The Municipality shall annually calculate the Sewer Service Charge by dividing the total cost of the sewer system by the total number of equivalent user units within the system. Equivalent user units are set out in pdf Appendix “B” of this By-law (91 KB) . The current rate is $200/unit.
In addition to the sewer service charge, the owner of every building, other than a single unit family dwelling discharging into the public sewer system an amount of sewage exceeding the volume of 40,000 gallons per year, shall be charged unless otherwise specifically provided for herein, the following rates for each building:
- Twenty-five (.25) cents for each and every 1000 gallons (4,546 litres) or fraction thereof exceeding the volume of 40,000 gallons (181,840 litres) 20 per year up to and including 100,000 gallons (454,600 litres) per year and
- Fifty (.50) cents for each and every 1,000 gallons (4,456 liters) or fraction thereof exceeding 100,000 gallons (454,600 liters) per year up to and including 200,000 gallons (909,200 liters) per year and
- One dollar ($1.00) for each and every 1,000 gallons (4,546 liters) or fraction thereof exceeding 200,000 gallons (909,200 liters) per year.