918.04  STORMWATER UTILITY SERVICE CHARGES; ESU RATES.
   For the purposes identified in Sections 918.01, there is levied and assessed upon all properties in the City and upon the owner of such premises, a stormwater utility service charge at rates to be in effect and payable as hereinafter provided, and in the amount, as applicable, determined as follows:
   (a)   Stormwater utility service charge on Residential Property within the City’s corporate boundaries:
 
 
Monthly ESU Rate of $1.30 – Effective January 1, 2014
Tier
ESU
Monthly Service Charge
Tier No. 1
0.40
$0.52/month
Tier No. 2
0.75
$0.97/month
Tier No. 3
1.00
$1.30/month
Tier No. 4
1.30
$1.69/month
Tier No. 5
2.00
$2.60/month
 
Monthly ESU Rate of $2.25 – Effective January 5, 2016
Tier
ESU
Monthly Service Charge
Tier No. 1
0.40
$0.90/month
Tier No. 2
0.75
$1.69/month
Tier No. 3
1.00
$2.25/month
Tier No. 4
1.30
$2.92/month
Tier No. 5
2.00
$4.50/month
 
   (b)   The Stormwater utility service charge on Non-Residential Property within the City’s corporate boundaries is:
 
 
Effective January 1, 2014
$1.30 per ESU per month
Effective January 1, 2016
$2.25 per ESU per month
 
   (c)   Voluntarily accepted additional stormwater utility service charges:  The charges pertaining to a property owner’s allocated share of total costs to design, construct, and collect costs related to City constructed stormwater utility improvements benefiting the property and which a property owner has voluntarily accepted, in writing, as additional service charges.  The voluntarily accepted additional stormwater utility service charges shall be billed to the customer receiving services at the property to which the voluntarily accepted additional service charges apply, regardless of changes in ownership, until paid in full.
   (d)   No stormwater utility service charge shall be imposed upon premises owned or operated by either the City of Springfield or by National Trail Parks and Recreation District.
      (Ord. 15-259, passed 9-15-15; Ord. 15-336, passed 12-22-15.)