8-4-3: SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR STORMWATER UTILITY:
The city of Clive stormwater utility consists of all rivers, streams, creeks, branches, lakes, ponds, drainageways, channels, ditches, swales, storm sewer, culverts, inlets, catch basins, pipes, dams, head walls and other structures, natural or manmade, within the corporate boundaries of the city of Clive which control and/or convey stormwater through which the city intentionally diverts surface waters from its public streets and properties. The city of Clive owns or has legal access for purposes of operation, maintenance and improvement to those segments of this system which: a) are located within public streets, rights of ways and easements; b) are subject to easement or other permanent provisions for adequate access for operation, maintenance and improvement of systems or facilities; or c) are located on public lands to which the city of Clive has adequate access for operation, maintenance and improvement of systems or facilities. Operation, maintenance and improvement of stormwater systems and facilities which are located on private property or public property not owned by the city of Clive and for which there has been no public dedication of such systems, and facilities shall be and remain the legal responsibility of the property owner, or its occupant. (2000 Code § 102.03)