Chapter 13.04
CLALLAM BAY/SEKIU SEWERAGE RATE SCHEDULE

Sections:

13.04.010    Purpose.

13.04.020    Definitions.

13.04.030    Rate schedule.

13.04.040    New connection assessment.

13.04.050    Repeal of prior fees.

13.04.060    Severability.

13.04.070    Effective date.

SOURCE:    ADOPTED:

Ord. 738    06/03/03

AMENDED SOURCE:    ADOPTED:

Ord. 782    11/01/05

Ord. 842    03/03/09

Ord. 914    11/22/16

13.04.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide for fair and equitable charges for sanitary sewage service to both old and new customers. All customers should pay for the services they receive and, therefore, no customer should receive any service at the expense of other customers. In achieving the foregoing it is necessary to maintain the fiscal integrity of the Clallam Bay/Sekiu Sewerage System.

13.04.020 Definitions.

(1) “Sewerage district” means Clallam Bay/Sekiu Sewerage District.

(2) “Sewer district property owners” means those persons or entities that possess a deed to property within the sewerage district boundaries or receive Clallam Bay/Sekiu sewerage service outside of said district boundaries.

(3) “Hook up” means any connection to the sewerage district.

(4) “Monthly” means each calendar month.

(5) “Commercial accounts” means a building and/or use of property for the purpose of generating revenue for the owner or lessee.

(6) “Dwelling unit” means a unit providing independent living facilities for one or more persons with provisions for eating, sleeping, and sanitation.

(7) “Government accounts” means any governmental agency user of the sewerage system.

(8) “Standard participation” means properties outside of the sewerage district boundaries that purchase sewerage rights through connect fees.

(9) “Basic rate” means basic service rate per month to include 700 cubic feet per month of water usage for sewerage rate calculation.

13.04.030 Rate schedule.

(1) Commercial and Government.

(a) From the first day of the month immediately following the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter through December 31, 2017:

(i) $53 basic.

(ii) $0.07 per cubic foot over 700 cubic feet per month.

(b) From January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018:

(i) $55 basic.

(ii) $0.07 per cubic foot over 700 cubic feet per month.

(c) From January 1, 2019:

(i) $56.50 basic.

(ii) $0.07 per cubic foot over 700 cubic feet per month.

(2) Dwelling Units.

(a) From the first day of the month immediately following the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter through December 31, 2017:

(i) $47.50 basic.

(ii) $0.07 per cubic foot over 700 cubic feet per month.

(b) From January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018:

(i) $49 basic.

(ii) $0.07 per cubic foot over 700 cubic feet per month.

(c) From January 1, 2019:

(i) $51 basic.

(ii) $0.07 per cubic foot over 700 cubic feet per month.

13.04.040 New connection assessment.

Whenever any person or entity desires to connect to the existing Clallam Bay/Sekiu sewerage system, such person or entity is required to pay the following fees:

(1) $1,500 connection to system.

(2) $75 inspection.

(3) Standard Participation. For a property to receive sewerage service outside of the Clallam Bay/Sekiu sewage district boundaries a fee of $3,000 will be assessed.

13.04.050 Repeal of prior fees.

The fees set in this chapter supersede any prior fees set by ordinance or resolution, specifically Ordinance No. 842 adopted March 3, 2009, for the administrative services covered herein.

13.04.060 Severability.

If any provision of this chapter is held invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions shall remain valid.

13.04.070 Effective date.

This chapter shall take effect 10 days from adoption of the ordinance codified in this chapter. The new rates shall take effect upon the first day of the first month following the adoption of the ordinance codified in this chapter.