CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 1

15-101.   Definition. 1

15-102.   Security deposit. 1

15-103.   Delinquent accounts. 1

15-104.   City to make connections. 1

15-105.   Request for connection; disconnection. 2

15-106.   Delinquent accounts; set-off program. 2

15-107.   Meter reading; dates; payment due. 2

ARTICLE 2.  WATER.. 3

15-201.   Superintendent of utilities. 3

15-202.   Regulations. 3

15-203.   Service not guaranteed. 3

15-204.   Service connections required. 3

15-205.   Application for service. 3

15-206.   City to make connections. 4

15-207.   Curb cocks. 4

15-208.   Check valves. 4

15-209.   Unauthorized service. 4

15-210.   Meters. 4

15-211.   Same; testing. 5

15-212.   Tampering with meter. 5

15-213.   Leaks prohibited; penalty. 5

15-214.   Disconnection, reconnection charge. 5

15-215.   Utility deposit. 5

15-216.   Interrupt service. 5

15-217.   Prohibited acts. 5

15-218.   Wasting water. 6

15-219.   Right of access. 6

15-220.   Delinquent accounts; notice; hearing; finding; liability. 6

15-224.   Use during fire. 6

15-225.   Water use charges. 6

15-226.   Modification of charges. 7

ARTICLE 3.  ELECTRICITY.. 8

15-301.   Rates. 8

15-302.   Parallel generation interconnection. 8

15-303.   Security lights. 11

ARTICLE 4.  SEWERS. 12

15-401.   Definitions. 12

15-402.   Unlawful acts; sewer connection required. 13

15-403.   Private sewer system. 13

15-404.   Permit required. 14

15-405.   Prohibited discharge. 15

15-406.   Damage to sewage works. 18

15-407.   Right of entry. 18

15-408.   Penalties. 19

15-409.   Sewer service charge. 19

ARTICLE 5.  SOLID WASTE. 21

15-501.   Definitions. 21

15-502.   Collection. 21

15-503.   Contracts. 21

15-504.   Duty of owner, occupant. 21

15-505.   Enter private premises. 22

15-506.   Ownership of solid waste. 22

15-507.   Wrapping garbage. 22

15-508.   Heavy, bulky waste. 22

15-509.   Hazardous materials. 22

15-510.   Prohibited practices. 23

15-511.   Objectionable waste. 23

15-512.   Unauthorized disposal. 23

15-513.   Closed vehicle. 23

15-514.   Rules and regulations. 23

15-515.   Charges. 24

15-516.   Same; fee schedule. 24

ARTICLE 6.  WATER CONSERVATION.. 25

15-601.   Purpose. 25

15-602.   Definitions. 25

15-603.   Declaration of water watch. 25

15-604.   Declaration of water warning. 25

15-605.   Declaration of a water emergency. 26

15-606.   Voluntary conservation measures. 26

15-607.   Mandatory conservation measures. 26

15-608.   Emergency water rates. 27

15-609.   Regulations. 27

15-610.   Violations, disconnections and penalties. 27

15-611.   Emergency termination. 28

ARTICLE 7.  KANSAS MUNICIPAL ENERGY AGENCY   29

15-701.   Kansas municipal energy agency. 29

ARTICLE 8.  CROSS CONNECTIONS. 30

15-801.   Definitions. 30

15-802.   Cross connection control general policy. 31

15-803.   Cross connections prohibited. 31

15-804.   Survey and investigations. 32

15-805.   Where protection is required. 32

15-806.   Backflow prevention devices. 34

15-807.   Installation. 34

15-808.   Inspection and maintenance. 34

15-809.   Violation and penalties. 35