CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

 


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS. 3

15-101.  Definition. 3

15-102.  Delinquent accounts. 3

15-103.  Notice; hearing. 3

15-104.  Same; finding. 3

15-105.  Utility deposit. 4

15-106.  Delinquent accounts; refusal of service; termination of service; lien against property. 4

15-106a. Landlord liability. 5

15-107.  Reserved. 5

15-108.  Reserved. 5

15-109.  Reserved. 5

15-110.  Payment of bills. 6

15-111.  City maintenance superintendent. 6

15-112.  Utility connection of properties not in benefit district. 6

ARTICLE 2. WATER.. 7

15-201.  Regulations. 7

15-202.  Service not guaranteed. 7

15-203.  Service connections required. 7

15-204.  Application for service. 7

15-205.  City to make connections. 8

15-206.  Connection fees. 8

15-207.  Curb cocks. 9

15-208.  Check valves. 9

15-209.  Unauthorized service. 9

15-210.  Meters. 9

15-211.  Same; testing. 9

15-212.  Tampering with meter. 9

15-213.  Leaks prohibited; penalty. 10

15-214.  Utility deposit. 10

15-215.  Interrupt service. 10

15-216.  Prohibited acts. 10

15-217.  Wasting water. 10

15-218.  Right of access. 10

15-219.  Rates. 10

15-220.  Estimate of water usage. 11

15-221.  Water leaks. 11

15-222.  Water bills. 11

15-223.  Delinquent accounts; notice; hearing; finding; liability. 11

15-224.  Use during fire. 11

15-225.  Cross-connections prohibited. 11

15-226.  Same; protective backflow devices required. 12

15-227.  Same; inspection. 12

15-228.  Same; protection from contaminants. 12

ARTICLE 3. GAS. 13

15-301.  Gas contract. 13

15-302.  Applications. 13

15-303.  Laying of pipe, etc. 13

15-304.  Location of meters. 13

15-305.  Rates established in schedule. 13

15-306.  Meter damage. 13

15-307.  Meters; ownership, etc. 13

15-308.  Meter accuracy. 14

15-309.  Meter failure; bill averaging. 14

15-310.  Duty of consumers. 14

15-311.  No multiple connections. 14

15-312.  Access to gas fixtures. 14

15-313.  Shut off of service. 14

15-314.  Disconnection of service request by customer. 15

15-315.  Damage to system prohibited. 15

15-316.  Notification of city. 15

15-317.  Inspection by city. 15

15-318.  Changes, modifications required. 15

15-319.  Testing. 15

15-320.  Rules for installation, repair, etc. 15

15-321.  Meter and hook-on charges. 17

15-322.  Gas rates. 18

ARTICLE 4. SEWERS. 19

15-401.  Definitions. 19

15-402.  Sewer connection required. 20

15-403.  Permit; connection fee. 20

15-404.  Connection permit; application. 21

15-405.  Costs. 21

15-406.  Sewer connection. 21

15-407.  Sewer for each bu1lding. 22

15-408(1).       Same; specifications. 22

15-408(2).       Same. 22

15-408(3).       Same. 22

15-408(4).       Same. 22

15-408(5).       Same. 23

15-408(6).       Same. 23

15-408(7).       Same. 23

15-409.  Sewer excavations; damages. 23

15-410.  Failure to connect. 24

15-411.  Privy unlawful. 24

15-412.  Private sewer system. 24

15-413.  Same; permit. 24

15-414.  Same; inspection. 24

15-415.  Same; discharge. 24

15-416.  Same; additional requirements. 25

15-417.  Disposal of sewage. 25

15-418.  Damage to sewers. 25

15-419.  Natural outlet. 25

15-420.  Standards. 25

15-421.  Old building sewers. 25

15-422.  Mud, grease traps. 25

15-423.  Roof, foundation drains. 26

15-424.  Same; exception. 26

15-425.  Prohibited discharges. 26

15-426.  Bills. 27

15-427.  Delinquent accounts; lien against property. 27

15-428.  Sewer service charge; inside city. 27

15-429.  Sewer service charge; outside city. 27

ARTICLE 5. SOLID WASTE UTILITY.. 28

15-501.  Title. 28

15-502.  Legislative Findings and Determinations. 28

15-503.  Definitions. 28

15-504.  Creation of Solid Waste Utility. 29

15-505.  Adoption of Solid Waste Code. 29

15-506.  Collection. 29

15-507.  Administration. 29

15-508.  Recycling Program Fee Established. 30

15-509.  Recycling Program Fee Collection. 30

15-510.  Solid Waste Utility Enterprise Fund. 31

15-511.  Contracts. 31

15-512.  Insurance. 31

15-513.  Same; Insurance. 32

15-514.  Obligation of Solid Waste and/or Recyclable Materials Collector. 33

15-515.  Obstruction. 33

15-516.  Permit. 33

15-517.  Collection List. 33

15-518.  Revocation. 34

15-519.  Exemptions and Hearing. 34

15-520.  Penalty. 34

ARTICLE 6. WATER DROUGHT/EMERGENCY.. 35

15-601.  Purpose. 35

15-602.  Definitions. 35

15-603.  Declaration of a water emergency. 35

15-604.  Voluntary Conservation Measures. 36

15-605.  Mandatory Conservation Measures. 36

15-606.  Emergency Water Rates. 37

15-607.  Regulations. 37

15-608.  Violations, Disconnections and Penalties. 37

15-609.  Emergency Termination. 38

ARTICLE 7. STORM WATER POLLUTION PREVENTION   39

15-701.  General provisions. 39

15-702.  General prohibition. 45

15-703.  Specific prohibitions and requirements. 46

15-704.  Release reporting and cleanup. 48

15-705.  Stormwater discharges from construction activities. 48

15-706.  Stormwater discharges associated with industrial activity. 52

15-707.  Ditches and ponds. 53

15-708.  Compliance monitoring. 54

15-709.  Subdivision development. 54

15-710.  Enforcement actions. 54

15-711.  Applicability of enforcement actions. 56

15-712.  Hearing and appeal. 56

15-713.  Enforcement personnel authorized. 57

15-714.  Other legal actions. 57

15-715.  Falsifying information. 57

15-716.  Supplemental enforcement actions. 57

ARTICLE 8. SEDGWICK COUNTY WATER WELL CODE  58

15-801.  Adoption of Sedgwick County Water Well Code. 58

ARTICLE 9. SEDGWICK COUNTY SANITARY SEWER CODE  59

15-901.  Adoption of Sedgwick County Sanitary Sewer Code. 59