CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 2

15-101.  Water, electric, and gas department. 2

15-102.  Utility superintendent. 2

15-103.  Duties of the City Clerk. 2

15-104.  Application for Service. 2

15-105.  Deposits to Secure Payment of Bills. 2

15-106.  Separate Service for Each Property. 2

15-107.  Responsibilities to Furnish and Install Services  3

15-108.  Location of Meters. 3

15-109.  Testing meters. 3

15-110.  Illegal acts. 3

15-111.  Molesting or Injuring Utility system... 4

15-112.  Care of Meters. 4

15-113.  Utility bills; delinquent accounts. 4

15-114.  Damage to city utility systems. 5

15-115.  Special charges. 5

ARTICLE 2. WATER.. 6

15-201.  Water rates and charges. 6

15-202.  Same; hydrants and sprinklers outside the city limits. 6

15-203.  Same; rates outside city limits. 6

15-204.  Fluoridation of water. 6

15-205.  Initial connection charges. 6

15-206.  Backflow and cross connections. 6

ARTICLE 3. SEWER USER CHARGES. 8

15-301.  Purpose. 8

15-302.  Definitions. 8

15-303.  User charge system. 9

15-304.  User charge rates. 10

15-304A.         Extra strength charge. 10

15-305.  Billing procedures. 13

15-306.  Review and notification. 13

15-307.  Initial connection charges and procedures. 13

ARTICLE 4. REGULATING THE USE OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SEWERS AND DRAINS  14

15-401.  Definitions. 14

15-402.  Use of public and private sewers and drains. 16

15-403.  Private wastewater disposal. 16

15-404.  Installation and connection of building sewers and drains. 17

15-405.  Discharge criteria. 19

15-406.  Vandalism. 22

15-407.  Inspection. 22

15-408.  User charges. 22

ARTICLE 5. ELECTRIC.. 24

15-501.  Classes of service. 24

15-502.  System of charges. 24

15-503.  Rates and charges. 26

15-504.  Initial connection charges. 26

15-505.  Net metering policy and interconnection standards. 27

ARTICLE 6. NATURAL GAS. 28

15-601.  Natural gas rates. 28

15-602.  Effective billing date. 29

15-603.  Same; negotiated rates. 29

15-604.  Initial connection charges. 29

ARTICLE 7. SOLID WASTE. 30

15-701.  Refuse collection service charge. 30

ARTICLE 8. WATER CONSERVATION.. 31

15-801.  Purpose. 31

15-802.  Definitions. 31

15-803.  Water conservation program. 31

15-804.  Voluntary conservation measures. 32

15-805.  Mandatory conservation measures. 32

15-806.  Emergency water rates. 33

15-807.  Regulations. 33

15-808.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 33

15-809.  Emergency termination. 34

15-810.  Severability. 34