TITLE III WATER SYSTEM REGULATIONS
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3.01.100 Title, Citation and Reference
3.01.910 Violation of Regulations Prohibited
3.01.920 Penalties; Abatement
3.01.930 Additional Remedies
3.01.940 Damage to District Facilities
The purpose of these regulations is to implement
the provisions of
2, Chapter 1, Part 5, Division 12 of the Water Code of the State of
California (Sections 31020 et seq.) governing the conduct of the water enterprise and more
specifically to obtain, conserve, treat, and supply water for domestic use, irrigation, sanitation,
industrial use, fire protection, recreation, or any other public or private use. The Stinson Beach
County Water District intends to operate, improve and maintain its water enterprise pursuant to all
applicable laws in a manner consistent with and to assure its rights under
54300 et seq. of the Government Code for financing of future improvements and to protect the
public health and safety.
These regulations establish the terms and
conditions under which facilities will be installed and water will be supplied to users.
This ordinance shall apply to all water
facilities constructed, maintained and operated by the District.
3.01.100 Title, Citation and Reference:
These regulations shall be known as the Water System Regulations of the Stinson Beach County Water District, may
be cited as Water Regulations, and will be referred to herein as these regulations.
3.01.910 Violation of Regulations Prohibited:
No person shall
violate these regulations with the intent (a) to cause damage or harm to the physical facilities of the
water enterprise system, or (b) to obtain water without making payment therefor, or (c) to befoul
the water or watershed of the District.
3.01.920 Penalties; Abatement:
Any person violating these regulations
shall be guilty of an infraction which shall be punishable by: (1) a fine not exceeding fifty dollars
for the first violation; (2) a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars for a second violation within
one year; (3) a fine not exceeding two hundred fifty dollars for each additional violation within one
year. A person shall be guilty of a separate offense for each and every day during a portion of
which any violation of these regulations is committed or continued by such person, and shall be
In addition to the penalties hereinabove provided, any condition caused or permitted
to exist in violation of the regulations of the District shall be deemed to be a public nuisance and
may be abated as such.
3.01.930 Additional Remedies:
The District will prosecute violations of
of the Penal Code of California which make it a misdemeanor to tamper
with or by-pass water meters, to take water without payment, or to damage or obstruct the
3.01.940 Damage to District Facilities:
The consumer, by applying for
water service from the District, covenants and agrees that, in addition to any right or remedy
available to the District by law, the consumer will pay to the District its costs for repairing or
replacing any of its facilities damaged as a result of construction or other work done on the
consumer's property, including, without limitation, the sidewalks, driveways, curbs and gutters
adjacent thereto, or as a result of installation of utility services to the consumer's property.
These regulations may be added to or amended by the
Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water District following a public hearing
advertised pursuant to the rules of the Board of Directors.
If any section, or portion thereof, of these regulations
is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional, all other provisions
shall remain in full force and effect.