(A)   Each premises shall have a connection. No water service connection shall serve more than one premises.
   (B)   For purposes of this chapter, “premises” means any:
      (1)   Detached single-family residence;
      (2)   Apartment building; (Any building with two or more leased dwelling units held under single ownership.)
      (3)   Residential condominium unit or residential stock cooperative unit;
      (4)   Mobile home park, unless the spaces in that mobile home park are individually owned, in which case each space shall be a separate connection;
      (5)   Office, commercial or industrial building, except office, commercial or industrial buildings with separately-owned individual condominium or stock cooperative units, in which case each unit shall be a separate premises;
      (6)   Irrigation system; and
      (7)   Unimproved lot or parcel.
   (C)   (1)   The public works director may waive the requirement of a separate service connection for each unit of a condominium or stock cooperative office, commercial or industrial building, or for each individually owned space of a mobile home park, subject to such terms and conditions deemed reasonable and prudent by the public works director.
      (2)   At a minimum, such conditions shall protect the city from claims for damages arising from interruptions in water service or inadequate water pressure, and provide for the issuance and payment of a single bill for all sewer and water services rendered to the complex as a whole.
   (D)   (1)   The requirement of a separate water service connection may not be waived in cases involving a restaurant or commercial laundry.
      (2)   The public works director may impose other requirements when the directory determines that public health and safety, system protection, maintenance costs, or liability concerns so dictate.
(`64 Code, Sec. 33-15) (Ord. No. 1009, 1769, 2030)