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Construction Fees - Water

NEW, ENLARGED OR RELOCATED WATER METER FEES

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2017

Meter Size Meter Installation Fee Water Capital Facility Fee* Total Cost
3/4"     $3,707.33 Plus $743.00 $4,450.33
1"     $3,804.62 Plus $1,241.00 $5,045.62
1-1/2"     $4,797.72 Plus $2,474.00 $7,271.72
2"     $5,095.20 Plus $3,960.00 $9,055.20
3"     $14,230.99 Plus $7,429.00 $21,659.99
4"     $15,080.93 Plus $12,384.00 $27,464.93
6"     $17,771.68 Plus $24,762.00 $42,533.68
8"     $27,222.84 Plus $39,620.00 $66,842.84
10"     Actual Cost** Plus $56,960.00 Actual Cost + $56,960

NOTE:  For water service installations where a traffic control plan is required, the traffic control and plan shall be provided by the developer at the developer's expense.

*No Water Capital Facility Fee for relocated meters.  Enlarged meter capital facility fee is the difference between the old and new meter size.

**Contact the Water Resources Office at (310) 458-8579 for additional cost information.

FIRELINE METER FEES

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2017

 Meter Size  Meter Installation Fee  Water Capital Facility Fee  Total Cost
 2"      $4,768.64  Plus $3,960.00  $8,728.64
 3"      $9,592.08  Plus $7,429.00  $17,021.08
 4"      $9,592.08  Plus $12,384.00  $21,976.08
 6"      $9,592.08  Plus $24,762.00  $34,354.08
 8"      $14,594.45  Plus $39,620.00  $54,214.45
 10"      $14,594.45  Plus $56,960.00  $71,554.45

MISCELLANEOUS WATER FEES

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2017

 
 Description  Fee  
FIRE HYDRANTS  
Fire Hydrant Flow Test $952.83  
Fire Hydrant Installation $13,604.71  
Fire Hydrant Relocation - new tap & killout $13,190.92  
WATER METERS  
Damaged Water Meter Repair Actual Cost  
Moved Meter (per meter) $86.11  
Water Meter Downsize Actual Cost - contact the Water Meter Shop at (310) 458-8534  
Water Meter Test - 3/4" to 2" Meter $224.18  
Water Meter Test - 3" and Over $1,371.10  
Water Service Upgrade - 3/4" to 1" Meter $750.41  
MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES  
Delinquent Water Bills - Tags $57.04  
Hydrant Meter Connection (temporary) $284.56  
Re-establish Delinquent Account (per account) $57.04  
Same Day Emergency Turn-Off (regular hours) $57.04  
Same Day Emergency Turn-Off (after hours/holidays) $343.33  
Temporary Water Service (per meter) $171.11 plus $56.43 per month for water  
Water Inspection Fee Not Identified Elsewhere $307.55  
WATER DEMAND MITIGATION FEES (CONSTRUCTION)  
 Single Family Residence  $990.00  
 Multi Family Residence:    
           Studio / Single Apartment  $315.00  
           1 Bedroom Apartment  $375.00  
           2 Bedroom Apartment  $570.00  
           3 Bedroom Apartment  $750.00  
           Duplex (2 Apartments)  $900.00  
 Non-Residential TBD at Plan Check  
Please visit the Civil Engineering Plan Check site for more details on Water Meter Installation and Water Demand Mitigation Fees.  
   

Rates increased by 4.5% for fiscal year 2016/17 per Resolution 10969 excluding Capital Facility Fees which remained unchanged.

FY 2015/16 Water/Wastewater non-commodity fees & charges may be found here.

 
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