City of Evanston, WY
Uinta County
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There is hereby adopted by the City, for the purpose of prescribing regulations for the minimum standards to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare, that certain work entitled "Recommended Good Practices for Gas Piping, Appliance Installation and Venting," published by Mountain Fuel Supply Company, being particularly the revision of January 1979, and the whole thereof, save and except for "Section I — General" and "Section VI — Procedures to be followed to place an appliance in operation," and such other portions as are modified, deleted, added or amended pursuant to section 7-54, and the same is hereby incorporated in this section as fully as if set out at length herein, and the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the City. For the purposes of this article, the word "should," as used in "Recommended Good Practices for Gas Piping, Appliance Installation and Venting," is mandatory and has the same effect as the word "shall."
B. 
At least one copy of the code adopted by this section and any ordinance providing for amendments, modifications, additions or deletions in such code, adopted by the City council, shall be maintained on file in the office of the City clerk, where such copies shall be available for public inspection during the normal office hours of the City clerk. One copy of each ordinance amending or modifying such code shall be kept with each copy of such code and made available for public inspection at the same time as and in the same manner as such code.
The code adopted by section 7-53 shall have such amendments, modifications, additions and deletions as the City council shall, from time to time, adopt by ordinance.
[Amended by Ord. No. 81-134]
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The director of public works shall appoint an inspector, and he shall have supervision of all issuance of permits, inspections and the applications and enforcement of the code adopted by this article.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to install on the outlet or consumer's side of the meter any gas piping, gas appliance or gas installations of any kind without having first obtained from the inspector a permit therefor.
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The inspector shall charge for such permits three dollars for piping and the installation of each appliance, and an additional charge of one dollar for each additional appliance. Such fees shall be paid to the City treasurer or such other person as may from time to time be authorized by the City council to receive such payments.
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The inspector or his representative shall have the power to disconnect or forbid the use of any installations or appliances using gas which have been connected without inspection or which are used in violation of this article.
[Amended by Ord. No. 81-41]
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Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not more than seven hundred fifty dollars for each violation of any provisions hereof, and each day's violation shall be deemed a separate offense.
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This article shall not be construed or deemed as imposing upon the City any liability or responsibility for damages resulting from defective gas piping, appliances or the installation thereof, nor shall the City or any official or employee be held to assume, by reason thereof, any liability or responsibility for damages by reason of any acts performed in or in connection with this article.
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Editor's Note: Former §§ 7-57 through 7-67 were repealed by Ord. No. 83-7.