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Ord 42-2002 6/4/2002S ORDINANCE NO. 42 -2002 ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 106 -64 AND 106 -376 TO BRING CITY ORDINANCE IN LINE WITH STATE REGULATIONS; FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS ORDINANCE WAS PASSED WAS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. Section 106 -64 of the Code of Ordinance is hereby amended to read as follows: Sec. 106 -64. Installation of water service connections. (a) The department of public works shall install all water service pipes from water mains to the curb line of the street and shall charge for the installation a sum sufficient to cover the cost thereof. Such cost shall be figured from the curb to the center of the street and shall be determined and collected by the department before water is turned on to such service connection. (b) Every separate premises, such as a residence, store, factory, apartment house, hotel, upstairs room, office, store and separate business, etc., must have its own separate service connection and individual meter in front at the curb line and shall not be allowed to supply water to any other tenant or premises, under penalty of having the water disconnected. (c) All service pipes from the water mains shall be in accordance with the city plumbing code adopted in section 22-481 and must be brought in from the street and enter the premises at the front so that all meters and cutoffs may be placed at the curb. Service pipes must be laid in the street, not across adjoining lots of property, and must be provided with approved drain cocks to protect pipes from freezing. All drain cocks must be kept in good condition by the owner or tenant. (d) Except as provided by subsections (e) and (f) of this section, a manager of a condominium or the owner of an apartment house, manufactured home rental community, or multiple use facility, on which construction begins after January 1, 2003, shall provide for the measurement of the quantity of water, if any, consumed by the occupants of each unit through the installation of: (1) submeters, owned by the property owner of manager, for each dwelling unit or rental unit; or (2) individual meters, owned by the City of Wichita Falls, for each dwelling unit or rental unit. (e) An owner of an apartment house on which construction begins after January 1, 2003, and which provides government assisted or subsidized rental housing to low or very low income residents shall install a plumbing system in the apartment house that is compatible with the installation of submeters for the measurement of the quantity of water, if any, consumed by the occupants of each unit. (f) On the request by the property owner or manager, the City of Wichita Falls will install individual meters owned by the City of Wichita Falls for an apartment house, manufactured home rental community, multiple use facility, or condominium unless the City of Wichita Falls determines that installation of meters is not feasible. If the City of Wichita Falls Director of Public Works determines that installation of individual meters is not feasible, the property owner or manager shall install submeters. The City of Wichita Falls shall charge the owners the costs to install individual meters. (1) All individual meters installed by the City of Wichita Falls will be placed at the front of the property within the street Right of Way. (2) Any lot requiring more than four meters (5 meters if one meter is required for irrigation) will be required to construct a pipe loop, made of ductile iron pipe, to accommodate the tapping of the water main. The City of Wichita Falls Water Department, as a part of the service tap, will install this loop. The cost of this loop will be included in the tap estimate provided by the City of Wichita Falls. The size and design of this loop will be determined by the City of Wichita Falls. If the loop is being installed as a part of water line improvements constructed by the developer, the design of the loop will be reviewed, approved and inspected by the Public Works Department. This loop will have a valve at each end and at least one (1) valve in the middle of the loop. This loop will be on the same side of the street as the property to be served. (3) No structures will be constructed by the owner of the property over any part of the pipe loop, the service lines or the individual meters. (4) Multiple pipe loops may be constructed to accommodate the efficient installation of individual meters. (Code 1966, § 32 -25) SECTION 2. Section 106 -376 of the Code of Ordinance is hereby amended to read as follows: Sec. 106 -376. Responsibilities of transporter. (a) Before accepting a load of liquid waste for transportation, a liquid waste transporter shall determine the nature of the material to be transported and that his equipment is sufficient to properly handle the job without spillage, leaks or release of toxic or harmful gases, fumes, liquids or other substances. (b) A transporter with a city liquid waste transporter permit shall not transport materials that are hazardous, as defined in section 106 -311, in vehicles permitted by the city for transporting liquid waste. (c) A transporter holding a city permit must use a disposal site permitted and approved by the city, the state, or the federal government. (d) A manifest system consisting of a five -part trip ticket must be used to document the generation, transportation and disposal of all applicable liquid waste generated in the city and shall be used as follows: (1) The trip ticket books shall be purchased by the transporter from the city department of air -water pollution division, for the cost of providing the books. (2) A transporter shall complete one trip ticket for each location serviced. Chemical /portable toilet companies servicing their own units shall be required to complete one trip ticket for each vehicle load transported. (3) The white copy of the trip ticket shall be signed by the transporter with the disposal site name and permit number at the time of waste disposal, and the green copy shall be maintained by the landfill /wastewater plant. (4) The yellow copy of the trip ticket shall be maintained by the transporter. (5) All completed trip tickets containing the white copy of the trip ticket will be delivered at least weekly by the disposer to the city department of health air -water pollution division. (6) A copy of all trip tickets shall be maintained for a period of five years. (Code 1966, § 32 -88) SECTION 3. It is hereby officially found and determined that the meeting at which this ordinance was passed was open to the public as required by law. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 4th day of June, 2002. ATTEST: Ci y Clerk