CHAPTER 30
FEES
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 Sec. 30-1     Alarm permit fee

Residential permits: $30.00 per year.

Commercial permits: $100.00 per year.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-21/4.2(b); Ord. No. 1210, § 4, 8-13-96; Ord. No. 1863, § 3, 9-8-09)

Cross reference–Security alarm permit required, § 26-61.

 Sec. 30-2     Penalties related to false alarms and noncompliance

Fee for each false burglary alarm in the preceding 12-month period:

4 to 5: $50.00.

6 to 8: $75.00.

After 8: $100.00.

Fee for each false robbery alarm in the preceding 12-month period:

4 to 7: $75.00.

After 7: $100.00.

Each false panic/duress alarm in the preceding 12-month period:

4 to 7: $75.00.

After 7: $100.00.

Providing the wrong permit information to the responding agencies: $25.00.

Failure to provide a responder within 30 minutes when requested by law enforcement authority: $50.00.

A permit holder shall pay a fee assessed under this section within 30 days after receipt of notice of assessment or be subject to a ten percent penalty fee.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-21/4.9(a); Ord. No. 1210, § 5, 8-13-96; Ord. No. 1863, § 3, 9-8-09)

Cross reference–Service fee required for alarms in excess of a certain number, § 26-38.

 Sec. 30-2-1     Reinstatement of a permit

Permit reinstatement fee: $100.00.

(Ord. No. 1863, § 3, 9-8-09)

 Sec. 30-3     Alcoholic beverages

Alcoholic beverage permits (set by state–One-half of state fee).

(Code 1974, § 11/2-21/2)

Cross reference–Alcoholic beverage permit required, § 6-1.

 Sec. 30-4     Animals

(a)     Impoundment of neutered or spayed animal:

First impoundment: $20.00.

Second impoundment: $35.00.

Third impoundment: $45.00.

Fourth impoundment: $95.00.

(b)     Impoundment of non-surgically altered animal:

First impoundment: $35.00.

Second impoundment: $60.00.

Third impoundment: $85.00.

Fourth impoundment: $185.00.

(c)     Rabies vaccination (issuance of a receipt): $15.00.

(d)     Feed and care, per day: $15.00.

(e)     Impoundment at owner’s request:

If picked up by animal control officer: $15.00.

If delivered by owner: $10.00.

(f)     Poundage for all estrays (livestock):

First impoundment: $50.00.

Second impoundment: $100.00.

Third impoundment: $150.00.

(g)     Feed and care for estrays (livestock):

Per day: $50.00.

(h)     The owners shall pay for any veterinarian or drug fees incurred for the animal while it is in the custody of the city.

(i)     Newspaper advertisement: Actual cost.

As determined from time to time, and if more than one animal is advertised in the same advertisement, the cost per head shall be divided equally among the animals sold or redeemed.

(j)     Adoption of animals:

Dogs: $10.00.

Plus cost of rabies vaccination and applicable spay or neuter fees.

Cats: $5.00.

Plus cost of rabies vaccination and applicable spay or neuter fees.

Cat spay: $115.00.

Cat neuter: $79.00.

Dog neuter: $130.00.

Dog spay (2–20 lbs.): $135.00.

Dog spay (21–40 lbs.): $155.00.

Dog spay (41–60 lbs.): $175.00.

Dog spay (61–80 lbs.): $195.00.

Dog spay (81–100 lbs.): $215.00.

Dog spay (100+ lbs.): $225.00.

(k)     Registration fee for dogs and cats without city registration tag picked up by the city animal control: $10.00.

The fee for spaying and neutering animals will be collected. The animal(s) will be transported by the city animal shelter personnel to a local veterinarian. The animal to be adopted may be claimed at the local veterinarian office. Should a person wanting to adopt an animal desire to take the adopted animal to a veterinarian of their choice, a refundable deposit will be required in the amount below:

Dog: $200.00.

Cat: $100.00.

Proof of surgical alteration must be returned to the city animal shelter, at which time a request to refund the deposit will be submitted to the city finance department for payment (allow two weeks for payment). Failure to provide proof of surgical alteration will result in loss of deposit and issuance of a citation.

(l)     Dangerous dog registration:

Dangerous dogs kept within city, per year: $50.00.

Dangerous dogs sold to or moved to another address within the city, per move: $25.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-3.8; Ord. No. 1109, § 5, 4-13-93; Ord. No. 1179, § I, 6-27-95; Ord. No. 1572, § 1, 1-14-03; Ord. No. 1811, § 2, 5-27-08; Ord. No. 1877, § 1, 5-25-10; Ord. No. 1878, § IX, 6-8-10)

Cross reference–Fee for impoundment, etc., § 10-64; guard dog identification tag required, § 10-73; adoption of dogs and cats, § 10-168.

 Sec. 30-5     Contractor fees

(a)     A contractor registration fee shall be paid in addition to other provisions provided in chapter 14. The fee for all contractors establishing registration data shall be $100.00 annually, per 12-month period. Plumbing contractors shall not pay a registration fee.

(b)     Re-inspection or after hours or other related fees:

Building re-inspection per hour (one-hour minimum):

$47.00

Building after hours (two-hour minimum):

$94.00

Plumbing re-inspection per hour (one-hour minimum):

$47.00

Plumbing after hours (two-hour minimum):

$94.00

Mechanical re-inspection per hour (one-hour minimum):

$47.00

Mechanical after hours (two-hour minimum):

$94.00

Electrical re-inspection per hour (one-hour minimum):

$47.00

Electrical after hours (two-hour minimum):

$94.00

Inspections in which no fee is specifically indicated (one-hour minimum):

$47.00

For use of outside consultants for plan checking and inspections or both:

Actual cost

Stop work fee:

$97.00

(c)     Investigation fee: An amount equal to the permit fee that may be assessed for work conducted without the proper permit having first been obtained.

(Ord. No. 1097, § I, 10-13-92; Ord. No. 1645, § I, 8-31-04; Ord. No. 1877, § 2, 5-25-10; Ord. No. 2087, § 1, 9-8-15)

Cross reference–Registration required, § 14-2(1).

 Sec. 30-6     Moving buildings

Permit: $50.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-4.20(b))

Cross reference–Permit for moving buildings required, § 14-46.

 Sec. 30-7     Temporary structure permit

Permit: $100.00.

(Ord. No. 1692, § III, 5-31-05)

Cross reference–Permit for temporary structure required per subsection 84-84(7).

 Sec. 30-8     Outdoor storage, temporary residential permit

Permit: $15.00.

(Fee will not be assessed if roll-off container was received from solid waste provider and rental charges were subject to gross receipts franchise fee.)

(Ord. No. 1708, § III, 9-27-05)

Cross reference–Permit for temporary structure required per subsection 84-337(b)(2).

 Secs. 30-9–30-10     Reserved

Editor’s note–Section 1 of Ord. No. 1506, adopted Nov. 13, 2001, repealed in its entirety § 30-10, electrical permits, etc. Said section pertained to electrical fees, and derived from Code 1974, § 11/2-4.114. Ord. No. 1645, § II, adopted Aug. 31, 2004, repealed §§ 30-7-30-9 in their entirety. Former §§ 30-7-30-9 pertained to electrical contractor’s license, master electrician’s license, and apprentice electrician’s license, and derived from Code 1974, § 11/2-4.97(d), § 11/2-4.98(d) and § 11/2-4.99, respectively.

 Sec. 30-11     Fences, administration

Fence permit fee schedule is based on the cost of construction. See section 30-13(d).

Fence ordinance variance request: $75.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-4.135(c); Ord. No. 1645, § III, 8-31-04)

Cross reference–Fence and other obstructions permit required, § 14-306; fee for permit, § 14-308.

 Sec. 30-12     Satellite television reception dishes

Permit fee schedule for installation of satellite television reception dishes is based on the cost of construction as stated in section 30-13(a), (b).

(Code 1974, § 11/2-4.150(b))

Cross reference–Permit required for satellite television reception dishes, § 84-85(s).

 Sec. 30-13 Building fees

(a)     Residential single-family, two-family, townhome family construction valuation is based on $97.00 per square foot.

(1)     Residential (new construction [combination], remodel, and miscellaneous) permit fee:

Total valuation

Fee

$1.00 to $500.00

$45.00

$501.00 to $2,000.00

$45.00 for the first $500.00 plus $3.00 for each additional $100.00 or fraction thereof.

$2,001.00 to $25,000.00

$90.00 for the first $2,000.00 plus $15.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$25,001.00 to $50,000.00

$435.00 for the first $25,000.00 plus $10.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$50,001.00 to $100,000.00

$685.00 for the first $50,000.00 plus $7.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$100,001.00 to $500,000.00

$1,035.00 for the first $100,000.00 plus $3.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$500,001.00 to $1,000,000.00

$2,235.00 for the first $500,000.00 plus $2.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$1,000,001.00 and up

$3,235.00 for the first $1,000,000.00 plus $1.50 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

(b)     Commercial and multifamily residential construction valuations are based on the value of the work.

(1)     Commercial and multifamily residential (new construction [combination], remodel, and miscellaneous) permit fee:

Total valuation

Fee

$1.00 to $500.00

$50.00

$501.00 to $2,000.00

$50.00 for the first $500.00 plus $4.50 for each additional $100.00 or fraction thereof.

$2,001.00 to $25,000.00

$110.00 for the first $2,000.00 plus $18.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$25,001.00 to $50,000.00

$520.00 for the first $25,000.00 plus $14.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$50,001.00 to $100,000.00

$900.00 for the first $50,000.00 plus $10.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$100,001.00 to $500,000.00

$1,500.00 for the first $100,000.00 plus $8.50 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$500,001.00 to $1,000,000.00

$4,900.00 for the first $500,000.00 plus $7.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

$1,000,001.00 and up

$8,400.00 for the first $1,000,000.00 plus $6.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

Note: fees for re-roofing and the installation of water heaters are by separate flat fee as reflected in subsections (e) and (h).

(c)     Plan review fees for all commercial projects shall be 65 percent of the computed building permit fee. A nonrefundable plan review fee shall be assessed to all commercial and multifamily building permit applications at the time of plan submittal. A building permit application is not considered received until the plan review fee has been paid.

(d)     Temporary utility service: $35.00.

(e)     Commercial re-roof permit: Fee based on valuation of work as per subsection (b).

(f)     Landscape irrigation permit and plan review fee:

(1)     Landscape irrigation permit fees for the single-family/two-family/townhome family residential installation of landscape irrigation systems will be based on the residential permit fees within subsection (a). All valuation of work for single-family/two-family/townhome family residential landscape irrigation will be calculated at $1.00 per square foot of landscape to be irrigated.

(2)     Commercial and multifamily residential development landscape irrigation permits will be based on commercial and multifamily residential permit fees within subsection (b). Landscape irrigation installation valuations for commercial and multifamily developments will be provided by cost estimates from the contracting installer.

(3)     An irrigation plan review fee of $100.00 will apply to all irrigation plans (residential, multifamily residential, and commercial) submitted in support of a landscape irrigation permit application.

(g)     Certificate of occupancy: $50.00.

(h)     Water heater replacement:

(1)     Single-family/multifamily residential: $60.00 per water heater unit when not included as a portion of an additional plumbing permit.

(2)     Commercial: Based on valuation of work as per subsection (b).

(i)     Fence permit fee:

(1)     Fence permit fees for the single-family/two-family/townhome family residential installation of fencing will be based on the residential permit fees within subsection (a). All valuation of work for single-family/two-family/townhome family residential fencing will be calculated at the following rates:

Type of fencing

Valuation rate

Wood/vinyl/chainlink

$7.50 per linear foot

Ornamental metal (wrought iron, aluminum - may include masonry columns)

$24.00 per linear foot

Full masonry

$80.00 per linear foot

(2)     Commercial and multifamily residential development fence permits will be based on commercial and multifamily residential permit fees within subsection (b). Fence installation valuations for commercial and multifamily developments will be provided by cost estimates from the contracting installer.

(j)     Other methods for determining the project valuations for unique or unusual projects may be approved by the building official.

(k)     Fee refunds: Fees collected in accordance with this chapter may be refunded under the following conditions when requested in writing by the person who paid the fee within 180 days of the collection of the fee.

(1)     Fee collected in error. Any fee in this chapter that was collected in error shall be refunded in full.

(2)     Permit fees. When a permit is withdrawn or canceled by the applicant before any work has begun as authorized by that permit then 80 percent of the permit fee shall be refunded. If any work has begun in accordance with the permit, then no refund shall be granted.

(Ord. No. 1506, § 2, 11-13-01; Ord. No. 1645, § IV, 8-31-04; Ord. No. 1837, §§ 3, 4, 12-9-08; Ord. No. 1877, § 3, 5-25-10; Ord. No. 2087, § 2, 9-8-15)

Editor’s note–Section 2 of Ord. No. 1506, adopted Nov. 13, 2001, amended in its entirety § 30-13, schedule of building fees, and enacted a new § 30-13 as set out herein. Said former section pertained to similar subject matter and derived from Code 1974, § 11/2-4.1000.

 Sec. 30-14     Cable TV franchise

The schedule of cable television franchise fees is as follows:

Annual franchise: 5% of gross revenues.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-41/2.30; Ord. No. 1073, § III, 2-11-92)

 Sec. 30-15     Fire prevention code

(a)     Operational permits. (Operational permits are valid for one year unless specified otherwise herein or as allowed by the 2009 IFC.

(1)     Amusement buildings: $150.00.

(2)     Explosives:

a.     Retail sales (gun shops, etc.): $50.00.

b.     Commercial storage: $150.00.

c.     Other uses (gas perforating, construction use, etc. ): $150.00.

(15-day permit unless specified otherwise on the permit)

(3)     Flammable/combustible liquid:

a.     Removal of fuel from tanks: $50.00.

b.     Tank removal from service: $100.00 per tank.

c.     Change of contents–Tank: $50.00 per tank.

d.     Manufacturing and processing: $100.00.

(4)     Gates crossing fire lanes: $40.00 per site.

(5)     Hazardous materials: $75.00 per site.

(Includes aerosols, battery systems, compressed gases, cryogenic fluids, flammable and combustible storage/handling/use and refrigeration permits as defined by the IFC if within the scope of those permits)

a.     Storage tanks: $150.00 per site.

(6)     Hot work operations: $75.00.

(7)     Liquid or gas fueled vehicles in assembly building: $50.00.

(8)     LP gas: $40.00.

(9)     Mobile fuel dispensing operations: $100.00.

(10)     Open burning–trench (TCEQ air curtain): $500.00.

(11)     Open burning–Cooking ceremonial: no charge.

(12)     Pyrotechnic special effects (fireworks-aerial): $400.00.

(13)     Pyrotechnic special effects (theatrical) per time period specified on permit: $75.00.

(14)     Speed bumps in fire access road (fire lane): $40.00 per site.

(b)     Construction permits. *All construction permits, unless otherwise specified herein, are charged a fee based on the cost of the work to be performed. The fee table used is the same table used for valuing miscellaneous permits as specified in subsection 30-13(b) of this chapter.

(1)     Aboveground and underground storage tanks*

a.     Generator belly tanks that are manufactured as part of the generator: $150.0.

(2)     Battery systems*

(3)     Chemical fire extinguishing system*

(4)     Compressed gas systems*

(5)     Cryogenic fluids*

(6)     Egress control devices*

(7)     Fire alarm and detection system*

(8)     Fire lane repair: no charge.

(9)     Fire sprinklers/standpipes/fire pumps and related equipment*

(10)     Flammable or combustible liquid operations*

(11)     Gate installation (powered gates crossing fire lane or private street)*

(12)     Hazardous materials*

(13)     Industrial ovens*

(14)     LPG installations/modifications: $75.00.

(15)     Mechanical exhaust hoods (vent A hoods)*

(16)     Private fire lines*

(17)     Smoke control*

(18)     Speed bumps (installed in fire lanes)*

(19)     Spray booth/spray room/dip tank installation*

(20)     Storage tank misc. and related equipment*

(21)     Storage tank removal: $100.00 per tank.

(22)     Temporary membrane structures, tents and canopies: $50.00.

(30-day permit)

(c)     Miscellaneous fees.

(1)     After hours inspections: $75.00 per person per hour with a four hour minimum

(2)     Expired permit fee: $50.00.

(3)     No permit fee: An amount double the permit fee may be assessed for work that is conducted without the proper permit having first being obtained.

(4)     Reinspection fee: $75.00 per inspection after three inspections/reinspections when assessed by the fire marshal

(5)     Standby fee: $75.00 per person per hour (four hour minimum).

(6)     Plan review fee: 65 percent of the construction permit fee.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-6.1(e)(4); Ord. No. 1097, § III, 10-13-92; Ord. No. 1179, § II, 6-27-95; Ord. No. 1208, § I, 6-25-96; Ord. No. 1478, § 1, 6-26-01; Ord. No. 1699, § I, 8-30-05; Ord. No. 1988, § 1, 2-26-13)

Cross reference–Fire prevention code, § 34-101.

 Sec. 30-16     Solid waste and recycling collection

(a)     Solid waste.

(1)     Monthly rates (in dollars). Effective March 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014:

Residential curbside: $8.23/month .

Backdoor service: $11.23/month.

Commercial Front-Load Rates

Pickups Per Week

Size

1X

2X

3X

4X

5X

6X

Extra

Delivery

2 YD

$54.15

$101.89

$135.68

$197.99

$239.76

$277.51

$18.60

$38.67

3 YD

$76.82

$134.35

$177.47

$236.60

$291.73

$333.80

$27.95

$38.67

4 YD

$92.81

$162.54

$224.29

$292.59

$353.23

$403.42

$37.25

$38.67

6 YD

$117.56

$222.74

$315.54

$411.45

$508.90

$578.29

$52.58

$38.67

8 YD

$136.12

$273.79

$382.06

$484.14

$607.89

$695.25

$60.33

$38.67

 

Commercial Roll Off Rates

Size

Type

Delivery

Rental per Day

Total per Load

Deposit per Container

20 YD

OPEN

$92.81

$6.96

$356.08

$322.32

30 YD

OPEN

$92.81

$6.96

$425.38

$322.32

40 YD

OPEN

$92.81

$6.96

$487.25

$322.32

28 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$529.18

NEGO

30 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$553.24

NEGO

35 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$613.42

NEGO

40 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$673.58

NEGO

42 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$697.58

NEGO

Commercial hand load two times per week: $20.88 per month (limit four bags).

Casters: $15.47/month.

Locks: $7.75/month.

Special Pick Up Rates

1–5 yds

6–10 yds

10–15 yds

>15 yds

$35.32

$88.31

$158.95

Roll off rates will apply

(2)     Monthly rates (in dollars). Effective March 1, 2014 through February 28, 2015:

Residential curbside: $8.48/month.

Backdoor service: $11.48/month.

Commercial Front-Load Rates

Pickups Per Week

Size

1X

2X

3X

4X

5X

6X

Extra

Delivery

2 YD

$55.77

$104.95

$139.75

$203.93

$246.96

$285.84

$19.16

$39.83

3 YD

$79.13

$138.38

$182.79

$243.69

$300.49

$343.82

$28.79

$39.83

4 YD

$95.60

$167.41

$231.02

$301.37

$363.82

$415.52

$38.37

$39.83

6 YD

$121.09

$229.42

$325.01

$423.79

$524.17

$595.63

$54.16

$39.83

8 YD

$140.20

$282.00

$393.52

$498.67

$626.12

$716.10

$62.14

$39.83

 

Commercial Roll Off Rates

Size

Type

Delivery

Rental per Day

Total per Load

Deposit per Container

20 YD

OPEN

$95.60

$7.17

$366.76

$331.99

30 YD

OPEN

$95.60

$7.17

$438.14

$331.99

40 YD

OPEN

$95.60

$7.17

$501.87

$331.99

28 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$545.06

NEGO

30 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$569.84

NEGO

35 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$631.82

NEGO

40 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$693.79

NEGO

42 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$718.58

NEGO

Commercial hand load two times per week: $21.51 per month (limit four bags).

Casters: $15.93/month.

Locks: $7.98/month.

Special Pick Up Rates

1–5 yds

6–10 yds

10–15 yds

>15 yds

$36.38

$90.96

$163.72

Roll off rates will apply

(3)     Monthly Rates (in dollars). Effective March 1, 2015 through February 28, 2016:

Residential curbside: $8.73/month

Backdoor service: $11.73/month

Commercial Front-Load Rates

Pickups Per Week

Size

1X

2X

3X

4X

5X

6X

Extra

Delivery

2 YD

$57.45

$108.10

$143.95

$210.05

$254.36

$294.41

$19.74

$41.03

3 YD

$81.50

$142.53

$188.28

$251.00

$309.50

$354.13

$29.65

$41.03

4 YD

$98.47

$172.44

$237.95

$310.41

$374.74

$427.99

$39.52

$41.03

6 YD

$124.72

$236.30

$334.76

$436.51

$539.89

$613.50

$55.78

$41.03

8 YD

$144.41

$290.46

$405.33

$513.63

$644.91

$737.59

$64.00

$41.03

 

Commercial Roll Off Rates

Size

Type

Delivery

Rental per Day

Total per Load

Deposit per Container

20 YD

OPEN

$98.47

$7.38

$377.76

$341.95

30 YD

OPEN

$98.47

$7.38

$451.28

$341.95

40 YD

OPEN

$98.47

$7.38

$516.92

$341.95

28 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$561.41

NEGO

30 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$586.93

$NEGO

35 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$650.78

NEGO

40 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$714.60

NEGO

42 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$740.13

NEGO

Commercial hand load two times per week: $22.15 per month (limit four bags).

Casters: $16.41/month.

Locks: $8.22/month.

Special Pick Up Rates

1–5 yds

6–10 yds

10–15 yds

>15 yds

$37.47

$93.69

$168.63

Roll off rates will apply

(4)     Monthly Rates (in dollars). Effective March 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017:

Residential curbside: $8.99/month.

Backdoor service: $11.99/month.

Commercial Front-Load Rates

Pickups Per Week

Size

1X

2X

3X

4X

5X

6X

Extra

Delivery

2 YD

$59.17

$111.34

$148.26

$216.35

$262.00

$303.24

$20.33

$42.26

3 YD

$83.95

$146.81

$193.92

$258.53

$318.78

$364.75

$30.54

$42.26

4 YD

$101.42

$177.61

$245.09

$319.72

$385.98

$440.83

$40.71

$42.26

6 YD

$128.46

$243.39

$344.80

$449.60

$556.09

$631.91

$57.46

$42.26

8 YD

$148.74

$299.18

$417.49

$529.03

$664.25

$759.72

$65.92

$42.26

 

Commercial Roll Off Rates

Size

Type

Delivery

Rental per Day

Total per Load

Deposit per Container

20 YD

OPEN

$101.42

$7.60

$389.10

$352.21

30 YD

OPEN

$101.42

$7.60

$464.82

$352.21

40 YD

OPEN

$101.42

$7.60

$532.43

$352.21

28 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$578.25

NEGO

30 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$604.54

NEGO

35 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$670.30

NEGO

40 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$736.04

NEGO

42 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$762.34

NEGO

Commercial hand load two times per week: $22.82 per month (limit four bags).

Casters: $16.91/month.

Locks: $8.46/month.

Special Pick Up Rates

1–5 yds

6–10 yds

10–15 yds

>15 yds

$38.59

$96.50

$173.69

Roll off rates will apply

(5)     Monthly Rates (in dollars). Effective March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018:

Residential curbside: $9.26/mont.h

Backdoor service: $12.26/month.

Commercial Front-Load Rates

Pickups Per Week

Size

1X

2X

3X

4X

5X

6X

Extra

Delivery

2 YD

$60.94

$114.68

$152.71

$222.84

$269.86

$312.34

$20.94

$43.52

3 YD

$86.47

$151.21

$199.74

$266.29

$328.35

$375.70

$31.46

$43.52

4 YD

$104.46

$182.94

$252.44

$329.32

$397.56

$454.05

$41.93

$43.52

6 YD

$132.32

$250.69

$355.14

$463.09

$572.77

$650.87

$59.18

$43.52

8 YD

$153.20

$308.15

$430.01

$544.91

$684.18

$782.51

$67.90

$43.52

 

Commercial Roll Off Rates

Size

Type

Delivery

Rental per Day

Total per Load

Deposit per Container

20 YD

OPEN

$104.46

$7.83

$400.77

$362.78

30 YD

OPEN

$104.46

$7.83

$478.77

$362.78

40 YD

OPEN

$104.46

$7.83

$548.40

$362.78

28 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$595.60

NEGO

30 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$622.68

NEGO

35 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$690.41

NEGO

40 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$758.12

NEGO

42 YD

COMP

NEGO

NEGO

$785.21

NEGO

Commercial hand load two times per week: $23.50 per month (limit four bags).

Casters: $17.41/month.

Locks: $8.72/month.

Special Pick Up Rates

1–5 yds

6–10 yds

10–15 yds

>15 yds

$39.75

$99.40

$178.90

Roll off rates will apply

(b)     Recycling.

(1)     Monthly Rates (in dollars).

Base service is blue bag service.

Bin or cart service rate is in addition to base service.

Senior base service is blue bag service.

Senior bin or cart service rate is in addition to senior base service.

Effective Date

Base Blue Bag

Bin
(Base +)

Cart (Base +)

Senior Base Blue Bag

Senior Bin
(Base +)

Senior Cart (Base +)

Apartment Unit

3/1/2013

$1.15

+$1.30

+$1.30

$0.58

+$1.30

+$1.30

$0.97

3/1/2014

$1.19

+$1.34

+$1.34

$0.59

+$1.34

+$1.34

$0.98

3/1/2015

$1.22

+$1.38

+$1.38

$0.61

+$1.38

+$1.38

$0.99

3/1/2016

$1.26

+$1.42

+$1.42

$0.63

+$1.42

+$1.42

$1.00

3/1/2017

$1.30

+$1.46

+$1.46

$0.65

+$1.46

+$1.46

$1.01

(Code 1974, § 11/2-7.14; Ord. No. 1102, § I, 12-8-92; Ord. No. 1164, § I, 1-24-95; Ord. No. 1169, § I, 2-28-95; Ord. No. 1222, § 1, 11-26-96; Ord. No. 1222, § 1, 11-26-96; Ord. No. 1289, § 1, 11-11-97; Ord. No. 1290, § 1, 11-11-97; Ord. No. 1466, § 1, 3-27-01; Ord. No. 1478, § 2, 6-26-01; Ord. No. 1492, § 1, 8-14-01; Ord. No. 1579, § 1, 2-11-03; Ord. No. 1614, § 1, 12-9-03; Ord. No. 1719, § 1, 2-28-06; Ord. No. 1773, § 1, 3-13-07; Ord. No. 1786, Exh. A, 11-13-07; Ord. No. 1790, Exh. A, 11-13-07; Ord. No. 1972, § 2, 9-25-12)

Cross reference–Solid waste collection charge required, §  66-7.

 Sec. 30-17     Grass and weeds, collection of abatement cost

Administration charge: $150.00.

Advertising: Actual cost.

Mowing/cleanup: Actual cost.

Mail/legal notice: Actual cost.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-7.29)

Cross reference–Costs for abatement of nuisances including administrative fee to be paid by violator, § 46-29.

 Sec. 30-18     Abandoned, derelict, lost property

Taking and impounding any personal property: $3.00.

Preparing advertisements of sale of each article: $0.50.

Selling each article: $1.00.

Posting notices of sale relating to any one article: $0.50.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-7.67)

Cross reference–Requirement to pay certain fees for abandoned, derelict, lost property, § 46-101.

 Sec. 30-19     Food and food service establishments

Annual permit fee for food service establishment permit, license or certificate: $250.00.

Food handler certificate: $10.00.

Replacement for lost food handler certificate: $5.00.

Annual mobile food service establishment permit, per vehicle: $200.00.

Temporary food service establishment permit, per event location/booth (3 days, 2 times per year)

For profit establishments: $100.00.

For nonprofit establishments: $50.00.

Seasonal food establishment (6 weekends, 2 times per year): $200.00.

Late payment fee:

31 to 60 days after due date: 10 percent of permit fee.

61 to 90 days after due date: 30 percent of permit fee.

Over 90 days past due date: Double the permit fee.

Food establishment variance for waiving of rules under Section 229.171(c) of the Texas Food Establishment Rules: $100.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-8.86; Ord. No. 1168, § II, 1-10-95; Ord. No. 1331, § I, 6-23-98; Ord. No. 1525, § I, 3-26-02; Ord. No. 1572, § 2, 1-14-03; Ord. No. 1877, § 4, 5-25-10; Ord. No. 2094, § 2, 11-10-15)

Cross reference–Food and food service establishment permit required, § 42-32.

 Sec. 30-20     Retail food stores

Supermarket/grocery store (food stores over 5,000 square feet gfa) for each department: $250.00.

Convenience stores (food stores under 5,000 square feet gfa): $250.00.

with deli: $350.00 .

(Code 1974, § 11/2-8.101; Ord. No. 1525, § II, 3-26-02; Ord. No. 1572, § 3, 1-14-03; Ord. No. 1877, § 5, 5-25-10)

Cross reference–Retail food store permit required, § 42-57.

 Sec. 30-21     Coin-operated machine tax

Annual tax per machine (one-fourth of state tax): $15.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-10.7)

Cross reference–Coin-operated machine occupation tax levy, § 78-96.

 Sec. 30-22     Occasional and garage sales

Garage sale permit: No cost.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-10.52; Ord. No. 2087, § 3, 9-8-15)

Cross reference–Permit required for occasional or garage sales, § 62-28.

 Sec. 30-23     Solicitors

Annual permit fee for person, firm, corporation or organization and a single agent, employee or volunteer: $35.00;

Annual permit fee for each additional agent, employee or volunteer: $10.00;

Annual permit fee for person, corporation, firm or organization that sponsors or employs one or more minors as solicitors: $50.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-10.66; Ord. No. 1949, § 2, 3-13-12)

Cross reference–Registration required for solicitation; fees, § 18-51.

 Sec. 30-24     Day care, public pools

Public swimming pools and spas, annual permit fee: $250.00.

Day care, annual permit fee: $150.00.

(Ord. No. 1525, § III, 3-26-02; Ord. No. 1572, § 4, 1-14-03; Ord. No. 1877, § 6, 5-25-10)

 Sec. 30-25     Sexually oriented business license

Application fee: $500.00.

Annual renewal fee: 500.00.

Reinstatement fee: 200.00.

(Ord. No. 1133, § 5, 3-22-94)

Editor’s note–Ord. No. 1133, § 5, adopted Mar. 22, 1994, repealed former § 30-25, which pertained to massage parlors and massage establishments fees, and added a new § 30-25, to read as herein set out.

 Sec. 30-26     Reserved

Editor’s note–Ord. No. 1988, § 2, adopted Feb. 26, 2013, repealed § 30-26, which pertained to swimming pools and derived from the Code of 1974, § 11/2-12.10; Ord. No. 1699, § II, 8-30-05; Ord. No. 1740, § 1, 6-27-06; Ord. No. 1877, § 7, 5-25-10.

 Sec. 30-27     Reserved

Editor’s note–Ord. No. 1988, § 3, adopted Feb. 26, 2013, repealed § 30-27, which pertained to recreation areas or facilities and derived from the Code of 1974, § 11/2-12.14; Ord. No. 1069, § I, 11-26-91; Ord. No. 1208, § II, 6-25-96; Ord. No. 1221, § 1, 10-22-96; Ord. No. 1237, §§ 1-5, 8-12-97; Ord. No. 1346, § 1, 12-8-98; Ord. No. 1354, § 1, 4-13-99; Ord. No. 1421, § 1, 4-11-00; Ord. No. 1460, § 1, 2-27-01; Ord. No. 1464, § 1, 3-14-01; Ord. No. 1569, § 1, 2, 12-10-02; Ord. No. 1572, § 5, 1-14-03; Ord. No. 1699, § III, 8-30-05; Ord. No. 1740, § 2, 6-27-06; Ord. No. 1877, §§ 8, 9, 5-25-10; Ord. No. 1881, § 1, 8-31-10.

 Sec. 30-28     Library

(a)     Library materials and facilities. The following fees are established for use or misuse of library materials and facilities:

Books, CDs, kits, DVD’s and other items

$0.25 per day per item

Interlibrary loan

$0.50 per day per item

Maximum overdue fine to accrue

$10.00 or the price of the item (whichever is lower).

Duplicate library card

$2.00.

Items lost or damaged

Replacement cost plus $5.00 per item reprocessing fee.

Items not listed in replacement data bases:

 

Children’s book, CD, or DVD

$15.00

Adult hard cover book

$25.00

Trade paperback book

$10.00

Mass market paperback

$5.00

Missing bar code

$1.00

Cost of sending overdue notice by certified mail

Actual cost of postage

Fax:

 

Receive, per page

$0.25

Send, per page

$1.00

Copies (from copier, microfiche reader/printer, and personal computers), per copy

$0.10

Collection agency charge for overdue and non-returned materials

$8.95

Color copies

$1.00 each

Interlibrary loan

$2.00 each item, non-city residents

(b)     Library meeting room:

(1)     Base room charge:

Euless residents

$60.00 per hour

Non-Euless residents

$120.00 per hour

(2)     Attendant fee - per hour (if required): $20.00.

(3)     Payment policy: A signed contract and payment in full of the room charge is required to secure the room reservation. Refunds on room charges are made when the cancellation is received in writing two weeks prior to the event. If the reservation is cancelled less than two weeks prior to the event refunds will be considered on an individual basis.

(4)     Damage deposits: This deposit will serve as security for any additional cleanup of the facility and will be applied toward any damage to the facility. The deposit is to be paid by separate check with signed contract. The damage deposit will be refunded to the patron within ten business days after the date of the reservation and after a thorough inspection of the meeting facility. The damage deposit will be refunded if the reservation is cancelled two weeks prior to the event. If the reservation is cancelled less than two weeks prior to the event the damage deposit refund will be considered on an individual basis.

No food or drinks served

$50.00

Food or drinks served

$200.00

(5)     Security officer: Actual cost. All events will be reviewed to determine if the city will require security officer(s) be present. This fee is in addition to attendant fee.

(6)     Catering: An approved caterers’ list will be available to those wishing to have an event catered. Approval of a caterer involves providing a certificate of insurance with the city named as an additional insured on said certificate, a copy of certificate of health, and a signed catering agreement with the city is due two weeks prior of planned event.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-12.34; Res. No. 91-772, 11-12-91; Ord. No. 1105, § II, 2-9-93; Ord. No. 1218, § 1, 9-24-96; Ord. No. 1291, § 1, 11-25-97; Ord. No. 1302, 1-27-98; Ord. No. 1346, § 2, 12-8-98; Ord. No. 1369, 6-22-99; Ord. No. 1394, § 1, 11-23-99; Ord. No. 1514, § 1, 11-27-01; Ord. No. 1569, § 1, 2, 12-10-02; Ord. No. 1572, § 6, 1-14-03; Ord. No. 1614, § 2, 12-9-03; Ord. No. 1699, § IV, 8-30-05; Ord. No. 1740, § 2, 6-27-06; Ord. No. 1877, § 10, 5-25-10; Ord. No. 2087, § 4, 9-8-15)

Cross reference–Fees and expense charges for use of library facilities and materials, § 54-139.

 Sec. 30-29     Streets and sidewalks, barricades

Permit: $15.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-13.24)

Cross reference–Permit fee required for barricades for streets and sidewalks, § 70-64; vehicles for hire, ch. 90.

 Sec. 30-30     Emergency medical service rates

Ambulance fees for the use of city ambulances will be set in accordance with the formula set forth by the third party billing agency. The third party agency will use reasonable best efforts to determine and use standard pricing for the services. Charges and rates for services will be based on prevailing charges and provider’s demographic service area.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-15.29; Ord. No. 1676, § 1, 2-8-05)

Cross reference–Vehicles for hire, ch. 90.

 Sec. 30-31     Vehicles for hire–Taxicabs and other public vehicles

Annual certificate of convenience and necessity: $500.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-15.29)

Cross reference–Vehicles for hire, ch. 90.

 Sec. 30-32     Same–Wreckers and tow trucks

Application, per wrecker: $25.00.

Annual wrecker permit (expires December 31): $25.00.

Permits and fees apply to companies within city limits and nonconsent pulls only.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-15.45)

Cross reference–Vehicles for hire, ch. 90.

 Sec. 30-33     Water and sewer fees and impact fees

(a)     Water: Fees for water or sprinkler meters and meter boxes shall be an amount equal to actual cost of materials and labor plus 15 percent. This cost is based on cost of SR-T.R.C. meters as of June 12, 1986, and any increase in cost from time to time shall increase by a like amount effective concurrent with such increased charge to the city.

(b)     Tap fees: Applicants are encouraged to have taps to water and sewer lines made by a private contractor to specifications established by the city engineer. If taps are made by city personnel, the applicant shall pay a fee therefor equal to the cost of labor and materials plus 15 percent.

(c)     Street cuts: If a street cannot be bored, the applicant must see the city engineer for an alternative method, with a permit fee required as outlined in section 30-29.

(d)     Water and sewer impact fees:

Water and sewer impact fees for developments for which the final plat was recorded after June 13, 1990, and before May 25, 1993:

Meter Size (inches)

Water

Sewer

Total

.75" or smaller

$392.00

$608.00

$1,000.00

1"

$655.00

$1,015.00

$1,670.00

1.5"

$1,305.00

$2,025.00

$3,330.00

2"

$2,089.00

$3,241.00

$5,330.00

3"

$3,920.00

$6,080.00

$10,000.00

4"

$6,535.00

$10,135.00

$16,670.00

6"

$13,065.00

$20,265.00

$33,330.00

8"

$23,520.00

$36,480.00

$60,000.00

10"

$37,895.00

$58,775.00

$96,670.00

Water and sewer impact fees for developments for which the final plat was recorded on or after May 25, 1993, and on or before April 27, 1999:

Meter Size (inches)

Water

Sewer

Total

.75" or smaller

$592.00

$746.00

$1,338.00

1"

$989.00

$1,246.00

$2,235.00

1.5"

$1,971.00

$2,484.00

$4,455.00

2"

$3,155.00

$3,976.00

$7,131.00

3"

$5,920.00

$7,460.00

$13,380.00

4"

$9,869.00

$12,436.00

$22,305.00

6"

$19,731.00

$24,864.00

$44,595.00

8"

$35,520.00

$44,760.00

$80,280.00

10"

$57,229.00

$72,116.00

$129,345.00

Water and sewer impact fees for developments for which the final plat is recorded after April 27, 1999; and on or before April 9, 2013:

Meter Size (inches)

Water

Sewer

Total

5/8" or 3/4"

$1,336.97

$92.25

$1,429.22

1"

$3,342.42

$191.42

$3,533.84

1.5"

$6,684.83

$382.84

$7,067.67

2"

$10,695.72

$612.54

$11,308.26

3"

$32,087.16

$1,837.62

$33,924.78

4"

$56,152.53

$3,215.84

$59,368.37

6"

$123,000.78

$7,044.21

$130,044.99

8"

$213,914.40

$12,250.80

$226,165.20

10"

$334,241.25

$19,141.88

$353,383.13

Water and sewer impact fees for developments for which the final plat is recorded after April 9, 2013:

Meter Size (inches)

Water

Sewer

Total

5/8" or 3/4"

$1,477.90

$524.70

$2,002.60

1"

$3,694.75

$1,311.75

$5,006.50

1.5"

$7,389.50

$2,623.50

$10,013.00

2"

$11,823.20

$4,197.60

$16,020.80

3"

$35,469.60

$12,592.80

$48,062.40

4"

$62,071.80

$22,037.40

$84,109.20

6"

$135,966.80

$48,272.40

$184,239.20

8"

$236,464.00

$83,952.00

$320,416.00

(Code 1974, § 11/2-16.21; Ord. No. 1111, § III, 5-25-93; Ord. No. 1346, § 3, 12-8-98; Ord. No. 1348, § 1, 1-26-99; Ord. No. 1364, § III, 4-27-99; Ord. No. 1992, § 3, 4-9-13)

Cross reference–Water and sewer connection and impact fees required, § 86-47; impact fees to be charged, § 86-67.

 Sec. 30-34     Water deposits

(a)     Water deposit: If the deposit is paid or the request for transfer of service is received before noon, service can be connected that same day. If the deposit is paid or transfer of service received after noon, service can be connected the following working day. No specific times can be designated other than four-hour increments (8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.). If the customer requires service be turned on immediately, a same day service fee will be charged. In addition to the water deposit, a service initiation fee will be charged to establish a new account.

Residential units

$60.00

Commercial sprinkler

$450.00

Shell buildings

$200.00

Motels, per unit

$60.00

Apartments, per unit

$60.00

Office buildings, per suite

$60.00

Fire hydrant meter deposit

$2,000.00

Deposits for commercial customers shall not be less than $75.00 and shall be calculated to equal the multiple of $5.00 nearest the estimated average monthly billing for the particular type of customer involved. Calculation shall be based on water, sewer and garbage monthly billing.

(b)     Surety deposit: If the amount of the surety deposit exceeds $5,000.00, the requirement for the security deposit may be met by providing a surety bond, which shall be in the amount of the deposit otherwise required. Such surety bonds shall be subject to the approval of the city attorney and shall be supported by powers of attorney as he may direct. In addition to any requirements of the city attorney, such surety company shall be licensed to do business in the State of Texas and shall be “T-listed.”

(c)     Miscellaneous charges:

Water source transfer fee

$275.00

(each occurrence)

Meter relocation

$200.00

Meter box and lid (five-eighths-inch)

$20.00

Meter box and lid (two inches)

$35.00

After hours service call

$25.00

Same day service fee

$15.00

48-hour water service

$25.00

Repair of curb stop

$50.00

Meter box lid

$12.50

Fire hydrant meter (cost)

$795.00

Inspection (water turned on for 24 hours for the purpose of a home inspection)

$10.00

Tampering with meters

$150.00

(additionally, criminal charges may be filed in accordance with Texas Penal Code statutes)

Service initiation fee

$15.00

Transfer fee

$15.00

Recheck of meter read

$10.00

All customers are allowed one recheck every six months at no charge; a charge will be assessed for all others unless the meter has been misread.

Emergency cut-off by city personnel (broken pipes or freeze damaged pipes)

No charge

Cut-off for plumbing repairs

No charge.

The curbstop at the meter belongs to the city; all customers should have a working cutoff close to their house.

Negligent damage to meter or any associated electronic device

Replacement cost

(d)     Meter calibrations (inches):

5/8

$50.00

1

$87.50

1-1/2

$137.50

2

$150.00

3

$175.00

4

$225.00

(e)     Delinquent accounts:

(1)     If any month’s charges are delinquent after 15 days, the water service of the user or customer will be subject to termination.

(2)     Delinquent commercial and multifamily utility accounts subject to delinquent turn off will be billed an additional security deposit not to exceed 30 percent of the average monthly billing or as deemed appropriate by the utility billing manager upon review of the utility account.

Failure to return fire hydrant meter for reading

$500.00

Home collection

$20.00

Service charge to deliver delinquent tag

$20.00

Allow serviceman to collect check or money order at door on delinquent account

No additional deposit, no reconnect fee.

(f)     Reconnection of service after delinquent turnoff:

Additional deposit

$20.00

Service charge

$20.00

Administrative fee associated with placing liens against non-homestead property for unpaid utility bills

$50.00

(Code 1974, § 11/2-16.22; Ord. No. 1058, § 1, 9-10-91; Ord. No. 1091, § 1, 9-8-92; Ord. No. 1121, § 1, 9-28-93; Ord. No. 1153, § 1, 9-27-94; Ord. No. 1179, § III, 6-27-95; Ord. No. 1237, § 6, 8-12-97; Ord. No. 1394, § 2, 11-23-99; Ord. No. 1478, § 3, 6-26-01; Ord. No. 1572, § 8, 1-14-03; Ord. No. 1614, § 3, 12-9-03; Ord. No. 1857, § 1, 8-25-09; Ord. No. 1988, § 4, 2-26-13; Ord. No. 2087, § 5, 9-8-15)

Cross reference–Master deposit, § 30-35; delinquent accounts, § 86-31; deposit required, § 86-48.

 Sec. 30-35     Water and wastewater service-monthly rates

The schedule of monthly rates and charges for water and wastewater services furnished or caused to be furnished by the city is as follows:

Water service - Meter charge. The monthly minimum charge shall be based on meter size as follows:

Meter Size (Inches)

Monthly Charge

5/8–3/4*

$11.75

1

$13.73

1-1/2

$19.25

2

$31.88

3

$64.84

4

$114.31

5

$180.25

6

$257.20

*All residential living units and multifamily living units shall be billed a monthly base charge equivalent to the monthly charge for a 5/8-inch meter.

Water service - Volume charge per 1,000 gallons. The monthly volume charge for water service is as follows:

(1)     Residential:

0–2,000 gallons

$3.58 per 1,000/gallons

3,000–8,000 gallons

$4.51 per 1,000/gallons

9,000–15,000 gallons

$5.08 per 1,000/gallons

16,000–35,000 gallons

$5.61 per 1,000/gallons

Over 35,000 gallons

$6.21 per 1,000/gallons

(2)     Commercial, industrial and multifamily:

Total consumption

$4.84 per 1,000/gallons

(3)     Fire hydrant and gas well meters:

Total consumption

$10.10 per 1,000/gallons

Irrigation service - Volume charge per 1,000 gallons. The monthly volume charge for water service is as follows:

(1)     Residential, commercial, industrial and multifamily:

0–8,000 gallons

$4.84 per 1,000/gallons

9,000–15,000 gallons

$5.08 per 1,000/gallons

16,000–35,000 gallons

$5.61 per 1,000/gallons

Over 35,000 gallons

$6.21 per 1,000/gallons

(2)     Supplemental irrigation:

Total consumption

$10.10 per 1,000/gallons

Reclaimed water service - Volume charge per 1,000 gallons. The monthly volume charge for water service is as follows:

(1)     Non-boosted:

Total consumption

$1.71 per 1,000/gallons

(2)     Boosted:

0–8,000 gallons

$4.26 per 1,000/gallons

9,000–15,000 gallons

$4.47 per 1,000/gallons

16,000–35,000 gallons

$4.94 per 1,000/gallons

Over 35,000 gallons

$5.46 per 1,000/gallons

(3)     Construction and gas well meters:

Total consumption

$8.59 per 1,000/gallons

Water service - Other: Water service for municipally owned property and buildings that are part of or connected to form a parcel of at least a minimum of 50 acres shall be $1.71 per 1,000 gallons.

Wastewater service - Residential. The wastewater service charge for residential customers shall be based on 90 percent of metered water. Wastewater service charges on 90 percent metered water shall not exceed 12,000 gallons per billing period per living unit. The monthly minimum per living unit shall be as follows:

(1)     Within corporate limits, $10.50, plus $3.98 per 1,000 gallons of 90 percent of metered water.

(2)     Outside corporate limits, $15.00, plus $3.98 per 1,000 gallons of 90 percent of metered water.

Wastewater service - Commercial and industrial. Commercial and industrial wastewater charges shall be based on 100 percent of metered water. The monthly minimum shall be as follows:

(1)     Within corporate limits, $10.50, plus $3.98 per 1,000 gallons of metered water.

(2)     Outside corporate limits, $15.00, plus $3.98 per 1,000 gallons of metered water.

The following provisions apply to all commercial and industrial customers:

(1)     Customers who show proof that a significant portion of metered water does not enter the wastewater system shall not be billed for that portion that does not enter the wastewater system.

(2)     Monitored group class customers shall be billed according to section 86-51 of this Code.

(3)     Industrial cost recovery group customers shall be billed according to section 86-51 of this code plus the additional charges in section 86-52 as required.

Wastewater service – Other. Wastewater service for all club houses, convention facilities, and restaurants on municipally owned property of a minimum of 50 acres shall be billed at the current city rate of $10.50 plus $3.98 per 1,000 gallons of metered water.

The above rates are based upon total costs to the City to operate the system including, but not limited to, cost to purchase treated water from the Trinity River Authority of Texas, cost of wastewater treatment by the Trinity River Authority of Texas, and cost of distribution of water and collection of wastewater by the city. The minimum charge and/or volume charge may be adjusted by the city council from time to time.

Master deposit. Customers may place a master deposit with the city in the amount of twice the current residential deposit. This deposit will be held on file until the customer requests it be refunded. Customers must request service starts and disconnects in writing. All accounts will be charged the current service initiation fees. No master deposits are allowed on commercial accounts.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-16.23; Ord. No. 1058, § 2, 9-10-91; Ord. No. 1091, § 2, 8-9-92; Ord. No. 1121, § 2, 9-28-93; Ord. No. 1199, § 1, 1-9-96; Ord. No. 1394, § 3, 11-23-99; Ord. No. 1478, § 4, 6-26-01; Ord. No. 1579, § 2, 2-11-03; Ord. No. 1664, 10-26-04; Ord. No. 1714, § 1, 11-22-05; Ord. No. 1787, § 1, 9-11-07; Ord. No. 1830, § 1, 9-23-08; Ord. No. 1857, § 2, 8-25-09; Ord. No. 1877, § 11, 5-25-10; Ord. No. 1881, § 2, 8-31-10; Ord. No. 1923, § 1, 8-30-11; Ord. No. 1963, § 1, 8-28-12; Ord. No. 2003 , § 1, 8-27-13; Ord. No. 2036, § 1, 8-26-14; Ord. No. 2082, § 1, 8-25-15; Ord. No. 2130, § 1, 8-30-16; Ord. No. 2168, § 1, 9-12-17)

Cross reference–Water and sewer charges, § 86-49.

 Sec. 30-36     Private water well permit fee

Proposed well depth in feet

Fee

500 and less

$500.00

501–1,000

$1,000.00

1,000 and greater

$1,500.00

This fee would include all plan review and inspection labor.

Electrical permit fees will also apply. See section 30-10.

(Ord. No. 1478, § 5, 6-26-01)

Prior to the reenactment of § 30-36, pursuant to Ord. No. 1478, Ord. No. 1394, § 4, adopted Nov. 23, 1999, deleted former § 30-36 in its entirety, which pertained to reconnection of water and sewer service and derived from the 1974 Code, § 11/2-16.4; and Ord. No. 1237, § 7, adopted Aug. 12, 1997.

 Sec. 30-37     Monitored group class

Customer monthly service charge

$10.50

Volume charge per 1,000 gallons BOD

$3.98

Strength charge, per pound of BOD

$0.07966

TSS per pound of suspended solids

$0.09831

Monitoring charge

100% of cost to city

(Code 1974, § 11/2-16.25; Ord. No. 1857, § 3, 8-25-09; Ord. No. 1881, § 38-31-10; Ord. No. 1923, § 2, 8-30-11; Ord. No. 1963, § 2, 8-28-12; Ord. No. 2003, § 2, 8-27-13; Ord. No. 2036, § 2, 8-26-14; Ord. No. 2082, § 2, 8-25-15; Ord. No. 2130, § 2, 8-30-16; Ord. No. 2168, § 2, 9-12-17)

Cross reference–Certain fees required for monitored group class customers, § 86-51.

 Sec. 30-38     Miscellaneous fees

The schedule of miscellaneous fees is as follows:

Delinquent court debt or account referred for collection: Additional 30 percent fee.

Returned check: $35.00.

Municipal court of record technology fee, per incident: $4.00.

Municipal court of record juvenile case manager fee: $3.00.

Municipal court of record building security fee: $3.00.

Municipal court of record transcript preparation fee: $25.00.

Research for nongovernmental requests for public information, per hour for documents located in a remote storage facility, or in two or more separate buildings not physically connected: $15.00.

Annual financial audit/budget: $10.00.

Standard paper copy, per page: $0.10.

Nonstandard size copy:

Diskette, each: $1.00.

Magnetic tape: Actual cost.

Data cartridge: Actual cost.

Tape cartridge: Actual cost.

Rewritable CD (CD-RW): $1.00.

Nonrewritable CD (CD-R): $1.00.

Digital video disc (DVD): $3.00.

JAZ drive: Actual cost.

Other electronic media: Actual cost.

VHS video cassette: $2.50.

Audio cassette: $1.00.

Oversized paper copy, each: $0.50.

Mylar (36", 42" and 48") per lineal foot: $1.35.

Other: Actual cost.

Personnel charge:

Programming personnel, per hour: $28.50.

Other personnel, per hour: $15.00.

Overhead charge: 20% of personnel charge.

Microfiche or microfilm charge:

Paper copy, per page: $0.10.

Fiche or film copy: Actual cost.

Remote document retrieval charge: Actual cost.

Computer resource charge:

Mainframe, per CPU minute: $10.00.

Midsize, per CPU minute: $1.50.

Client/server, per clock hour: $2.20.

PC or LAN, per clock hour: $1.00.

Miscellaneous supplies: Actual cost.

Postage and shipping charge: Actual cost.

Photographs: Actual cost.

Other costs: Actual cost.

Copies of documents (not otherwise listed), per page: $0.10.

Fire department photographic reproductions:

Per unit: $2.00.

Plus processing costs: Actual costs.

Copies of police department accident reports: $6.00.

Fingerprints taken for individuals: $10.00.

Certified documents (not otherwise listed): $9.00.

Board and commission handbook: $5.00.

City Charter: $10.00.

City Code book: $295.00.

City Code supplements: $30.00.

Land use plan: $5.00.

Water and sewer book: $15.00.

Zoning map (1" = 1000' scale): $5.00.

Street map (1" = 1000' scale): $5.00.

Grid map (1" = 1000' scale): $5.00.

Flood hazard boundary map (1" = 1000' scale): $5.00.

Future land use map (1" = 1000' scale): $5.00.

Water and sewer map: $5.00.

State highway 360 plan: $4.00.

Topographic map (two-foot contour interval; 1" = 200' scale): $7.00.

Standard details for public improvements, per sheet: $5.00.

Aerial photo (1" = 200' scale) special order: $7.00.

Microfilm print: $3.00.

1993 Comprehensive Land Development Plan: $$15.00.

Unified Development Code (UDC): $30.00.

Water and sewer master plan map: $3.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-20; Ord. No. 1073, § II, 2-11-92; Ord. No. 1105, § I, 2-9-93; Ord. No. 1179, § IV, 6-27-95; Ord. No. 1188, § I, 9-12-95; Ord. No. 1208, § III, 6-25-96; Ord. No. 1237, § 8, 8-12-97; Ord. No. 1394, § 5, 11-23-99; Ord. No. 1478, § 6, 6-26-01; Ord. No. 1572, § 9, 1-14-03; Ord. No. 1614, § 4, 12-9-03; Ord. No. 1740, § 4, 6-27-06; Ord. No. 1814, § 1, 6-10-08; Ord. No. 1857, § 4, 8-25-09; Ord. No. 1877, § 12, 5-25-10)

Cross reference–Records management, § 2-311.

 Sec. 30-39     Planning and zoning fees

The schedule of fees for zoning shall be as follows:

(1)     Applications for change of zoning: $500.00. Plus $10.00 per acre over 25 acres

(2)     Applications for specific use permit containing site area (including parking) between:

Zero to five acre: $250.00.

Five to 25 acres: $500.00.

Over 25 acres: $500.00.

Plus $10.00 per acre over 25 acres

Renewal of specific use permit required by condition: One-half of the original specific use permit fee

(3)     Signs:

Annual permit for permanent off-premises sign, per year: $35.00.

Weekend permit for temporary off-premises signs, per weekend: $10.00.

Special event sign, per event: $40.00.

(4)     Applications for variances, waivers and special exceptions:

Requiring city council action:

Special exception to minimum masonry requirements: $150.00.

Special exception in conjunction with CUD zoning change requests: $100.00.

Special signage program: $500.00.

Requiring board of adjustment action:

Variance to the zoning district regulations:

Residential: $150.00.

All others: $235.00.

Variance to sign regulations: $450.00.

Appeals to the board of adjustments, per hearing: $75.00.

Requiring planning and zoning commission action:

Variance to the fence and wall regulations: $150.00.

(5)     Site plan approval, per request:

1.     Zero to 25 acres: $300.00.

2.     Greater than 25 acres: $500.00.

Plus $5.00 per acre over 25 acres

(6)     Gated neighborhood (serving more than one dwelling unit):

Nine or less dwelling units per acre, per dwelling unit: $50.00.

More than nine dwelling units per acre, per residential structure: $100.00.

(7)     Zoning verification letter: $60.00.

(Code 1974, § 11/2-A; Ord. No. 1073, § I, 2-11-92; Ord. No. 1179, § V, 6-27-95; Ord. No. 1332, § I, 6-23-98; Ord. No. 1346, § 4, 12-8-98; Ord. No. 1668, § 1, 11-23-04; Ord. No. 1877, § 13, 5-25-10; Ord. No. 1988, § 5, 2-26-13)

Cross reference–Unified development code, ch. 84.

 Sec. 30-40     Subdivisions

Application for preliminary plat

$275.00

Application for final plat, where public improvements are proposed

$275.00

Plus $5.00 per acre or $3.00 per lot or unit

Application for final plat, where no public improvements are proposed

$275.00

Conveyance plat

$150.00

Corrected plat, where no public improvements are proposed

$225.00

Filing fee

Where any final plat, replat, conveyance plat, minor plat, corrected plat or zoning variance decision is filed with Tarrant County for recording, a fee equal to the amount charged by the Tarrant County Clerk will be required.

Land plan application

$275.00

Plat extension

Same as original plat fee

Public works inspection

3% of actual construction cost

Public works inspection (after hours and weekends)

Additional $50.00 per hour/two-hour minimum

Public works water main bacteriological testing

First test $50.00 per sample.

Subsequent retests: $250.00 per sample.

Replat, where public improvements are proposed

$275.00

Plus $100.00 if a public hearing is required

Plus $5.00 per acre or $3.00 per lot or unit

Replat, where no public improvements are proposed

$275.00

Special studies (hydraulic analysis, traffic analysis, etc.)

Actual cost plus 10%

Street and drainage escrow, per linear foot per foot of width

$5.00

Sanitary sewer pro-rata (lineal foot frontage)

$20.00

Variances or special exceptions to the planning regulations (Ch. 84, Articles IX, X, XI and XII of the Code of Ordinances (UDC), per hearing)

$235.00

Water pro-rata (lineal foot frontage)

$20.00

(Code 1974, § 11/2-B.7; Ord. No. 1179, § VI, 6-27-95; Ord. No. 1478, § 7, 6-26-01; Ord. No. 1614, § 5, 12-9-03; Ord. No. 1814, § 2, 6-10-08; Ord. No. 1877, § 14, 5-25-10; Ord. No. 2087, § 6, 9-8-15)

Cross reference–Unified development code, ch. 84.

 Sec. 30-41     Drainage charges

The following schedule of drainage charges is hereby levied against all real property lying within the city subject to drainage charges under V.T.C.A., Local Government Code chapter 552, subchapter C.

(1)     Basic drainage charge. The monthly drainage rate is hereby established at $20.83 per impervious acre of land. This rate may be modified by the city council from time to time by a modification of such basic drainage charge. Impervious land area shall be calculated by multiplying the acreage of the parcel by the runoff coefficient for the particular land use as specified in subsection (3) of this section.

(2)     Single-family residential. The monthly municipal drainage utility charge for each single-family residential parcel is hereby levied at $2.75.

(3)     Other. All other lots, tracts and parcels of land within the city shall be charged on the basis of the acreage contained in such lot, tract or parcel of land, and the use made of such property in accordance with the following schedule of drainage charges, which are hereby levied against all such remaining lots, tracts and parcels of land within the city.

Land use

Runoff Coefficient

Rate

Monthly Charge per Acre

Vacant land

N/A

N/A

N/A

Parkland and open space

$0.35

$20.83

$7.29

Church/governmental

$0.80

$20.83

$16.66

School

$0.65

$20.83

$13.54

Hospital

$0.80

$20.83

$16.66

Multifamily

$0.80

$20.83

$16.66

Business/industrial

$0.95

$20.83

$19.79

(Ord. No. 1040, § I, 12-11-90; Ord. No. 1063, § I, 10-22-91; Ord. No. 1187, § I, 9-12-95; Ord. No. 1254, § 1, 9-9-97; Ord. No. 2171, § 1, 10-24-17)

Cross reference–Schedule of drainage charges, § 86-164; levee of drainage charges, § 86-165; adjustment of drainage charges, § 86-166; late payment and penalty for delinquent drainage charges, § 86-167.

 Sec. 30-42     Minimum housing licensing and related fees

(a)     License fee. $10.00 per dwelling unit, with a maximum of $1,200.00, payable at time of annual licensing.

(b)     License or renewals shall be assessed an additional fee increase of:

10 percent of license fee if within one month of due date;

30 percent of license fee if within two months of due date; and,

50 percent of license fee if thereafter.

(c)     Primary inspection and secondary inspection fees. Applicable to tier 2 and tier 3 properties, a fee of ten dollars per dwelling unit times the number of primary inspection and subsequent secondary inspection(s) performed in 12-month period of time, calculated at time of annual licensing, payable monthly.

(d)     Reinspection fees. A fee of $100.00 shall be charged by Code Compliance for a second reinspection due to a noted violation at a previous inspection.

(e)     New license fee. If a change in ownership of the complex occurs during the period that a license is otherwise valid, the landlord of the complex shall have 30 days from the date of the change of ownership to file a new license application with code compliance and shall pay a $25.00 fee to re-issue the license

(f)     New license late fee. License re-issues received by code compliance more than 30 days after ownership change shall be assessed a late fee of $75.00 at the time of license re-issue.

(Ord. No. 1097, § II, 10-13-92; Ord. No. 1851, § 2, 6-23-09; Ord. No. 1975, § II, 11-13-12)

 Sec. 30-43     Use of streets, etc

The fee for the use of public street, alley or sidewalk space for construction purposes is $50.00 per project.

Cross reference–Use of space on streets, etc., § 14-2(1).

 Sec. 30-44     Dangerous buildings/structure abatement fees

Base administrative fee: $500.00.

Other costs/fees: Actual cost.

(Ord. No. 1179, § VII, 6-27-95)

 Sec. 30-45     Gas well permit and contract fees

Gas well pad site permit: $1,500.00.

(May be credited towards gas well operations permit fee for first well)

Gas well operations permit (per well): $3,000.00.

Amended permit: $540.00.

Extended permit: $270.00.

Supplemental permit (change in depth or use from current permit): $180.00.

Operator transfer: $720.00.

Seismic site inspection: $360.00.

Annual fee (per well): $500.00.

Fracture pond: $500.00.

Contract fee for technical expertise (per each new, supplement, or amended application review) - not to exceed amount for actual expenses.: $5,000.00.

Contract fee for gas well inspection services provider (per gas well): $5,000.00.

Each major activity inspection, including re-drilling, re-working, and refracture stimulation) (not to exceed amount for actual expenses): $5,000.00.

Right-of-way use (pipeline) application fee: $1,500.00.

Right-of-way use fee (per linear foot): $46.00.

Construction plan review/inspection fee: 3 percent of construction cost.

Inspection (after hours and weekends): additional $50.00 per hour (two hour minimum).

(Ord. No. 1760, § I, 11-28-06; Ord. No. 1852, § 4, 6-23-09)

 Sec. 30-46     Telecommunication facilities contract fees

Contract fee paid by applicant for technical expertise for review of application, not to exceed $5,000.00.

(Ord. No. 1826, § 3, 9-9-08)

 Sec. 30-47     Commercial motor vehicle permit fees

(a)     Overweight load, single-trip permit only: $60.00.

(b)     Oversize load:

(1)     Single-trip: $60.00.

(2)     Not to exceed 30 days: $120.00.

(3)     Not to exceed 60 days: $180.00.

(4)     Not to exceed 90 days: $240.00.

(5)     Not to exceed 365 days: $270.00.

(Ord. No. 1899, § 2, 1-25-11)

Cross reference–Commercial motor vehicle safety standards, § 82-130 et seq.

 Sec. 30-48  Credit Access Businesses

Certificate of Registration………………$25.00.

(Ord. No. 2138, 9-27-16)

Cross reference–Credit access businesses, § 18-161 et seq.