CHAPTER 52: WATER

General Provisions

52.01 Withdrawing water from water mains
52.02 Water piped onto lands of another prohibited
52.03 One meter to be installed
52.04 House trailer or mobile home attached to water meter prohibited
52.05 Existing contracts
52.06 Installation of larger meters
52.07 Use outside city limits
52.08 Charges
52.09 Opening fire hydrants; damaging facilities of water system

Additional Charges or Fees

52.20 Collection of charges
52.21 Definitions
52.22 Capacity fee
52.23 Equivalent residential users
52.24 System development fee
52.25 Notification
52.26 Additional fees
52.99 Penalty


GENERAL PROVISIONS


§ 52.01 WITHDRAWING WATER FROM WATER MAINS.

(A) No person, firms, corporation, or other legal entity shall withdraw water from the water mains or fire hydrant(s) of the city without first applying for permission to tap the line and paying the applicable charges, nor shall any person, firm, corporation, or other legal entity withdraw any water from the water mains or fire hydrant(s) of the city without first causing the same to pass through a meter approved and installed by the city as hereinafter provided.

(B) For purposes of this section as it applies to fire hydrants, the person, firm, corporation or other legal entity shall complete a designated application with the City Clerk’s office with a $50.00 deposit to be paid in advance and causing same to be approved in writing by the Mayor of the City of Williamstown.

(C) Until such time as the charges hereinafter provided are changed by ordinance there is hereby established, as shown below, the following changes for water furnished by tapping into or withdrawing water from fire hydrants to any person, firm, corporation, partnership or other business entity during any monthly billing period which commences on the 15th day of each month and continued to the 14th day of the succeeding month: All water, per 1,000 gallons $5.00
(Ord. 1991-325, passed 12-2-91; Am. Ord. 1997-32, passed 11-20-97)


§ 52.02 WATER PIPED ONTO LANDS OF ANOTHER PROHIBITED.

No person, firm, corporation, or other legal entity shall cause or permit any water drawn from the water mains of the city to be piped or otherwise directed onto the lands of another for consumption on the lands of another whether within or without the city limits, however, nothing herein shall be construed as limiting the right of any persons whose residence is situated within the city limits from using water drawn from the water mains of the city for farm purposes, excluding irrigation, on his lands adjacent to the residence in the city, nor shall anything contained herein prohibit the city from wholesaling water to other municipalities or water districts or from continuing to serve those persons outside the city limits who are now being served with water drawn from the water mains of the city.
(Ord. 1991-325, passed 12-2-91)


§ 52.03 ONE METER TO BE INSTALLED.

From and after the effective date hereof, no more than one residence building or business building shall be served by one meter installation which meters the water drawn from the water mains of the city and no person, firm, corporation, or other entity shall permit water drawn through one meter to be utilized in more than one residence building or business building. All new buildings which require water service shall be constructed within five hundred (500) feet of a six (6) inch water main.
(Ord. 1991-325, passed 12-2-91)


§ 52.04 HOUSE TRAILER OR MOBILE HOME ATTACHED TO WATER METER PROHIBITED.

From and after the effective date hereof, no person, firm, corporation, or entity shall permit any house trailer or mobile home to be attached to the same water meter or to the same water lines as are utilized by a residential or business building.
(Ord. 1991-325, passed 12-2-91)


§ 52.05 EXISTING CONTRACTS.

Nothing contained herein shall abridge or nullify the rights, duties, or charges to be paid by persons whose rights, duties, or liabilities for water services are fixed by existing contracts between such persons and the city.
(Ord. 1991-325, passed 12-2-91)


§ 52.06 INSTALLATION OF LARGER METERS.

(A) On demand and on payment of the applicable charges plus a sum equal to the additional cost of materials and labor, the city shall install such larger meters as may be needed by any subscriber.

(B) The charges for a tap of the water main are hereby established as shown below:
3/4" $1,000.00
1" $1,400.00
2" $2,500.00
3" $2,000.00
4" $2,800.00
6" $6,000.00
plus a sum equal to the additional cost of total materials and total labor and any portion of the original assessment against the portion of the property to be served. For 3", 4" and 6", the City of Williamstown only supplies the meter. All material and installation shall be supplied by the customer and approved by the city.

(C) For that property described in the legal description and map prepared by Cahill and McLafferty Surveyors and dated February 18, 1993, a copy of which may be obtained from the City Clerk/Treasurer, the charges for a connection to the water main larger than a 5/8" meter are hereby established as shown below:
3/4" $1,700.00
1" $2,000.00
2" $3,200.00
3" $2,400.00
4" $4,000.00
6" $10,000.00
plus a sum equal to the additional cost of total materials and total labor and any portion of the original assessment against the portion of the property to be served. For 3", 4" and 6", the City of Williamstown only supplies the meter. All material and installation is supplied by the customer and approved by the city.

(D) Any subscriber/customer must meet the specifications standards and accepted diameter(s)/width(s) of the City of Williamstown Water System prior to tap on by the subscriber/customer. There shall be no water main with fractional diameters/widths permitted tap on to the City of Williamstown water system.
(Ord. 1991-325, passed 12-2-91, Am. Ord. 1993-342, passed 4-5-93; Am. Ord. 1996-04, passed 4-1-96; Am. Ord. 1996-18, passed 10-14-96; Am. Ord. 1997-31, passed 11-20-97; Am. Ord. 2000-04, passed 5-1-00; Am. Ord. 2002-06, passed 7-16-02; Am. Ord. 2003-18, passed 10-06-03; Am. Ord. 2005-06, passed 4-28-05; Am. Ord. 2005-07, passed 4-19-05; Am. Ord. 2005-22, passed 12-19-05; Am. Ord. 2007-12, passed 8-21-07; Am. Ord. 2008-14, passed 7-15-08; Am. Ord. 2009-17, passed 11-23-09; Am. Ord. 2010-08, passed 6-15-10; Am. Ord. 2011-24, passed 10-18-11; Am. Ord. 2012-17, passed 10-16-12; Am. Ord. 2013-05, passed 4-1-13; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 8-20-13; Am. Ord. 2015-10, passed 7-21-15)


§ 52.07 USE OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS.

No person, firm, or entity of any type shall be permitted to tap into any of the water mains of the city or by any means remove or attempt to remove or cause the water to flow from the water mains of the city onto any lands or buildings not entirely within the city limits of the city, except:

(A) By virtue of a present or future contract between the city and the City of Dry Ridge, the Corinth Water District, or the Bullock Pen Water District providing for such water service.

(B) By virtue of water supplied by the city from a water transmission and/or water distribution main constructed by the city through an appropriate meter authorized and installed by the city:

(1) From the west right of way line of Interstate Highway 75 west along Baton Rouge Road to Kentucky Highway 22 and within 200 feet of the Baton Rouge Road; and

(2) From the west right of way line of Interstate Highway 75 west along the Barnes Road to its present terminus and within 200 feet of the Barnes Road.
(Ord. 1994-11, passed 8-1-94)


§ 52.08 CHARGES.

(A) The City Council shall from time to time by ordinance, fix the charges for:

(1) Installation of water taps and meters for service from the public water lines of the city;

(2) Amount of deposits required for new subscribers for water service in the city;

(3) The charges for relocating any existing tap and meter at the request of others.

(B) Until such time as charges are fixed or changed by ordinance, the charge shall be:

(1) (a) The charge for a tap of the water main shall be $1,000.00, plus any portion of the original assessment against the portion of the property to be served. This $1,000.00 charge includes a 5/8" x 3/4" meter.

(b) For that property described in the legal description and map prepared by Cahill and McLafferty Surveyors and dated February 18, 1993, a copy of which may be obtained from the City Clerk/Treasurer, the charge for a connection to the water main shall be $1,700 plus any portion of the original assessment against the portion of the property to be served. This $1,700 charge includes a 5/8"x 3/4" meter.

(2) Moving any existing water line tap or meter at the request of others. Total of all costs of labor, machinery hired, and materials used in moving such meter.

(C) Until such time as the charges are fixed or changed by ordinance, there are hereby established, as shown below, the following charges for water furnished to any person, firm, corporation, partnership or other business entity or property through a regular water meter by the City, except as otherwise hereinafter provided:

(1) For each 1,000 gallons used
per month (fractions of
1,000 shall be computed at
nearest tenth thereof) $4.55
eff. 8/1/15 $5.01
eff. 8/1/16 $5.44
eff. 8/1/17 $6.02

(2) To each bill computed as
above, there shall be
added a service and
billing charge of $2.61
eff. 8/1/15 $2.88
eff. 8/1/16 $3.13
eff. 8/1/17 $3.46

(3) Minimum monthly charge $7.16
eff. 8/1/15 $7.89
eff. 8/1/16 $8.57
eff. 8/1/17 $9.48

(4) Returned check fees $25.00

(5) Late fees at 1 1/2% per monthly interest/penalty.

(D) All water bills shall be determined by the reading of meters on or about the fifteenth day of each month. Bills shall be rendered on about the first day of each month and shall be payable by the fifteenth day of the month following the rendition of statement.

(E) Each person, firm, corporation or other entity withdrawing or receiving water from the waterloading dock (vehicle tank loading dock) shall pay to the city through the coin devices, provided in such waterloading dock, a sum equal to $.67 for each 100 gallons of water so withdrawn or received.

(F) Rates for the City of Dry Ridge will be reviewed at least once every three years regarding the water needs of the customer, and the excess water, if any, which the city may have available for sale, and the price of the water to be sold and purchased thereafter by the terms of this section. Modifications of the provisions relating to the price of the water to be sold and purchased shall be based on the Consumer Price Index of the previous year only. Consumer Price Index shall mean the Revised Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, all items, 1967 = 100, as published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United State Department of Labor.

(G) Effective with the billing of September 1, 2013, the water rates for the Corinth Water District shall be billed according to their current Water Purchase Contract.

(H) Effective with the billing of September 1, 2013, the water rates for the Bullock Penn Water District shall be billed according to their current Water Purchase Contract.

(I) (1) Providing and installing water meter service within the lines of the property to be served approximately at the right of way line of Baton Rouge & Barnes Road:
3/4" water meter $ 1,700
1" water meter $ 2,000
2" water meter $ 3,200

(2) Until such time as the charges hereinafter provided are changed by ordinance there is hereby established, as shown below, the following charges for water furnished to any person, firm, corporation, partnership or other business entity or property by the city, at any point on Baton Rouge & Barnes Road lying west of the west right-of-way line of I-75 during any monthly billing period which commences on the 15th day of each month and continued to the 14th day of the succeeding month:

Outside City Limits
First 2,000 gallons $25.31
eff. 8/1/15 $27.85
eff. 8/1/16 $30.22
eff. 8/1/17 $33.40
Next 3,000 gallons, per 1,000 gal. $9.88
eff. 8/1/15 $10.87
eff. 8/1/16 $11.80
eff. 8/1/17 $13.04
Next 5,000 gallons, per 1,000 gal. $8.65
eff. 8/1/15 $9.53
eff. 8/1/16 $10.33
eff. 8/1/17 $11.42
Next 10,000 gallons, per 1,000 gal. $7.43
eff. 8/1/15 $8.18
eff. 8/1/16 $8.88
eff. 8/1/17 $9.82
All water in excess of 20,000
gallons per month, per 1,000 gal. $5.60
eff. 8/1/15 $6.16
eff. 8/1/16 $6.69
eff. 8/1/17 $7.40
Service and billing charge $2.61
eff. 8/1/15 $2.88
eff. 8/1/16 $3.13
eff. 8/1/17 $3.46
If annexed:
First 2,000 gallons $25.31
eff. 8/1/15 $27.85
eff. 8/1/16 $30.22
eff. 8/1/17 $33.40
Over 2,000 gallons $4.28
eff. 8/1/15 $4.71
eff. 8/1/16 $5.11
eff. 8/1/17 $5.65
Billing charge $2.61
eff. 8/1/15 $2.88
eff. 8/1/16 $3.13
eff. 8/1/17 $3.46

(3) Until such time as the charges hereinafter established are changed by ordinance, there is hereby established, as shown below, the following charges for water furnished to any person, firm, corporation, partnership, or other business entity or property by the city, to any point outside the city limits of the City of Williamstown, Kentucky during any monthly billing period which commences on the 15th day of each month and continues to the 14th day of the succeeding month:

Outside City Limits
First 2,000 gallons $25.31
eff. 8/1/15 $27.85
eff. 8/1/16 $30.22
eff. 8/1/17 $33.40
Next 3,000 gallons, per 1,000 gal. $9.88
eff. 8/1/15 $10.87
eff. 8/1/16 $11.80
eff. 8/1/17 $13.04
Next 5,000 gallons, per 1,000 gal. $8.65
eff. 8/1/15 $9.52
eff. 8/1/16 $10.33
eff. 8/1/17 $11.42
Next 10,000 gallons, per 1,000 gal. $7.43
eff. 8/1/15 $8.18
eff. 8/1/16 $8.88
eff. 8/1/17 $9.82
All water in excess of 20,000
gallons per month, per 1,000 gal. $5.60
eff. 8/1/15 $6.16
eff. 8/1/16 $6.69
eff. 8/1/17 $7.40
Service and billing charge $2.61
eff. 8/1/15 $2.88
eff. 8/1/16 $3.13
eff. 8/1/17 $3.46
If annexed
First 2,000 gallons $25.31
eff. 8/1/15 $27.85
eff. 8/1/16 $30.22
eff. 8/1/17 $33.40
Over 2,000 gallons $4.28
eff. 8/1/15 $4.71
eff. 8/1/16 $5.11
eff. 8/1/17 $5.65
Billing charge $2.61
eff. 8/1/15 $2.88
eff. 8/1/16 $3.13
eff. 8/1/17 $3.46

(4) No water which is sold by the city to any customer in the area described above shall be piped by a customer or with customer’s consent onto the lands of another, nor to any point on the customer’s property more than 200 feet from the meter without written consent from the Mayor and/or City Administrator, and Water Superintendent through which such water flows; nor may the water withdrawn from a single meter be piped into more than one dwelling unit.

(5) All meter reading, billing charges, etc. shall be in accordance with the provisions of the city’s current fiscal year budget ordinance relating to certain usage; however this section shall not in any way amend the budget ordinance, nor shall the reference to the budget ordinance in any way modify the charges set out above.

(J) Every two years, the city may increase and add a Cost of Living Adjustment based upon the Consumer Price Index in January as provided by the Secretary of Economic Development and/or Department for Local Government for the customers and wholesale customers of the City of Williamstown water system, excluding, however, those wholesale customers subject to the oversight of the Public Service Commission (PSC).
(Ord. 1991-325, passed 12-2-91; Am. Ord. 1997-31, passed 11-20-97; Am. Ord. 1998-27, passed 10-5-98; Am. Ord. 2000-04, passed 05-01-00; Am. Ord. 2002-06, passed 7-16-02; Am. Ord. 2004-01, passed 1-20-04; Am. Ord. 2005-06, passed 4-28-05; Am. Ord. 2005-07, passed 4-19-05; Am. Ord. 2005-22, passed 12-19-05; Am. Ord. 2007-12, passed 8-21-07; Am. Ord. 2008-14, passed 7-15-08; Am. Ord. 2009-17, passed 11-23-09; Am. Ord. 2010-08, passed 6-15-10; Am. Ord. 2011-24, passed 10-18-11; Am. Ord. 2012-17, passed 10-16-12; Am. Ord. 2013-05, passed 4-1-13; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 8-20-13; Am. Ord. 2015-10, passed 7-21-15)


§ 52.09 OPENING FIRE HYDRANTS: DAMAGING FACILITIES OF WATER SYSTEM.

(A) Without first obtaining the prior written consent of the Mayor after such application is submitted with required deposit or of such person as he may designate to perform such duties; no person, firm or corporation shall:

(1) Open any fire hydrant of the water system of the city or remove any valve cover of the water system of the city or open any control device of the water system of the city;

(2) The provisions of Division (A) (1) of this section shall not apply to the officers, agents, or employees of the city, whether paid or volunteer, in the performances of their respective duties.

(B) Without first obtaining the prior written consent of the Mayor or of such person as he may designate to perform such duties; no person, firm or corporation shall:

(1) Willfully or through any act of gross negligence do, perform, or encourage any act which will or may cause any degree of damage to the water system of the city or any of its components or appurtenances or to the operation of such system;

(2) Cause, directly or indirectly, any opening to be made into any water main of the city;

(3) Cover any meter jar cover, valve cover, or control device of the water system of the city with dirt, gravel, or any other material of any kind or nature.
(Ord. 1991-325, passed 12-2-91; Am. Ord. 1997-31, passed 11-20-97)


ADDITIONAL CHARGES OR FEES


§ 52.20 COLLECTION OF CHARGES.

It is determined and declared to be necessary and conductive to the protection of the public health, safety, welfare and convenience of the city to collect charges from all users who draw water from the city Water Treatment Plant. The proceeds of such charges so derived will be used for the purpose of operating and maintaining the public water system.
(Ord. 2011-24, passed 10-18-11; Am. Ord. 2012-17, passed 10-16-12; Am. Ord. 2013-05, passed 4-1-13; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 8-20-13; Am. Ord. 2015-10, passed 7-21-15)


§ 52.21 DEFINITIONS.

Unless the context specifically indicates otherwise, the meaning of terms used in this subchapter shall be as follows:
“CAPACITY.” Relates to the cost to provide the necessary capacity in the upgraded existing system (i.e. treatment plants, treatment abilities, water pipes, storage wells, water tanks, and the like).
“CAPACITY FEES.” Shall be levied and are designed to recover the costs to replace the capacity that is used by a new customer for a period of twenty (20) years at a monthly charge.
“COMMERCIAL USER.” All retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, laundries, and other private business and service establishments.
“DEBT SERVICE.” Charges levied on users of the water treatment works to support the annual debt obligations of the system.
“EQUIVALENT RESIDENTIAL UNITS (ERUs).” The existing and anticipated “Equivalent Residential Units” whether Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Governmental and/or Residential user within the area when the city constructs water facilities (i.e. water treatment ability, and the like) in a specifically defined geographical area.
“GOVERNMENTAL USER.” Shall include legislative, judicial, administrative, and regulatory activities of Federal, State and Local governments.
“INDUSTRIAL USER (IU).” A source of Indirect Discharge which does not constitute a “discharge of pollutants” under regulations issued pursuant to Section 402 of the Clean Water Act.
“INSTITUTIONAL USER.” Social, charitable, religious, education activities such as schools, churches, hospitals, nursing homes, penal institutions and similar institutional users.
“MAY.” Permissive.
“NORMAL DOMESTIC WATER.” The water drawn from the Water Treatment Plant and which are used in the normal human living processes and domestic/commercial use.
“OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE.” Those functions that result in expenditures during the useful life of the treatment works for materials, labor, utilities and other items which are necessary for managing and for which such works were designed and construed. The term “operation and maintenance” includes replacement as defined in this section.
“REPLACEMENT.” Expenditures for obtaining and installing equipment, accessories or appurtenances which are necessary during the useful life of the water treatment works to maintain the capacity and performance for which such works were designed and constructed.
“RESIDENTIAL USER.” Any residential user of the City of Williamstown’s water works whose lot, parcel or real estate, or building is used for domestic dwelling purposes only.
“SHALL.” Mandatory.
“SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT.” Relates to the costs to provide service to a general area such as, but not limited to, Barnes Road and Baton Rouge Road areas to the west of U.S. 25 and east of I-75, U.S. Highway 36, and the like, the city constructed and expanded major equipment to the mentioned areas, as well as others.
“SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT FEES.” Levied on all properties that receive service, directly or indirectly, through System Development constructed facilities for a period of twenty (20) years at a monthly charge.
“USEFUL LIFE.” The estimated period during which a water treatment plant will be operated.
“USER CHARGE.” The total water service charge which is levied in a proportional and adequate manner for the cost of operation, maintenance, replacement and debt service expenses of the water treatment works.
“WATER METER.” A water volume measuring and recording device, furnished and/or installed by a user and approved by the city.“WATER TREATMENT WORKS.” Any devices and systems for the storage, treatment, filtration, and purification of municipal water, domestic water, commercial industrial water. These include, but are limited to, all equipment, lines, chemicals, processes, additions, alterations, storage wells, wells treatment units, water toners, and all such equipment used in the treatment, filtration and distribution of potable water.
(Ord. 2011-24, passed 10-18-11; Am. Ord. 2012-17, passed 10-16-12; Am. Ord. 2013-05, passed 4-1-13; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 8-20-13; Am. Ord. 2015-10, passed 7-21-15)


§ 52.22 CAPACITY FEE.

(A) There is hereby established a Capacity Fee for all new water plant and line construction in the city. The Capacity Fee for each Equivalent Residential User (ERU) calculated as follows: CF = Net Worth (water system) dollars/(G.P.D.) System Capacity (gallons per day) CF/ERU = dollars/GPD x _____ average use per days

(B) Qualified users are allowed to pay this fee in monthly installments for up to sixty (60) months with project interest based upon the then current bond interest schedule. Said Capacity Fee shall be calculated by the Mayor and/or his or her designee and the City Clerk/Treasurer. Said calculations and information sheet shall be provided to the qualified user by the Mayor and/or City Clerk/ Treasurer.
(Ord. 2011-24, passed 10-18-11; Am. Ord. 2012-17, passed 10-16-12; Am. Ord. 2013-05, passed 4-1-13; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 8-20-13; Am. Ord. 2015-10, passed 7-21-15)


§ 52.23 EQUIVALENT RESIDENTIAL USERS.

(A) Henceforth, as the city constructs water facilities (i.e. water service/construction, etc.) in a specifically defined geographical area, all costs related to the construction of the associated facilities shall be divided equally among the existing and anticipated “Equivalent Residential Users” (ERUs) within the area. Costs to provide service shall include, but not be limited to, legal fees for property and/or easement acquisition, engineering costs, construction costs, and other related project costs.

(B) The geographic area subject to said System Development Fee is defined as the area served by water improvements from the Grant County High School Board of Education, and the Baton Rouge Road areas of the northern boundary, and bounded in the west by all those areas served by Barnes Road, and to the east by Arnie Risen Boulevard and Eibeck Lane as the southern boundary, and those areas served west on Ky. Highway 36 to the city limits, including those areas served directly or indirectly by said public water enhancements and construction by the city, and those areas served by the Williamstown Water Plant.

(C) The city shall define by Resolution, the project/geographical area and through public notification in the newspaper and/or by letter, shall contain the ERU costs of the project area subject to said fee.
(Ord. 2011-24, passed 10-18-11; Am. Ord. 2012-17, passed 10-16-12; Am. Ord. 2013-05, passed 4-1-13; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 8-20-13; Am. Ord. 2015-10, passed 7-21-15)


§ 52.24 SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT FEE.

(A) There is hereby established a System Development Fee for all new water construction by the City of Williamstown as calculated by the following formulas: Extension of Service (treatment plants, lines, storage units, mains, etc.) Project Cost ÷ Projected ERU’s x users = System Development Fee

(B) Qualified users are allowed to pay this fee in monthly installments for up to sixty (60) months with project interest based upon the then current bond interest schedule. Said System Development Fee shall be calculated by the Mayor and/or his designee and the City Clerk/Treasurer. Said calculations and information sheet shall be provided to the qualified user by the Mayor and/or City Clerk/ Treasurer.
(Ord. 2011-24, passed 10-18-11; Am. Ord. 2012-17, passed 10-16-12; Am. Ord. 2013-05, passed 4-1-13; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 8-20-13; Am. Ord. 2015-10, passed 7-21-15)


§ 52.25 NOTIFICATION.

(A) When each property owner is requesting connection to the Williamstown Water System, each property owner will be notified by the Mayor and/or City Clerk/Treasurer of the “capacity fee” and “system development fee” applicable for said property. This notification shall be in writing and detail the ERU costs for the project area.

(B) This notification letter/notice shall state the date upon which associated “Apportionment Warrants” (property liens) shall be placed on the property deed, unless payment in full of the assessment fees amount is paid to the city prior to that date.

(C) Anticipated ERUs include, but are not limited to, vacant lots, undeveloped property that could be further subdivided into lots within assessment zone, etc. Apportionment Warrants will remain, and are transferable to future property owners, for those undeveloped properties/lots until such time as development requiring wastewater facilities occurs. When such undeveloped properties are later developed, payment of the System Development Fees and Capacity Fees are required at the time of Connection Permit issuance by the City of Williamstown or payable consistent with the provisions set forth herein.
(Ord. 2011-24, passed 10-18-11; Am. Ord. 2012-17, passed 10-16-12; Am. Ord. 2013-05, passed 4-1-13; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 8-20-13; Am. Ord. 2015-10, passed 7-21-15)


§ 52.26 ADDITIONAL FEES.

Capacity fees and system development fees are in addition to and independent from any and all existing water tap on fees as established by the city.
(Ord. 2011-24, passed 10-18-11; Am. Ord. 2012-17, passed 10-16-12; Am. Ord. 2013-05, passed 4-1-13; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 8-20-13; Am. Ord.2015-10, passed 7-21-15)


§ 52.99 PENALTY.

(A) Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be fined not less than $25 nor more than $500 or confined in appropriate place of detention for not less than ten days nor more than six months or both. In addition to the foregoing penalties, the city may recover of such person, firm, or corporation a sum equal to all damage or expense occasioned the city by such act.
(Ord. 1991-325, passed 12-2-91)

(B) Any person violating any of the provisions of § 52.08 hereof shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $250 for each offense. Each day of violation shall constitute a separate offense. In addition to such fine any person violating any of the provisions of § 52.08 hereof shall pay to the city as civil damages a sum equal to the preceding six months billing measured back from the date of the first offense for which such person is convicted.
(Ord. 1994-16, passed 8-15-94)