[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Pleasantville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-7-1982 by Ord. No. 11-1982 as Art. III of Ch. 188 of the 1982 Code]
The provisions of this article are deemed necessary and essential to better fire protection in the city.
No person owning land in the city shall install or cause to be installed any mains for the purpose of the transmission of water in any of the streets or highways of the city without obtaining a permit from the existing water franchise.
All persons owning land in the city desiring to install mains for the transmission of water in any of the streets and highways of the city shall make application to the City Engineer for a permit for such installation, specifying:
The size of the water main to be installed.
The proposed length it is to extend.
To what existing main it is to be connected.
Whether the installation for which the permit is requested is for the purpose of supplying water to one dwelling or a series of dwellings and, if so, how many.
Where such dwelling or dwellings are located or to be located with a plan or blueprint showing such location annexed to the said application.
Such other pertinent facts as the applicant for the permit may deem necessary and proper.
No person owning land in the city shall make application to the City Engineer for a street opening permit for the installation of mains for the transmission of water until compliance is had with the provisions of Chapter 255, Streets and Sidewalks, Article II, Street Openings.
No water main for the purpose of the transmission of water may be installed by any owner of land in the city in any of the streets and highways of the city which shall be less than six inches in diameter by inside measurement.
Any person who violates any provision of this article shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days and/or a period of community service not exceeding 90 days.