Section 107-579; Ord. 19210; Amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to water connection fees


Ordinance No. 19210                            Council Bill No. B 364-06

     AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to water connection 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 lines--Ownership; 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 water utility service area shall be installed upon application and only after all requirements for water main extension and payment have been met. The required fees for connection, tap 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) shall be $400.00. In the case of a multiple family facility that chooses to install a single water meter, the connection fee will apply to each family unit.

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SECTION 2.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after October 1, 2006.

    PASSED this 18th day of September, 2006.