Section 103-491; Ord. 17435; Amending Chapter 27 RE: Water Connection and Meter Fees


Ordinance No.           17435               Council Bill No.            B 300-02           

AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to water connection and meter fees; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  Chapter 27 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

    Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 27-52. Water service linesOwnership; application; fees.

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(c)    Water service lines to previously unserved properties or to properties previously served by an inadequate or noncity owned service line within the city limits shall be installed by the department upon application and only after all requirements for water main extension and payment have been met. The required fees for connection and meter installation, where applicable, shall be paid at the time of application or may be billed during the normal billing cycle in the month subsequent to the date of application, at the city's option. The city may demand payment in cash.

    (1)    Connection fee (applies to all customer connections):



Size of Pipe  
Charge  
1-inch or less....  
$  360.00 365.00  

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    (2)    Meter box and appurtenances fee. On properties (generally industrial, commercial, or multiple-family residential in use) served by private water mains and/or private water service lines, where one or more water meter is required and the meter box(es) and appurtenances are to be installed by a plumbing, mechanical, or general contractor, the meter box(es) and appurtenances shall be furnished by the department and the customer shall be assessed per meter as follows:



Size of Meter  
Charge  
 5/8-inch....  
$ 82.00  
1-inch....  
$ 86.00 88.00  
 
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    SECTION 2.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after October 1, 2002.

    PASSED this 16th day of September, 2002.