NOTICE

 

IT IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE TO TURN ON, CUT A LOCK OFF, DAMAGE OR TAMPER WITH ANY CITY WATER METER OR CITY WATER APPURTENANCES.  PERSONS WHO DO THIS MAY BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES; AND MAY BE PROSECUTED.  PERSONS CONVICTED OF THIS SHALL BE GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND BE PUNISHED AS PROVIDED BY FLORIDA STATUES WHICH MAY INCLUDE A FINE NOT EXCEEDING $1,000 OR IMPRISONMENT FOR A TERM NOT EXCEEDING 1 YEAR, OR BOTH THE FINE AND IMPRISONMENT.  FURTHERMORE, WHOEVER IS FOUND IN A CIVIL ACTION TO HAVE VIOLATED THE PROVISIONS OF THE FLORIDA STATE STATUE 812.14 IS LIABLE TO THE CITY IN AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO 3 TIMES THE AMOUNT OF SERVICES UNLAWFULLY OBTAINED OR $1,000, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

 

CITY CODE  51.015

CITY CODE 51.999

STATE STATUE 812.14

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