A.   Supervision By Chief: Fire hydrants and plugs connected with the waterworks mains or laterals and located in the public streets, avenues or alleys of the city shall be under the direct supervision and control of the chief of the fire department of the city.
   B.   Use Limitations; Inspection: Fire hydrants shall be used only by members of the fire department and other authorized employees of the city, and shall not be used by contractors as a source of water supply for construction purposes, and the responsibility for the inspection of the same shall be and rest upon the chief of the fire department.
   C.   Hydrant Use, Permit: It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to use, molest, or connect any hose or any apparatus with any such hydrant or plug without first having secured from the chief of the fire department a permit in writing authorizing such use, which shall specify fully the length of time, purpose, and condition under which the hydrant or plug shall be used. (1983 Code § 13-207)