Private Fire Protection Fees

ORDINANCE 15-C-16

Below is the portion of Ordinance 15-C-16 that pertains to Private Fire Protection:

  (C)  Hydrants

       (1)  Private Hydrant.

Fire Protection Charges - Private Hydrant
             Current Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 Phase 4 Phase 5
Annual Fee 671.35 578.81 590.39 602.19 614.24 626.52

(D) Permanent Fire Protection Systems. Permanent fire protection apparatus, including standpipe and sprinkler connections, owned and maintained by an entity other than the City may be connected to the Distribution System where compatible, and are to be used only for fire protection and in extinguishing fires, except as otherwise expressly authorized by the City's ordinances or the Board. Those connections shall be made only with prior express written notification to the Department, and they shall be assessed and pay an annual availability charge, based on the size of the connection to the Waterworks, in addition to charges for water supplied by the Waterworks, which shall be charged pursuant to divisions (A) and (B) above, as follows:

Permanent Fire Protection Systems - Standpipes and Sprinklers
Annual Charge by Connection Size in Inches
              Current    
Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 Phase 4 Phase 5
1 1/2" 96.60
15.08 15.38 15.69 16.00 16.32
   2" 144.80
32.19 32.83 33.49 34.16 34.84
   3" 289.50
93.50  95.37 97.28 99.23 101.21
   4" 482.50
199.26 203.25 207.32 211.47 215.70
   6" 723.70
578.81 590.39 602.20 614.24 626.52

   8"

  10"

868.45

1,254.65

1,233.49 1,258.16 1,283.32 1,308.99 1,335.17
2,218.22 2,262.58 2,307.83 2,353.99 2,401.07
  12" 1,736.80
3,583.01 3,654.67 3,727.76 3,802.32 3,878.37

       (1) The Phase 1 rates shall supersede and replace those Current rates and be effective for the first full monthly billing period of the municipal water utility following the adoption and effectiveness of this section.

       (2) The Phase 2 rates shall supersede and replace those Phase 1 rates effective as of and for and after the first full monthly billing period following August 31, 2017;

       (3) The Phase 3 rates shall supersede and replace those Phase 2 rates effective as of and for and after the first full monthly billing period following August 31, 2018;

       (4) The Phase 4 rates shall supersede and replace those Phase 3 rates effective as of and for and after the first full monthly billing period following August 31, 2019; and  

       (5) The Phase 5 rates shall supersede and replace those Phase 4 rates effective as of and for and after the first full monthly billing period following August 31, 2020.

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