CITY OF ISANTI
ORDINANCE NO. 563
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE FOR THE CITY OF ISANTI,
CHAPTER 325, WATER
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ISANTI DOES ORDAIN:
Section 325-12, Responsibility for repairs, Article II, of Chapter 325 of the Code of the City of Isanti is hereby repealed in its entirety and replaced with the following text:
325-12 Responsibility for repairs
It is the responsibility of the owner to assure that repairs are made and maintain all plumbing service lines, systems and fixtures from the curb box/gate valve up to and through the building, with the exception of the water meter and meter horn, which are the responsibility of the City.
A. Service line repair Owners responsibility. The cost for all repairs and replacement of the service line from the curb box/gate valve to the building shall be borne entirely by the owner of the premises. In the case of failure upon the owner to repair any leak after 24 hours written notice by the City, the water may be shut off and will not be turned on until the repairs are completed and all fees are paid. It is the Citys decision whether to let the leak continue, throttle the valve to reduce flow, or shut off the service. When waste of water is great or when damage is likely to result from the leak, the water may be turned off if the repair is not completed immediately. If such repair or replacement of a service line is performed by the City, the cost of time and materials shall be billed to the owner and if unpaid, will be made a lien upon the premises, pursuant to Chapter 325-7 of this article. The City is not responsible for replacing any private infrastructure (lighting, sprinkler systems, etc.) and items such as landscaping, trees, driveway surfacing, etc. in boulevard areas. Boulevard areas will be brought up to grade, raked out and seeded down with grass seed. Driveway areas will be brought up to grade with class V material and it shall be the owners responsibility to replace any surfacing.
B. Service line repair City responsibility. The City is responsible for repair of service line leaks from the watermain up and including the curb box/gate valve. Restoration shall be as described in paragraph A above, with the exception that the City shall reimburse the owner for the actual cost of replacement of the portion of a paved driveway that is removed for repair of the service line.
This ordinance shall take effect upon its adoption and publication in the Citys Official Newspaper.
Adopted by the City Council this 3rd day of September 2013.
Published in the
Isanti County News
September 11, 2013
CITY OF ISANTI