§ 52.09  SHUT-OFF FOR NON-PAYMENT OF UTILITY BILL.
   (A)   The city shall endeavor to collect delinquent utilities accounts promptly. In any case where satisfactory arrangements for payment have not been made, the city may, after the procedural requirements of division (B) below have been complied with, order the appropriate city department to disconnect the utility service to the delinquent customer.
      (1)   When water service to any premises has been discontinued, service shall not be restored except upon the payment of all delinquent amounts, plus a reconnection charge, and the meter deposit if it had been consumed for past amount due.
      (2)   The city shall not be liable for any damage to persons or property caused in whole or in part by the discontinuance of water service.
      (3)   Service that has been disconnected for any reason will not be restored until the owner is present or access to the property is granted.
   (B)   Disconnection will be handled in the manner outlined in Chapter 50.
   (C)   A check that is returned as insufficient funds will be considered non-payment and shut-off procedures will continue as such.
(Ord. 104, passed 7-8-2013; Ord. 112, passed 2-9-2015)