314.  Standards. 12

15-315.  Old building sewers. 12

15-316.  Mud, grease traps. 12

15-317.  Roof, foundation drains. 12

15-318.  Same; exception. 12

15-319.  Prohibited discharges. 13

15-320.  Sewer service charge. 13

ARTICLE 4. SOLID WASTE.. 14

15-401.  Definitions. 14

15-402.  Collection. 14

15-403.  Bulk containers. 14

15-404.  Containers. 15

15-405.  Duty of owner or occupant. 15

15-406.  Screening requirement. 15

15-407.  Enter private premises. 15

15-408.  Ownership of solid waste. 16

15-409.  No liquids. 16

15-410.  Heavy, bulky waste. 16

15-411.  Hazardous materials. 16

15-412.  Prohibited practices. 16

15-413.  Objectionable waste. 17

15-414.  Unauthorized disposal. 17

15-415.  Authorized collectors. 17

15-416.  Closed vehicle. 17

15-417.  Fees. 18

15-418.  Billing. 18

15-419.  Creation of separate fund. 18

15-420.  Exemption to issuance of container and payment of fee. 18

ARTICLE 5. WATER CONSERVATION.. 20

15-501.  Purpose. 20

15-502.  Definitions. 20

15-503.  Declaration of a water emergency. 20

15-504.  Voluntary conservation measures. 21

15-505.  Mandatory conservation measures. 21

15-506.  Emergency water rates. 21

15-507.  Regulations. 22

15-508.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 22

15-509.  Emergency termination. 22

ARTICLE 6. CROSS CONNECTIONS. 23

15-601.  Definitions. 23

15-602.  Cross connections prohibited. 24

15-603.  Survey and investigations. 24

15-604.  Where protection is required. 24

15-605.  Backflow prevention devices. 26

15-606.  Installation. 26

15-607.  Inspection and maintenance. 26

15-608.  Violations and penalties. 27

ARTICLE 7. PRIVATE SEWER SYSTEMS. 28

15-701.  Adoption of international private sewage disposal code. 28

15-702.  Additional and revised provisions. 28

15-703.  Sewage disposal system permit. 31