Tampering with a Meter
DID YOU KNOW?
Tampering with or stealing services from a municipal utility is unlawful and such utilities are protected by municipal ordinance (section 1-8, 98-4) and State law (R.S. 14:67.6). Said violation is subject to a fine of up to $500.00 or imprisonment of not more than 60 days, or both. Additionally, should tampering include any destruction of city property, additional criminal charges may be filed.
DO NOT TOUCH YOUR METER
If tampering occurs, a tampering fee of $150.00 will be added to your account.