13.12.840 – User charges for metered water consumption and nonresidential use

A.     The non-residential sewer user charge shall be as follows:

  1. The following rate shall be charged for sewer service to all non-residential users of City sewers based upon metered water consumption: nineteen dollars and thirty-one cents ($19.31) demand charge per month plus six dollars and twelve cents ($6.12) per one thousand gallons of water used.
  2. The following rate shall be charged for sewer service to all non-residential users of City sewers where water consumption does not reflect the actual quantity of wastewater tributary to the wastewater treatment works: nineteen dollars and thirty-one cents ($19.31) demand charge per month plus six dollars and twelve cents ($6.12) per one thousand gallons of wastewater actually discharged into the sewer system.
  3. Non-residential users in a building with more than one non-residential unit and with each unit having a sewer connection but no city water meter shall be charged the existing non-residential sewer demand charge per month.  Sewer usage charge shall be billed to the customer billed for the water service and shall be based on the water used at the existing non-residential sewer rate per one thousand gallons.
  4. Non-residential users in a building with no water purchases and a sewer connection without flow measurement equipment shall be charged the existing non-residential sewer demand charge per month, plus a user charge equivalent to six thousand gallons of usage at the existing non-residential sewer use rate per one thousand gallons.  Non-residential users may be required to install flow measurement equipment pursuant to the conditions set forth in Section 13.12.940B.
  5. A fee is hereby imposed upon all non-residential users of City sewers for the purpose of funding various projects required to comply with mandatory standards promulgated by the United States and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agencies.  This fee, termed “EPA Mandate Fee”, will be set at a flat rate of one dollar and seventy cents ($1.70) per month.
(2019-M-17: § 1; 2018-M-18: § 1; 2017-M-10: § 1; 2015-M-31: § 1; 2010-M-32: § 1; 2009-M-24: § 2; 2008-M-30: § 2; 2007-M-39: § 1; 2016-M-15: § 1; 2005-M-19: § 2; 2002-M-28: § 2; 1999-M-34: § 2; 1998-M-118: § 1; 1998-M-30: § 3; 1998-M-8: § 1; 1997-M-65: § 1; 1996-M-80: § 2; 1996-M-79: § 2; 1996-M-36: § 1; 1995-M-18: § 1)