It shall be unlawful for any unauthorized person to uncover, make any connections with or opening into, use, alter or disturb any public waterline or sewer line or appurtenance thereof without first obtaining a written permit from the PSA. It shall be unlawful for any unauthorized person to disconnect a water pipe, move or disturb a water meter or turn on the water on any service. It shall be unlawful for any unauthorized person to draw water from any service, fire hydrant, blowoff, main, valve or any other facility of the County PSA water system without first arranging with the Director of the PSA for the same and paying all applicable charges pertaining thereto. This section shall not apply to the use of water for the legitimate purpose of extinguishing fires.
Except for connection made when the public water or sewer line was originally installed and made available, water and sewer service line permits shall be required before making a connection to a public water or sewer line. The owner or his agent shall make application on a special form furnished by the PSA. The permit application shall be supplemented by any plans, specifications or other information considered pertinent in the judgment of the PSA. A permit and inspection fee for water and sewer service line permits, as determined by the PSA, shall be paid to the PSA at the time the application is filed. It shall be unlawful for any person to extend any pipe or use any device or attachment to supply water to any premises other than that described in the application for water and/or sewer service.
Any person violating the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.