Sewer User Fees

Burlington City Code provides that City Council establish rates to be charged for contributors to the City's Sanitary Sewer System and maintain the Sewer Fund in sound financial condition.

Current Resolution with Sewer User Fees

Sewer User Fees  (Effective 7-1-2021)

UNMETERED CONTRIBUTORS
Base annual rate for any service not to exceed six rooms not including fixtures$227.88annual rate
In addition to base annual rate:

Additional rooms over six, each$  23.60 annual rate
Minimum room rate per apartment$180.76 annual rate
Fixture rates for one family dwelling:

First bathtub or shower$133.56annual rate
Second bathtub or shower$  88.44annual rate
Additional bathtub or shower, each$  66.84annual rate
First water closet$133.56annual rate
Second water closet$  88.44annual rate
Additional water closets, each$  66.84 annual rate


METERED RESIDENTIAL CONTRIBUTORS
Base $  16.98monthly charge
Charge per 1,000 gallons of water$    6.77


METERED NONRESIDENTIAL, NONMONITORED CONTRIBUTORS
Base $ 16.98monthly charge
Charge per 1,000 gallons of water$   6.77


METERED, MONITORED CONTRIBUTORS
Base$ 16.98 monthly charge
Charge per 1,000 gallons of water discharged$   2.13
Charge per pound of BOD discharged$   1.5924
Charge per pound of SS discharged$   1.3456