(A)   SERVICE CONNECTION shall mean and include the corporation cock or stop at the main,  the water pipe line from the corporation cock to the curb stop-cock, the curb stop-cock and curb box.
   (B)   The city shall determine the size of all service connections.
   (C)   (1)   No person except an authorized employee of the city’s Water Department shall tap any main or distributing pipe. Service connections shall be tapped and installed by the city from the street main, where a main exists, to the curb line of the same, including all pipe and stop cock and box, and a fee shall be charged to the owner of the property with which the connection is made. The fee for such service connection shall be fixed by resolution of City Council.
      (2)   Service connection fees are set by the most recent fee schedule, as amended from time to time and which is on file in the city offices.
   (D)   The entire service connection shall be and remains the property of the city, and accessible to and under its control, and shall be maintained by the city. The cost of all permits required for excavation, street opening, or street or road occupancy, as may be required by the state or local governments, shall be added to the above fees, if such permits are required.
(Ord. 1179, passed 2-5-1973; Ord. 1256, passed 5-5-1980; Res. 10-02, passed 1-18-2010)  Penalty, see § 51.99