CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

15-101.       Definitions. 1

15-102.       Discontinuance of utility services. 1

15-103.       Utility billing dates; delinquency date. 2

15-104.       Nonpayment of utility bills. 2

15-105.       Discontinuance of utility services. 3

15-106.       Lien upon property receiving service. 3

15-107.       Landlord liability. 3

15-108.       Late payment charges and reconnection fees. 4

15-109.       Cold weather rule; established. 4

15-110.       Same; requirements. 4

15-111.       Utility deposit. 4

ARTICLE 2. WATER.. 6

15-201.       Superintendent of water and sewage. 6

15-202.       Regulations. 6

15-203.       Service not guaranteed. 6

15-204.       Service connections required. 6

15-205.       Application for service. 6

15-206.       City to make connections. 7

15-207.       Connection fees. 7

15-208.       Curb cocks. 7

15-209.       Check valves. 7

15-210.       Unauthorized service. 7

15-211.       Reserved for future use. 8

15-212.       Meters. 8

15-213.       Same; testing. 8

15-214.       Tampering with meter. 8

15-215.       Leaks prohibited; penalty. 8

15-216.       Disconnection, reconnection charge. 8

15-217.       Utility deposit. 8

15-218.       Interrupt service. 9

15-219.       Prohibited acts. 9

15-220.       Wasting water. 9

15-221.       Water rationing. 9

15-222.       Same; procedure. 9

15-223.       Same; priority use. 9

15-224.       Right of access. 10

15-225.       Rates. 10

15-226.       Payment of bills. 10

15-227.       Delinquent accounts; notice; hearing; finding. 10

15-228.       Use during fire. 10

15-229.       Cross connections; general information. 11

15-230.       Same; definitions. 11

15-231.       Same; requirements. 12

15-232.       Same; installation. 15

15-233.       Same; maintenance and repair. 16

15-234.       Same; penalties and fines. 17

ARTICLE 3.  ELECTRICITY.. 18

15-301.       New electric utility installations. 18

15-302.       Residential service; rate. 18

15-303.       Commercial and small power service; rate. 19

15-304.       Large power service; rate. 19

15-305.       Energy cost adjustment. 19

15-306.       Employment incentive adjustment. 20

ARTICLE 4. SEWERS. 21

15-401.       Unlawful sewage deposits. 21

15-402.       Privy; septic tank. 21

15-403.       Connections required. 21

15-404.       City may connect. 21

15-405.       Contract for connection. 21

15-406.       Private disposal system. 21

15-407.       Same; permit; fees. 22

15-408.       Same; inspection. 22

15-409.       Same; specifications. 22

15-410.       Same; connection to public system. 22

15-411.       Same; maintenance. 22

15-412.       Sewers; installation, connection permits. 22

15-413.       Same; costs borne by owner. 23

15-414.       Separate sewer for every building. 23

15-415.       Old building sewers. 23

15-416.       Sewer specifications. 23

15-417.       Sewer elevation. 23

15-418.       Downspouts; drains. 23

15-419.       Inspection before connection to public system. 24

15-420.       Unlawful discharges. 24

15-421.       Interceptors. 24

15-422.       Sewer maintenance fund. 24

15-423.       Sewer use fee. 24

15-424.       Penalties. 25

ARTICLE 5. SOLID WASTE.. 26

15-501.       Definitions. 26

15-502.       Collection. 26

15-503.       Contracts. 26

15-504.       Duty of owner; occupant. 26

15-505.       Containers. 27

15-506.       Same; location requirements. 27

15-507.       Bulk containers. 27

15-508.       Enter private premises. 27

15-509.       Ownership of solid waste. 27

15-510.       Wrapping garbage. 28

15-511.       Heavy, bulky waste. 28

15-512.       Hazardous materials. 28

15-513.       Miscellaneous waste disposal requirements. 28

15-514.       Disposal of rocks, dirt, sod, concrete or building materials. 29

15-515.       Periodic cleanup. 29

15-516.       Prohibited practices. 29

15-517.       Objectionable waste. 29

15-518.       Unauthorized disposal. 29

15-519.       Collection schedule. 29

15-520.       Collection equipment requirements. 30

15-521.       Disposal site requirements. 30

15-522.       Service rates. 30

15-523.       Billing. 30

15-524.       Partial service charge permitted; when. 30

15-525.       Exemption from service charge permitted; when. 30

15-526.       Termination of service; notice; hearing. 30

15-527.       Private collectors; license required. 31

15-528.       Same; application. 31

15-529.       Same; number to be displayed. 31

15-530.       Closed vehicle. 31

15-531.       Rules and regulations. 31

15-532.       Failure to secure license. 32

ARTICLE 6. WATER CONSERVATION.. 33

15-601.       Purpose. 33

15-602.       Definitions. 33

15-603.       Declaration stages. 33

15-604.       Voluntary conservation measures. 34

15-605.       Mandatory conservation measures. 34

15-606.       Emergency water rates. 35

15-607.       Regulations. 35

15-608.       Violations, disconnections and penalties. 35

15-609.       Emergency termination. 36

15-610.       Violations, disconnections and penalties. 36

15-611.       Emergency termination. 37