Ordinances – CITY OF OTSEGO

COUNTY OF WRIGHT, MINNESOTA

ORDINANCE NO.: 2017-08

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY CODE RELATED TO BACKFLOW PREVENTER DEVICE REQUIREMENTS.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OTSEGO DOES HEREBY ORDAIN:

Section 1. Section 6-2-6.I of the City Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

I. Backflow Preventer Device Monitoring Program:

1. Requirements. Backflow Preventer Device monitoring requirements for Reduced Pressure Zone (RPZ) and testable non-RPZ devices as established by the State of Minnesota Plumbing Code:

a. The owner is responsible for testing and inspection of the device to be completed at least annually by a person certified in accordance with the State of Minnesota Plumbing Code.

b. Change of use for an establishment requiring a device shall require verification of proper sizing and functionality for compliance with the Minnesota Plumbing Code as if a new device is being installed.

2. Inspection and Rebuild Reports:

a. An inspections and maintenance report shall be submitted annually to the Utility Department within 30 days of testing.

b. Required report information:

(1) Address and location of Device.

(2) Type of device, manufacturer, model, and serial number.

(3) Date of service.

(4) Type of service (inspection or maintenance).

(5) License number and signature of the certified tester.

c. A test inspection tag shall be affixed to the device including the date, signature, and tester identification number.

d. Failure to complete an inspection or submit an inspection report as required by this Section shall be subject to issuance of an administrative citation in accordance with Section 2-5-3 of the City Code and assessed to the utility account of the owner.

Section 2. This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its passage and publication.

MOTION BY: Darkenwald

SECOND BY: Warehime

ALL IN FAVOR: Stockamp, Darkenwald, Warehime, Tanner, Heidner

THOSE OPPOSED: None

ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Otsego this 10th day of July, 2017.

CITY OF OTSEGO

BY: Jessica L. Stockamp, Mayor

ATTEST: Tami Loff, City Clerk

Published in the

Star News

July 15, 2017

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