§ 915.12  ELECTRIC UTILITY TAP-IN CHARGE.
   Before any new connection is made to the city electric system there shall be paid into the electric fund for each unit to be served by each connection, a tap-in fee as shown below:
   (A)   Single- and two-family residential dwellings:
      (1)   A per-lot fee will be applied to each lot based on the average lot frontage width to cover costs associated with the installation of electric infrastructure and street lights for each platted section of the development. The average lot frontage width will include all frontage associated with both buildable lots and open space lots that are platted in each section of the development. The per-lot fee will be tiered as follows:
 
Average Lot Frontage (feet)
Per-Lot Fee
Decorative Light Adder
50 - 69
$600
$200
70 - 99
$900
$300
100 or more
$1,200
$400
 
      (2)   $12 per lineal foot for single-phase underground primary feeder from tap-point on existing distribution system to subdivision.
      (3)   $18 per lineal foot for three-phase underground primary feeder from tap-point on existing distribution system to subdivision.
      (4)   Per lot tap-fee shall be payable in conjunction with the comprehensive permit for each lot. Applicable lineal foot charges for electric distribution extension as defined in divisions (A)(2) and (A)(3) shall be payable by the developer of record prior to electric facilities being energized.
      (5)   The City Electric Department shall determine path and construction method for line extensions to subdivisions and within subdivisions, consistent with applicable industry standards and  practices and the need to ensure the integrity of the electric distribution system.
   (B)   Multifamily residential and nonresidential developments.
      (1)   $12 per lineal foot for single-phase underground primary feeder from tap-point on existing distribution system to subdivision and within subdivision.
      (2)   $18 per lineal foot for three-phase underground primary feeder from tap-point on existing distribution system to subdivision and within  subdivision.
      (3)   All city costs associated with the provision and installation of public streetlights to support the proposed multifamily or nonresidential development shall be passed on to the developer through the billing process.
      (4)   Tap-in fee shall be payable by the developer of record prior to electric facilities being energized.
      (5)   The Electric Department shall determine path and construction method for line extensions to the subdivision and within the subdivision consistent with applicable industry standards and  practices and the need to ensure the integrity of the electric distribution  system.
(Ord. 9323, passed 5-23-06)