To promote water conservation, each of the following actions is prohibited, except where necessary to address an immediate health and safety need or to comply with a term or condition in a permit issued by a state or federal agency.
- The application of potable water to outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes runoff such that water flows onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, private and public walkways, roadways, parking lots, or structures;
- The use of a hose that dispenses potable water to wash a motor vehicle, except where the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle or device attached to it that causes it to cease dispensing water immediately when not in use;
- The application of potable water to driveways and sidewalks; and
- The use of potable water in a fountain or other decorative water features, except where the water is part of a recirculating system.
- Outdoor irrigation of ornamental landscapes or turf with potable water by the persons it serves shall be limited to no more than two days per week.
- No application of potable water to outdoor landscapes during and within 48 hours after measurable rainfall
- No serving of drinking water other than upon request in eating or drinking establishments, including, but not limited to: restaurants, hotels, cafés, cafeterias, bars and other public places where food or drink are served and/or purchased
- No irrigation with potable water on ornamental turf or public street medians
- No irrigation with potable water on landscapes outside of newly constructed homes and buildings in a manner inconsistent with regulations or other requirements established by the California Building Standards Commission and the Department of Housing and Community Development
- Hotels and motels shall provide guests with the option of having towels and linens laundered daily; notice of this option must be displayed
- Commercial, industrial and institutional properties must limit outdoor irrigation of ornamental landscapes or turf to no more than two days per week
Violations are punishable by a fine of up to $500 for each day in which the violation occurs.
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