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Rates & Fee Schedule - Villages At Ocean Hill

SOUTHERN OUTER BANKS WATER SYSTEM

VILLAGES AT OCEAN HILL


RATE AND FEE SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE 1 JULY 2007
WATER CHARGES



Base rate:

$20.00/month






Consumption: up to 2,500 gallons $ 3.50 per 1000 gal.


up to 5,000 gallons $ 4.50 per 1000 gal.


up to 10,000 gallons $ 5.50 per 1000 gal.


up to 15,000 gallons $ 6.50 per 1000 gal.


up to 20,000 gallons $ 7.50 per 1000 gal.


over 20,000 gallons $ 8.50 per 1000 gal.






Total water charge based on rate block for total consumption.
Ex: If 25,000 gallons used, cost is $8.50/1000 for all gallons used.






Commercial master meter accounts charged at the above rates
per unit served. Hotels and motels: Four rooms equal one
commercial master meter billing unit.







IMPACT FEES Standard 3/4" meter

Single family residential

$1,000.00
Commercial


$1,000.00
Hotels/Motels per two rooms

$1,000.00
Multifamily (condos, cottage courts, apartments)

Each habitable unit

$1,000.00
Restaurants - per 16 seats or fraction thereof $1,000.00
Laundry - per 3 machines

$1,000.00
Sewer



$700.00






DEPOSITS



Renter deposit
$ 150.00
High-risk deposit (owner or renter) 200.00 *
Fire hydrant meter

2,500.00
* or three months' billing of previous usage, whichever is greater






CHARGES AND OTHER FEES


Open/reopen/transfer account
$ 25.00
Special request meter reading

25.00
Reread meter - our reading correct
25.00
Reread meter - our reading incorrect
N/C
Reconnection fee (after cutoff for nonpayment)

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

50.00
Returned check fee


25.00
Meter tampering fee


75.00
Turn on/off fee, per occurrence



Normal working hours
25.00

After normal working hours
50.00
Meter testing fee




If meter accurate

50.00

If more than 2.5% inaccurate
N/C
Pipe pressure/leakage test

150.00
Pipe pressure/leakage retest

150.00
Fire hydrant meter setup fee

50.00
Meter accessibility charge

35.00






PARTS AND LABOR


All replacement parts charged at cost plus 20%.
Labor charges: $60.00 per man per hour
Ditch Witch: $125.00 per hour

Backhoe:
$125.00 per hour







Repairs requiring contracted labor charged at invoice plus 20%.