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0 <br />• <br />• <br />• <br />• <br />• <br />ORDINANCE NO. 520 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH <br />AMENDING SECTION 1 OF <br />ORDINANCE NO. 479 OF THE <br />CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH. <br />The City of Newport Beach, by <br />and through its City Council, does <br />ordain as follows: <br />SECTION 1. Section 1 of Ordi- <br />nance No. 479 of the City of New- <br />port Beach is hereby amended to <br />read as follows: <br />"The following charges shall be <br />paid by all consumers in the City <br />of Newport Beach, of water fur- <br />nished to them by the municipal <br />water syst -m of the City of New- <br />port Beach, as follows, to -wit: <br />Meter Rates <br />The monthly rate for water <br />consumed through meters shall be <br />as follows: <br />For 5 -8 inch meters, first <br />1200 cu. ft or less ...... .----- $ 1.20 <br />For 3 -4 inch meters, first <br />1200 cu. ft. or less ................ 1.20 <br />For 1 inch meters, first <br />1700 cu. ft. or less ................ 1.50 <br />For 11 -2 inch meters, first <br />2500 cu. ft. or less ................ 1.98 <br />For 2 inch meters, first <br />3200 cu. ft.; or less ................ 2.40 <br />For 3 inch meters, first <br />4200 cu. ft or less ................ 3.00 <br />For each additional 100 cu. <br />ft. and up to 7700 cu. ft., <br />per 1.00 cu. ft ......................... .06 <br />For all over 7700 cu. ft. <br />per 100 cu. ft ................... ...... A5 <br />Water used for commercial or <br />industrial purposes shall be sub - <br />iect to special rates to be fixFd by <br />the City Council under <br />written agreement with the con- <br />sumer, <br />Flat Rates <br />When water is furnished not <br />through a meter, a charge for <br />each connection shall be made of <br />$1.50 per month; provided that <br />when the water is paid for annu- <br />ally in advance the charge shall <br />be $15.00 per annum. <br />Provided further, the City of <br />Newport Beach shall have the <br />right to install water meters on <br />any and all water services and <br />when meters are installed on water <br />services, the charges for water <br />used through said meters shall be <br />in accordance with the meter rates <br />hereinbefore set forth. <br />When water is to be furnished <br />for a limited period of time and <br />for any special purpose, the charg- <br />es shall be the subject of special <br />contract between the consumer and <br />the City Council of the City of <br />Newport Beach. <br />Whenever the distribution line <br />or lines of the municipal water <br />system shall be duly connected <br />with the premises of any person <br />natural or artificial, and the wa- <br />ter turned on to such premises the <br />charges for water shall be a <br />charge against the premises, as <br />well as against the person in pos- <br />session of the premises who used <br />the water, and in case of default <br />in payment all charges for water <br />and penalties shall attach to the <br />premises and particular connection <br />through which the water was fur- <br />nished. And the charges shall con- <br />tinue so long as the water is turn- <br />ed on to said premises, whether <br />the same is actually used or not, <br />provided that upon written order <br />of the owner of the premises, if <br />all charges and penalties to date <br />of said order have been paid, the <br />water will be turned off and no <br />charges made therefor during the <br />time the water is turned off from <br />the premises. <br />All charges for water shall be <br />payable on the first day of each <br />month succeeding the month in <br />which the water was furnished; <br />every charge for water that is not <br />paid by the hour of five o'clock <br />P. M. of the tenth day of the <br />month in which it becomes due <br />shall be deemed delinquent and a <br />penalty of five cents for each <br />day thereafter that the same re- <br />mains unpaid shall be added to <br />t'ae delinquent charge, until the <br />same is paid, or the water turned <br />off from the premises. <br />The superintendent of the mu- <br />nicipal water system shall. on or <br />before the first day of each <br />month, mail to each consumer <br />whose premises are connected with <br />the municipal water system, a true <br />and accura'e statement of the un- <br />paid charges due the City of New- <br />port Beach for water furnished to <br />such premises, setting forth that <br />unless said charges are paid on or <br />before the tenth day of the month <br />that the above prescribed penal- <br />ties will be added, and that unless <br />the delinquent charges and penal- <br />ties are paid prior to the twenty - <br />fifth day of the month the water <br />will be turned off from said prem- <br />ises, without further notice, and <br />will not be turned on again until <br />all said charges and penalties to- <br />gether with a turn -on cost of $1.50 <br />has been paid. <br />A.t the close of business on the <br />twenty -fifth day of. each month <br />the person in charge of the books <br />of the municipal water system <br />shall furnish to the Superintend- <br />ent of the water system a list <br />setting forth the premises, and <br />name of the owner, upon which <br />the water charges and penalties <br />remain unpaid, together with the <br />amount thereof, and it is hereby <br />made the imperative duty of the <br />superintendent of the water sys- <br />tem, on the next business day, to <br />turn the water off from said prem- <br />ises, and not to turn the same on <br />again until all charges, penalties <br />and a turn -on cost of $1.50 shall <br />have been well and truly paid. <br />Whenever the owner or occu- <br />pant of any premises previously <br />connected with the city water sys- <br />tem desires to be connected for <br />water, he shall make application <br />for renewal of water service and <br />pay therefor the sum of $1.50 be- <br />fore the water shall be turned <br />on. <br />The water herein agreed to be <br />furnished at the rates herein spec- <br />ified. shall only be to consumers <br />within the corporate limits of the <br />City of Newport Beach. As to all <br />others to whom water may be fur- <br />nished outside of the city limits, <br />and in accordance with the ordi- <br />nance and statutes in such cases <br />made and provided, said outside <br />consumers shall pay the same <br />charges and rates as are being <br />paid by them at the present time, <br />and under the terms and condi- <br />tions of their written contracts <br />herein on file. All water furnished <br />to consumers outside of the cor- <br />porate limits of the city of New- <br />port Beach shall be by contract in <br />accordance with the statutes and <br />ordinances in such cases made and <br />provided, and in addition thereto, <br />the meter rates and other rates <br />shall be the subject of a special <br />contract between said outside con- <br />sumer and the City of Newport <br />Beach. <br />SECTION 2. The above and fore- <br />going ordinance shall be publish- <br />ed once in the NEWPORT -BAL- <br />BOA PRESS, a newspaper print- <br />ed, published and generally cir- <br />culated in the city of Newport <br />Beach, and shall take effect and <br />be in force thirty (30) days aft- <br />er its passage. <br />The above and foregoing ord- <br />nance was introduced at a regu- <br />lar meeting of the City Council <br />of the City of Newporlt Beach held <br />on the 4th day of January, 1943, <br />and was finally passed and adopt- <br />ed on the 1st day of February, <br />1943, by the City Council at a <br />regular meeting thereof, by the <br />following vote, to -wit: <br />AYES, COUNCILMEN: Allen, <br />Kirk, Isbell, Reed, Hall. <br />NOES, Councilmen: None. <br />ABSENT, COUNCILMEN: None <br />ATTEST: <br />FRANK L. RINEHART, City <br />Clerk. <br />The above and foregoing ordi- <br />nance is signed and approved by <br />me this 1st day of February, 1943. <br />CLYAN H. HALL, Mayor of <br />the City of Newport Beach. <br />