Subd. 1.   License required. It is unlawful for any person, not a duly licensed plumber under the City Code, to engage in the business of installing or installing water softeners and water filtering equipment without a license therefor from the city. Provided, however, that no person shall be so licensed unless he or she shall have a license from the Minnesota State Board of Health, and any revocation or suspension by the State Board of Health shall immediately revoke or suspend the license issued by the city.
   Subd. 2.   Licensee regulations.
      A.   Before a license is granted under this section, the applicant shall file with the City Administrator a corporate surety bond in the penal sum of $2,000 conditioned upon the faithful and lawful performance of all work entered upon by him or her. The bond shall be for the benefit of persons injured or suffering financial loss by reason of failure of performance. The term of the bond shall be concurrent with the term of the license.
      B.   Installation by water softener installers shall be only where provision has been previously made therefor and openings left for that purpose or by use of cold water connections to a domestic water heater, where it is not necessary to rearrange, make any extension or alteration of, or addition to any pipe, fixture or plumbing connected with a water system, except to connect the water softener, and provided the connections so made comply with minimum standards prescribed by the Minnesota State Plumbing Code.
      C.   No licensee shall install water softening or water filtering equipment, except in private residence water distribution systems.
      D.   The applicant shall provide evidence of public and product liability insurance with limits of at least $50,000 per person, $100,000 per occurrence and $10,000 property damage. Proof of filing the evidence with the state shall relieve the applicant of this requirement.
(Ord. 134, Second Series, passed 8-2-86)
(`80 Code, § 6.38)