DIVISION 7
PUBLIC WORKS AND PROPERTY

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1 - Subdivisions - Repealed by O-2351 & O-2352

Chapter 2 - Sewers

Article 1 - General

72.1.1.    Removing manhole covers; discharging surface, etc. waters into sewer.

Article 2 - Construction, Use, Etc. of Public and House-Connection Sewers Generally

72.2.1.    Definitions.

72.2.2.    Construction and interpretation of Article.

72.2.3.    Permit required; exception; application.

72.2.4.    Fees.

72.2.5.    Permit expiration.

72.2.6.    Record of fees to be kept; inspection; time of payment into treasury.

72.2.7.    Inspection required; defects to be corrected.

72.2.8.    Certificate of final inspection.

72.2.9.    Material and construction to comply with all requirements of City.

72.2.10.    Sewer connection requirements.

72.2.11.    Public sewers to be tapped in presence of inspector; requirements generally.

72.2.12.    Depositing industrial wastes, solids, etc. in sewers prohibited.

72.2.13.    Dilution and neutralization of acids and corrosive liquids required before deposit in sewers.

72.2.14.    Rain or surface water connections not to be made to sanitary sewer.

72.2.15.    Connection of swimming pool or tank to public sewer prohibited: exception.

72.2.16.    Sand trap construction requirements.

72.2.17.    Grease traps.

72.2.18.    Safe waste piping.

72.2.19.    Blowoff and exhaust steam connections.

72.2.20.    Renewals and alterations to conform with Article.

72.2.21.    Removing, injuring, etc. manholes, flush tanks, etc. prohibited.

72.2.22.    Right-of-way prerequisite to connection to public sewer where connection crosses lot other than lot on which building or structure is located.

Article 3 - Construction as Result of Contributions and Contracts.

72.3.1.    Deposits with City Treasurer; amount to be estimated by City Engineer.

72.3.2.    Preparation of plans and specifications.

72.3.3.    Calling for bids; acceptance or rejection by City Council.

72.3.4.    Procedure where amount deposited is insufficient to cover cost of work.

72.3.5.    Deposits necessary to cover costs to be placed in guaranteed deposit account.

72.3.6.    Cost to be prorated upon completion of work.

72.3.7.    Excess moneys to be refunded to property owners.

72.3.8.    Payment of prorated charge prerequisite to connection.

72.3.9.    Owners to enter into contract upon completion of work.

72.3.10.    Authority of City Engineer to enter into contract; conditions.

72.3.11.    Persons entitled to refund to keep address on file with Treasurer; notice where address unknown; limitation upon time as to collection.

72.3.12.    Payment of connection charge required prior to connection with sewer.

72.3.13.    Right of property owners to have sewer facilities constructed in lieu of depositing funds.

Article 4 - Sewer Discharge Fee

72.4.1.    Definitions.

72.4.2.    Liability for collection of sewer fee.

72.4.3.    Collection of fees.

72.4.4.    Deposits and refunds.

72.4.5.    Discharge fee separation.

72.4.6.    Recovery of delinquent sewer discharge fees.

Chapter 3 - Repealed by O-2131

Chapter 4 - Public Works and Facilities

Article 1 - Definitions

74.1.1.    City Engineer.

74.1.2.    Excavation.

74.1.3.    Fill.

74.1.4.    Person.

74.1.5.    Street.

74.1.6.    Superintendent of Building Inspection.

Article 2 - Surface Waters

74.2.1.    Surface waters defined.

74.2.2.    Distinguished from flood waters.

74.2.3.    Obstructing so as to flood streets, etc.

74.2.4.    Raising elevations so as to flood streets, etc.

Article 3 - Construction of Improvements

74.3.1.    Definitions.

74.3.2.    Construction of street improvements.

74.3.3.    Required dedication of right-of-way.

74.3.4.    Driveways.

74.3.5.    Suspension of provisions.

74.3.6.    Granting of exception.

74.3.7.    Application of Article.

74.3.8.    Exemption from dedication and improvement requirements.

74.3.9.    Construction prohibited on rights-of-way.

74.3.10.    Waiver of provisions.

Article 4 - Driveways

74.4.1.    Location and specifications, generally.

74.4.2.    Driveways from through lots to highways, etc. prohibited; exceptions.

74.4.3.    Abandoned driveways defined.

74.4.4.    Abandoned driveways; removal of.

Article 5 - Moving Buildings, Tanks and Vehicles over Streets

74.5.1.    Classifications.

74.5.2.    Definitions.

74.5.3.    Permit required; building or tank.

74.5.4.    Permit required; vehicle.

74.5.5.    Exceptions.

74.5.6.    Bonds.

74.5.7.    Permit fees.

74.5.8.    Expiration of permits.

74.5.9.    Conditions of permit.

74.5.10.    Public utility property.

74.5.11.    Notice to City officials.

74.5.12.    Supervision and access.

74.5.13.    Supervision fees.

74.5.14.    Permit exhibition.

74.5.15.    Safety precautions.

74.5.16.    Protection of property.

74.5.17.    Methods of moving.

74.5.18.    Movement prohibited.

Article 6 - Street Excavations

74.6.1.    Definitions.

74.6.2.    Permit required for excavation or new construction.

74.6.3.    Emergencies.

74.6.4.    Special and general deposits and bonds.

74.6.5.    Inspection, supervision and fees.

74.6.6.    Completion of work.

74.6.7.    Backfill.

74.6.8.    Street excavations.

74.6.9.    Depth of underground installations.

74.6.10.    Statements.

74.6.11.    Refunds.

74.6.12.    Maps to be filed.

74.6.13.    Abandonment.

74.6.14.    Application of Code.

Article 7 - Vacation of City-Owned Land

74.7.1.    Payment of vacation proceedings fees.

Article 8 - Publication Vending Machines (Newsracks)

74.8.1.    Definitions.

74.8.2.    Projection onto roadway.

74.8.3.    Dangerous condition or obstruction.

74.8.4.    Placement.

74.8.5.    Location standards.

74.8.6.    Moving of machines.

74.8.7.    Chaining and bolting.

74.8.8.    Dimensions.

74.8.9.    Weight.

74.8.10.    Numerical limitations.

74.8.11.    Advertising uses.

74.8.12.    Maintenance.

74.8.13.    Identification required.

74.8.14.    Indemnification.

74.8.15.    Insurance.

74.8.16.    Noncompliance with this article.

74.8.17.    Removal of machines.

74.8.18.    Summary removal of machines.

74.8.19.    Notice of impoundment of machines.

74.8.20.    Return of impounded machines.

74.8.21.    Sale or disposal of impounded machines.

74.8.22.    Request for hearing.

74.8.23.    Notice of hearing.

74.8.24.    Conduct of hearing.

74.8.25.    Decision after hearing.

74.8.26.    Appeal.

74.8.27.    Delegation of duties.

Article 9 - Trespassing on Public Property

74.9.1.    Definition of sign.

74.9.2.    Definition of posted property.

74.9.3.    Definition of posted boundary.

74.9.4.    Property which may be posted.

74.9.5.    Posting of public property.

74.9.6.    Entering on posted property a misdemeanor.

74.9.7.    Defacing sign a misdemeanor.

74.9.8.    Loitering near sign a misdemeanor.

74.9.9.    Exceptions.

Article 10 - Testing of Pipelines

74.10.1.    Application of Article.

74.10.2.    Time of tests.

74.10.3.    Pressure test method.

74.10.4.    Test reports.

Chapter 5 - Parkway Planting, Walls and Fences

Article 1 - General

75.1.1.    Title.

75.1.2.    Definition of Superintendent.

75.1.3.    Powers and duties of Superintendent generally.

75.1.4.    Requirements as to planting on public property.

75.1.5.    Permit required to cut, trim, remove, etc.; granting; duration.

75.1.6.    Planting vegetation around trees.

75.1.7.    Permit for person maintaining overhead wires, etc., to cut and prune.

75.1.8.    Interfering with Superintendent, etc., while trimming, pruning, etc. prohibited.

75.1.9.    Liquids, etc., deleterious to tree life.

75.1.10.    Attaching signs, wires, etc., to trees, shrubs or plants.

75.1.11.    Protection during erection, repair, etc. of buildings.

75.1.12.    Trimming or removing-On City property and hazardous to travel.

75.1.13.    Maintenance and replacement of trees in parkways.

75.1.14.    Obstructing view from driveway to street prohibited.

Article 2 - Visibility at Intersections

75.2.1.    Obstructing visibility prohibited.

75.2.2.    Trimming growth at intersections.

75.2.3.    Exceptions.

75.2.4.    Prior existence.

75.2.5.    Removal of obstruction.

75.2.6.    Notice of trimming or removing.

75.2.7.    Objections by owners.

Article 3 - Repealed by O-2437

Chapter 6 - Water

Article 1 - General

76.1.1.    Definitions.

76.1.2.    Municipal Water Department.

76.1.3.    Water Superintendent; office created; supervision of water department.

76.1.4.    Water Superintendent; compensation.

76.1.5.    Water Superintendent; duties generally.

76.1.6.    Continuance of employees in classified service.

Article 2 - Regulations

76.2.1.    Water service.

76.2.2.    Payment of water bills.

76.2.3.    New service connections.

76.2.4.    Enlargement, change or moving water service pipe or meters.

76.2.5.    Meter readings.

76.2.6.    Computation of charges.

76.2.7.    Rates.

76.2.8.    Disconnection of service.

76.2.9.    Installations in new subdivisions or resubdivisions.

76.2.10.    Minimum diameter of main.

76.2.11.    When cast iron pipe required.

76.2.12.    Proposed mains to be approved by Water Superintendent.

76.2.13.    Key map of master plan required; files.

76.2.14.    When ultimate needs exceed present needs.

76.2.15.    Original mains; what property affected.

76.2.16.    Property to be served by main abutting property; when extension required.

76.2.17.    Property not previously served; charges.

76.2.18.    Water main construction charges.

76.2.19.    Water main extensions; construction; charges.

76.2.20.    Water main extensions; final costs; refund; collection of deficit.

76.2.21.    Water main extensions; refund of construction charges after completion.

76.2.22.    Requests for extension by prospective consumer.

76.2.23.    Right of appeal.

76.2.24.    Injuring, damaging, molesting, stealing, removing, or otherwise interfering with tangible properties.

76.2.25.    Written consent required to turn on, etc., water shut off by City.

Article 3 - Cross Connection Control Program

76.3.1.    Purpose.

76.3.2.    Cross connections unlawful.

76.3.3.    Cross connection protection requirements.

Article 4 - Water Conservation and Water Supply Shortage and Sustainability Program

76.4.010.    Title.

76.4.020.    Findings.

76.4.030.    Declaration of purpose and intent.

76.4.040.    Definitions.

76.4.050.    Application.

76.4.060.    Permanent water conservation requirements - Prohibition against waste.

76.4.070.    Level 1 water supply shortage.

76.4.080.    Level 2 water supply shortage.

76.4.090.    Level 3 water supply shortage - Emergency condition.

76.4.100.    Procedures for determination/notification of water supply shortage.

76.4.110.    Other provisions.

76.4.120.    Hardship waiver.

76.4.130.    Penalties and violations.

Article 5 - Reclaimed Water

76.5.1.    Purpose.

76.5.2.    Definitions.

76.5.3.    Use of reclaimed water.

76.5.4.    Evaluation of development permits.

76.5.5.    Order of service.

76.5.6.    Agreement for service.

76.5.7.    Future users.

76.5.8.    Conversion to reclaimed water.

76.5.9.    Temporary discontinuance of service.

76.5.10.    Discontinuance of service by user.

76.5.11.    Discontinuance of service by City.

76.5.12.    Reclaimed water metering and installation.

76.5.13.    Conditions of service.

76.5.14.    Appeal process.

Chapter 7 - Utilities

Article 1 - Conversion of Existing Overhead Lines

77.1.1.    Definitions.

77.1.20.    Public hearing by City Council.

77.1.21.    Designation of district.

77.1.30.    Unlawful acts.

77.1.40.    Exception, emergency or unusual circumstances.

77.1.41.    Other exceptions.

77.1.50.    Notice to property owners and utility companies.

77.1.60.    Responsibility of utility companies.

77.1.61.    Responsibility of property owners.

77.1.62.    Notice to provide underground facilities.

77.1.63.    Giving of notice.

77.1.64.    Contents of notice.

77.1.65.    Authority of engineer.

77.1.66.    Report of engineer.

77.1.67.    Notice of hearing.

77.1.68.    Hearing by City Council.

77.1.69.    Assessment and lien.

77.1.70.    Responsibility of City.

77.1.80.    Extension of time.

Article 2 - Underground Utilities Committee

77.2.1.    Composition of Committee.

77.2.2.    Membership of Committee.

77.2.3.    Chairman.

77.2.4.    Meetings.

77.2.5.    Powers and duties of the Committee.

77.2.6.    Rules and regulations.

Article 3 - Undergrounding of Utilities

77.3.1.    New construction.

77.3.2.    Existing buildings.

77.3.3.    Responsibility for compliance.

77.3.4.    Appurtenances.

77.3.5.    Risers.

77.3.6.    Waiver.

77.3.7.    Application.

Chapter 8 - Alternative Method of Financing Public Improvements and Collecting Special Assessments

78.1.1.    Purpose of Chapter.

78.1.2.    Determination not to issue bonds.

78.1.3.    Resolution of intention.

78.1.4.    Incidental expenses.

78.1.5.    Notice inviting bids.

78.1.6.    Construction contract.

78.1.7.    Performance of work by City.

78.1.8.    City to pay contractor.

78.1.9.    Warrant issued to Treasurer.

78.1.10.    Notice of assessments.

78.1.11.    Unpaid list.

78.1.12.    Semiannual payments.

78.1.13.    Acceleration of payment.

78.1.14.    Acceptance of interest payments alone.

78.1.15.    Interest.

78.1.16.    Optional prepayment.

78.1.17.    Delinquency penalty.

78.1.18.    Notice of payment due.

78.1.19.    Priority of lien.

78.1.20.    Default and sale for delinquency.

78.1.21.    Redemption of delinquent property.

78.1.22.    Conclusiveness of proceedings.

78.1.23.    Incorporation of 1911 Act.

Chapter 9 - Flood Hazard Insurance

Article 1 - Statutory Authority, Findings of Fact, Purposes and Methods

79.1.1.    Statutory authorization.

79.1.2.    Findings of fact.

79.1.3.    Statement of purpose.

79.1.4.    Methods of reducing flood losses.

Article 2 - Definitions

79.2.1.    Specific words or phrases.

Article 3 - General Provisions

79.3.1.    Lands to which this Chapter applies.

79.3.2.    Basis for establishing areas of special flood hazard.

79.3.3.    Compliance.

79.3.4.    Abrogation and greater restrictions.

79.3.5.    Interpretation.

79.3.6.    Warning and disclaimer of liability.

79.3.7.    Severability.

Article 4 - Administration

79.4.1.    Establishment of Development Permit.

79.4.2.    Designation of the Floodplain Administrator.

79.4.3.    Duties and responsibilities of the Floodplain Administrator.

Article 5 - Provisions for Flood Hazard Reduction

79.5.1.    Standards of construction.

79.5.2.    Standards for utilities.

79.5.3.    Standards for subdivisions.

79.5.4.    Standards for manufactured homes.

79.5.5.    Standards for recreational vehicles.

79.5.6.    Floodways.

79.5.7.    Coastal high hazard areas.

Article 6 - Exceptions (Variances) Procedures

79.6.1.    Appeal board.

79.6.2.    Conditions for exceptions (variances).

79.6.3.    Nature of exceptions (variances).