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The installation or maintenance of a cross-connection which will endanger the water quality of the potable water supply system of the city shall be unlawful and is prohibited. Any cross-connections now existing or hereafter installed is hereby declared to be a public hazard and the same shall be abated. The control or elimination of cross-connections shall be in accordance with this subchapter and in compliance with the OAR 331-061-0070. The Manager shall have the authority to establish requirements more stringent than state regulations if he or she deems that the conditions so dictate. The city shall, through resolution of the City Council, make the rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this subchapter. Those officials responsible for enforcement of the city’s building ordinances and regulations are hereby authorized to enforce the provisions of this subchapter in the inspection of existing, new, and remodeled buildings.
(Ord. 319, passed 10-10-1994) Penalty, see § 53.99