CHAPTER XVI. UTILITIES

CHAPTER XVI. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. WATER.. 1

16-101.      Rules, regulations. 1

16-102.      Same; waiver. 1

16-103.      Connection; permit. 1

16-104.      Same; charges. 1

16-105.      Service pipes. 1

16-106.      Meter required. 1

16-107.      Same; testing. 2

16-108.      Loss of water. 2

16-109.      Alterations; additions. 2

16-110.      Taking water. 2

16-111.      Hose attachments; stop boxes. 2

16-112.      Trespassing upon water tower 3

16-113.      Service outside city. 3

16-114.      Same; application. 3

16-115.      Same; duty of consumer. 3

16-116.      Water rationing. 3

16-117.      Wasting water. 3

16-118.      Right of access. 3

16-119.      Disconnect, reconnect charge. 3

16-120.      Cross connections prohibited. 4

16-121.      Protective backflow devices required. 4

16-122.      Inspection. 4

16-123.      Protection from contaminants. 4

16-124.      Program. 4

16-125.      Application for service. 5

16-126.      Deposit. 5

16-127.      Water rates; inside city. 5

16-128.      Same; outside city. 6

16-129.      Same; multiple units. 6

16-130.      Water bills. 6

16-131.      Termination; notice; hearing. 6

16-132.      Restore service. 6

16-133.      Annual review. 6

16-134.      Installation and regulation of underground sprinkler systems. 7

16-135.      Additional charges; regulations. 7

ARTICLE 2. ELECTRIC.. 9

16-201.      Rules, regulations. 9

16-202.      Permit required. 9

16-203.      Unlawful taking of electricity. 9

16-204.      Service outside city. 9

16-205.      Right of access. 9

16-206.      Disconnect, reconnect charge. 10

16-207.      Application for service. 10

16-208.      Deposit. 10

16-209.      Residential rates; within city limits or within three miles of city limits. 11

16-210.      Residential service all electric home rate; inside city limits or within three miles of city limits. 11

16-211.      City commercial and general service rates; inside city limits or within three miles of city limits. 12

16-212.      City large power users; using over 10 horsepower rates; inside city limits or within three miles of city limits. 12

16-213.      Energy charge within city limits or within three miles of city limits. 13

16-214.      Reserved. 13

16-215.      Reserved. 13

16-216.      Rural residential and farm service rates; outside of three miles of the city limits of Anthony. 13

16-217.      Rural residential all electric service rates; outside of three miles of the city limits of Anthony. 14

16-218.      Rural commercial users; using over ten horsepower rates; outside three miles of the city limits of Anthony. 15

16-219.      Energy charge. 15

16-220.      Bills. 15

16-221.      Termination; notice; hearing. 15

16-222.      Restore service. 16

ARTICLE 3. HEATING-COOLING STANDARDS  17

16-301.      Definitions. 17

16-302.      Compliance certificate. 17

16-303.      Standards. 18

ARTICLE 4. SEWERS. 19

16-401.      Definitions. 19

16-402.      Revenues; review. 20

16-403.      Unlawful acts. 21

16-404.      Sewer connection required. 21

16-405.      Same; fail to connect. 22

16-406.      Private sewer system. 22

16-407.      Same; permit. 22

16-408.      Same; notice; inspection. 22

16-409.      Same; subsoil test, discharge prohibited. 22

16-410.      Same; discontinue. 23

16-411.      Same; operation. 23

16-412.      Same; additional requirements. 23

16-413.      Fill septic tank. 23

16-414.      Sewer connection; permit required. 23

16-415.      Same; application, fee. 23

16-416.      Installation costs. 24

16-417.      Separate sewer required. 24

16-418.      Use of old sewers. 24

16-419.      Construction standards. 24

16-420.      Same; elevation. 24

16-421.      Connection city sewer 24

16-422.      Inspection notice. 25

16-423.      Sewer excavations. 25

16-424.      Roof drains; surface water 25

16-425.      Combined sewers; storm sewers. 25

16-426.      Prohibited discharges. 25

16-427.      Harmful waste. 26

16-428.      Same; pretreatment; reject. 27

16-429.      Grease, sand traps. 27

16-430.      Preliminary treatment, duty of owner. 28

16-431.      Control manhole; meters. 28

16-432.      Test. 28

16-433.      Interpretation. 28

16-434.      Damage sewers. 28

16-435.      Right of entry. 29

16-436.      Same; companies held harmless. 29

16-437.      Penalty. 29

16-438.      Same. 29

16-439.      Violators liable to city. 30

16-440.      Services, rates. 30

16-441.      Reserved. 31

16-442.      Disposal of raw sewage; license required. 31

16-443.      Same; charges. 31

16-444.      Same; city has right to refuse. 31

16-445.      Corrections. 32

16-446.      Failure to pay. 32

ARTICLE 5. SOLID WASTE.. 33

16-501.      Definitions. 33

16-502.      Duty of owner or occupant. 33

16-503.      Residential containers. 33

16-504.      Commercial containers. 33

16-505.      Miscellaneous waste. 34

16-506.      Frequency of collection. 34

16-507.      Collection equipment. 34

16-508.      Prohibited practices. 34

16-509.      Adopt regulations. 34

16-510.      Commercial hauling. 34

16-511.      Trash, rubbish burning. 35

16-512.      Incinerators. 35

16-513.      Open burning. 35

16-514.      Exemptions. 35

16-515.      City owned managed and operated burn sites. 36

ARTICLE 6. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 37

16-601.      Definitions. 37

16-602.      Discontinuance of utility services. 37

16-603.      Utility billing dates; delinquency date. 38

16-604.      Nonpayment of utility bills. 38

16-605.      Discontinuance of utility services. 38

16-606.      Lien upon customer’s property. 39

16-607.      Landlord liability. 39

16-608.      Late payment charges and reconnection fees. 39

16-609.      Swimming Pool Improvement Fee. 39

ARTICLE 7. WATER CONSERVATION.. 40

16-701.      Purpose. 40

16-702.      Definitions. 40

16-703.      Declaration of a water emergency. 40

16-704.      Voluntary conservation measures. 41

16-705.      Mandatory conservation measures. 41

16-706.      Emergency water rates. 41

16-707.      Regulations. 42

16-708.      Violations, disconnections and penalties. 42

16-709.      Emergency termination. 42

ARTICLE 8. CABLE TV.. 43

16-801.      Cable television regulations established. 43