CHAPTER 23C. UTILITY SERVICES.
Article VIII. Construction, Maintenance and Abandonment of Wells.
Sec. 23C-8-5. Standards and regulations.
(a) All wells shall be constructed, reconstructed, repaired, maintained,
abandoned or changed in use only in accordance with the standards and
regulations set forth in this article.
(b) Wells left unattended or awaiting
reconstruction, repair or abandonment shall be temporarily capped to prevent the
inflow of surface materials or access from the surface.
(c) In addition to
the standards and regulations of this article, all wells shall be in compliance
with all other state and county regulations.
(d) The construction,
alteration, repair or destruction of wells shall be performed by contractors
properly licensed by the state of California.
(e) Test wells, test holes or
test boring that are not converted to permanent wells shall be sealed or
abandoned with puddled clay or cement grout as soon as they have served their
(f) Observation wells shall be completed with screenings, casing,
seals, etc., as required of permanent wells. (Ord. No. 1113, § 3