Sewer Rates

915.04  USER CHARGES.

(a)   All premises within the corporation limits of the City shall pay a charge for the use of the City’s sanitary sewer system.  That charge shall be based upon the quantity of water used on the premises as shown by the records of the Division of Water of the City of Cleveland, unless specified otherwise in this chapter.

All revenues from that sewer user charge shall be deposited in the Sewer Revenue Fund.

(b)   For all bills rendered during the periods specified below, the sewer user charge upon each lot, parcel of land, building or premises inside the corporate limits of the City having any sewer connection with the sanitary sewer system of the City, or otherwise discharging sewage, industrial wastes, water or other liquids, either directly or indirectly, into the sanitary sewer system, or which is accessible thereto, shall be determined on the basis of the following rates for amounts of water used on the premises during the applicable billing period, as shown by the records of the Division of Water of the City of Cleveland or, in the case of premises where water is supplied by means of wells or water tankers, for amounts of water estimated to be used on the premises during the applicable billing period based on an average daily consumption of 0.033 thousand cubic feet (approximately 1,000 cubic feet per month):

For Monthly Billing Periods Commencing During Fiscal Year Monthly User

Charge Per 1,000 Cubic Feet of Water Used

Monthly

Minimum Fee

Percentage Increase Over Prior Period Rates
2020 $86.06 $10.51 0.00%
2021 $86.06 $10.51 0.00%
2022 $87.78 $10.72 2.00%
2023 $89.54 $10.93 2.00%
2024 $91.33 $11.15 2.00%
2025 $93.15 $11.38 2.00%
2026 $95.48 $11.66 2.50%
2027 and thereafter $97.87 $11.95 2.50%

The sewer user charges per 1,000 cubic feet of water supplied (as shown by the records of the Division of Water of the City of Cleveland or estimated, as applicable) shall be billed monthly and shall be prorated for each 100 cubic feet (0.1 mcf) or portion thereof supplied; provided, however, users of 100 cubic feet (0.1 mcf) or less during a billing period shall be subject to the applicable Monthly Minimum Fee for that period.

(c)   The user charges for users outside the City limits shall be determined (i) as to the City of Fairview Park, in accordance with the terms of the Sewer Service Agreement between the City and the City of Fairview Park (as successor to the Village of Parkview), dated as of January 1, 1990, as amended and supplemented from time to time, and the Agreement Regarding Capital Charges for Sewer Improvements between the City and the City of Fairview Park dated as of January 1, 1991, as amended and supplemented from time to time, and (ii) as to Olmsted Township, in accordance with the terms of an Agreement between the County of Cuyahoga (the “County”) and the City, dated as of September 1, 1988, as amended and supplemented from time to time.”

(d)   Notwithstanding any other provision of this section to the contrary, the applicable monthly sewer user charge determined as set forth in subsection (b) of this section may be discounted for certain users as follows:

  • If the user
  • (1)   If the user has applied, and been approved, either for a discount pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Cleveland Division of Water Homestead Discount Program or for participation in The Cleveland Division of Water, Water Affordability Program, then the user shall be entitled to a fifty percent (50%) discount on the applicable charges during each billing period that the user remains eligible for that Program.
  • (2)   No customer shall receive more than a fifty percent (50%) discountpursuant to this subsection (d).

(e)   As provided in section 06, there shall be added to the charge determined in subsection (b) or (d) of this section any and all service charges imposed by the Division of Water of the City of Cleveland for billing and collection of such charges on behalf of the City of North Olmsted.  (Ord.  2019-75.  Passed 9-17-19.)

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