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A. Connection Permit Requirements: No unauthorized person shall uncover, make any connection to a city water main or service line or appurtenance thereof without first obtaining a written permit from the city. To obtain a permit, the owner or his agent shall make application on a special form furnished by the city. The permit application shall be supplemented by any plans, specifications, or other information considered pertinent in the judgment of the city. The permit is not to be issued until all appropriate fees have been paid in full.
B. Use Permit And Installation Requirements:
1. Permit Required: The owner shall request permission from the city to install the city water service line, including tap to the city water main, corporation stop valve, service line, valve, meter box, meter yoke and other appurtenances under private contract.
2. Specifications: Such installation shall be in conformance with the city specifications and codes. The city shall have the authority to require the developer responsible for major line extensions to supply the city with a statement from a licensed engineer certifying that the materials and construction were installed and tested in conformance with city specifications.
3. Liability For Damages: When installation of a water service line and appurtenances causes damage to any property, public or private, other than the owner's property, the owner shall be responsible for all repair costs including repair to streets, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, sewer lines, irrigation facilities, storm drains, lawns, fences, gas lines, other water mains, telephone lines and electrical lines.
4. Rejections Or Disapprovals: The city may reject any materials or workmanship for cause, and upon such order, the rejected materials shall be removed and replaced with approved material.
5. Performance Guarantee: Following the final inspection and acceptance by the city, the entire extension of the municipal water system, including the city water service lines, shall become the property of the city. The contractor shall guarantee all materials and workmanship for a one year period and shall make any repairs, adjustments or replacements due to faulty materials or workmanship without any cost to the city. (Ord. 89, 12-16-1980)