§ 51.112  SEWER USER AND CONNECTION CHARGES.
   (A)   All premises connected directly or indirectly to the sanitary sewers of the city, except as hereinafter provided, shall be charged and shall make payments to the Authority in amounts computed on the basis of the actual flow where a certified meter exists or a residential user equivalent in all other cases.
   (B)   The sewer user charges shall consist of a “user operation and maintenance charge” billable quarterly for residential users and monthly for commercial and industrial users so designated by the Authority.
   (C)   Rates to be charged for service furnished by the system shall be as follows.
      (1)   Sewer use charges. Sewer use charges shall be at a rate established by the City Council and set in the city’s schedule of fees. Premises outside city limits shall pay a rate established by the City Council and set in the city’s schedule of fees. Any additional revenue generated from the use charge shall be allocated to the capital funds of the city.
      (2)   Connection charge.
         (a)   Direct connection. For each direct connection to the lines of the system, there shall be charged a fee established by the City Council and set in the city’s schedule of fees per single-family residence equivalent, except for premises outside the city limits, whose connection charge shall be established by the City Council and set in the city’s schedule of fees per single-family residence equivalent.
         (b)   Indirect connection. In order to defray the proportional share of treatment works and the necessary oversizing of trunks and pumping stations, for each indirect connection to the system, there shall be charged a fee established by the City Council and set in the city’s schedule of fees per single- family residence equivalent, except for premises outside the city limits, whose connection charge shall be established by the City Council and set in the city’s schedule of fees per single-family residence equivalent. An INDIRECT CONNECTION shall be defined as one made to lines added to the system after its original construction, the cost of which is paid from special assessments or private funds.
         (c)   Equivalent user factor. Each premises, other than a single-family residence, shall pay either a direct or indirect connection charge multiplied by a factor representing a ratio of sewer use by such class of premises to normal single-family residential use, as reflected in section § 51.113 or the schedule of fees or rates determined by the City Council.
(Ord. passed 5-23-1994; Am. Ord. passed 8-23-1995)