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File #: 19-003-O    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/11/2019 In control: Public Works and Utilities
On agenda: 1/28/2019 Final action: 2/11/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 48 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED TO ALLOW TERMINATION OF WATER SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS OF THE CITY'S DISTRICT HEATING UTILITY FOR FAILURE TO TIMELY PAY UTILITY BILL AMENDING SECTIONS 48-1, 48-208, 48-208.2, 48-208.3, 48-209, 48-210 AND 48-212 THEREOF
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 48 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED TO ALLOW TERMINATION OF WATER SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS OF THE CITY'S DISTRICT HEATING UTILITY FOR FAILURE TO TIMELY PAY UTILITY BILL AMENDING SECTIONS 48-1, 48-208, 48-208.2, 48-208.3, 48-209, 48-210 AND 48-212 THEREOF

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CITY PROPOSAL:
The city of Duluth does ordain:
Section 1. That Section 48-01 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 48-1. Definitions.
For the purposes of this Chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this Section:
Applicant. Any person or persons applying for water or gas service from the department and any guarantor of payment for such service as provided for in this Chapter.
Commission. The Duluth public utilities commission established pursuant to Article XXXV of Chapter 2 of this Code.
Department. The department of public works and utilities.
Domestic applicant. A noncommercial or nonindustrial applicant who uses gas solely for purposes other than heat; i.e., cooking, hot water, clothes dryer, etc., and an applicant for water or sewage or both.
Fire service. An unmetered, large capacity water service which is used only for the suppression of fire and which is protected by appropriate backflow preventers to insure that potable water supplies are not contaminated.
High pressure gas line. Any gas line transmitting gas at a pressure in excess of 0.50 pounds per square inch (14 inches water column).
High volume gas service. Service used to provide gas at a rate in excess of 1,000,000 BTU's per hour.
High volume water service. Any service which is capable of providing in excess of 35 gallons of water per minute at water pressure levels which are normal at the location of such service.
House piping. The pipe or system of pipes conveying water or gas from the meter on a house service to the points of use of water or gas.
House service. ...

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