Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20922 on 03/21/2011, Section 22-262 read as follows.

    (a) All users of the wastewater treatment system are hereby classified in the following manner:

    (1)    Residential. Any premises served, upon which is located a structure housing one or two (2) families.   Residential.  A residential user is a user of a dwelling unit that is connected to the city’s sanitary sewer system and served by one (1) water meter.

    (2)    Public authority. Any governmental, educational, municipal or institutional user of the system; provided, however, that when, in the judgement of the director or his authorized representative, the waste, sewage or discharge of public authority is other than normal wastewater, such waste, sewage or discharge shall be regulated as that of a commercial or industrial user; provided further, that only the specific waste which is other than normal wastewater shall be so regulated; all other waste, sewage or discharge of the public authority shall be treated as that of a residential user. Non-residential. Non-residential users are all users of the city’s sanitary sewer system that are not residential users.

    (3)    Commercial and industrial. All users of the system other than those above classified.   Excepted. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this division, no user shall receive sewage service charges if the director has evidence that:

        a.    Water usage to the user’s premises is metered and diverted from entering the wastewater system, or

                b.    Water service to the user’s premises is shut off, or

                c.    The user’s premises is otherwise shown not to be contributing wastewater to the city’s sanitary sewer system.
    (b) Revenue received from sewage service charges shall be accounted for according to the above customer classifications.

(Code 1964, § 14.820; Ord. No. 10059, § 2, 2-6-84; Ord. No. 14914, § 1, 8-5-96)