CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

15-101.  Definition. 1

15-102.  Delinquent accounts. 1

15-103.  Notice; hearing. 1

15-104.  Same; finding. 1

15-105.  Utility deposit. 2

15-106.  Utility deposit for new construction of residential property. 3

15-107.  Utility deposit for new construction of commercial or industrial property: 3

ARTICLE 2. WATER.. 5

15-201.  Superintendent of water and sewage. 5

15-202.  Regulations. 5

15-203.  Service not guaranteed. 5

15-204.  Service connections required. 5

15-205.  Application for service. 5

15-206.  City to make connections. 6

15-207.  Connection fees. 6

15-208.  Curb cocks. 6

15-209.  Check valves. 6

15-210.  Unauthorized service. 6

15-211.  Meters. 6

15-212.  Same; testing. 7

15-213.  Tampering with meter. 7

15-214.  Leaks prohibited; penalty. 7

15-215.  Reconnection charge. 7

15-216.  Utility deposit. 7

15-217.  Interrupt service. 7

15-218.  Prohibited acts. 7

15-219.  Wasting water. 8

15-220.  Right of access. 8

15-221.  Rates. 8

15-222.  Reserved. 8

15-223.  Delinquent accounts; notice; hearing; finding; liability. 8

15-224.  Use during fire. 9

15-225.  General information. 9

15-226.  Definitions. 9

15-227.  Requirements. 11

15-228.  Installation. 13

15-229.  Maintenance and repair. 14

15-230.  Penalties and fines. 14

15-231.  New well drilling; requirements. 15

15-232.  Same; permit required. 15

15-233.  Same; additional standards. 15

15-234.  Same; penalties. 15

ARTICLE 3. ELECTRICITY.. 16

15-301.  Short title. 16

15-302.  General rules. 16

15-303.  Applications. 16

15-304.  Resale. 17

15-305.  Separate contracts. 17

15-306.  Reserved. 17

15-307.  Reconnection charge. 17

15-308.  Meter reading. 18

15-309.  Departments obligation. 18

15-310.  Consumer’s obligation. 18

15-311.  Service and meter regulations. 19

15-312.  Service drops. 19

15-313.  Service entrances. 19

15-314.  Meter bases. 20

15-315.  Service. 21

15-316.  Same. 21

15-317.  Wiring. 22

15-318.  Liability. 22

15-319.  Characteristics of service. 22

15-320.  Large motors. 23

13-321.  Definitions. 23

15-322.  Connections and disconnections. 24

15-323.  Residential user rate. 24

15-324.  Commercial user rate. 24

15-325.  Supplemental generation user rate. 25

15-326.  Energy cost adjustment. 25

15-327.  Monthly meter charge. 25

15-328.  Application of rates. 26

15-329.  Net metering policy and procedures for customer-owned renewable energy resources. 26

ARTICLE 4. SEWERS. 27

15-401.  Commercial or industrial; sewer service. 27

15-402.  Connection meet requirements. 27

15-403.  Application approval. 27

15-404.  Applicant subject to regulations and charges. 27

15-405.  Sewer connections required. 27

15-406.  City may connect; contract. 27

15-407.  Temporary financing by city. 28

15-408.  Money received from special assessment. 28

15-409.  Sewer service charge necessary. 28

15-410.  Natural outlet. 28

15-411.  Definitions. 28

15-412.  Roof, foundation drains. 30

15-413.  Stormwater discharges. 30

15-414.  Prohibited discharges. 30

15-415.  Same; possible exceptions. 31

15-416.  Review prior to discharge. 32

15-417.  Grease and oil traps. 33

15-418.  Preliminary treatment facilities. 33

15-419.  Manhole required. 33

15-420.  Measurements and tests. 33

15-421.  Special agreements. 34

15-422.  Certain definitions. 34

15-423.  User charge system. 34

15-424.  Authority to disconnect service. 36

15-425.  Notice. 37

15-426.  Continuing prohibited discharges. 37

15-427.  Penalty. 37

15-428.  Inspections. 37

15-429.  Collection; liens. 37

15-430.  Discontinuance of service. 38

15-431.  Costs. 38

15-432.  Unlawful deposits. 38

15-433.  Unlawful discharges. 38

15-434.  Septic tanks, etc. 38

15-435.  Public sewer connection required. 38

15-436.  Same; exception. 39

15-437.  Private sewage disposal systems; construction. 39

15-438.  Same; inspection. 39

15-439.  Same; requirements. 39

15-440.  Same; when public sewer becomes available. 39

15-441.  Same; operation. 39

15-442.  Same; additional requirements. 39

15-443.  Same; cleaning. 40

15-444.  Public sewers; connections. 40

15-445.  Building sewer permits. 40

15-446.  Sewer connections; costs. 40

15-447.  Building sewer connections. 40

15-448.  Use of old building sewers. 40

15-449.  Building sewer; construction standards. 40

15-450.  Same; elevation. 41

15-451.  Same; surface water drain prohibited. 41

15-452.  Sewer connections; requirements. 41

15-453.  Supervision of sewer connections. 41

15-454.  Excavation standards. 41

15-455.  Discharge characteristics. 41

15-456.  Tampering with sewers. 42

15-457.  Right of entry. 42

15-458.  Sewer damages. 42

ARTICLE 5. SOLID WASTE.. 43

15-501.  Definitions. 43

15-502.  Collection. 43

15-503.  Contracts. 44

15-504.  Duty of owner, occupant. 44

15-505.  Containers. 44

15-506.  Bulk containers. 44

15-507.  Enter private premises. 44

15-508.  Ownership of solid waste. 44

15-509.  Wrapping garbage. 45

15-510.  Heavy, bulky waste. 45

15-511.  Hazardous materials. 45

15-512.  Prohibited practices. 45

15-513.  Objectionable waste. 46

15-514.  Unauthorized disposal. 46

15-515.  Private collectors; license required. 46

15-516.  Closed vehicle. 46

15-517.  Rules and regulations. 46

15-518.  Failure to secure license. 46

15-519.  Charges. 47

15-520.  Billing. 47

15-521.  Same; delinquent account. 47

ARTICLE 6. WATER CONSERVATION.. 48

15-601.  Purpose. 48

15-602.  Definitions. 48

15-603.  Declaration of a water emergency. 48

15-604.  Mandatory conservation measures. 49

15-605.  Emergency water rates. 49

15-606.  Regulations. 49

15-607.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 49

15-608.  Emergency termination. 50