Chapter 27 UTILITIES*
Section 27-18 Service fees.
(a) Service initiation fee. Each customer shall be charged a service
initiation fee of six dollars
($6.00) for an initial utility service application which includes water and/or electric service, or
five dollars ($5.00) for utility initiation not including water and electric service.
(b) Transfer fee. All customers requesting transfers of services to a
new location will be
five dollar ($5.00)
(c) Disconnect/reconnect fees:
(1) A disconnection fee shall be charged
a customer's account when a worker is
dispatched to disconnect the customer's water or electric service for nonpayment.
disconnection fee shall be fifteen dollars ($15.00) for residential customers and fifty dollars
($50.00) for all other customers.
(2) A reconnection fee shall be charged to
customer's account when water or electric
service is reconnected on a regular working day in the normal course of business.
reconnection fee on a regular working day in the normal course of business shall be fifteen
dollars ($15.00) for residential customers and fifty dollars ($50.00) for all other customers.
A reconnection fee of
seventy-five dollars ($75.00)
shall be charged
, and a reconnection fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) for all other
customer requests and receives same day reconnection service or requests
and receives reconnection service on a weekend, a city holiday or any other time outside the
regular working hours of the water and light department.
(3) A fee equal to the actual costs of the city shall
be charged to all accounts when it is
necessary to utilize city forces to physically disconnect sewer services. Reconnection charges
shall also be levied against the affected account on the basis of the actual costs of reconnection.
Minimum monthly charges. Minimum monthly charges established in this Code for
utility services shall be assessed for each location where the utility service is provided. Minimum
monthly charges for water
fixed monthly customer charges for
electric services and
fixed monthly service charges for sewage service shall be prorated based on the number of days
of service received when a customer receives service at a location for less than a complete billing
(Code 1964, § 15.820; Ord. No. 15144, § 1, 2-3-97; Ord. No. 15618, § 1, 5-18-98; Ord.
16851, § 1, 4-2-01; Ord. No. 18218, § 1, 9-20-04; Ord. No. 21431, § 1, 9-17-12)
(Ord. 21431, Amended, 09/17/2012, Prior Text; Ord. 18218, Amended, 09/20/2004, Prior Text; 16851, Amended, 04/02/2001, Prior Text; 15618, Amended, 05/18/1998, Prior Text)