§ 50.02  FEES FOR VARIOUS UTILITY MATTERS.
   (A)   Fees are hereby established for the electric utility, storm water utility, wastewater utility and water utility, as set forth below.
      (1)   Town electric utility.
         (a)   The following review fee will be collected when the developer submits an agreement for utility review for commercial and/or subdivisions:
            Electrical preparation and design: $520.
            Preparation and design of the electrical distribution system layout of facilities for development by town’s electrical engineer. The preparation and design fee of $520 is for four hours. Projects requiring more than four hours of preparation and design due to their complexity shall be assessed additional preparation and design fees at the rate of $130 per hour.
         (b)   The developer is responsible for paying 100% of the total materials and installation of the project. An agreement must be signed before any construction or installation can begin.
      (2)   Town storm water utility.
         (a)   The following review fees will be collected when the developer submits the application for drainage review for commercial and/or subdivisions:
 
Preliminary drainage review for primary plat
$130
Final drainage review
$520
Plot plan drainage review
$50
 
         (b)   The preliminary drainage review fee of $130 is for one hour of review of drainage plans and calculations. Projects requiring more than one hour of preliminary drainage review, due to their complexity and/or deficiency in design or submittal, shall be assessed additional preliminary drainage review fees at the rate of $130 per hour.
         (c)   The final drainage review fee of $520 is for four hours of review of erosion control plans, drainage plans and calculations. Projects requiring more than four hours of final drainage review, due to their complexity and/or deficiency in design or submittal, shall be assessed additional final drainage review fees at the rate of $130 per hour.
         (d)   The plot plan drainage review fee will be collected when a builder submits the application for drainage approval for single and double family dwelling.
         (e)   Specific requirements for this procedure can be found in the Department of Storm Water Management’s Drainage Manual, which can be downloaded from the storm water page of the town’s website at www.townofbargersville.org, or in paper form by contacting the utility office.
      (3)   Town wastewater utility.  The following review fees will be collected when the developer submits construction plans for commercial and/or subdivisions:
 
Construction plan engineering review fee for developments with sewer main line extension and 15-year law engineering review fee
$520*
*
The review fee of $520 is for four hours of review. Projects requiring more than four hours of review, due to their complexity and/or deficiency in design or submittal, shall be assessed additional review fees at the rate of $130 per hour.
Legal review, preparation of sewer service agreement (SSA), easements and/or other documents
$600
Recording fees
$75
Sewer inspection fee
hourly
 
      (4)   Town water utility.  The following review fee will be collected when the developer submits construction plans for commercial and/or subdivisions:
         Construction plan engineering review fee: $520.
         The review fee of $520 is for four hours of review. Projects requiring more than four  hours of review, due to their complexity and/or deficiency in design or submittal, shall be assessed additional review fees at the rate of $130 per hour.
   (B)   (1)   Utility review fees form for an agreement between the developer/contractor and the town, Exhibit E to Ordinance 2014-28, incorporated by reference as if set forth in full herein. Copies can be obtained by contacting the utility office.
      (2)   Inspection services form for an agreement between the developer/contractor and the town, Exhibit F to Ordinance 2014-28, incorporated by reference as if set forth in full herein. Copies can be obtained by contacting the utility office.
   (C)   The Town Council reserves the right to implement additional fees, to increase fees and/or to otherwise amend or repeal this section at any time and from time to time.
   (D)   All fees must be paid in full prior to construction.
   (E)   Final plats regarding various utility matters will be accepted once all fees, appropriate financial guarantees, transfer of ownership and as-builts for completed utilities and all legal documents have been submitted. Developer will be required to post a three-year financial guarantee for 25% of the total project cost at the time of transfer of ownership, and prior to the final acceptance by the town.
(Ord. 2008-2, passed 2-12-2008; Ord. 2014-28, passed 12-23-2014; Ord. 2019-01, passed 1-29-2019)