CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

15-101.  Definition. 1

15-102.  Delinquent accounts. 1

15-103.  Notice; hearing. 2

15-104.  Same; finding. 3

15-105.  Utility deposit. 3

15-106.  Landlord liability. 3

15-107.  Petty cash fund. 3

15-108.  Same; deposits. 3

15-109.  Same; vouchers. 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.  Cost of installation. 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.  Disconnection, reconnection charge. 7

15-216.  Utility deposit. 7

15-217.  Interrupt service. 8

15-218.  Prohibited acts. 8

15-219.  Wasting water. 8

15-220.  Right of access. 8

15-221.  Rates. 8

15-222.  Payment of bills. 8

15-223.  Delinquent accounts; notice; hearing; finding; liability. 9

15-224.  Use during fire. 9

15-225.  Cross-connections prohibited. 9

15-226.  Same; protective backflow devices required. 9

15-227.  Same; inspection. 10

15-228.  Same; protection from contaminants. 10

15-229.  Notice. 10

ARTICLE 3.  ELECTRICITY.. 11

15-301.  Superintendent of electrical light and power distribution system. 11

15-302.  Contracts. 11

15-303.  Application for electric service. 11

15-304.  Individual service connections. 11

15-305.  Single meter service. 11

15-306.  Installation of service. 12

15-307.  Meter testing service charge. 12

15-308.  Electric rates. 12

15-309.  Payment of bills. 13

15-310.  Delinquent accounts; notice; hearing; finding; liability; 14

15-311.  Service subject to inspection. 14

15-312.  Meter reading. 14

15-313.  Taking electricity without authority. 14

15-314.  Reservation of right to discontinue service. 14

15-315.  Introduction. 14

15-316.  Definitions. 15

15-317.  Conditions of service. 16

15-318.  Rates for sales. 18

15-319.  Liability. 18

ARTICLE 4.  SEWERS. 20

15-401.  Definitions. 20

15-402.  Disposal of sewage. 21

15-403.  Sewer connection required. 21

15-404.  Private sewage disposal system. 22

15-405.  Same. 22

15-406.  Same. 22

15-407.  Same. 22

15-408.  Same. 22

15-409.  Same. 22

15-410.  Same. 23

15-411.  Same. 23

15-412.  Permit; connection fee. 23

15-413.  Costs. 23

15-414.  Sewer for each building. 23

15-415.  Old building sewers. 23

15-416.  Building sewer. 24

15-417.  Same. 24

15-418.  Same. 24

15-419.  Same. 24

15-420.  Same. 24

15-421.  Same. 24

15-422.  Discharges; public sewers. 25

15-423.  Same. 25

15-424.  Same. 25

15-425.  Same. 25

15-426.  Same. 27

15-427.  Same. 27

15-428.  Same. 27

15-429.  Same. 27

15-430.  Same. 28

15-431.  Same. 28

15-432.  Violations. 28

15-433.  Inspection; properties. 28

15-434.  Insurance. 28

15-435.  Inspection; private properties. 29

15-436.  User charges. 29

15-437.  Separate premises. 29

15-438.  Fees. 29

15-439.  Payment of bills. 29

15-440.  City liability for damage. 30

15-441.  Inspection and maintenance. 30

15-442.  Violations and penalties. 30

ARTICLE 5.  SOLID WASTE. 32

15-501.  Definitions. 32

15-502.  Collection. 32

15-503.  Contracts. 32

15-504.  Duty of owner, occupant. 32

15-505.  Containers. 33

15-506.  Bulk containers. 33

15-507.  Enter private premises. 33

15-508.  Ownership of solid waste. 33

15-509.  Wrapping garbage. 33

15-510.  Heavy, bulky waste. 34

15-511.  Hazardous materials. 34

15-512.  Prohibited practices. 34

15-513.  Objectionable waste. 34

15-514.  Unauthorized disposal. 35

15-515.  Private collectors; license required. 35

15-516.  Same; application. 35

15-517.  Same; number to be displayed. 35

15-518.  Closed vehicle. 35

15-519.  Rules and regulations. 35

15-520.  Failure to secure license. 36

15-521.  Charges. 36

15-522.  Billing. 36

15-523.  Same; delinquent account. 36

ARTICLE 6.  WATER DROUGHT / EMERGENCY   37

15-601.  Purpose. 37

15-602.  Definitions. 37

15-603.  Declaration of water watch. 37

15-604.  Declaration of water warning. 38

15-605.  Declaration of water emergency. 38

15-606.  Voluntary conservation measures. 38

15-607.  Mandatory conservation measures. 38

15-608.  Emergency water rates. 39

15-609.  Regulations. 39

15-610.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 39

15-611.  Emergency termination. 40