CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 3

15-101.  Definition. 3

15-102.  Delinquent accounts. 3

15-103.  Notice; hearing. 3

15-104.  Same; finding. 3

15-105.  Utility deposit. 4

15-106.  Delinquent accounts; refusal of service; termination of service; lien against property. 4

15-106a.     Landlord liability. 5

15-107.  Petty cash fund. 5

15-108.  Same; deposits. 5

15-109.  Same; vouchers. 6

ARTICLE 2. WATER.. 7

15-201.  Superintendent of water and sewage. 7

15-202.  Regulations. 7

15-203.  Service not guaranteed. 7

15-204.  Service connections required. 7

15-205.  Application for service. 7

15-206.  City to make connections. 8

15-207.  Connection fees. 8

15-208.  Check valves. 8

15-209.  Unauthorized service. 8

15-210.  Meters. 8

15-211.  Same; testing. 9

15-212.  Tampering with meter. 9

15-213.  Leaks prohibited; penalty. 9

15-214.  Disconnection; reconnection charge. 9

15-215.  Utility deposit. 9

15-216.  Interrupt service. 9

15-217.  Prohibited acts. 9

15-218.  Wasting water. 10

15-219.  Water rationing. 10

15-220.  Same; procedure. 10

15-221.  Same; priority use. 10

15-222.  Right of access. 10

15-223.  Rates. 11

15-224.  Payment of bills. 11

15-225.  Delinquent accounts; notice; hearing; finding; liability. 11

15-226.  Use during fire. 11

15-227.  Cross-connections prohibited. 11

15-228.  Same; protective backflow devices required. 11

15-229.  Same; inspection. 11

15-230.  Same; protection from contaminants. 12

ARTICLE 3. SEWERS. 13

15-301.  Definitions. 13

15-302.  Sewer connection required. 14

15-303.  Permit; connection fee. 14

15-304.  Connection permit; application. 14

15-305.  Costs. 15

15-306.  Sewer connection. 15

15-307.  Sewer for each building. 15

15-308(1).       Same; specifications. 15

15-308(2).       Same. 15

15-308(3).       Same. 16

15-308(4).       Same. 16

15-308(5).       Same. 16

15-308(6).       Same. 16

15-308(7).       Same. 16

15-309.  Sewer excavations; damages. 17

15-310.  Failure to connect. 17

15-311.  Privy unlawful. 17

15-312.  Private sewer system. 17

15-313.  Same; permit. 17

15-314.  Same; inspection. 17

15-315.  Same; discharge. 18

15-316.  Same; additional requirements. 18

15-317.  Disposal of sewage. 18

15-318.  Damage to sewers. 18

15-319.  Natural outlet. 18

15-320.  Standards. 19

15-321.  Old building sewers. 19

15-322.  Mud, grease traps. 19

15-323.  Roof, foundation drains. 19

15-324.  Same; exception. 19

15-325.  Prohibited discharges. 19

15-326.  Bills. 20

15-327.  Delinquent accounts; lien against property. 20

15-328.  Sewer service basis of charges. 20

15-329.  Sewer rates and charges. 21

ARTICLE 4. SOLID WASTE. 22

15-401.  Definitions. 22

15-402.  Collection. 22

15-403.  Contracts. 22

15-404.  Duty of owner, occupant. 23

15-405.  Containers. 23

15-406.  Bulk Containers. 23

15-407.  Enter private premises. 23

15-408.  Ownership of solid waste. 23

15-409.  Wrapping Garbage. 23

15-410.  Heavy, bulky waste. 24

15-411.  Hazardous materials. 24

15-412.  Prohibited practices. 24

15-413.  Objectionable waste. 24

15-414.  Unauthorized disposal. 25

15-415.  Private collectors; license required. 25

15-416.  Same; application. 25

15-417.  Rules and regulations. 25

15-418.  Failure to secure license. 25

15-419.  Charges. 25

15-420.  Same; fee schedule. 26

15-421.  Billing. 26

15-422.  Same; Delinquent account. 26

15-423.  Trash cart rental. 26

15-424.  Modification of utility charges. 26

ARTICLE 5. WATER EMERGENCY.. 27

15-501.  Purpose. 27

15-502.  Definitions. 27

15-503.  Declaration of water watch. 27

15-504.  Declaration of water warning. 28

15-505.  Declaration of water emergency. 28

15-506.  Voluntary conservation measures. 28

15-507.  Mandatory conservation measures. 28

15-508.  Emergency water rates. 29

15-509.  Regulations. 29

15-510.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 29

15-511.  Emergency termination. 30