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(A) During the period commencing May 15 and continuing through September 15 of each year, the mechanical sprinkling of lawns, by means of an inground sprinkling system or by onground sprinklers attached to a hose shall be permitted between the hours of six o'clock (6:00) A.M. and ten o'clock (10:00) A.M. and six o'clock (6:00) P.M. and ten o'clock (10:00) P.M. only as follows:
Such lawn sprinkling shall be permitted on properties having even numbered street addresses only on even numbered days of the month; and shall be permitted on properties having odd numbered street addresses only on odd numbered days of the month. (Ord. 1908, 6-18-1990; amd. Ord. 2291, 7-19-1999, eff. 8-19-1999)
(B) This sprinkling restriction shall not apply to the watering of trees, shrubs, flowers and gardens provided such watering is by means of handheld devices and only with such devices designed and intended for such purpose, including the use thereof for watering by the "soil soaking" method.
(C) Where a lawn has been newly sodded or seeded the sprinkling restrictions in subsection (A) of this section shall not be applicable, provided the owner of such new lawn obtains a permit from the village manager which shall allow unrestricted watering of the new sod or seeded lawn for a period not exceeding three (3) weeks following the date the sod was installed or the seed was planted thereon. Such permit shall be issued upon payment of a permit fee of twenty five dollars ($25.00), and the permit shall not be renewable.
(D) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (A), (B), and (C) of this section, whenever it shall appear to the president that there is or may be an insufficient supply of water for domestic use within the village, he may, by proclamation published in a newspaper of general circulation in the village, prohibit the use of water for sprinkling lawns, gardens, or for other purposes specified other than household uses, during such hours and for such periods of time, not longer than thirty (30) days, as he may deem necessary and the proclamation shall prescribe. Said proclamation shall continue in force for the period prescribed, or until revoked by like proclamation.
(E) Any person, firm, corporation or association violating the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine in an amount not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) for the first offense, not less than seventy five dollars ($75.00) for the second offense and not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each subsequent offense. (Ord. 1894, 4-23-1990; amd. Ord. 2291, 7-19-1999, eff. 8-19-1999)