Prior to the adoption of Ord. 18218 on 09/20/2004, Section 27-125 read as follows.

    No monthly charge for water shall be made for fire protection facilities, sprinkler systems, hose closets, etc.; provided, that any water used by such system is used for the sole purpose of preventing or extinguishing fires.  Metered water use from fire hydrants shall be billed at the residential rate in effect for the jurisdiction and the season when used.

(Code 1964, § 15.640)