It shall be an offense for any person to take, use or receive water from the city’s water distribution system (i) except through a city authorized meter properly measuring the water flow, (ii) for any property that does not have either a city authorized master meter or a separate meter to measure water for each household or business receiving the water thereon, or (iii) for any purpose not specified in the application, contract or permit with the city. It is a defense to prosecution under this section that the actor was a city employee or contractor acting within the course and scope of his official duties, or that the action was otherwise authorized by the Director of Public Works.
(Ord. 2013-18, passed 7-9-13)  Penalty, see § 52.99