1040.31  CHARGES AND FEES.
   (a)   User Charge.  The user charge which covers the cost of operation, maintenance and replacement is comprised of an administrative charge and a commodity charge.  The commodity charge is based on usage, with a base rate or minimum of 300 cubic feet.
      (1)   Administrative charge.  The administrative charge shall consist of a unit rate cost per account administered by the City.
      (2)   Commodity charge.  The commodity charge will be based on the metered quantity of water consumed per month.  Each account shall be billed monthly for a minimum of 300 cubic feet or the actual metered quantity, whichever is greater.
   When a premises has more than one meter, the administrative charge shall be applied to each account; the commodity rate may be applied to either the consolidated flow or to each account, except as specified in Section 1040.34.
   (b)   Debt Service Charge.  The debt service charge shall be based on the metered quantity of water consumed per month for each account.  Each account shall be billed monthly for a minimum of 300 cubic feet or the actual metered quantity, whichever is greater.
   (c)   Strength Surcharge.  The strength surcharge shall be levied on a quarterly basis.
   (d)   Industrial Waste Surveillance Charge.  The industrial waste surveillance charge shall be levied on a quarterly basis on Industrial Class III users and on all other users with BOD, suspended solids or other contaminants in concentrations greater than those defined for normal domestic sewage.
   (e)   Outside User Charge.  The debt service charge for present and future connections or taps to the City's sewage works made outside the corporate limits shall be two times the rate for those within the corporate limits.
   (f)   Schedule.  The schedule of charges and fees is established from time to time by Council. 
(Ord. 91-59.  Passed 10-21-91; Ord. 07-13.  Passed 3-5-07; Ord. 08-25.  Passed 9-2-08.)