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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 21 Chapter 21.08 Extension of Water Mains
21.08.070 Council Authorization for Laying Water Mains.

 
(Amended by Ordinance No. 180917, effective May 26, 2007.)  The Council or its administrative officers may cause to be laid or installed at City expense, whatever pipelines, extensions, enlargements at the time of initial main installation or subsequently, interconnections, pumps, tanks, reservoirs, dams, works, and appurtenances which are found by the Administrator and the Commissioner-In-Charge to be necessary, advantageous, or convenient.  This shall not be deemed to confer any right or privilege upon any person or premises to have a water main laid at sole City expense.  The portion of the cost of any main and the laying thereof installed to serve residential premises or area only, and laid after August 1, 1957, which is in excess of the cost of a 6 inch ductile iron main and the laying thereof, shall be deemed allocable to water supply.  Such allocation shall be paid from the Water Construction Fund at City expense except where Portland Fire & Rescue requires larger flows for fire protection requirements, those costs shall be at the applicant's expense.