Sec. 26-10.1. Connection to water systems, waiver.

 

(a)   The owner of a property may request a waiver of the required water connection from the city council, after review and approval by the public works director, if the distance from any portion of the habitable building or structure to the public water distribution main system exceeds four hundred fifty (450) feet measured along the most direct route available by street, alley or easement to the public water distribution main.

 

(b)  The owner of property for which a waiver is being sought shall file an application with the city clerk.  The city clerk shall place the request on the next regular city council meeting agenda.  Said waiver shall only be granted after a hearing and an affirmative vote of three-fourths (3/4) of all members of the city council.  The city council in granting such a waiver shall have the power to place any reasonable restrictions or conditions on said waiver that the city council deems necessary to give effect to the intent of this section.

 

(c)  If a domestic well is allowed and the well becomes impacted by groundwater that is classified or deemed to be contaminated, the property owner will be reauired to hookup to the public water distribution main if the distance from any portion of the habitable building or structure is located within four hundred fifty (450) feet measured along the most direct route available by street, alley or easement to the public water distribution water main.

 

Source:  Ord. No. 5725, 3, 03-15-21