Chapter 13.15
SURFACE WATER DEVELOPMENT CHARGE

Sections:

13.15.010    Surface water system development charge authorized.

13.15.010 Surface water system development charge authorized.

(1) City Authorized to Collect Charge. The City is authorized to collect a surface water system development charge, effective January 1, 2019, as follows:

Development

Fee

New residential dwelling unit or commercial building with up to 2,500 square feet of impervious coverage

$2,085.00

Each additional 250 square feet of impervious coverage over 2,500 square feet

$208.50

Other structures or additions of up to 250 square feet of impervious coverage requiring a building permit

$208.50, plus $208.50 for each additional 250 square feet

All impervious surface areas shall be rounded to the nearest 250-square-foot increment. The fee shall not apply to rockeries or retaining walls.

(2) Charges Shall Be Liens. All charges made under this section shall constitute a lien upon the property from which such charges are due, superior to all other liens and encumbrances whatsoever, except for general taxes and local special assessments. Enforcement of such lien shall be in the manner provided by law. All properties assessed a surface water system development charge shall have a notation on their plats stating that the property may be subject to a lien for the final costs of any necessary off-site surface water drainage improvements. (Ord. O2018-478 § 1 (Att. A); Ord. O2012-334 § 1; Ord. O2011-304 § 1 (Att. A))