By Village proclamation (Declaration of Drought Emergency in the Village of Angel Fire Proclamation 2012-01), the Village of Angel Fire metered water customers are currently under a Blue Flag for water use restrictions.
Following are the restrictions and consequences for violation of this proclamation:
Two days per week outdoor watering restrictions. Odd street addresses are allowed outdoor watering on Wednesdays and Saturdays; even street addresses are allowed outdoor watering on Thursdays and Sundays. Outdoor watering on designated days shall only be allowed between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Planting of new sod or turf is not recommended.
The filling of hot tubs is not recommended.
Water is not allowed to run unattended or to run off property in a wasteful manner.
Cleaning of outdoor hard surfaces (streets, driveways, sidewalks, buildings) is prohibited.
Vehicle washing is discouraged and prohibited for fundraising events.
Violations & Penalties
Violation: Any person who, in any manner, directly or indirectly violates or permits others under his supervision, custody or control to violate any term of a duly published proclamation shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Each separate day of water use in violation of such proclamation shall constitute a separate offense, and each separate offense and each separate prohibited use on the same day shall constitute a separate offense.
Penalties: First violation will receive a warning, second violation will receive a citation with a fine up to, but not more than, $25, third and subsequent violations will receive a citation with a fine up to, but not more than, $500. (Ordinance 2011-02, January 11, 2011)