For the purpose of this ordinance, the following terms, words, and phrases and their derivations shall have the meaning given herein.  The word “shall” is always mandatory and not merely directory.
   AUTOMATIC IRRIGATION SYSTEM.  Any system that performs landscape irrigation or watering via a timer, controller or other device, which operates independent of on site supervision or control.
   CITY.  The City of Monroe.
   CUSTOMER.  A person in whose name a water connection is made and to whom a bill is issued, whether such connection is inside or outside the corporate limits of the City.
   HAND WATERING.  Watering from hand held can or container, not connected to or filled from a hose or outside spigot.
   HOSE WATERING.  Watering from a garden or other type of watering hose connected to an outside spigot or faucet.
   NON-POTABLE WATER.  Water from any source other than the potable drinking water supply system.  Does not include “grey water” as defined by the Health Department.
   PERSON.  Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company, limited liability company, professional association, or organization of any kind.  The term PERSON shall also include customers.
   SPRINKLER WATERING.  Watering from a hose connected sprinkler or from sprinklers connected to an irrigation system, with fixed heads that may or may not include an automatic timer control.
   WATER.  Raw or treated water from the City public water supply system.
(Ord. O-2002-51, passed 8-20-02 ; Am. Ord. O-2007-29, passed 10-24-07; Am. Ord. O-2007-35, passed 12-4-07 )