APPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCESAPPENDIX A – CHARTER ORDINANCES\CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 49

A CHARTER ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWTON, KANSAS, AMENDING VARIOUS PLUMBING LICENSE AND PERMIT FEES AS ESTABLISHED UNDER SECTION 1 OF CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 30 AND UNDER SUBSECTION (c) OF SECTION 2 OF CHARTER ORDINANCE NO. 25.

WHEREAS, the City of Newton, Kansas, under authority of Article 12, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas duly adopted and published, as required by law, Charter Ordinance No. 25 , exempting the City from the provisions of K.S.A. 12-1501 to 12-1507, inclusive, and providing substitute and additional provisions relating to the regulation of plumbers and the establishment of various license and permit fees, with certain of those provisions being subsequently amended by Charter Ordinance No. 30; and

WHEREAS, the governing body of the City desires, by charter ordinance, to amend various of the plumbing license and permit fees as provide in such prior Charter Ordinances;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF NEWTON, KANSAS:

SECTION 1. The designated fees for the issuance of a plumbing, gas fitting and water treatment system permits under Section 1 of Charter Ordinance No. 30, and as codified at City Code Section 6-306, is hereby amended and shall be as follows:

A permit issuance fee of $10 shall apply, plus a fee for each of the following:

(a)   Plumbing fixture installation -- $3

(b)   Sewer installation -- $5

(c)   Septic tank installation -- $5

(d)   Water distribution system installation -- $5

(e)   Gas service line installation -- $5

(f)   Gas outlet installation -- $3

(g)   Water piping or water treatment system installation, alteration or repair -- $5

(h)   Water heater replacement -- $5

(i)    Swimming pool or lawn sprinkler system gas or water connection -- $10

(j)    Gas reconnection -- $10

SECTION 2. The designated annual fees for plumbing contractor and certificate licenses under subsection (c) of Section 2 of Charter Ordinance No. 25, and as codified at City Code Section 6-307, is hereby amended and shall be as follows:

(a)   Plumbing contractor license -- $125 for the first year and $50 a year thereafter

(b)   Master plumber -- $20

(c)   Journeyman plumber -- $10

(d)   Gas fitting contractor license -- $125 for the first year and $50 a year thereafter

(e)   Gas fitter license -- $20

(f)   Water treating installer -- $20

(10-27-2009)