Chapter 3.68
RATES AND FEES*

Sections:

3.68.010    Intention.

3.68.020    Future amendment.

3.68.030    Established.

Prior legislation: Ord. 2009-044.

3.68.010 Intention.

Rates and fees set forth in this chapter are intended to provide one code location for all city rates and fees. However, additional rates and fees may be located elsewhere in the Sequim Municipal Code and in various adopted codes such as the International Building Code and in other uniform codes. (Ord. 2019-015 § 2; Ord. 2018-008 § 2; Ord. 2017-015 § 2; Ord. 2017-007 § 2; Ord. 2016-012 § 2; Ord. 2015-005 § 2; Ord. 2013-015 § 2; Ord. 2012-014 § 2; Ord. 2011-018 § 2; Ord. 2010-024 § 3)

3.68.020 Future amendment.

Any of the fees or charges, which are allowed to be adopted by resolution, may be established or modified by a future fee resolution referencing the ordinance codified in this chapter and this chapter. (Ord. 2019-015 § 3; Ord. 2018-008 § 3; Ord. 2017-015 § 3; Ord. 2017-007 § 3; Ord. 2016-012 § 3; Ord. 2015-005 § 3; Ord. 2013-015 § 3; Ord. 2012-014 § 3; Ord. 2011-018 § 3; Ord. 2010-024 § 4)

3.68.030 Established.

A. Repealed by Ord. 2016-012.

B. Facility Rentals.

Events may require a special event permit. For facilities other than Guy Cole Event Center: Rental fees (but not cleaning fees) are waived for Clallam County government agencies.

GUY COLE EVENT CENTER

 

For Guy Cole: Rental fees (but not cleaning fees) waived for Clallam County government agencies.

Rental Fees, Monday through Thursday

City Resident

Nonprofit in City

Nonresident

Nonprofit out of City

Commercial

Hall (per day)

$320

$192

$384

$230

$640

Kitchen (per day)

$320

$192

$384

$230

$640

Breakout Room (per hour – 4-hour min charge, 8-hour max charge)

$25

$15

$35

$21

$50

Rental Fees, Friday through Sunday

 

Hall (per day)

$384

$230

$464

$278

$768

Kitchen (per day)

$384

$230

$464

$278

$768

Breakout Room (per hour – 4-hour min charge, 8-hour max charge)

$30

$18

$40

$24

$60

Damage Deposit for Hall

 

With alcohol

$500

$200

$500

$200

$500

Without alcohol

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Damage Deposit for Kitchen ($500 max if renting both)

$300

$200

$300

$200

$300

With alcohol

$300

$200

$300

$200

$300

Without alcohol

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Cleaning Fee, $45/Hour × Number of Hours.

Number of hours charged is based on type of use. (Two hours minimum)

Number of Attendees

Includes Food or Alcohol?

Hours Charged

Cost

Main Hall and Breakout Room

0 – 25

No

2 hrs.

$76

Yes

3 hrs.

$114

26 – 75

No

3 hrs.

$114

Yes

4 hrs.

$152

76 – 200

No

3 hrs.

$114

Yes

5 hrs.

$190

Over 200

No

3 hrs.

$114

Yes

6 hrs.

$228

Kitchen

Use Type

Cooking

3 hrs.

$114

No Cooking

2 hrs.

$76

OTHER RENTALS

 

City Resident

Nonprofit in City

Nonresident

Nonprofit out of City

Commercial

CIVIC CENTER

 

Burkett Community Meeting Room (per hour, 8-hour max charge)

$15

$10

$20

$12

$25

Council Chambers (per hour, 8-hour max charge)

$25

$15

$30

$18

$40

Damage Deposit (refundable)

$150

$150

$150

$150

$150

Cleaning Fee (nonrefundable)

$25

$25

$25

$25

$25

JAMES CENTER BANDSHELL

 

Bandshell Rental (per day)

$360

$216

$400

$240

$700

Damage Deposit

$250

$250

$250

$250

$250

Cleaning Fee (nonrefundable)

$25

$25

$25

$25

$25

CARRIE BLAKE PARK

 

 

 

 

 

Softball Fields (per day)

$25

$15

$35

$20

N/A

Spider Box Rental – Electrical Outlet

$25

$25

$25

$25

$25

OTHER FEES

 

 

 

 

 

Rescheduling Fee (within 7 calendar days of event)

25% of total rental fee

25% of total rental fee

25% of total rental fee

25% of total rental fee

25% of total rental fee

Cancellation Fee (within 7 calendar days of event)

50% of total rental fee

50% of total rental fee

50% of total rental fee

50% of total rental fee

50% of total rental fee

Garden Plots – June Robinson Memorial Park

 

Fee

 

Purchase good March 1 through October 31 – Renewals offered in October for next cycle (winter access allowed for renewal members)

$45

 

 

C. Finance Department.

Code Reference

Title

2022 Rate/Fee/Charge

SMC Title 5

Business License

 

 

 

Registration

$

56

 

Renewal

$

56

 

Handling fee – Department of Revenue (DOR)

 

Per DOR

 

Door-to-door sales (peddler) license

$

56

 

Seasonal (per week), not to exceed 7 weeks

$

10

or as set by contract

SMC 5.28.115

For-hire vehicle driver permit (taxi driver)

$

56

 

Public Records Requests

 

 

Paper copies in excess of 50 pages

$0.15 per page

 

Scanned documents in excess of 100 pages

$0.10 per page

 

Electronic files provided by electronic delivery in excess of 40 files

$0.05 for every four files

 

 

Postage for transmitting paper copies

Actual cost

 

Cost of storage media

 

Actual cost

SMC 3.52.060

Returned check (NSF)

$

43

 

Certified mailings

$15 plus postage

 

Cost reimbursement – Property damage/other

Actual cost (including wages and benefits) + 15% admin. fee

SMC 20.05.010

Legal document preparation

Actual cost + 15% admin. fee

 

Taxes

 

 

SMC 3.08.010

Leasehold

4% of the taxable rent

SMC 3.72.010

Lodging

4% of the sale or charge made for the furnishing of lodging

SMC 3.62.020

Real estate excise REET 1

1/4 of 1% of the selling price

SMC 3.62.020

Real estate excise REET 2

1/4 of 1% of the selling price

Chapter 5.32 SMC, RCW 35.21.870, 35A.11.050, 35A.82.020

Utility Business and Occupation (B and O) Tax

 

 

Chapter 5.32 SMC, RCW 35.21.870

Electric utility tax

6% of the total gross operating revenue

Chapter 5.32 SMC

Garbage utility tax

8% of the total gross operating revenue

Chapter 5.32 SMC

Gas utility tax (Ord. 2008-015 excludes propane)

6% of the total gross operating revenue

Chapter 5.32 SMC, RCW 35.21.870

Telephone (and similar communication services) utility tax

6% of the total gross operating revenue

Chapter 5.32 SMC

Water utility tax

8% of the total gross operating revenue

Chapter 5.32 SMC

Sewer utility tax

8% of the total gross operating revenue

Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984

Cable franchise fee

5% of the total gross operating revenue

 

Utility Deposits

 

 

 

Residential

 

 

Water

 

 

 

Inside city limits

$170 or letter of credit

 

Outside city limits

$255 or letter of credit

 

Sewer for customers on city water

 

 

 

Inside city limits

$145 or letter of credit

 

Outside city limits

Depends on sewer rate or letter of credit

 

Sewer only customers

Deposit required

 

Inside city limits

$

145

 

Outside city limits

Depends on sewer rate (see below)

 

1.5 times the rate

$

210

 

Commercial

 

 

 

Water

2 times estimated monthly usage or letter of credit showing no delinquencies in previous 12-month period

 

Sewer

2 times estimated monthly usage or letter of credit showing no delinquencies in previous 12-month period

 

Miscellaneous Utility Fees

 

 

 

Debit card and credit card payments over the phone

$

3

SMC 3.52.050

Delinquent utility account

$5 plus 1% on outstanding balance

 

Duplicate copy of utility invoice for owner/property manager

$7.50 per account annually

SMC 3.52.070(C)

Reconnection fee for shutoff

$

84

D. Police Department (Some Fines for Crimes Are Not Governed by This Chapter).

Code Reference

Title

2022 Rate/Fee/Charge

SMC 8.28.050

Alarms Response

 

 

 

First call offense

$

Second call offense

$

 

Third call offense

$

50

 

Fourth and successive call offenses

$

100

 

Bail, Permits and Certifications

 

 

 

Bail

As set by municipal court

 

Concealed weapons permit

As established by state statute

 

Temporary non-vehicle use of streets permit

$5 per day not to exceed 14 days

18 U.S.C., Title 926C

Retired non-SPD police concealed carry

$

25

 

Fines

 

 

SMC 10.12.100

Parking Infractions

 

 

 

Improper parking

$

25

 

Expired parking

$

25

RCW 46.61.381

Parking in disabled/handicap space

$

450

 

Violation of limited time or restricted zone

$

25

 

Moving Vehicle Violations

 

 

SMC 10.08.020

Speeding in alley

$

101

SMC 10.21.060

Human-powered vehicle violation

$25 each violation

Chapter 10.21 SMC

Wheeled device violation

$

25

 

Miscellaneous Fees

 

 

 

Off-duty hiring of Sequim police personnel

Set by current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) (includes wages and benefits) + 15% admin. fee

 

Fingerprinting (per set)

$

15

E. Police Department – Code Compliance/Enforcement.

Code Reference

Title

2022 Rate/Fee/Charge

SMC 6.16.010

Animal License

 

 

SMC 6.04.015

License (spayed/neutered)

Dog and cat

Cat licensing is voluntary

Per Clallam County fee schedule

 

License (intact = not spayed/neutered)

Per Clallam County fee schedule

License for microchipped (spayed/neutered)

Per Clallam County fee schedule

 

License lifetime for microchipped (spayed/neutered)

Per Clallam County fee schedule

 

Certified assist./companion animal – Lifetime license

Per Clallam County fee schedule

 

Registration or renewal potentially dangerous dog – Spayed/neutered – Annual

$

150

 

Registration or renewal potentially dangerous dog – Intact – Annual

$

450

 

Impound fees and costs

Appropriate fees per Humane Society contract costs plus 25% admin. fee

 

Replacement tag (animal licenses)

Per Clallam County fee schedule

F. Community Development – Land Use.

Code Reference

Title

2022 Rate/Fee/Charge

 

Adult Entertainment License

 

 

 

Entertainment acts

$

550

 

Entertainment license

$

550

 

Establishment permit

$

1,645

 

Manager license

$

1,100

 

Model/escort fee

$

1,100

 

Nonrefundable processing fee

$

380

 

Appeals

 

 

 

Appeal to hearing examiner (HE)

$

600 + HE

 

Appeal to city council

$

600

 

Deposits (refundable less any actual costs incurred by city)

 

 

 

Consultant – Critical areas (wetlands, fish, and wildlife)

$

2,000

 

Consultant – Geotechnical

$

750

 

Consultant – Traffic impact analysis

$

2,500

 

Consultant – Stormwater

$

1,250

 

Consultant – Potable water distribution

$

1,500

 

Consultant – Sanitary sewer collection

$

1,500

 

Consultant – Miscellaneous

$

750

 

Hearing examiner (HE)

$

4,000

 

Environmental Review

 

 

 

Reasonable use exception

$

1,000 + HE costs

 

Review of EIS

$650 + hourly rate* after 10 hours + consultant review

 

SEPA DEIS/FEIS

$

Cost to prepare EIS

 

SEPA review/determination

$

350

 

Event Permits

 

 

 

Cleanup deposit

$

110

Fireworks sales permit

$

100

 

Special event permit (SEP)

$

250

 

*Hourly Rate

 

 

Hourly rate

$

65

 

Land Use Changes

 

 

 

Variance

$

1,210

 

Land Use Development

 

 

 

Commercial design and site plan review

$1,000 + $0.25/sq. ft.

 

Conditional use

$

1,375

 

Preapplication meeting (no fee for design review preapplication meeting)

$

390

 

Residential site plan review (for building permit review)

$

 

130

 

Special use permit/essential public facility

$

1,100

 

Miscellaneous

 

 

 

Administrative determinations/similar use determinations/written letter

$

525

Developers agreement

$

1,300

 

Fire inspection and plan review, Clallam Fire District No. 3

$195 + hourly rate* after 3 hours

 

Home occupation permit

$195 + hourly rate* after 3 hours

 

Mobile food service vendor permit with SEP

$

130

 

Mobile food service vendor – Standalone

$

195

 

Post-decision modification request within 120 days of permit approval

$520 + hourly rate* after 8 hours

 

Reinspections after initial inspection (each)

$

130

 

Temporary use

$325 + hourly rate* after 5 hours

 

Zoning verification letter

$

130

 

Consultant – Geotechnical

$2,000 – other TBD with project

 

Consultant – Miscellaneous

$

750

 

Hearing examiner (HE)

$

4,000

 

Notices

 

 

 

Notice of application publication

Actual cost

 

Notice of public hearing publication

Actual cost

 

Public notice, publication fees and certified mailings

 

Actual cost

 

Policy Planning Review

 

 

 

Annexation notice of intent

$

345

 

Annexation petition review

$

500

 

Annexation council action and BRB

$1,000 + BRB fee

 

Comprehensive plan amendment – Text and/or map

$

1,300

 

Concomitant agreement release/revision

$520 + hourly rate* after 8 hours

 

Zoning code text and/or map amendment (per SMC 18.88.030 )

$

850

 

Shoreline Development

 

 

 

Shoreline conditional use permit

$800 + $0.25/sq. ft.

 

Shoreline exemption

$

220

 

Shoreline variance

$

800

 

Substantial development permit – Accessory

$325 + $0.25/sq. ft.

 

Substantial development permit – Primary

$800 + $0.25/sq. ft. or $75/unit

 

Signs

 

 

 

Sign permit

$

280

 

Temporary signs for events (for events exempt from SEP permit on private property)

$

15

 

Relocation of existing business sign within the city of Sequim (except for fees all permit requirements must be met)

$

0

 

Subdivision

 

 

 

Accessory dwelling unit (detached or expansion of existing structure)

$

500

ADU within existing structure/nonexpansion of structure

$

300

 

Binding site plan

$1,800 + $75/lot/unit + $0.25/sq. ft. (nonresidential)

 

Binding site plan, plat, or short plat extension

$

455

 

Boundary and lot line adjustment – Preliminary

$

600

 

Boundary line adjustment – Final

$

240

 

Major plat amendment – Preliminary

$

1,375

 

Major plat amendment – Final plat

$

665

 

Major subdivision – Preliminary plat

$3,000 + $75/lot

 

Major subdivision – Final plat

$

1,000

 

Planned residential development with preliminary plat (additional plat fees to be assessed)

$

750

 

Planned residential development without preliminary plat

$

3,000

 

Short plat amendment

$

650

 

Short plat amendment final plat

$

330

 

Short subdivision (preliminary short plat)

$

825

 

Short subdivision final plat

$

330

 

Engineering Fees

 

 

 

Preapplication conference

$

390

 

Hourly rate for engineering department

$

65

 

Land Use Review – Engineering

 

 

 

ADU (accessory dwelling unit) review – Attached or detached

$130 + hourly after 2 hours

 

Boundary line adjustment review

$195 + hourly after 3 hours

 

Commercial/multifamily/industrial site plan

$780 + hourly after 12 hours

 

Conditional use permit review

$130 + hourly after 3 hours

 

Developer agreement

$520 + hourly after 8 hours

 

Essential public facility/special use permit review

$195 + hourly after 3 hours

 

Single-family residential site plan review (for review of drainage, utilities, right-of-way)

$195 + hourly after 3 hours

 

Subdivisions – Engineering

 

 

 

Binding site plan review

$975 + hourly after 15 hours

 

Plat alteration review

$390 + hourly after 6 hours

 

Short plat review

$650 + hourly after 10 hours

 

Preliminary plat/planned residential development (PRD) review

$3,380 + hourly after 52 hours

 

Final plat (PRD) review

$975 + hourly after 15 hours

 

Policy Review – Engineering

 

 

 

Comprehensive plan amendment review

$195 + hourly after 3 hours

 

Shoreline Permits – Engineering

 

 

 

Shoreline substantial development permit (SSDP) review

$195 + hourly after 3 hours

 

Miscellaneous – Engineering

 

 

 

Post-decision review

$195 + hourly after 3 hours

 

Latecomer agreement review (street, water, sewer, stormwater)

$1,625 for 1st utility + $975/additional utility

 

Third-Party Review Fees

 

 

 

Third-party review (traffic, stormwater, geotechnical, utility capacity)

Determined with 1st review of site plan/plat submittal

Actual consultant cost less deposits

 

Latecomers’ Fees

 

 

 

Base fee

$560 plus 1% of construction costs

 

Parcel fee

$

140

 

Segregation fee

$

420

 

Miscellaneous Fees

 

 

 

Research services fees

$65 per hour

 

Permit software fee

$15 per standalone permit

G. Community Development – Building.

Code Reference

Title

2022 Rate/Fee/Charge

 

Building Permit

 

 

 

Permit software fee

$15 per standalone permit

 

Building permit

Most current issue of the Building Safety Journal, published by the International Code Council

Chapter 15.04 SMC

Residential accessory structure permit valuations

Carport/pole building $17.42/sq. ft.

Sheds $17.94/sq. ft.

Porches/decks $33.61/sq. ft.

Plan check

65% residential; 80% commercial building permit

 

Plan check (after initial approval)

$115 for first 2 hours plus $65/hour thereafter

 

Single-family residential clearing and grading application fee (unless exempt)

$

50

 

Demolition permit fee

$

50

 

Mechanical permit base fee

As established by Uniform Mechanical Code

 

Mechanical fixture fee

As established by Uniform Mechanical Code

 

Reroof application fee

$

50

 

Plumbing permit base fee

As established by Uniform Plumbing Code

 

Plumbing and fixture permit

$7.70 per fixture

 

Building permit reinspection after initial inspection (each)

$

130

 

Final inspection

Certificate of occupancy for final inspection

$

130

 

 

Manufactured home placement

$

255

H. Public Works Department.

Code Reference

Title

2022 Rate/Fee/Charge

 

Banners

 

 

 

Community banner reservation

$180 per week

 

Permits

 

 

 

Clearing and grading permit

 

 

Application deposit – Nonrefundable

(This deposit will be applied to the fee determined for the public improvement permit if permit is obtained within one year of design approval)

$

520

Due with application

 

All projects

5% of estimated construction costs for projects <= $1M

3% of estimated construction costs for projects > $1M

Due at plan approval

 

Site construction permit

 

 

Application deposit – Nonrefundable

(This deposit will be applied to the fee determined for the public improvement permit if permit is obtained within one year of design approval)

$

1,000

Due with application

Single parcel

5% of estimated construction costs for projects <= $1M

3% of estimated construction costs for projects > $1M

Due at plan approval

 

Subdivision

5% of estimated construction costs for projects <= $1M

3% of estimated construction costs for projects > $1M

Due at plan approval

 

Commercial

5% of estimated construction costs for projects <= $1M

3% of estimated construction costs for projects > $1M

Due at plan approval

 

ROW usage/work within ROW

5% of estimated construction costs for projects<= $1M

3% of estimated construction costs for projects >$1M

 

Site and ROW permit reinspections

$

$65/hr

 

Fats, Oil, and Grease (FOG) Program

 

 

 

FOG – Failure to allow inspection

$

500

 

FOG – Failure to install required equipment or process

$

500

 

FOG – Failure to meet discharge standards

$

500

 

FOG – Failure to maintain records

$

100

 

Sewer Inspections

 

 

 

Sewer inspection – Inside city limits

$

165

 

Sewer inspection – Outside city limits

$

330

Ord. 2010-007

Transportation Impact Fee

Effective June 1, 2022

 

Transportation impact fees

Rate generated from formula set forth in transportation study. Fees are automatically adjusted by the Engineering News-Record Construction Price Index change, unless otherwise adjusted by council.

Ord. 2010-008

Park Impact Fee

 

 

 

Park impact fees

Rate generated from formula set forth in parks study. Fees are automatically adjusted by the Engineering News Record Construction Price Index change, unless otherwise adjusted by council.

 

Miscellaneous Services Fees

 

 

 

Deferred impact fee administration

$

230

Engineering and consulting (internal and outsourced)

$65/hr

I. Public Works Department – Streets.

Code Reference

Title

2022 Rate/Fee/Charge

 

Public Works – Streets Miscellaneous

 

 

Follow-through sign installation

$

200

 

Electric vehicle station user charge

1st 3 hours free

+ 3 hours @ $10/hour

 

Street/ROW vacation

Actual costs (direct and indirect)

J. Repealed by Ord. 2017-015.

K. Public Works Department – Utilities.

Code Reference

2022 Rate/Fee/Charge

SMC 13.72.010

Meter Install

 

Meter Size

City-Installed Service

 

 

Water

 

Less than 2"

$250 plus meter kit, roadway and replacement costs in-city service

 

Less than 2"

$500 plus meter kit, roadway and replacement costs out-of-city service

 

Note: Greater than 2"

Developer installed

SMC 13.72.010

 

Inspection Fees

 

 

Water

 

Inspection fee for developer-installed meters

$77 for in-city-limit inspections

$154 for out-of-city-limit inspections

 

 

Sewer

 

Inspection fee for developer-installed side sewer service line

$77 for in-city-limit inspections

$154 for out-of-city-limit inspections

SMC 13.72.020

General Facility Charges (GFC)

 

Sewer

 

Type of Connection

GFC (per Unit)

 

 

Residential

 

Residential living unit

$7,548 (1 equivalent residential unit (ERU)) includes condo units, mobile home park units and multifamily units 2 units or under

 

Multifamily units (3 units or more)

0.7 ERU per unit

 

Service outside the city limits = 1.5 times the city rate

 

Temporary Residential Units

Motel/hotel rooms, seasonal overnight travel trailer parks and RV parks

0.3 ERU per unit

 

Rest homes, nursing homes, assisted care facilities

0.6 ERU per unit

 

Commercial and Industrial Units and Other Units

SMC 13.72.020

Based on the Following Meter Size as Outlined in the Code

 

Meter size (inches)

ERU

 

0.625

1.0

 

0.75

1.5

 

1.00

2.5

 

1.50

5.0

 

2.00

8.0

 

Meters sized greater than 2 inches or any use requiring an industrial pretreatment plan requires an approved engineering analysis of equivalent ERUs.

SMC 13.72.025

General Facility Charges (GFC)

 

Water

 

Type of Connection

GFC (per Unit)

 

 

Residential

Residential living unit

$8,184 (1 equivalent residential unit (ERU)) includes condo units, mobile home park units and multifamily units 2 units or under

 

Multifamily units (3 units or more)

0.7 ERU per unit

 

Service outside the city limits = 1.5 times the city rate

 

Temporary Residential Units

 

Motel/hotel rooms, seasonal overnight travel trailer parks and RV parks

0.3 ERU per unit

 

Rest homes, nursing homes, assisted care facilities

0.6 ERU per unit

 

Commercial and Industrial Units and Other Units

 

Based on the Following Meter Size as Outlined in the Code

 

Meter size (inches)

ERU

 

0.625

1.0

 

0.750

1.5

 

1.000

2.5

 

1.500

5.0

 

2.000

8.0

 

Meters sized greater than 2 inches or any use requiring an industrial pretreatment plan requires an approved engineering analysis of equivalent ERUs.

 

Irrigation Water Rates

 

Irrigation Base Rate for Each Meter Size

 

5/8"

$27.31

 

3/4"

$34.14

 

1"

$56.92

 

1-1/2"

$113.72

 

2"

$182.00

 

3"

$341.22

 

Irrigation Usage Charges

 

Single-Family Residential, Duplex and Multifamily

 

Up to 600 cubic ft.

$0.00950/cubic ft.

 

Over 600 cubic ft. and up to 1,600 cubic ft.

$0.02777/cubic ft.

 

Over 1,600 cubic ft.

$0.03509/cubic ft.

 

Commercial and Public Authority

 

Up to 600 cubic ft.

$0.00950/cubic ft.

 

Over 600 cubic ft.

$0.02777/cubic ft.

 

Hotel/Motel

 

First 600 cubic ft.

$0.00950/cubic ft.

 

Over 600 cubic ft.

$0.02777/cubic ft.

SMC 13.112.060

Reclaimed Water (Reuse) Rates

 

Reclaimed Water Base Rate for Each Meter Size (per Month)

 

5/8"

$5.29

 

3/4"

$6.61

 

1"

$10.17

 

1-1/2"

$18.87

 

2"

$29.48

 

3"

$54.97

 

Reclaimed Water Usage Charge for Each Service per Month

0 – 5,000 cubic ft.

$0.00496/cubic ft.

 

5,001 – 20,000 cubic ft.

$0.00372/cubic ft.

 

20,001 – 50,000 cubic ft.

$0.00247/cubic ft.

 

50,001 cubic ft. and above

$0.00122/cubic ft.

 

Rates to customers outside the current city limits shall be 1.5 times higher than the specified class base rate and the usage fee charged per unit or 1.5 times the total bill as computed by the in-city rate

SMC 13.80.030

Sewer Rates

 

Usage Charges

 

Sewer Rates for Single-Family Residential – Inside City Limits

 

Single-family residential flat rate

$59.38

 

One-Tier Sewer-Only Single-Family Residential – Inside City

 

Base rate

$62.69

 

Sewer Rates for Multifamily Residential, Including Adult Care Facilities (per Unit)

 

Base rate

$56.41

 

Sewer Rates for Commercial and Public Authority (75% of AWWA Factor)

 

Base rate per meter size

 

 

5/8"

$62.88

 

3/4"

$78.60

 

1"

$117.80

 

1-1/2"

$234.74

 

2"

$375.38

 

3"

$704.47

 

Usage rate over 600 cubic ft.

$0.06208/cubic ft.

 

Sewer Rates for Hotel/Motel (per Unit)

 

Base rate

$44.53

 

Over 600 cubic ft.

$0.06208/cubic ft.

 

Outside City Limits

1.5 times the rate

SMC 13.80.080

Reduced Sewer Rates

 

Residential low income rate reduction program for individually metered water (only qualifying account holders). Up to 50% reduction of base charge for qualifying low income customers.

SMC 13.84.030

Water Rates

 

Water Rates for Single-Family Residential

 

Base rate

$27.31

 

Up to 600 cubic ft.

$0.00950/cubic ft.

 

Over 600 cubic ft. and up to 1,600 cubic ft.

$0.02777/cubic ft.

 

Over 1,600 cubic ft.

$0.03509/cubic ft.

 

Water Rates for Multifamily Residential, Including Adult Care Facilities (per Unit)

 

Base rate

$25.93

 

Up to 600 cubic ft.

$0.00950/cubic ft.

 

Over 600 cubic ft. and up to 1,600 cubic ft.

$0.02777/cubic ft.

 

Over 1,600 cubic ft.

$0.03509/cubic ft.

 

Water Rates for Commercial and Public Authority

 

Base rate per meter

 

 

5/8"

$27.31

 

3/4"

$34.14

 

1"

$56.92

 

1-1/2"

$113.72

 

2"

$182.00

 

3"

$341.22

 

Up to 600 cubic ft.

$0.00950/cubic ft.

 

Over 600 cubic ft.

$0.02777/cubic ft.

 

Water Rates for Hotel/Motel (per Unit)

 

Base rate

$20.47

 

Up to 600 cubic ft.

$0.00950/cubic ft.

 

Over 600 cubic ft.

$0.02777/cubic ft.

 

Outside City Limits

 

1.5 times base

 

Example – Residential

 

Base rate outside city limits

$40.97

 

Up to 600 cubic ft.

$0.01425/cubic ft.

 

Over 600 cubic ft.

$0.04166/cubic ft.

SMC 13.84.080

Reduced Water Rates

 

Residential low income rate reduction program (only qualifying account holders). Up to 50% reduction of base charge for qualifying low income customers.

L. Miscellaneous Utility Fees.

Code Reference

Title

2022 Rate/Fee/Charge

SMC 13.92.040

Water: service availability fee (standby charge for single-family residents inside city limits)

$27.31 (water)

SMC 13.80.030

Sewer: service availability fee (standby charge for single-family residents inside city limits who are also connected to city water)

$27.31 (sewer)

SMC 13.92.020, 13.92.030

Water on/off at customer request

Water off – $45

Water on – No charge

 

Nonemergency after hours call out

$140

(Ord. 2022-011 § 1 (Exh. B); Ord. 2022-009 § 2 (Exh. B); Ord. 2021-028 § 1(d) (Exh. D); Ord. 2021-022 § 1 (Exh. B); Ord. 2021-006 § 2 (Exh.); Ord. 2020-010 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2019-015 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2019-014 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2019-009 § 1 (Exh. B); Ord. 2019-011 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2019-006 § 1 (Exh. B); Ord. 2018-008 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2018-004 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord, 2018-003 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2017-015 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2017-014 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2017-007 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2017-001 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2016-012 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2015-008 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2015-005 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2014-018 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2013-015 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2013-005 § 1; Ord. 2012-014 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2011-018 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2011-017 § 1; Ord. 2011-009 § 1; Ord. 2010-024 § 2 (Exh. A))