As used in this chapter, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings:
COMPANY, GRANTEE, AND FRANCHISEE: Any public utility system to which a franchise has been granted by the City.
CONSUMER AND CUSTOMER: Any user of a utility.
DOMESTIC USE: Water systems used for potable water or irrigation purposes but not including wells drilled for such purposes as dewatering, groundwater monitoring, elevator borings or environmental boring holes.
HOOKUP: The original connection to the utility for that property.
MUNICIPAL UTILITY: Any City owned utility system, including, but not by way of limitation, water service, sanitary sewer service, and stormwater sewer and/or drainage service.
PRIVATE SYSTEM: Any water, sewer or storm sewer utility system not owned, operated and maintained by the City of Otsego.
SERVICE: Providing a particular utility to a customer or consumer.
UTILITY: All utility services, whether the same be public City owned facilities or furnished by public utility companies. (Prior Code § 6-1-2)