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(a) There is imposed a tax upon every person in the city using water which is delivered through mains or pipes in the city. The tax imposed by this section shall be at the rate of five percent of the charges to a service user made for such water by a service supplier, except as provided in Section 2.35.100. Said tax shall be paid by the person paying for such water.
(b) "Charges," as used in this section, shall include charges for metered water and charges for service, including customer charges, service charges, standby charges, charges for temporary service, and annual and monthly charges.
(c) There shall be excluded from the base on which the tax imposed in this section is computed charges made for water which is to be resold and delivered through mains or pipes and charges made for water used in the generation of electrical energy by a governmental agency.
(Ord. 5291 § 1 (part), 2014; Ord. 3781 § 1 (part), 1987)