13.04.380: CONSTRUCTION WATER METERING AND CONTAINMENT:
No person shall utilize water from the city water system through fire hydrants or otherwise without first making application to the public works department and install a meter and backflow prevention device or dual check valve assembly at the point or points from which water will be withdrawn from fire hydrants or otherwise from the city water system. No person shall connect directly into the meter yoke but shall install a temporary yard hydrant to provide water for all development, construction, building or other construction or related activities requiring water from the city water system. Water utilized shall be metered and paid for by the person using such water or the person owning the real property on which the water is used. Violation of this section shall be a class B misdemeanor, punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both, as prescribed by applicable statute of the state. (Ord. 2000-28; amd. Ord. 2007-16, 9-18-2007)