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Lawn Sprinkling

Lawn sprinkling is only permitted during the hours of 6-10 a.m. and 6–10 p.m. Property owners with odd-numbered street addresses may use sprinklers on odd-numbered days of the month. Property owners with even-numbered street addresses may use sprinklers on even-numbered days of the month.  For example:

  • 1200 W. Ogden may water on August 6
  • 1201 W. Ogden may water on August 7

These restrictions are in place 365 days a year. Property owners are responsible for setting automatic timers accordingly and/or notifying lawn care services. Residents may use hand held hoses anytime to water trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetable gardens; to fill wading pools up to 50 gallons; and to wash cars. Root feeders for trees are also allowed any time.

Sod and Seed Regulations

The City provides additional sprinkling opportunities for property owners who fully sod or seed. This does not include small patches, which should be hand watered. Property owners may use lawn sprinklers for eight hours on the day the sod or seed is placed on the lawn. For the next nine days, lawn sprinkling is permitted anytime between the hours of 6-10 a.m. and 6-10 p.m. On the eleventh day, property owners must adhere to the general sprinkling regulations.

Department of Public Utilities-Water