It shall be a violation of this article for any unauthorized person to:
   (a)   Perform any work upon the pipes or appurtenances of the city’s waterworks system beyond a private property line unless such person is employed by the city;
   (b)   Make any connections with any extension of the supply pipes of any consumer without written permission to do so having been first obtained from the governing body; and
   (c)   Remove, handle or otherwise molest or disturb any meter, meter lid, cutoff or any other appurtenances to the water system of the city.