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Unless the context specifically indicates otherwise, the meaning of the terms used in this chapter shall be as follows:
EXTENSION OR WATER EXTENSION: The act or process of extending, adding to or enlarging the water supply system on the city's side of the point of delivery to provide water service to a prospective customer or group of prospective customers.
INDIVIDUAL EXTENSION: An extension of the water supply system to provide water service to an individual customer.
PERSON: Any individual, firm, company, partnership, public or private corporation, association, group or society, governmental agency or other entity as well as a natural person.
POINT OF DELIVERY: The point at which the city's water supply system connects physically to the customer's facilities, which, unless otherwise designated in the service agreement, shall be located at the point where the customer's facilities normally attach to the public water main located in the public right of way from which the property is to be served.
PUBLIC WATER MAIN: The pipe directly controlled by the city and laid in the street or other right of way for the distribution of water to a customer or customers through customers' water service lines.
SHALL, MAY: "Shall" is mandatory; "may" is permissive.
SUBDIVISION EXTENSION: An extension of the water supply system to provide water service to serve a subdivision, certificate of survey, commercial or industrial development, or any other similar type parcel of land wherein the extended water system facilities within the development shall be owned by the city.
WATER SERVICE: The supplying of water either directly or indirectly from the city's water supply system, or the availability of water supplied either directly or indirectly from the city's water supply system, at the point of delivery and also the water so delivered or used.
WATER SERVICE AREA: That particular territory which has been officially adopted by the city council as the area it intends to serve with water service.
WATER SERVICE LINE: All service pipe, curb stop, curb box, meter box or vault, backflow prevention device, pressure reducing valve, inside piping appliances, and other apparatus on customer's side of the point of delivery, except the city's water meter and any other equipment which may be owned by the city.
WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM: Any devices, facilities, structures, equipment, land or works controlled by the city for the purpose of the processing, treatment, transmission, storage, distribution, pumping and measurement of water supplied to customers. (Ord. 354, 2-21-1984)