ORDINANCE TO ADOPT A FEE SCHEDULE FOR THE NORRIS MUNICIPAL CODE, TITLE 18, UTILITIES AND SERVICES, SCHEDULE OF CHARGES FOR
WATER AND SEWER SERVICE.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Norris, Tennessee as follows:
1. A Fee Schedule of Charges of Water and Sewer Service is hereby adopted to read as follows:
SCHEDULE OF CHARGES FOR WATER AND SEWER SERVICE. The following, except as hereinafter provided, shall be the schedule
of charges for water and sewer service furnished within the corporate limits of the City of Norris by the waterworks and sewage
system of said City, to wit:
MONTHLY WATER RATES
AND COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS
First 3,000 gallons per month at $5.313 per 1,000
Minimum Monthly Bills in Accordance with Meter Size As Follows:
¾" and smaller
RATES OUTSIDE THE CORPORATION LIMITS
Residential - Per schedule above plus 25%
Utilities/Public Water Supplies - $1.57/1,000
All others - Per schedule above plus 40%
MONTHLY SEWER CHARGES
First 3,000 gallons per month at $8.69 per 1,000
Next 7,000 gallons at $4.47 per 1,000 gallons
Each 1,000 gallons thereafter at $5.91 per 1,000 gallons
The charge for service rendered by the waterworks system to each
automatic sprinkler system (said service to include water consumed in the proper use of such system, without additional charge
therefore) shall be at the rate of $23.47 per month for each four-inch connection or under; $36.70 per month for each
six-inch connection and $44.03 per month for each eight-inch connection. Such charge or rental shall be due and payable
at the end of each month during which automatic sprinkler system service has been available or has been rendered.
Cross connection inspection and testing fees - $30
Water tap: The Norris Water Commission shall perform
the initial water
tap for a minimum charge of
$550.00 or cost plus twenty percent
(20%), whichever amount is greater.
Sewer tap: The Norris
Water Commission shall perform the initial water
for a minimum charge of $550.00 or cost plus twenty percent
(20%), whichever amount is greater.
OTHER CHARGES AND FEES
Non-refundable service connection fees for Water and/or Sewer:
- Property owner - $75
- Non-Property owner - $100
- Temporary connection - $40
- Service Reconnection Fee for nonpayment of services -
- All other reconnections - $20
Same Day Installation/Reconnection or Overtime Installation/ Reconnection shall
incur an additional non-refundable charge - $75.
Late Fee - 10% of outstanding balance
Collection Fee - $30
maintenance services and supplies and charges therefor.
The Norris Water Commission is hereby authorized and
empowered to contract for or render directly all supplies and/or construction, repair, or maintenance services necessary for
or incidents to the providing of water and/or sewer services in accordance with the authority of the commission, and to establish
equitable rates and/or charges to be paid by users, customers, and/or consumers for such supplies and/or construction, repair,
or maintenance services. Such rates and charges shall be based upon actual or estimated costs plus 20 per cent overhead,
and are to be charged to the user, customer, or consumer for whom such supplies are furnished or for whom construction, repair,
or maintenance services are rendered. An inspection fee of $25.00 will be charged for sewer taps installed by the customer.
The commission is authorized and empowered to establish the necessary rules and regulations to insure the orderly and uniform
handling of such service charges.
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its approval
June 13, 2011, the public welfare requiring it.