Water Use (Bylaw 9-13)

A BYLAW OF THE TOWN OF ROCKGLEN TO CONTROL THE USE OF WATER FROM THE MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM FOR THE WATERING OF LAWNS AND GARDENS

The Council of the Town of Rockglen in the Province of Saskatchewan enacts as follows:

This Bylaw may be cited as the “Water Restriction Bylaw”.

The following definitions shall apply in this Bylaw:

Day – shall mean from 12:01 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
Even Number – shall mean and include any of the following – 0,2,4,6,8
Odd Number – shall mean and include any of the following – 1,3,5,7,9
Municipal – shall mean the Town of Rockglen

The use of water from the municipal water system for the watering of lawns and gardens is hereby restricted according to the terms of this Bylaw.

4. The watering of lawns and gardens is allowed between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The owners or occupants of residences, commercial or institutional places having a civic address which ends with an odd number shall be allowed to water lawns and gardens on the numerical dates of each month which end with an odd number.

The owners or occupants of residences, commercial or institutional places having a civic address which ends with an even number shall be allowed to water lawns and gardens on the numerical dates of each month which end with an even number.

Civic address shall be the civic address assigned to the property by the Town of Rockglen.

The provisions of this Bylaw shall apply and remain in force for the months of April, May, June, July, August, September and October of each year.

A person may be granted an exemption from the odd number and even number watering provisions of this Bylaw for the purpose of sprinkling a newly planted lawn. The person desiring the exemption shall make application in writing to the Town Administrator stating the reason for the application, the civic address to be affected by the exemption, and a proposed dated of commencement of the exemption. Exemptions granted pursuant to this section shall be of thirty day duration.

The penalty for any person found guilty of an infraction of any provision of this Bylaw shall be the discontinuation of water supply for a period of twenty-four hours and a re-connection charge of two hundred dollars ($200.00).

This bylaw shall come into force and take effect on the date of approval of third reading by Council.

Bylaw No. 5-13 is hereby repealed.