CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

15-101.  Definition. 1

15-102.  Delinquent accounts. 1

15-103.  Same notice, termination. 1

15-104.  Utility deposit. 1

15-105.  Landlord liability. 2

ARTICLE 2. WATER.. 3

15-201.  Superintendent of water and sewage. 3

15-202.  Regulations. 3

15-203.  Service not guaranteed. 3

15-204.  Service connections required. 3

15-205.  Application for service. 3

15-206.  City to make connections. 4

15-207.  Connection fees. 4

15-208.  Curb cocks. 4

15-209.  Check valves. 4

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. 5

15-215.  Reconnection charge. 5

15-216.  Utility deposit. 6

15-217.  Interrupt service. 6

15-218.  Prohibited acts. 6

15-219.  Wasting water. 6

15-220.  Right of access. 6

15-221.  Rates. 6

15-222.  Extraterritorial rates. 7

15-223.  Payment of bills. 7

15-224.  Delinquent accounts. 7

15-225.  Use during fire. 7

15-226.  Cross-connections prohibited. 7

15-227.  Protective backflow devices required. 7

15-228.  Inspection. 7

15-229.  Protection from contaminants. 8

15-230.  Connection required. 8

15-231.  No free service. 8

ARTICLE 3. RESERVED.. 9

ARTICLE 4. SEWERS. 10

15-401.  Definitions. 10

15-402.  Sewer connection required. 11

15-403.  Permit; connection fee. 11

15-403.  Application. 11

15-404.  Costs. 12

15-405.  Sewer connection. 12

15-407.  Sewer for each building. 12

15-408(1).  Same; specifications. 12

15-408(2).  Same. 12

15-408(3).  Same. 13

15-408(4).  Same. 13

15-408(5).  Same. 13

15-408(6).  Same. 13

15-408(7).  Same. 13

15-409.  Sewer excavations: damages. 14

15-410.  Failure to connect. 14

15-411.  Privy unlawful. 14

15-412.  Private sewer system. 14

15-413.  Same; permit. 14

15-414.  Same; inspection. 14

15-415.  Same; discharge. 15

15-416.  Same; additional requirements. 15

15-417.  Disposal of sewage. 15

15-418.  Damage to sewers. 15

15-419.  Natural outlet. 15

15-420.  Standards. 15

15-421.  Old building sewers. 16

15-422.  Mud, grease traps. 16

15-423.  Roof, foundation drains. 16

15-424.  Same; exception. 16

15-425.  Prohibited discharges. 16

15-426.  Bills. 17

15-427.  Delinquent accounts; lien against property. 17

15-428.  Sewer rates. 17

15-429.  No free service. 17

ARTICLE 5. SOLID WASTE.. 18

15-501.  Definitions. 18

15-502.  Disposal. 18

15-503.  Collection fees. 18

15-504.  Duty of owner, occupant. 19

15-505.  Containers. 19

15-506.  Bulk containers. 19

15-507.  Enter private premises. 19

15-508.  Ownership of solid waste. 19

15-509.  Wrapping garbage. 19

15-510.  Heavy, bulky waste. 20

15-511.  Hazardous materials. 20

15-512.  Prohibited practices. 20

15-513.  Abate nuisance. 20

15-514.  Objectionable waste. 21

15-515.  Unauthorized disposal. 21

15-516.  Closed vehicle. 21

15-517.  Rules and regulations. 21

15-518.  Landfill charges. 21

15-519.  Same; additional charges. 22

15-520.  Billing. 22

15-521.  Municipal tree and brush disposal site; vegetation waste only. 22

15-522.  Same; permission for use. 22

ARTICLE 6. WATER CONSERVATION.. 23

15-601.  Purpose. 23

15-602.  Definitions. 23

15-603.  Declaration of a water emergency. 23

15-604.  Voluntary conservation measures. 24

15-605.  Mandatory conservation measures. 24

15-606.  Emergency water rates. 24

15-607.  Regulations. 25

15-608.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 25

15-609.  Emergency termination. 25

ARTICLE7. STORM WATER UTILITY.. 26

15-701.  Definitions. 26

15-702.  Creation of storm water utility. 27

15-703.  Program responsibility. 27

15-704.  Operating budget. 28

15-705.  Drainage unit assessment. 28

15-706.  Appeal procedure. 28

15-707.  Fee schedule established. 29

15-708.  Storm water utility fee collection. 29

15-709.  Storm water utility fund. 29