Sec. 26-26. Use required, size.

 

(a) Except as otherwise permitted, all water furnished through the waterworks system of the city, shall be measured by a water meter. If a discrepancy exists between the outside remote register and the inside water meter, the inside water meter shall be controlling for determining water consumption and billing.

 

(b) A standard water meter one-half inch by five-eighths inch shall be installed and furnished by the city for each dwelling at no charge to the owner. For larger meters installed there shall be a charge of the difference between the normal cost of a standard meter and the cost of a larger meter which must be paid by the owner.

 

Source:  Code 1962, 3-1-2, 3-1-12, 4-2-20; Ord. No. 2904, 1, 8-18-80; Ord. No. 2972, 2, 4-20-81; Ord. No. 3519, 1, 12-7-87