545.21  WATER THEFT.
   (a)   No person, with purpose to deprive the City of water, shall knowingly obtain or exert control over the City’s water supply in any of the following ways:
      (1)   Without the consent of the City;
      (2)   Beyond the scope of the City’s authorization;
      (3)   By deception.
   (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of theft of water, a misdemeanor of the second degree.  Each successive violation shall be a misdemeanor of the first degree.  Any equipment utilized to unlawfully tap shall be subject to summary seizure and forfeiture if such forfeiture is order by the Court. 
(Ord. 1998-78.  Passed 6-22-98.)