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SEC. 99.04.304.  OUTDOOR WATER USE.
   (Amended by Ord. No. 186,488, Eff. 12/27/19.)
 
99.04.304.3.  Metering Outdoor Water Use.  A landscape water meter provided by the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power shall be installed for landscape irrigation for the following:
 
   1.   New construction projects, as defined by the California Department of Water Resources Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance, with aggregate landscape area over 500 square feet.
 
   2.   When required by the California Department of Water Resources Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance.
 
   3.   Additions and alterations, with a valuation of $200,000 or more, where the entire potable water system is replaced, including all underground piping to the existing meter.
 
99.04.304.4.  Exterior Faucets.  Locks shall be installed on all publicly accessible exterior faucets and hose bibs.
 
   EXCEPTION:  Single family dwellings.
 
99.04.304.5.  Swimming Pool Covers.  For one- and two-family dwellings, any permanently installed outdoor in-ground swimming pool or spa shall be equipped with a cover having a manual or power-operated reel system.  For irregular-shaped pools where it is infeasible to cover 100 percent of the pool due to its irregular shape, a minimum of 80 percent of the pool shall be covered.
 
   EXCEPTION:  Additions or alterations to existing swimming pools and spas with a building valuation not exceeding $25,000.
 
   Note: Safety pool covers installed pursuant to the exception to LAMC Subsection 91.3109.4 shall meet the requirements of ASTM F 1346.  (Amended by Ord. No. 185,587, Eff. 7/16/18.)