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(a) Setting. The City shall purchase and install all meters and shall be the owner of all meters and associated appurtenances.
(b) Reading. Under ordinary conditions, each continuous service meter shall be read monthly or bimonthly on approximately the same day of the month.
(c) Testing. Upon making a written application and paying a deposit, as set by Council action, any customer may have the meter accuracy tested through which water is being furnished to his premises. If the meter flow rate is found to register more than two (2%) percent in excess of the actual quantity of water passing through, correction shall be made by the City and the deposit shall be refunded to the customer.
(d) Change of location or site. When a smaller or larger meter than the existing meter is to be installed on an existing service connection, the work shall be done by the City and the cost of the installation of the service and the new meter shall be borne by the customer. Likewise, when the location of a meter or service is changed, the cost of making such change shall be borne by the customer. In the case of a larger meter, an additional plant investment fee will be due with a credit for the previous meter. In the case of a smaller meter, no credit will be given for payment of the plant investment fee for the prior larger meter.
(Ord. 1516-NS, eff. June 5, 2009)