City Ordinance bans automatic sprinkler system use in freezing weather

November 26, 2012
City Ordinance prohibits the use of automatic sprinkler systems when the temperature is at or below 32 degrees.  In addition to conserving water, this measure is intended reduce the likelihood of vehicle and pedestrian accidents caused by runoff that freezes on sidewalks, streets and alley surfaces.  Property owners who are responsible for these dangerous conditions are subject to Municipal Court fines.