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In the event Dare County declares a water shortage of any of the four degrees of severity hereinafter set forth, the Mayor is authorized and empowered to give notice to the general public of the existence of such state and the severity thereof. In order to protect the health and safety of the citizens of the town supplied water by the Dare County regional public water system, the Mayor may place in effect restrictive provisions hereinafter authorized. Notice shall be given by public press announcements and by signing an executive order. The order shall become effective 24 hours following the issuance of the order and delivery of a copy to the local newspaper and radio stations.
(Ord. 02-12, passed 7-8-02; Am. Ord. 08-23, passed 8-11-08)