Sample Municipal Ordinances

Sample municipal ordinances and agreements provided as downloadable copies of water and wastewater related ordinances. Ordinances listed are samples of actual ordinances and all names & places have been removed.

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Adjustments to Utility Bills Sample

Adjustment to Rates: Duties of Those Who Make Rate Adjustments

Antenna on Water Tower Lease Agreement


Availability Charges for Water & Sewer

Background Check / Hiring Policies

Conservation Water & Sewer Rates:

Consolidation of Rates

Critical Water Deficiency Ordinance

  • League of Minnesota Cities Model Ordinance for Critical Water Deficiency Declaration (Word Document) choose save as option to save ordinance
    ***NOTE: that this model ordinance should also be reviewed by the city attorney.

Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention

Disconnect and Reconnect Utility Charges

Engineering Selection Process

Engineering and Inspection Services for Water Tower Construction Plans, Specs, and Inspection – RFP

Fluoridation of Municipal Water Systems

Frozen Water Service Lines Prevention Public Notice

          Prevention of Frozen Water Service Lines –  Sample Public Notice
                MRWA’s Frozen Service Line Resources Page – sample notices, policies, and procedures

Golf Carts on Roadways

LMC Inflow & Infiltration Policy – sample

Limited English Proficiency Plan

Memorandum of Understanding Between Entities for Services Provided

Mutual Aid Agreement

Pothole Repair Policy

Private Wells in City Limits – Mandatory Connection to City Water Supply

Private Sewer Line in City – Package Ordinance and Notifications

Public Works – Water & Sewer

Rain Sensor Policy on Landscape Irrigation Systems

Request for Proposals

RFP for Water Tank Inspection & Services

Right of Way Issues

Second Water Meter

Sewer Ordinances

Sidewalk Inspection Policy

Significant User Agreement – Wastewater

Snow Plow Ordinance

Source Water Protection / Administrative Permits Ordinance

Storm Water/Sewer Ordinances

Street Policies/Ordinances

Sump Pump

Trace Wire Ordinance / Guide

Tree Ordinance

Water Emergency Cooperative Agreement

Water Ordinances

Water Purchase Agreement