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See Article IX, CVWDC 3.05.420 and 3.05.430.

Description of Unauthorized Use

Penalty Charge

Unauthorized Installation/Connection/Use Penalty

$1,000 each offense

Unauthorized use of a Private Fire Protection Service Connection

$1,000 each offense

Restoration of Service after unauthorized installation/connection/use

Meter Only Charge in Accordance with Table I-1 or I-2 (Appendix I of this chapter)

Cutting District lock or bypassing meter


Damage to meter, pipeline, reservoir, well site or other component of the Domestic Water Service Infrastructure

$300 or actual cost of repair, whichever is greater

Broken meter stop/shut-off valve


(Ord. 1399.12 § A-22, 2017)