Division VI. Consumer Protection

Chapter 9.56
INTERFERENCE WITH UTILITIES

Sections:

9.56.010    Pollution of drinking water.

9.56.020    Damage to water or utility systems.

9.56.030    Fines.

9.56.010 Pollution of drinking water.

Any person who intentionally puts or places any sewage, drainage, refuse or polluting matter of any kind whatsoever into any well, reservoir, spring, brook, creek, branch, pond of water or any water pipe within the city, which either by itself or in connection with other matter will corrupt or impair or pollute the quality of water of such well, spring, brook, creek, branch, pond or pipe, which is used or may be used for domestic purposes, shall be deemed an ordinance violator. (Ord. 210 § 4, 1978; 1978 code § 9.56)

9.56.020 Damage to water or utility systems.

A person who willfully or without authorization opens a fire hydrant, breaks, cuts away, injures or destroys a dam, ditch, intake, gate, hydrant, pipeline, flume, canal or powerhouse, transformers, powerlines, utility poles or cables of a public or private water or utility system or power plant shall be deemed an ordinance violator. (Ord. 210 § 4, 1978; 1978 code § 9.56(a))

9.56.030 Fines.

A violation of this chapter is an offense punishable by the fine established in the current, adopted budget. (Ord. 14-028 § 24, 2014)