1040.01  RATES AND CHARGES.
   (a)   General Water Use Rates.  The following schedule of water use rates and charges applies to all customers using metered water:
   SCHEDULE OF WATER RATES AND CHARGES
   Base charge for residential customers shall be based on meter size and for non-residential customers shall be based on meter size or tap size, whichever is larger, prorated to an equivalent 5/8 inch meter size per the attached table.  See Chapter 1043  Water and Sewer System Investment Fees  for similar language.  All rates shall remain in effect until amended by later legislation.
   The capital maintenance fee in the table below shall apply to any account whether it is a new water customer account, an account established for an existing water customer at a new service location or any existing water customer.
EXISTING SERVICE AREA
 
Base Charge
Meter/Tap
Size (inch)
Eq. Factor
Base $
Eq. Factor
Capital Maintenance Fee for All Accounts
5/8 & 3/4
1
11.55
1
5.00
1 & 1-1/4
4
46.20
2.5
12.50
1-1/2
10
115.48
5
25.00
2
20
230.95
8
40.00
3
30
346.42
15
75.00
› 3
30
346.42
15
75.00
Commodity Charges
First 2,000 cf/month
2.92
› 2,000 cf/month
2.92
 
EXPANDED SERVICE AREA
 
Base Charge
Meter/Tap
Size (inch)
Eq. Factor
Base $
Eq. Factor
Capital Maintenance Fee for All Accounts
5/8 & 3/4
1
21.60
1
5.00
1 & 1-1/4
4
86.37
2.5
12.50
1-1/2
10
215.93
5
25.00
2
20
431.90
8
40.00
3
30
647.81
15
75.00
› 3
30
647.81
15
75.00
Commodity Charges
First 2,000 cf/month
4.49
› 2,000 cf/month
4.49
Base Charge is ratio x Existing Service Area         1.87 = Ratio
Commodity Charge is ratio x Existing Service Area      1.54 = Ratio
LATE PAYMENT CHARGE - 1-1/2% PER MONTH ON UNPAID WATER BILLS
 
   (b)   Private Fire Suppression Devices.  The following rates apply to all customers using the waterworks for private fire suppression devices.  These rates apply to availability of service for private suppression devices only and include no allowance for water use.
      (1)   Automatic sprinkler systems or hose connected to pipe: three dollars and fifty cents ($3.50) per month.
      (2)   Private hydrants.  For the use of private hydrants furnished and installed by the owner and used only for the extinguishing of fires: three dollars and fifty cents ($3.50) per month per hydrant.
   (c)   Availability Charge for General Standby Capacity.  All property owners not connected to the water system whose improvements are within 600 feet from a hydrant which is part of the Water Resources Department water system shall pay an availability charge for general standby capacity of three dollars and fifty cents ($3.50) per month.
   (d)   Estimated Usage.  In a case in which a meter stops or fails to register the quantity of water used, the monthly usage shall be estimated as the average monthly amount which was recorded when the meter was in operation.
   (e)   Billing Due Date; Interest.  Water service charges are due and payable monthly by the tenth day of the month following billing at such office or offices as the City Manager may designate. Failure to pay water service charge bills within 30 days of the due date of the bill shall result in the adding of 1.5% interest per month on water service charges bills then unpaid, may result in the initiation of the utility shut-off procedure in accordance with Chapter 1050, and may result in the filing of a lien on the property at which  delinquent service charges were incurred in the aggregate amount of any unpaid utility service charges plus accrued interest and penalty fees.
(Ord. 99-120.  Passed 9-15-99; Ord. 00-164.  Passed 1-3-01; Ord. 03-217.  Passed 12-17-03; Ord. 10-23.  Passed 3-17-10; Ord. 11-35.  Passed 5-4-11; Ord. 12-53.  Passed 5-2-12; Ord. 13-57.  Passed 5-15-13.)