City of Schenectady, NY
Schenectady County
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Ordinance 2014-12
Created: 2014-04-02

Chapter 255 amended on March 24, 2014 by Ordinance 2014-12. See New Laws.

[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Schenectady 2-11-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-02.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building, plumbing and electrical standards — See Ch. 138.
Environmental quality review: supplement — See Ch. 147.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 148.
Fire prevention and protection — See Ch. 156.
Flood hazard control — See Ch. 157.
Housing standards — See Ch. 167.
Sewers — See Ch. 220.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 228.
Residential swimming pools — See Ch. 232.
Watershed — See Ch. 256.
[1]:
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 255, Water, adopted 2-9-1970 by Ord. No. 15274, as amended.
Article I General Provisions

§ 255-1 Provisions declared contractual.

§ 255-2 Penalties for offenses.

§ 255-3 Right of entry.

§ 255-4 Wasting water; failure to comply.

§ 255-5 Tampering with system.

§ 255-6 Valve boxes: displacing, disturbing or covering.

§ 255-7 Water shutoff.

§ 255-8 Liability for damage due to supply shutoff.

§ 255-9 Nonliability for changes in pressure.

§ 255-10 Requirements for plumbers.

§ 255-11 Renewal of plumbers' bonds.

§ 255-12 City not responsible for actions of plumbers.

§ 255-13 Connecting work to be done by authorized persons.

§ 255-14 Application for connection permit.

§ 255-15 Additional fixtures; advance payment.

§ 255-16 Discontinuance of fixtures.

§ 255-17 Unauthorized taps.

§ 255-18 Tapping charges.

§ 255-19 Advance notice of tapping.

§ 255-20 Large connections.

§ 255-21 Service pipes and fittings.

§ 255-22 Stop and waste cock required.

§ 255-23 Steam boilers and hot-water tanks.

§ 255-24 Multiple services.

§ 255-25 Supplying neighboring property.

§ 255-26 Depth of service pipes.

§ 255-27 Laying pipes with other utilities.

§ 255-28 Location of curb boxes.

§ 255-29 Inspection prior to backfilling.

§ 255-30 Maintenance of service pipes.

§ 255-31 Defective services.

§ 255-32 Protection from freezing.

§ 255-33 Discontinuing service.

§ 255-34 Fire service authorized.

§ 255-35 Fire service maintenance.

§ 255-36 (Reserved)

§ 255-37 Water mains laid on both sides of streets; appropriate connections.

§ 255-38 Supply outside City.

§ 255-39 Supply to builders.

§ 255-40 Temporary lines.

§ 255-41 Hydrants: control and use restrictions.

§ 255-42 Obstructing hydrants.

§ 255-43 Yard hydrants or standpipes unlawful.

§ 255-44 Lawn sprinkling.

§ 255-45 (Reserved)

Article II Meters; Charges

§ 255-46 Metering of consumers.

§ 255-47 Right to order metering.

§ 255-48 Metered water to be chargeable.

§ 255-49 Prerequisites to meter installation.

§ 255-50 Number of meters to be furnished by City.

§ 255-51 Space for meters.

§ 255-52 Meters installed by Department of Water and Wastewater.

§ 255-53 Meter check valves, test tees and bypasses.

§ 255-54 Ownership and care of meters.

§ 255-55 Responsibility for cost of meter repairs.

§ 255-56 Sealing of meters; breaking seal.

§ 255-57 Removing or disturbing meters.

§ 255-58 Reading of meters; rendering of bills.

§ 255-59 Flat rate bills: when payable.

§ 255-60 Meter bills: when payable.

§ 255-61 Inaccurate meters; correction of bills.

§ 255-62 Collection of special charges.

§ 255-63 Mailing of bills; default of payment.

§ 255-64 Delinquency penalty.

§ 255-65 Prorating charges.

§ 255-66 Resumption of service.

§ 255-67 Refunds for erroneous bills.

§ 255-68 Rebate for discontinued fixtures.

§ 255-69 Partial use of private supply: rebates not permitted.

§ 255-70 Rebates for service to multiple premises.

§ 255-71 Conditions under which rebates not permitted.

§ 255-72 Failure to make repairs bars rebates.

§ 255-73 Charge for fixtures not in use.

§ 255-74 Water rates.

§ 255-75 Water rates for swimming pools within City.

Article III Cross-Connection Protection

§ 255-76 Purpose of cross-connection protection.

§ 255-77 Definitions.

§ 255-78 Protection.

§ 255-79 Administration.

§ 255-80 Compliance.

§ 255-81 Inspection, repairs and testing records.

§ 255-82 Penalties; recourse for noncompliance.

§ 255-83 Enforcement.