CHAPTER 23C. UTILITY SERVICES.
Article XI. Water Conservation Regulations.
Sec. 23C-11-5. Stage three, water emergency.
Water consumers shall comply with the following conservation measures to
achieve a twenty-five percent reduction in normal water use. Each of the stage
two water use regulations shall remain in full force and effect and be mandatory
except as modified by this section:
(a) Landscape watering shall be allowed
on two days per week. The director of public works shall implement this
provision through the establishment of an equitable landscape watering schedule
to be set forth in the resolution adopted by the city council.
(b) The use
of running water from a hose, pipe, or faucet for the purpose of cleaning
buildings and paved, tile, wood, plastic or other surfaces is prohibited, except
in the event the director of public works, or his designee, determines that such
use is the only feasible means of correcting a potential threat to health and
(c) All restaurants that provide table service shall post, in a
conspicuous place, a notice of drought conditions, approved by the director of
public works, and shall not serve water except upon specific request by the
(d) Boats and vehicles shall be washed only at commercial washing
facilities equipped with water recycling equipment or by use of a bucket and
hose equipped with a self-closing valve that requires operating positive
pressure to activate the flow of water.
(e) Operators of hotels, motels and
other commercial establishments offering lodging shall post in each room and
site a notice of drought condition, approved by the director of public
(f) The operation of and introduction of water into ornamental
fountains is prohibited.
(g) Such other and further regulations as the city
council may determine, after a public hearing. (Ord. No. 1202, § 3: Ord.
No. 1186, § 1 (part).)