Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20051 on 09/15/2008, Section 27-113 read as follows.


    (a) Application. Available for residential heat pump service to any customer receiving service at the same location and meeting the standards set forth for this type service.

    (b) Type of service. The type of service shall be single-phase, sixty-hertz, 120/240 volts.

    (c) Monthly rate charge: The monthly rate charge shall be as follows, subject to fuel adjustments as provided in section 27-118:

        Customer charge .........................................................................     $ 6.25 6.56 monthly

        All kwh above 750 kwh.....................................................     6.2475 6.56 cents per kwh

The monthly rate would apply to permanently installed heat pumps for the non-summer season.

    (d)      Minimum: The minimum monthly rate charge shall be six dollars and twenty-five cents ($6.25) six dollars and fifty-six cents ($6.56) .

    (e) Load control: By accepting service under this rate, the customer agrees to allow the city to install, operate, and maintain remote control devices in the equipment to manage system loads imposed by this type of equipment, and to provide access as is necessary.

     (f) Special rules: Special rules and regulations specifying the equipment that qualifies for service under this rate, and the conditions of service hereunder are outlined in the department rules entitled "Heat Pump Rules and Regulations."

    (g) In lieu of gross receipts tax payments and sales tax: In addition to the charge based on monthly rates as computed above, the total monthly charge for service shall include applicable sales taxes and an in lieu of gross receipts tax payment equal to 7.5268 per cent of the monthly rate charge. Sales taxes shall be applied to the total of the monthly rate charge and the in lieu of gross receipts tax payment.

    (h) Metering of residential dwelling units: Each residential dwelling unit must have a separate meter through which the electricity supplied the residential dwelling unit shall be measured for billing by the department. Metering of electricity supplying more than one residential dwelling unit through a single meter for billing by the department (master metering) is prohibited.

     (i)      Net metering credit.  Qualified customers under this rate may receive a per kWh discount for the energy supplied by a qualified net metering unit as outlined in Sec. 27-120.1.

(Code 1964, § 15.551; Ord. No. 10007, § 1, 11-21-83; Ord. No. 14776, § 1, 3-4-96; Ord. No. 16185, § 1, 9-20-99; Ord. No. 17894, § 1, 11-3-03; Ord. No. 18220, § 1, 9-20-04; Ord. No. 18689; § 1, 9-19-05; Ord. No. 19212, § 1, 9-18-06; Ord. No. 19681, § 1, 9-17-07 )