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File #: Ord 18-58    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/12/2018
Title: Amending Chapter 94 of the Legislative Code pertaining to meters, settings, and cable installations.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Proposed Ordinance, 2. Code Changes - Redline Form, 3. BWC Resolution #18-1701
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12/17/20181 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/12/20181 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/5/20181 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/7/20181 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/24/20181 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Amending Chapter 94 of the Legislative Code pertaining to meters, settings, and cable installations.



Section 94.04 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Chapter 94. - Interior Work

Sec. 94.04. - Meters, settings, cable installation.
(a) The meter setting shall include the water meter, the meter valves and check valve when required, installed in accordance with meter setting standards of the water utility. The normal setting from the centerline of the meter spuds to the wall shall not be less than eight (8) inches for one-inch and smaller meters, or closer than ten (10) inches for two-inch meters. The height above the floor in all instances shall not be less than twelve (12) inches or more than forty-eight (48) inches except by special permission.
(b) Piping and materials within the meter setting between the meter valves and at least one foot of the vertical riser shall be type K copper or lead free brass. Copper materials used before the meter shall be brazed or flared. The meter setting and metallic portion of the vertical riser shall be strong and securely attached to an adjacent wall to prevent sagging, swaying or undue vibration. On new services or renewals, the meter shall in all cases be set above the floor.
(c) Large meters may be set directly on the floor when their weight cannot otherwise be properly supported. Where the owner requests a remote meter reading device, the owner or owner’s representative shall install cable from the meter to the proposed remote meter reading device location. Cable installation and remote meter reading device location shall conform to water utility standards. Cable shall be furnished in sufficient length to facilitate connection by the water utility at the meter and the remote meter reading device.


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