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(a) No customer of the City water system or of a water purveyor serving customers within the City shall make, cause, use, or permit the use of potable water in a manner contrary to any provision of this article. Any violation of the use restrictions set forth in this article shall be reported to the City by the water purveyor. Each customer shall be guilty of a separate offense for each day during which such unauthorized use occurred, continued or was permitted.
(b) Any violation of the water use restrictions set forth in this article shall be subject to prosecution and fines and penalties as set forth in Title 1, Chapter 2, Articles 1 and 2 of this code. Furthermore, any violation of the water use restrictions set forth in this article is a public nuisance under TOMC Section 1-6.01 et seq.
(c) Water Flow Restrictors: In addition to any fines or penalties, the City may install a water flow restrictor device for willful violations of mandatory water use restrictions set forth in this article.
(d) Disconnecting Service: In addition to any fines and the installation of a water flow restrictor, the City may disconnect a customer's water service for continued willful violations of mandatory water use restrictions set forth in this article.
(e) Cost of Flow Restrictor and Disconnecting Service: A person or entity that violates this ordinance is responsible for payment of charges for installing and/or removing any flow restricting device and for disconnecting and/or reconnecting service per the City's schedule of charges then in effect. Such charges must be paid to the City before the flow restricting device is removed or the water service is reconnected. Nonpayment will be subject to the same remedies as nonpayment of basic water rates.
(Ord. 1516-NS, eff. June 5, 2009)