Lawn Watering Restrictions
“The City has received numerous complaints of residents not abiding by the lawn watering restrictions. The Water Department, in conjunction with the Batavia PD and code enforcement will begin vigilantly patrolling and ticketing offenders. We ask that you please follow the restrictions outlined in the Ordinance.”
City of Batavia Ordinance #13-05 limits the use of water for lawn sprinkling to:
• Even-numbered addresses on even-numbered calendar days
• Odd-number address on odd-numbered calendar days.
• Watering must take place between the hours of 6-9 am and 6-9 pm only.
Hand-held hose watering is permitted any time for flowers, gardens, lawns, trees & shrubs.
Watering of new sod or seeded lawns requires a permit, a permit can be obtained at the Community Development Department, 100 N. Island Ave. (No permits for sod/seed will be issued during the months of July and August)