§ 51.019  WATER METERS.
   No premises shall be connected to the water system of the city unless there is first installed a water meter. All such meters shall be installed by the city under the direction of the Director of Public Services, and they shall remain, at all times, the property of the city.
(`90 Code, § 20-7)  Penalty, see § 10.99
Statutory reference:
   Interfering with water meter, see G.S. § 14-151.1