Town of Zolfo Springs, FL
Hardee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Zolfo Springs 5-13-1969 by Ord. No. 126. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Water and wastewater utility services — See Ch. 275.
Water protection — See Ch. 282.
Water shortage — See Ch. 288.
[Amended 1-4-1988 by Ord. No. 87-8]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
AVAILABLE
Abutting, adjacent to or 200 feet or less from the property line of said lot, parcel or property.
PRIVATE WELL
Any well dug for the purpose of providing the property referred to with water from the subsurface.
WATER FACILITIES AND LINES
Underground lines originating from a central water supply operated within the Town of Zolfo Springs and carrying said water to the various parts of the Town.
It is hereby prohibited to install or continue to use any private well to provide water for human consumption on any improved or unimproved property located within the Town of Zolfo Springs when water lines and facilities are available to said property; provided, however, that a private well may be installed and used for purposes other than human consumption, such as landscaping, lawn sprinkling, irrigation and other exterior use.
In the event of extension of water facilities and lines to property using wells for water for human consumption, the owner of said property shall be given notice by the Town Clerk of the Town of Zolfo Springs of the extension of said line, and the owner shall have 30 days from the date of said notice in which to comply with the terms of this chapter.
No plat or replat of any subdivision of any lands located within the Town of Zolfo Springs shall be approved by the Town Council unless said plat contains water facilities for the proposed improved sites.
Upon conviction of a violation of this chapter, the person convicted of such offense shall be punished by a fine not exceeding the sum of $100 or by imprisonment of not more than 60 days or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Municipal Court. Each day the violation continues shall be considered a separate offense.