Town of Emmitsburg
300A S. Seton Ave Emmitsburg, Maryland
21727
304-600-6300

 

 An Ordinance to Amend
Title 13
of the Code of Emmitsburg
Entitled
Public Services

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BE IT ENACTED AND ORDAINED by the Board of Commissioners of the Town of Emmitsburg, Maryland that Chapter 13.04.170 of the Emmitsburg Municipal Code be, and it hereby is, amended as follows:

The amended section of this regulation reads as follows with new language designated by being in BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS, and language being deleted designated by being stricken through.

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13.04.170 Prohibited acts generally.

A.  If any person shall injure the drains, pipes of conduit, any water house, reservoir, the reservoir grounds or the fencing upon such grounds, or shall willfully do, or cause to be done, any act whereby any pipe, plug, wall, cock, engine, machine, or any other fixture, apparatus or device connected with or appertaining to the waterworks shall be stopped, impaired, disarranged or injured or shall open any pipe, box or other appliance so as to occasion a wanton and willful waste of water, or shall permit the water to flow unnecessarily from his dwelling or enclosure, or use the same in any other manner than is specified in the application or contract for the use of water, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

B.    If any person shall, without proper authority, introduce a ferrule AND/OR CONNECTION into any public or private pipe, or from any connection or communication whatsoever with any public or private pipe, or break ground for that or any other similar purpose in any of the public streets of the town, or shall introduce or use a ferrule AND/OR CONNECTION of larger diameter than is specified in his or her permit, he or she shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

C.    THE WATERING OF LAWNS, SHRUBS, FLOWERS, GARDENS, ETC., VIA THE PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM IS PROHIBITED ON ALL DAYS AND AT ALL TIMES BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9:00 AM AND 6:00 P.M.  ANYONE VIOLATING THIS SECTION OF THE CODE SHALL BE GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND MAYBE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF UP TO $250.00 OR BOTH.

(Prior code Art. XII 17)

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, ENACTED AND ORDAINED that this Ordinance shall take effect on the date on which the Mayor approves the Ordinance after passing by the Board of Commissioners or on the date on which the Board of Commissioners pass the Ordinance over the veto of the Mayor.

 

PASSED March 7, 2011 by a vote of 3 for, 1 against, 1 absent, 0 abstain