Wastewater Tap Fees
Capital Reserve and Maintenance Fee
The Capital Reserve fee is a one-time charge to any single residential, commercial, or industrial customer connecting to LCUB’s wastewater system. This charge enables LCUB to fund capital expenditures for wastewater treatment plant expansions.
Maintenance Fee charge is a one-time charge to any single residential, commercial, or industrial customer connecting to LCUB’s wastewater system. This charge enables LCUB to provide for additional maintenance on the wastewater system. EPA strongly recommends that a maintenance charge be enacted and that the charge be separated from normal revenues. The fees shall be assessed, and payment made up-front for all residential, commercial, or industrial developments based on the total number of services being provided. If the development is staged as multi-phase, each phase will be assessed the fees at the time LCUB approves the design plans.
The Capital Reserve and Maintenance Fee charge for customers inside and outside the corporate city limits is established at $1.80 per gallon of daily discharge. A capital reserve charge of $1.50 per gallon of daily discharge and a maintenance charge of $0.30 per gallon of daily discharge.
Residential customers will be based on an average daily discharge of 145 gallons per household.
Larger commercial and industrial customers will be required to provide LCUB with maximum daily discharge quantities. LCUB will establish the capital reserve and maintenance charge from the data provided and LCUB has the right to adjust the fee after a 6-month history of discharged quantities compilation. LCUB may at its discretion establish the capital reserve and maintenance fees using TDEC’s design basis for sewage works.
The fees shall be assessed, and payment made up-front for all residential, commercial, or industrial developments based on the total number of services being provided.
Low Pressure Systems
Customers having property in the designated areas maintained by LCUB shall be responsible for cost recovery of the equipment and material necessary for the lowpressure systems.
Line Extension Fee
Requested line extensions by individuals or developers shall be discussed, designed, estimated, and permitted on an individual basis by the LCUB.
|Inspection fee for general lateral and connections for residential customers. A reinspection fee shall be charged for additional inspections in the event of a failure.
|Hourly rate for pretreatment/ grease trap/ etc. inspections
Engineering and / or Inspection Fees hourly rate of services for residential / commercial developments including but not limited to associated work conducted in vicinity of LCUB infrastructure shall be estimated on individual basis.
Unauthorized Wastewater Use or Disposal
|Tampering fee per event, if applicable. Additional charges may result regarding necessary repairs or replacement, estimated discharge, etc. for the unauthorized connection or illegal dumping.
Rates effective March 2023