AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT A FEE SCHEDULE FOR THE NORRIS
MUNICIPAL CODE, TITLE 18, UTILITIES AND SERVICES, SCHEDULE OF CHARGES FOR WATER AND SEWER SERVICE.
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
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
gallons per month at $5.313 per 1,000 gallons.
Minimum Monthly Bills in Accordance with Meter Size As Follows:
¾" and smaller $15.94
RATES OUTSIDE THE CORPORATION LIMITS
Residential - Per schedule above plus 25%
Utilities/Public Water Supplies - $1.57/1,000 gallons
All others - Per schedule above plus
MONTHLY SEWER CHARGES
First 3,000 gallons per month at $8.69 per 1,000 gallons
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.
INSTALLATION AND TAP FEES
inspection and testing fees
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
tap for a minimum charge of $550.00 or cost plus twenty
(20%), whichever amount
OTHER CHARGES AND FEES
Non-refundable service connection fees for Water and/or Sewer:
- Property owner
- 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 of $75.
10% of outstanding balance
Repair and 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 on June 13, 2011, the public welfare requiring it.