Fees & Charges

Equipment Fees
Equipment Fee (Without Operator) Rate per Hour
Sewer jet truck $105
Vacuum truck (2500 gallons) $55
Crane truck $65
Dump truck (8 cubic yards) $40
Dump truck (4 cubic yards) $35
Tandem dump truck $100
Bucket truck $75
Skid steer loader and trailer $40
Waterline leak detection equipment $135
Crew cab service truck $40
Trailer mounted vac $55
Excavator $50
John Deere loader $60
Trailer jet $55
Lateral push camera $80
Sewer camera truck – main line camera $175
Sewer camera truck – lateral launch camera $250
Equipment Fee Cost per Day
Pipe expander, 2 inch to 8 inch pipe (materials not included) $55
Pickup truck $60
Automobile $40
Tandem axle trailer $40
Dual-wheeled trailer $50
Jack hammer $40
Generator – trailer mounted – less than 100 kilowatt-hours (kWh) $240
Generator – trailer mounted – 100 to 199 kWh $310
Generator – trailer mounted – 200 kWh $460
Light tower/generator $85
Compactor $60
Rototiller $50
Power sewer snake $50
Cut off saw $35
Chain saw $40
Acetylene torch set $35
14 Foot Jon Boat $60
Trash pump – 1.5 inch electric $40
Trash pump – 2 inch gas/diesel $45
Trash pump – 3 inch gas/diesel $50
Trash pump – 4 inch diesel Baker or GR $70
Trash pump – 4 inch diesel submersible $70
Trash pump – 6 inch diesel submersible $90
Trash pump – 6 inch diesel silent pump GR or Godwin $90
Suction hose – 20 feet by 1.5 inches; 20 feet by 2 inches $10
Suction hose – 20 feet by 3 inches, 20 feet by 4 inches $15
Suction hose – 20 feet by 6 inches $20
Discharge hose – 50 feet by 1.5 inches; 50 feet by 2 inches $10
Discharge hose – 50 feet by 3 inches; 50 feet by 4 inches $15
Discharge hose – 50 feet by 6 inches $20
Gas detector $70
Manlift tri-pod $50
Barricades and/or safety cones $20
Air compressor $70
Blowers (ventilation) $30
Blowers (smoke) $70
Electronic line locator $60
Trench shoring $115
Boring tool Current cost + 20%
Portable wastewater flow meter with installation and weekly monitoring Time and Materials
Portable wastewater flow meter without installation and weekly monitoring $250 per week
Odor loggers $150 per week
Equipment having a daily rate that is used for less than four hours per day will be billed at half the dailiy rate; equipment used between four and eight hours per day will be billed at the full daily rate.  The daily rate covers eight hours of use.  Portal To Portal:  Hourly rates and mileage rates will be charged as portal to portal.
Subcontractors: when subcontracting becomes necessary, a management fee of 20% will be added to that subcontractor's billed amount.
Equipment and Materials:
1.  Any non-District equipment will be subject to a 20% handling charge plus the usage fee.
2.  All materials expended on the job will be subject to a 20% handling charge.  The use of such equipment may be arranged for by and between the District and the subdivision desiring the use of such equipment, and will be properly billed to the credit of the sewer and water funds by the District.  Said equipment will not be loaned when required for use by District personnel.  All equipment shall be rented under District supervision.
Employee Hourly Rates Rate per Hour
Field Employees (including vehicles)
Straight time $56
Overtime $84
Double time $112
Contract rate to non-District customers $106
Field Employees (without vehicles)
Straight time $50
Overtime $75
Double time $100
Contract rate to non-District customers $100
Management
Straight time $80
Overtime $120
Double time $160
Adjusted to reflect actual average employee earnings plus benefits.  Rates are to be adjusted annually based on any increase in wage and the cost of benefits.  These rates are fully burdened to include overhead.
Labor rates
Straight time: refers to normal working hours from 7:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, except when Holidays are observed during the Monday through Friday work week.
Overtime: those hours before 7:30 am and/or after 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.  All Saturday and Sunday hours will be billed at the overtime rate.
Double time: those hours that are worked on an observed Holiday.
Master Metered Areas
Fee Cost
 Sanitary Sewer Tappers License – a sanitary sewer tappers test is required for all first-time tappers and renewed on a yearly basis Initial cost – $100; Renewal – $25
Freezing Charge for a residential or commercial user for a meter not housed in a meter pit – 5/8 inch and 3/4 inch Current cost + 20%
Freezing Charge for meter 1 inch and 1.5 inches Current cost + 20%
Freezing Charge for meter 2 inches or greater and hydrant meters Time and Materials
Deposit for Temporary Hydrant (refunded if meter is not damaged. If damaged, full charge + 20% will be charged $1,000
Hydrant Setup or Removal Fee Permit – includes adaptor, 50-foot hose, and meter $100
Water Charge (regardless of provider area) $12 per 1,000 gallons
Short-Term Rental Charge (up to one week of use) $100 setup fee plus water charge
Long-Term Rental Charge (use for summer period for hydroseeding, landscaping, pond filling, etc. Billed monthly) $100 setup fee plus water charge and $50 monthly fee
Unauthorized Hydrant Use for any person using a hydrant without authorization $100 per day plus consumption
Testing and Replacement of Meter fee charged if meter is determined to be reading accurately after testing. No charge if meter is reading inaccurately. $100
Hydrant Flow Test $150
Pool Filling Case-by-case quote
Water Meter Schedule – includes meter pit, meter, radio read unit, excavation, and 1 inch connection to water main. For 5/8 inch or 3/4 inch residential meter $2,850
Water Meter Schedule – for tandem meter (two meters either 5/8 inch or 3/4 inch) $3,200
Water Meter Schedule – 1 inch residential or light commercial meter $3,000
Water Meter Schedule – for 1 inch tandem meter (includes two 1 inch meters) $3,400
Water Meter Schedule – for 1.5 inch meter $5,600
Water Meter Schedule – for 2 inch meter (2 inch tap on main) $7,000
Outside Reader installed by District Current cost + 20%
Large Tap Schedule for a 2 inch tap with a 1 inch meter for commercial/industrial installation inside a building (includes meter, radio reader unit, excavation, and connection to water main). $3,000
For Tap Exceeding 2 inches on Any Size Line – The District will only perform the tap. No excavation, service line, or restoration. Time and material cost are based on labor of 2 employees for 4 hours minimum each at the current rate schedule. Customer is responsible for installing meter, service line, and tapping saddle for the building plus tap costs. Tap costs
For 4" tap $250
For 6" tap $300
For 8" tap $350
For 10" tap $400
For 12" tap $450
Water Taps, All Road Bores Less than 60 feet – included in tap fee. Any service line requiring a longer length will be charged at the completion of installation. Current cost + 20%
Meter Cost and AMR Cost for lost, damaged, well meters
Meter Cost and AMR Cost  - 2 inches or greater water meter Time and Materials
Meter Cost and AMR Cost – 5/8 inch Current Cost + 20%
Meter Cost and AMR Cost – 3/4 inch Current Cost + 20%
Meter Cost and AMR Cost – 1 inch Current Cost + 20%
Sewer Grinder Pump Assembly purchase of residential single phase unit Current Cost + 20%
Grinder Pump Electric Service Cost – applied to residences with electric service only $2.00 per month per pump
Sewer pressure system tap fee – cost for District to perform a tap on sewer force main (1.5" only) $1,400.00
Any service line requiring a longer length than 60 feet will be charged at the completion of installation Current Cost + 20%
Special Wastewater Discharges – includes any offsite generated waste stream requiring treatment and must conform to the District Extension Policy Section V – Protection of Sewer System $500 minimum plus $12 per 1000 gallons
Front Footage Charge for Extension of Projects – Waterline and sanitary sewer connections to existing facilities that have not been assessed to benefitting properties. See extension policy for further explanation. Waterlines with Fire Protection $30 per benefitting front footage
Gravity Sanitary Sewer Line $65 per benefitting front footage
Low Pressure Sanitary Force Main $15 per benefitting front footage
Rural Waterline Without Fire Protection $15 per benefitting front footage
All Metered Areas
Fee Cost
Setup Fee for all new or transferred accounts $25
Outside Reader installed by the District Cost + 20%
Bad Check Charge for any check or e-payment returned by the bank $30
Administrative Service Charge-charged when service is scheduled for disconnection due to nonpayment on account or disconnection due to failure of the customer to comply with the rules and regulations of the District $56
Field Service Charge-charged for additional trips to a service address due to inaccessibility of District facilities/equipment or unauthorized reconnection of service. $56
Repairs to District Property/Equipment-billed according to the equipment and materials schedule Time and Materials
Residential/Commercial sewer permit fee for a new tap inspection charge based on 4 hours of inspection required for the sewer tap $275
Per hour charge above 4 hours (includes testing) $65
Overtime inspections charged at 1.5 times the hourly rate $97.50
Sanitary Sewer Abandonment charge for inspection of sewer connection when abandoned. $100
Water Tap Abandonment Fee disconnect at curb stop or meter pit.  Inspection fee is $100; if District performs disconnection, then time and material rates will be charged. $100
Prepaid Plan Review, Inspection, and Project Administration for commercial/industrial, subdivision construction, engineering review of each set of plans, and for water and sewer construction inspection services upon plan approval.  Subsequent plan reviews will be charged on an hourly basis. $200 each
Water and sanitary permit and inspection fees to recover the full cost of the District's inspection (including fire lines) Projects less than or equal to $50,000 will be 5% of project cost; greater than $50,000 will be $2,500 plus 2.5%
Overtime inspections charged at 1.5 times the hourly rate $97.50
Collection Fee for every collection made on behalf of a private developer, based on the Private Developer Agreement with The District $50
Late Payment Charge for monthly billing $5 or 10% of bill, whichever is greater
After-Hours Reconnection Fee 3 hours at current fee schedule
Plan Sheet Copy Fee  – 24 inches by 36 inches sheet; black and white $3 per sheet
Plan Sheet Copy Fee  – 24 inches by 36 inches sheet; color $6 per sheet
Water Charge for bulk water stations $12 per 1,000 gallons
Water Charge for WaterShed dispensing units $0.25 per gallon
Copy Charge for public records request – black and white $0.05 per copy
Copy Charge for public records request – color $0.07 per copy
Copy Charge for public records request – electronic copy $1 per copy
Notice to Individuals of Specific Public Businesses by special request in self-addressed stamped envelope $0.05 per notice
Sanitary Sewer Cross-Connection Fee, implemented in situations where known storm and sanitary sewer connections exist. A 30-day notice will be granted first in most situations $100 per day
Map Design Fee to generate maps $50 per hour
Plan Deposit Fee – non-refundable fee paid by contractors for plans set for projects being publicly bid on. $100 per set
Monthly Fire-Protection Charge for un-metered fire lines to pay for the availability of water service upon demand in the event of a fire $2 per hydrant plus monthly line size charges below:

4" line - $35; 6" line - $70; 8" line - $112; 10" line - $161; 12" line - $217

Unauthorized Use of Sanitary Sewer and/or Water Lines – for any property owner making a connection without proper inspection or proper authorization, including reconnection $100 per day + usage/discharge
Stormwater Billing Fee – per-bill charge to include stormwater fees for another entity on The District's customer bill $0.50 per bill
Anti-Degradation Fee for up to 10,000 gallons per day. Minimum charge is $360 for one Equivalent Dwelling Unit (EDU), Ohio EPA's standard flow estimate for an average 3-bedroom home $1 per gallon
Anti-Degradation Fee for over 10,000 gallons per day $10,000 plus $0.10 per gallon