Prior to the adoption of 15618 on 05/18/1998, Section 27-18 read as follows.

    (a) Service initiation fee. Each customer shall be charged a service initiation fee of six dollars ($6.00) for an initial utility service application which includes water and/or electric service, or five dollars ($5.00) for utility initiation not including water and electric service.

    (b) Transfer fee. All customers requesting transfers of services to a new location will be charged a four dollar ($4.00) fee.

    (c) Disconnect/reconnect fees:

    (1)    A fee of twelve dollars and fifty cents ($12.50) shall be charged to all accounts when a city employee is dispatched to disconnect water and electric services or to discontinue refuse service for nonpayment. If the water, electric or refuse service is reconnected or reinstated during regular office hours, an additional reconnection fee of twelve dollars and fifty cents ($12.50) shall be charged the account. If reconnection is requested by the customer and made after 4:30 p.m. on regular working days, or on weekends or holidays, the reconnection or reinstitution charge shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00).

    (2)    A fee equal to the actual costs of the city, to a maximum of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00), shall be charged to all accounts when it is necessary to utilize city forces to physically disconnect sewer services. Reconnection charges shall also be levied against the affected account on the basis of the actual costs of reconnection, to a maximum of three hundred dollars ($300.00).

(Code 1964, § 15.820)