City of Mount Vernon, MO
Lawrence County
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[R.O. 2004 § 700.010; Ord. No. 13.05 §§ 1 — 2, 3-10-1953]
A. 
It is hereby found, determined and declared to be necessary for the public health, safety, welfare and benefit of the City of Mount Vernon, Missouri, and its inhabitants that the waterworks and the sewerage system of the City of Mount Vernon, Missouri, and all future improvements and extensions thereto be combined and that they shall thenceforth be operated and maintained as a combined waterworks and sewerage system.
B. 
Thenceforth, from and after the final passage of this Article, the waterworks and the sewerage system of the City of Mount Vernon, Missouri, and all future improvements and extensions thereto, whether to the waterworks or to the sewerage system or to both, shall be and the same are combined and it is hereby declared that said waterworks and said sewerage system and all future improvements and extensions thereto as aforesaid thenceforth be operated and maintained as a combined waterworks and sewerage system.
[Ord. No. 13.111, 11-27-2018]
It shall be unlawful for any person to drill a private water well or use a private water well within the City limits, except existing private wells and any wells on real property annexed into the City limits.