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EDITOR'S NOTE: The City, by contract with the Lorain County Commissioners, furnishes water to areas outside the City limits. See Resolution 2243, passed December 29, 1952.
All references to "City Solicitor" in this chapter have been changed to "City Law Director" to reflect the Charter Amendment passed by the electors on May 8, 2001, and upon the adoption of Ordinance 2001-96, passed June 4, 2001.
939.001 Preamble and purpose.
939.002 Method of using references.
939.003 Official name.
939.100 Rules and regulations for Department of Utilities, Division of Water, under the Department of Public Service of the City of Elyria, Ohio; adoption and effect.
939.101 Supervision of Elyria Municipal Water Supply System ("EMWSS").
939.102 Chemical, physical and bacteriological characteristics of the water.
939.103 Quality of service.
939.104 Notification and limit of liability for water turn-off.
939.105 Pumping on private premises.
SERVICE INITIATION, TERMINATION, AND TERMS OF SERVICE
939.200 Types of accounts.
939.201 Application and contract for utility service.
939.202 Temporary water service.
939.203 Deposit required.
939.204 Failure to comply with the rules.
939.205 Property transfer.
939.206 Termination of service.
USER FEES, BILLING AND COLLECTION PROCEDURES,
AND CREDIT AND REFUND PRACTICES
AND CREDIT AND REFUND PRACTICES
939.301 User fees, rates and charges.
939.302 Billing cycle, delinquency and liens.
939.303 Bill issuance.
939.304 Billing period.
939.305 (Reserved for future legislation)
939.306 Owner and tenant responsibilities and rights.
939.307 Delinquency and penalties.
939.308 Collections and liens.
939.309 Order of bill payment.
939.310 No service to delinquent applicant.
911.311 Utility bill credits.
939.312 Leak credits (after meters).
939.313 Utility Resolution Board.
939.314 Credit calculation methodology.
939.316 Payment plans.
939.317 Continuous service.
SERVICES LINE PROVISIONS
939.400 Installation of taps and service connections.
939.401 Taps outside City limits.
939.402 Only City personnel to operate valves, stops, etc.
939.403 Terms and charges for installation of taps and service connections.
939.403.1 Manifold set-ups.
939.404 Taps - service size - materials.
939.405 Maintenance and repairs to tap and service connection.
939.406 Lead-free piping, plumbing, fixtures and solder.
939.407 Service line leaks, breaks and repairs.
939.408 Fire lines and hydrants.
939.409 Attachment of wire to service line forbidden.
939.410 Service line abandonment.
939.500 Services to be metered.
939.501 Services not required to be metered.
939.502 Maintaining metering systems.
939.503 Entering properties for operation of metering systems.
939.504 Access to property for operation of metering systems.
939.505 Private (sanitary sewer deduct) meter.
939.506 Installation of meters by City personnel.
939.507 Removal of meters.
939.508 Meters subject to inspection.
939.509 Meters shall be accessible.
939.510 Customer to protect meter from freezing, vandalism or other type of negligence.
939.511 Meter repairs and charges.
939.512 Tampering with meter.
939.513 Inoperable meter or remote register.
939.514 Bypasses on meter settings.
939.515 Meter settings and locations.
939.516 Testing of meters.
939.517 Remote registration installation for premises with finished basements.
939.518 Bulk water sales.
939.519 Construction water.
939.520 Temporary water service rental meters.
939.521 Fire hydrant use.
939.522 Water services to any real property located outside the corporate limits of the City prohibited.
939.523 Master meters for mobile and modular homes.
939.960 Backflow/cross connection.
939.961 Preventing access to curb stop.
939.962 Permits, specifications and inspections for repair or replacement of water service pipes and fittings.
939.999 Penalties and enforcement.
Easements for water supply - see Ohio R.C. 715.34
Council power to regulate - see Ohio R.C. 743.01 et seq.
Contract for water supply - see Ohio R.C. 743.24, 4933.04
Power to regulate water rates - see Ohio R.C. 743.26, 743.28, 4909.34 et seq.
Water companies - see Ohio R.C. Ch. 4933
Division of Utilities - see ADM. Ch. 149
Prosecutions for theft of utilities - see GEN. OFF. 545.20
Requirements for sewers and water mains - see P. & Z. 1115.07
Hydrants and water mains - see BLDG. 1319.03
Plumbing Code - see BLDG. Title Five
Swimming pools - see BLDG. Ch. 1395