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A. Permit Required: Before any tapping to any water main shall be done, a permit therefor must first be obtained from the city. (Ord. 2009-1, 2-17-2009)
B. Fee: The fee for the permit shall be set from time to time by the city council. The customer shall be responsible for the cost of the meter and the meter loop.
C. Work Performed By Master Plumber: All such tappings shall be done by a licensed master plumber hired by the customer at his expense, and no taps shall be made between the water main and the inside of the water meter, and no ties, branches, or other taps shall be made between the water main and the inside of the water meter.
D. Turning On Or Off Prohibited: It shall be unlawful for any person, except the public works director or his agents, or the fire department in case of fire, to turn on or off the water of the city owned system at a curb or at any other place on city property. (Ord. 30.3, 9-4-1979; amd. 2002 Code)
E. Ownership Of Meters: All meters shall remain the property of the city. (Ord. 2009-1, 2-17-2009)
F. Connection Of Private Water Source Prohibited: It shall be unlawful to connect a private water source with the city water system. (Ord. 30.3, 9-4-1979; amd. 2002 Code)
G. Service Line Breaks; Repairs:
1. Responsibility Of Property Owner: The property owner is responsible for water service line breaks and repairs from the consumer side of the water shutoff valve to the owner's distribution system including fittings on that side that were installed by the city.
2. Responsibility Of City: The city is responsible for the water line from the point of connection with the city water main to and including the water shutoff valve. (Ord. 30.8, 4-1-1997)