CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. WATER AND SEWAGE SYSTEM... 1

15-101.  Combined water and sewage system. 1

15-102.  Combined water and sewage department. 1

15-103.  Water system service; application and installation fees. 1

15-104.  No tampering with water main. 1

15-105.  Application; connection fee. 2

15-106.  Connection fee; residential. 2

15-107.  Connection fee; commercial. 2

15-108.  Reserved. 2

15-109.  Separate meter installations. 2

15-110.  Utility shall serve only one residence. 2

15-111.  Connections; by employees designated by city. 2

15-112.  Requirements of service connections. 2

15-113.  Water rates; inside city. 3

15-114.  Same; outside city. 3

15-115.  Same; surcharge. 3

15-116.  Rules governing reading of meters. 3

15-117.  Reserved. 3

15-118.  Operation; waterworks system. 3

15-119.  Reserved. 4

15-120.  Sewer system service; permit required. 4

15-121.  Same; exception. 4

15-122.  Application. 4

15-123.  Water and sewer system application and impact fees. 4

15-124.  Connection and material at expense of applicant. 5

15-125.  Inspections. 5

15-126.  Methods of connections. 5

15-127.  Cleanouts. 6

15-128.  Unlawful deposits. 6

15-129.  Traps and interceptors. 6

ARTICLE 2. MUNICIPAL LIGHT AND POWER SYSTEM    7

15-201.  Application and connection fees. 7

15-202.  Permits issued by city clerk. 7

15-203.  Connection fee; residential. 7

15-204.  Connection fee; commercial. 7

15-205.  Reserved. 7

15-206.  All electricity to be metered. 7

15-207.  City to make connections. 7

15-208.  Separate meter installations. 8

15-209.  Service to be installed by licensed operators only. 8

15-210.  Character of electrical service connections. 8

15-211.  Meters. 8

15-212.  Reading meters. 8

15-213.  Account in name of owner. 9

15-214.  City reserves right to discontinue service. 9

15-215.  Taking electricity without authority. 9

15-216.  Rates and charges. 9

15-217.  Operational charge. 9

15-218.  Highest capacity, power factor determination. 9

15-219.  Penalties. 9

15-220.  Return check charge. 10

ARTICLE 3. COLLECTION, HAULING, DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING   11

15-301.  Refuse collection. 11

15-302.  Definitions. 11

15-303.  Containers. 12

15-304.  Placement of containers for collection; duty to remove empty receptacles from designated collection point. 13

15-305.  Prohibition against accumulations. 14

15-306.  Unlawful acts. 14

15-307.  Prohibited materials. 15

15-308.  Yard, shrub, grass, leaves, or tree trimmings. 15

15-309.  Collection charges. 16

15-310.  Residential rates. 16

15-311.  Bulky waste pick-up. 16

15-312.  Special pick-ups. 16

15-313.  Collections; regular intervals. 17

15-314.  Recycling of waste material. 17

15-315.  Adoption of rules and regulations. 17

15-316.  Penalty. 17

ARTICLE 4. SEWERS. 18

15-401.  Definitions. 18

15-402.  Unlawful acts; sewer connection required. 19

15-403.  Private sewer system. 19

15-404.  Permit required. 20

15-405.  Prohibited discharge. 21

15-406.  Damage to sewage works. 24

15-407.  Right of entry. 24

15-408.  Penalties. 25

15-409.  Sewer system user charge. 25

15-410.  Definitions. 26

15-411.  Classes of users. 27

15-412.  Same; review. 28

ARTICLE 5. HEATING AND COOLING STANDARDS  29

15-501.  Definitions. 29

15-502.  Certificate of compliance. 29

15-503.  Same; heating and cooling standards. 30

ARTICLE 6. IMPROVEMENTS; CLASSIFICATION; FORMULA   31

15-601.  City supply water equipment to users. 31

15-602.  General terms. 31

15-603.  City reserves right to determine service. 31

15-604.  Water mains, sewer lines; inside, outside city limits. 31

15-605.  Financing necessary before service extended. 31

15-606.  Acceptance of sewerage; outside city. 32

15-607.  Acceptance of sewage; where. 32

15-608.  Construction; sewers, appurtenances. 32

15-609.  Construction; water mains. 32

15-610.  Compliance with plumbing and sanitary codes. 32

15-611.  Water supply. 33

15-612.  Installation of water conduits. 33

15-613.  Short main extensions. 33

15-614.  Provisions for main extension charges, refunds. 34

15-615.  Local distribution mains; water service. 34

15-616.  Divided property charged for distribution mains; when  34

15-617.  City make extensions where justified. 34

15-618.  City maintain water service at satisfactory pressures  35

15-619.  Water for fire protection. 35

15-620.  Storm sewer improvements and management plan. 35

15-621.  Sanitary sewer improvements. 35

ARTICLE 7. CROSS CONNECTIONS. 36

15-701.  Definitions. 36

15-702.  Cross connection control general policy. 37

15-703.  Cross connections prohibited. 37

15-704.  Survey and investigations. 38

15-705.  Where protection is required. 38

15-706.  Backflow prevention devices. 40

15-707.  Installation. 40

15-708.  Inspection and maintenance. 40

15-709.  Violation and penalties. 41

ARTICLE 8. WATER EMERGENCY.. 42

15-801.  Purpose. 42

15-802.  Definitions. 42

15-803.  Declaration of Water Watch. 42

15-804.  Declaration of Water Warning. 43

15-805.  Declaration of Water Emergency. 43

15-806.  Voluntary conservation measures. 43

15-807.  Mandatory conservation measures. 43

15-808.  Emergency water rates. 44

15-809.  Regulations. 44

15-810.  Violations, Disconnections and Penalties: 44

15-811.  Emergency termination. 45

15-812.  Severability. 45

ARTICLE 9. STORM WATER.. 46

15-901.  Storm water utility; establishment; purpose. 46

15-902.  Fees; collection; review; exemption. 46

15-903.  Creation of storm water utility fund; purpose. 46

15-904.  Storm water utility fund; balance. 47

15-905.  Effective date of storm water utility fee. 47

15-906.  Reserved. 47

ARTICLE 10. NON-PAYMENT AND TERMINATION OF SERVICE   48

15-1001. Utility billing. 48

15-1002. Utility disconnection procedures. 48

15-1003. Cold weather policy. 49

15-1004. Medical extension policy. 49