CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. WATER.. 3

15-101.  Application for service. 3

15-102.  Meter; regulations. 3

15-103.  Connections. 3

15-104.  Same; connection fees. 3

15-105.  Same: separate connections. 4

15-106.  Curb, stop and waste cocks required. 4

15-107.  Service connections: regulations. 4

15-108.  Cost of installation borne by customer. 4

15-109.  Taking water without authority prohibited. 4

15-110.  Reserved. 4

15-111.  Reserved. 4

15-112.  Reserved. 4

15-113.  Leaks. 4

15-114.  Interrupt service. 5

15-115.  Wasting water. 5

15-116.  Cash deposits. 5

15-117.  Water bills. 6

15-118.  Delinquent accounts. 7

15-119.  Notice; hearing. 7

15-120.  Same; finding. 7

15-121.  Retail water rates. 7

15-122.  Wholesale water rates. 8

15-123.  Cross-connections prohibited. 8

15-124.  Same; protective backflow devices required. 8

15-125.  Same; inspection. 8

15-126.  Same; protection from contaminants. 8

15-127.  Utility franchise fee. 9

ARTICLE 2. ELECTRICITY.. 10

15-201.  Application for service. 10

15-202.  Meter regulations. 10

15-203.  Connections. 10

15-204.  Same; separate connections. 10

15-205.  Taking service without authority prohibited. 10

15-206.  Meter testing. 10

15-207.  Cash deposits. 11

15-208.  Electric bills. 12

15-209.  Residential rates. 12

15-210.  Business rates. 13

15-211.  Commercial rates. 13

15-212.  Heavy commercial rates. 13

15-213.  Industrial rates. 14

15-214.  Public schools rates. 14

15-215.  Club house, sorority and fraternity rates. 14

15-216.  University rates. 15

15-217.  City rates. 15

15-218.  Church rates. 16

15-219.  Connection and transfer fees. 16

15-220.  Single phase electric service and meter installation up to 200 amps. 16

15-221.  Temporary electrical service; residential. 17

15-222.  Temporary electrical service; non-residential. 17

15-223.  Three phase electrical installation. 18

15-224.  Three phase primary extensions. 18

15-225.  Security lighting. 19

15-226.  Electric service to subdivisions. 19

15-227.  Provisions for converting to underground electric service. 20

15-228.  Property easements for electric utilities. 20

15-229.  Declaration of an electric emergency. 20

15-230.  Emergency electric rates. 21

15-231.  Power cost adjustment. 21

15-232.  Net metering policy and procedures for customer-owned renewable energy resources. 21

15-233.  Utility franchise fee. 22

ARTICLE 3. SEWERS. 23

15-301.  Definitions. 23

15-302.  Unlawful sewage deposits. 25

15-303.  Privys; septic tanks. 26

15-304.  Connections required. 26

15-305.  Private disposal system. 26

15-306.  Same; permit, fees. 26

15-307.  Same; inspection. 26

15-308.  Same; specifications. 26

15-309.  Same; connection to public system. 27

15-310.  Same; maintenance. 27

15-311.  Same; additional requirements state board of health. 27

15-312.  Connection, construction; permits, fees. 27

15-313.  Same; costs borne by owner. 28

15-314.  Separate sewer for every building. 28

15-315.  Old building sewers. 28

15-316.  Sewer specifications. 28

15-317.  Sewer elevation. 28

15-318.  Downspouts, drains. 28

15-319.  Connection to public sewer. 29

15-320.  Inspection before connection to public sewer. 29

15-321.  Barricades and lights. 29

15-322.  Storm and surface water. 29

15-323.  Unlawful discharges. 29

15-324.  Same; discretion of director of public works. 30

15-325.  Same; procedure. 31

15-326.  Interceptors. 32

15-327.  Pretreatment at owner’s expense. 32

15-328.  Inspections, manholes. 32

15-329.  Unlawful acts. 32

15-330.  Entering premises; inspections. 33

15-331.  Violations; penalties. 33

15-332.  Severability. 33

15-333.  Application for connection permit. 33

15-334.  Action on application. 34

15-335.  City may connect property to sewer; board of health, notice. 34

15-336.  Failure to connect; action by city; contracts and assessments. 34

15-337.  Sewer billing; combined on water bills; delinquent accounts; termination of service. 35

15-338.  Sewer rates. 35

15-339.  Access to properties. 37

15-340.  Elimination of infiltration and inflow, intent. 38

15-341.  Disconnect order. 38

15-342.  Utility franchise fee. 38

ARTICLE 4. SOLID WASTES. 40

15-401.  Definitions. 40

15-402.  Haulers of trash or garbage; contracted. 40

15-403.  Accumulations of garbage and trash prohibited. 40

15-404.  Receptacles required. 40

15-405.  Same: placement of receptacle. 40

15-406.  Unlawful deposits. 41

15-407.  Collections. 41

15-408.  Construction. 41

15-409.  Rules, regulations. 41

15-410.  Solid waste billing. 41

15-411.  Solid waste collection service charge. 41

15-412.  Utility franchise fee. 42

ARTICLE 5. WATER CONSERVATION.. 43

15-501.  Purpose. 43

15-502.  Definitions. 43

15-503.  Declaration of a water emergency. 43

15-504.  Voluntary conservation measures. 44

15-505.  Mandatory conservation measures. 44

15-506.  Emergency water rates. 44

15-507.  Regulations. 45

15-508.  Violations, disconnections and penalties. 45

15-509.  Emergency termination. 45