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(A) Fees for private fire protection will be billed according to the current approved rates. These lines are to be used only for fire protection and shall be with the proper check valve(s). Any use other than fire protection will be billed according to the current approved rates and may lead to disconnection of this service plus penalty charge. Any outstanding past due charges for private fire protection maybe transferred to another service.
(B) The fire protection line shall be privately owned and maintained by the consumer from the point of the tap on the Utility water main. In rare cases and with the permission of the Utility, a domestic service will be the responsibility of the consumer approved by the Utility.
(C) The above divisions are not to be construed as prohibiting a reasonable use of water for drainage of a system to prevent freezing, pump tests or fire drills, with the consent of the Utility in every instance, prior to the execution of such activity. The consumer must notify the Utility naming the day and hour when the same is intended to be made. If desired, the Utility may have an inspector present during the activity.
(Ord. 2007-07-23, passed 11-15-07)