City of Westminster, MD
Carroll County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Westminster as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-8-2008 by Ord. No. 798[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Art I, General Fees, adopted 11-24-2008 by Ord. No. 794.

§ A175-1 General fees, charges and costs adopted; General Fee Schedule established.

A. 
The City of Westminster hereby enacts and adopts the following fees, charges and costs relating to the provision of its municipal services pursuant to the Westminster Charter, the Westminster City Code, and related authorities.
(1) 
Chapter 14, Elections.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 14-2
Filing fees
$25
(2) 
Chapter 83, Floodplain Management.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 83-26
Administrative fees
Actual costs determined by Director of Public Works
(3) 
Chapter 94, Licenses.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 94-8
Circus parades
$100
§ 94-9
Circuses and other entertainments
First performance of circus
$100
Additional performance
$100
First performance of sideshow
$100
Additional performance
$100
Other exhibitions
$100
§ 94-10
Distribution of handbills, per distribution
$25
§ 94-11
Peddling and soliciting
$100
(4) 
Chapter 109, Picketing and Parades.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 109-10
Procedure for requesting parades and demonstrations permits
Actual cost as determined by City Clerk
(5) 
Chapter 119, Property Maintenance.
[Amended 2-11-2013 by Ord. No. 839]
Code Section
Subject
Fee
Annual licensing fees
If application is timely filed. This fee shall not be increased prior to June 1, 2016. The timely filing period will be extended to July 31, 2013, for the first year of the program
$20
If application is filed up to 30 days late
$30
If application is filed between 31 and 60 days late
$50
If application is filed between 61 and 90 days late
$100
If application is filed between 91 and 120 days late
$150
If application is filed between 121 and 365 days late
$250
If application is filed over 1 year late
$350
If application is filed over 2 years late
$450
For habitual offender
$500
(6) 
Chapter 130, Solid Waste.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 130-4C
Permit to collect or dispose of solid waste, annual charge
$200
§ 130-7
Bulk pickup
Fewer than 3 residential units
No charge
More than 4 residential units, mixed business-residential units, business institutions, and related uses
No service provided by the City
Eviction and other bulk collection service:
Entitled:
Normal pickup day for location
$150
Other than normal pickup day for location
$300
Overtime ($300 x 1.5)
$450
Nonentitled:
Normal pickup day for location
$300
Other than normal pickup day for location
$500
Overtime ($500 x 1.5)
$750
(7) 
Chapter 133, Special Capital Benefit Assessment.
Code Section
Type of Use
Amount of Assessment
§ 133-3A
Dwelling and Dwelling Units (including mobile homes)
Each single-family dwelling unit or the first unit in a multifamily dwelling unit as defined in Chapter 164 of this Code
$3,840
Each dwelling unit in a multifamily dwelling unit over and above the first unit:
1-bedroom or efficiency
$3,072
2-bedroom
$3,264
3-bedroom
$3,456
4-bedroom
$3,648
Industrial Manufacturing
Minimum (includes buildings containing up to 5,000 square feet total floor space)
$3,840
Next 10,000 square feet
$0.77 per square foot
Next 15,000 square feet
$0.73 per square foot
All over 30,000 square feet
$0.70 per square foot
Industrial Warehousing
Minimum (includes buildings containing up to 2,000 square feet total floor space)
$3,840
Next 3,000 square feet
$0.77 per square foot
Next 5,000 square feet
$0.70 per square foot
Next 20,000 square feet
$0.59 per square foot
All over 30,000 square feet
$0.46 per square foot
Schools and Colleges, including Dormitories (students and staff)
1 to 100 persons
$6,528
101 to 250 persons
$11,520
251 to 400 persons
$16,896
401 to 1,000 persons
$22,080
Each additional 400 persons or fraction thereof over 1,000
$26,880
Hospitals, Care Homes and Nursing Homes
1 to 20 beds
$6,528
21 to 60 beds
$11,520
Each additional bed over 60
$269
Hotels and Motels
1 to 10 rooms
$3,840
11 to 50 rooms
$6,528
Each additional bed over 50
$307
Commercial (retail, wholesale and business offices)
Minimum (includes buildings containing up to 5,000 square feet total floor space)
$3,840
Next 5,000 square feet
$0.77 per square foot
Next 10,000 square feet
$0.70 per square foot
All over 20,000 square feet
$0.59 per square foot
§ 133-3B
Existing structure converted to additional dwelling units, commercial units or business offices
$576, plus $0.77 per square foot
(8) 
Chapter 136, Stormwater Management.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 136-17
Fees
Review and inspections completed for City by county
(9) 
Chapter 139, streets and sidewalks.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 139-5
Use of sidewalks by merchants and contractors
$50
§ 139-14
Petition to close streets, etc.
$250
§ 139-21
Permit for outdoor display signs or display structure
$50
§ 139-23
Permit fee for awnings
$50
§ 139-25
Permit to dig streets, etc.
$500
§ 139-29
Underground facilities
First marking
$35
Additional markings
$15
(10) 
Chapter 145, Taxicabs.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 145-5
Taxicab owner's license, for each vehicle
$50
§ 145-7
Transferability of taxi license, for each vehicle
$50
§ 145-9
Taxi stands, per space
$250
§ 145-15
Taxi driver's license, per license
$50
§ 145-23
Fares and rates
Flat fare for trips from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
$5
Surcharge for trips prior to 7:00 a.m. and after 10:00 p.m. to be added to base fare
$10
Charge for intracity portion of trip outside the City
$5
§ 145-25
Impoundment
Service charge of $100 plus actual storage cost
(11) 
Chapter 148, Trees.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 148-12
Tree topping, per tree
$25
(12) 
Chapter 155, Vehicles and Traffic.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 155-30
Parking permits:
Permit parking lots (per month)
Longwell Annex Lot
$0
Lower Conaway Lot
$25
Upper Conaway Lot
$20
Chapel Lot
$20
North Longwell Lot
$25
Bauerlein Lot
$20
Parking structures (per month)
Longwell
$30
Westminster Square
$30
Parking meter zones and charges, per hour
$0.50
(13) 
Chapter 164, Zoning and Subdivision of Land.
Code Section
Subject
Fee
§ 164-45.21D
Criteria for approval, per space
$2,500
Open space, per acre
$2,500
Open space, per acre
$2,500
General provisions and requirements
One-time charge of $2,500 per space plus an annual maintenance fee of $56.79 adjusted annually on CPI
General provisions and requirements
One-time charge of $2,500 per space plus an annual maintenance fee of $56.79 adjusted annually on CPI
Sign permits
Less than 64 square feet/less than 20 feet high
$50
More than 64 square feet/more than 20 feet high
$150
Junkyard permit
$250
Zoning certificate, per certificate
$200
Administrative adjustments
$400
Filing fees
Special exceptions:
Day-care
$300
Owner-occupied
$300
All others
$1,500, plus City legal fees and court reporter costs
Variances:
Owner-occupied
$200
All others
$1,000 plus City legal fees and court reporter costs
Appeals
$600
Zoning filing fees
Text amendment
$1,500
Local map amendment
Less than 25 acres
$1,600
More than 25 acres
$1,600, plus $100 per acre over 25
Historic
$0
Subdivision application for approval
$200
Fees
Subdivision
Application fee
$200
Concept plan
$500
Preliminary plan
$1,250 plus $50 per lot
Development plan
$1,250 lot plus $50 per lot
Final plat
$1,000 plus $50 per lot
Fees
Site plan
Minor site plan
$1,000, plus $200 per each acre less than 5
Major site plan
$1,500, plus $250 per each acre less than 5
Development plan
$1,250, plus $50 per lot
(14) 
Miscellaneous fees.
(a) 
Finance.
[1] 
Bad check fee: $50.
[2] 
Release of lien: $50.
(b) 
Planning zoning and development.
[1] 
Annexation fees.
[a] 
Less than five acres: $2,500, plus reimbursement of legal costs.
[b] 
More than five acres: $5,000, plus reimbursement of legal costs.
[2] 
Zoning verification letter: $50.
[3] 
Electronic data.
[a] 
Stored drawings and historic maps:
[i] 
Blueline copies: $5.
[ii] 
Burn to CD/e-mail: $5.
[4] 
Plotted maps.
[a] 
Eight and one-half inches by 11 inches: $5.
[b] 
Eleven inches by 17 inches: $10.
[c] 
Twenty-four inches by 36 inches: $20.
[d] 
Thirty-six inches by 48 inches: $30.
[e] 
Custom sizes: $5 per square foot.
[f] 
Zoning Map (24 inches by 36 inches): $20.
[5] 
Custom Products: $65 per hour. Add $5 per square foot for custom-sized plotted maps.
[6] 
Special loan programs:
[a] 
Application fee: $2,000.
[b] 
Work plan and inspection fee: $1,000.
(c) 
Public Works.
[1] 
Construction inspection: 4.5% of public bond amount would be paid to City to cover work of construction inspectors. Fee shall be paid prior to initiation of construction.
[2] 
Standard spec book: $40, if mailed; $35.
[3] 
Standard Detail Sheet: available online, $0.
(d) 
Recreation.
[1] 
Westminster Municipal Pool:
[a] 
At gate per person: $7.
[b] 
Family, City: $200.
[c] 
Individual, City: $128.
[d] 
Family, county: $260.
[e] 
Individual, county: $146.
[2] 
Westminster Family Center enrollment fees:
[Amended 5-24-2010 by Ord. No. 811]
[a] 
Family:
[i] 
City: $100.
[ii] 
County: $125.
[b] 
Individual:
[i] 
City: $50.
[ii] 
County: $75.
[c] 
Youth:
[i] 
City: $30.
[ii] 
County: $55.
[d] 
Child supervision:
[i] 
City: $20.
[ii] 
County: $45.
[3] 
Westminster Family Center monthly membership fees:
[a] 
Family: $50.
[b] 
Individual: $25.
[c] 
Youth: $15.
[d] 
Child supervision: $10.
[4] 
Westminster Family Center one-time guest fees:
[a] 
Per person: $7.
[b] 
With a member: $5.
[c] 
Per child for child supervision: $3.
[5] 
Westminster Family Center one-month membership fees:
[a] 
Family: $60.
[b] 
Individual: $30.
[c] 
Youth: $20.
[d] 
Child supervision: $15.
[6] 
Avondale Run Ballfield:
[a] 
Permit required; permit fee of $75, plus refundable security deposit of $75.
[7] 
Belle Grove Square Park:
[a] 
Permit required; permit fee of $75.
[8] 
Bishop's Garth Park:
[a] 
Permit required; permit fee of $75.
[9] 
Charles Street Park:
[a] 
Permit required; permit fee of $75 plus, refundable security deposit of $75.
[10] 
Community Building at the pool:
[a] 
Permit required; $30 per hour, plus refundable security deposit of $75.
[11] 
Dutterer Family Park;
[a] 
Permit required; pavilion rental at $75 for four hours, plus refundable security deposit of $75.
[12] 
Green's Tot Lot:
[a] 
Permit required; permit fee of $75.
[13] 
Jaycee Park:
[a] 
Permit required; permit fee of $75 plus refundable security deposit of $75.
[b] 
Ballfield lights: $25 per hour.
[14] 
King Park:
[a] 
Permit required; pavilion rental at $75 for four hours, plus refundable security deposit of $75.
[15] 
Locust Lane:
[a] 
Permit required; permit fee of $75.
[16] 
Longwell Municipal Center Gym Rental:
[a] 
Permit required; $30 per hour for gym rental and $20 per hour for room rental.
[17] 
Uniontown Road Athletic Field;
[a] 
Permit required; permit fee of $75.
[18] 
Westminster City Playground:
[a] 
Permit required; pavilion rental at $75 for four hours, plus refundable security deposit of $75.
[19] 
Westminster City Park Ballfields:
[a] 
Permit required; permit fee of $75, plus refundable security deposit of $75.
[b] 
Ballfield lights: $25 per hour.
[20] 
Library Park:
[a] 
Permit required; pavilion rental at $75 for four hours, plus refundable security deposit of $75.
[21] 
Main Street banners:
[a] 
Per banner for two-week rental: fee of $150.
(e) 
City Clerk:
[1] 
Maryland public information requests:
[a] 
Copy costs, per page: $0.25.
[b] 
Time:
[i] 
Less than or equal to two hours: free.
[ii] 
Greater than or equal to two hours: actual costs determined by the City Clerk.
(f) 
Police:
[1] 
Maryland public information requests:
[a] 
Copy costs, per page: $0.25.
[b] 
Time:
[i] 
Less than or equal to two hours: free.
[ii] 
Greater than or equal to two hours: actual costs determined by the Chief of Police.
[2] 
Accident report: $5.
[3] 
Police report:
[a] 
Initial: $5.
[b] 
Supplemental pages: $1 per page.
[4] 
Research fee: $15; deposit of $10 required, first hour free.
[5] 
Photographs:
[a] 
Standard: $2.
[b] 
Eight inches by 10 inches: $8.
[6] 
Audio tapes (cassette): $10.
[7] 
CDs: $10.
[8] 
Video tapes: $25.
[9] 
Fingerprints:
[a] 
Per card: $5.
[b] 
Child prints: free.
[10] 
Meter bags:
[a] 
Single-head meter bag: $4 per day.
[b] 
Double-head meter bag: $8 per day.
[11] 
"No Parking" pedestal:
[a] 
Half day: $5.
[b] 
Full day: $5.
(g) 
Issuer's fee for conduit revenue bonds, notes or other evidences of obligation as to which closing occurs on or after July 15, 2014, and which relate to projects located outside the City's corporate limits:
[Added 7-14-2014 by Ord. No. 850]
[1] 
The lesser of:
[a] 
One percent of the original principal amount of such obligations; and
[b] 
Ten thousand dollars, provided that, to the extent the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or the regulations promulgated thereunder (collectively, the "Tax Code") require that a lesser amount be charged than the amount determined by application of such formula, such lesser amount as determined in accordance with the Tax Code; such fee to be payable by the obligor as a one-time fee at closing.

§ A175-2 Title.

This article constitutes the General Fee Ordinance as referenced in § 1-12A of the Westminster City Code and shall be known as the "General Fee Ordinance." For the purposes of this art icle, the term "fee" includes any fee, charge or cost authorized or referenced in the Westminster City Code.
[Adopted 11-24-2008 by Ord. No. 795]

§ A175-3 Utility fees, charges and costs adopted; Utility Fee Schedule established.

The Mayor and Common Council of Westminster hereby enacts and adopts the following fees, charges and costs relating to the utility services provided pursuant to Chapters 124 and 160 of the Westminster City Code.
A. 
Chapter 124, Sewers and Sewage.
(1) 
Section 124-3.1:
(a) 
Application for service: $50.
(b) 
Good cause waiver:
[1] 
More than five acres: $175.
[2] 
Less than five acres: $300.
(2) 
Section 124-12D, industrial waste permit: $500.
(3) 
Section 124-23, extension of service, review and approval of construction drawings:
(a) 
County: $1,000.
(b) 
City: $2,000.
(4) 
Section 124-24, Schedule of charges - sewer benefit assessment:
Type of Use
Amount of Assessment
Dwelling and Dwelling Units (including mobile homes)
Each single-family dwelling unit or the first unit in a multifamily dwelling unit as defined in Chapter 164 of this Code
$5,496
Each dwelling unit in a multifamily dwelling unit over and above the first unit:
1-bedroom or efficiency
$2,858
2-bedroom
$3,517
3-bedroom
$4,616
4-bedroom
$5,496
Industrial Manufacturing
Minimum (includes buildings containing up to 5,000 square feet total floor space)
$5,496
Next 10,000 square feet
$0.92 per square foot
Next 15,000 square feet
$0.84 per square foot
All over 30,000 square feet
$0.74 per square foot
Industrial Warehousing
Minimum (includes buildings containing up to 2,000 square feet total floor space)
$5,496
Next 3,000 square feet
$1.02 per square foot
Next 5,000 square feet
$0.84 per square foot
Next 20,000 square feet
$0.67 per square foot
All over 30,000 square feet
$0.46 per square foot
Schools and Colleges, including Dormitories (students and staff)
1 to 100 persons
$10,992
101 to 250 persons
$27,701
251 to 400 persons
$43,969
401 to 1,000 persons
$88,598
Each additional 400 persons or fraction thereof over 1,000
$38,780
Hospitals, Care Homes and Nursing Homes
1 to 20 beds
$8,794
21 to 60 beds
$21,985
Each additional bed over 60
$330
Hotels and Motels
1 to 10 rooms
$5,496
11 to 50 rooms
$13,850
Each additional bed over 50
$462
Commercial (retail, wholesale and business offices)
Minimum (includes buildings containing up to 5,000 square feet total floor space)
$5,496
Next 5,000 square feet
$0.92 per square foot
Next 10,000 square feet
$0.74 per square foot
All over 20,000 square feet
$0.56 per square foot
Existing structure converted to additional dwelling units, commercial units or business offices
$562, plus $0.74 per square foot
(5) 
Section 124-26B, Avondale Sewer Service Area special benefit assessment charge:
(a) 
Industrial and commercial: $1,200 per acre.
(b) 
Residential and agricultural: $600 per acre.
(6) 
Section 124-27B, Air Business Center drainage area special acreage assessment charge:
(a) 
Industrial: $1,400 per acre.
(b) 
Commercial: $1,100 per acre.
(c) 
Residential: $750 per acre.
(d) 
Agricultural: $550 per acre.
(7) 
Section 124-28A, connection charges: Minimum $1,500 or actual cost determined by Director of Public Works, whichever is greater.
(8) 
Section 124-29, Sewer charges: consist of fixed quarterly charge plus sewer usage charge.
[Added 4-13-2009 by Ord. No. 802; amended 5-11-2015 by Ord. No. 854; 5-9-2016 by Ord. No. 865]
(a) 
July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017:
[1] 
Fixed quarterly charge:
[a] 
Tier 1 rates.
Meter Size
(inches)
AWWA Meter
Equivalent
Inside City Sewer
Outside City Sewer
5/8
1.00
$26.16
$36.75
3/4
1.00
$26.16
$36.75
[b] 
Tier 2 rates.
Meter Size
(inches)
AWWA Meter
Equivalent
Inside City Sewer
Outside City Sewer
1
2.50
$65.40
$91.89
1 1/2
5.00
$130.80
$183.79
2
8.00
$209.27
$294.06
3
16.00
$418.55
$588.13
4
25.00
$653.99
$918.96
6
50.00
$1,307.97
$1,837.94
8
80.00
$2,092.73
$2,940.69
[2] 
Plus quarterly sewer usage charge (unit rate per 1,000 gallons):
Inside City
Outside City
$6.34
$9.48
(9) 
Section 124-30, Additional charges.
(a) 
Pretreatment: actual costs determined by Director of Public Works.
(b) 
Monitoring: actual costs determined by Director of Public Works.
(c) 
Discharge: actual costs determined by Director of Public Works.
(d) 
Permit applications: $50.
(e) 
Appeals: $50.
(f) 
Surcharge: $330 for each thousand pounds over limit.
Substance
Limit
(mg/l)
BOD5
220
TKN
20
TSS
250
TP
5
(g) 
Other fees: actual costs determined by Director of Public Works.
B. 
Chapter 160, Water.
Article I, Potable Water
(1) 
Section 160-2, Metered service: Consists of fixed quarterly charge plus water usage charge.
[Added 4-13-2009 by Ord. No. 802; amended 5-11-2015 by Ord. No. 854; 5-9-2016 by Ord. No. 865]
(a) 
July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017:
[1] 
Fixed quarterly charge:
[a] 
Tier 1 rates:
Meter Size
(inches)
AWWA Meter
Equivalent
Inside City Sewer
Outside City Sewer
5/8
1.00
$23.09
$24.71
3/4
1.00
$23.09
$24.71
[b] 
Tier 2 rates:
Meter Size
(inches)
AWWA Meter
Equivalent
Inside City Sewer
Outside City Sewer
1
2.50
$57.72
$61.78
1 1/2
5.00
$115.44
$123.57
2
8.00
$184.70
$197.71
3
16.00
$369.39
$395.41
4
25.00
$577.18
$617.83
6
50.00
$1,154.35
$1,235.66
8
80.00
$1,846.96
$1,977.06
[2] 
Plus quarterly water usage charge.
[a] 
Tier 1 rates (unit rate per 1,000 gallons):
Number of Gallons
Inside City`
Outside City
0 to 18,000
$3.92
$5.29
Over 18,000
$9.79
$13.24
[b] 
Tier 2 rates (unit rate per 1,000 gallons):
Inside City
Outside City
$5.29
$7.15
(2) 
Section 160-3, fire prevention:
Type
Rate Per Annum
3/4-inch connection
$150
1-inch connection
$200
2-inch connection
$250
4-inch connection
$600
6-inch connection
$1,000
8-inch connection
$1,200
10-inch connection
$1,600
Each fire hydrant
$200
Sprinkler systems per inch of inside diameter
$400
(3) 
Section 160-4, Flat-rate service and tank truck sales: Rates as established under § 160-2.
(4) 
Section 160-6A:
(a) 
Application for service: $50.
(b) 
Good cause waiver:
[1] 
Less than five acres: $175.
[2] 
More than five acres: $300.
(5) 
Section 160-7A, service connections, excluding meter costs size of service lines: Actual cost as determined by Director of Public Works.
Size of Service Line
(inches)
Charge
3/4
$800
1
$850
1 1/2
$900
2
$950
2 1/2
$1,000
3
$1,050
Greater than 3
Actual cost as determined by Director of Public Works
Owner installed
$0
(6) 
Section 160-8 Schedule of charges - special water benefit assessment:
Type of Use
Amount of Assessment
Dwelling and Dwelling Units (including mobile homes)
Each single-family dwelling unit or the first unit in a multifamily dwelling unit as defined in Chapter 164 of this Code
$5,244
Each dwelling unit in a multifamily dwelling unit over and above the first unit:
1-bedroom or efficiency
$2,797
2-bedroom
$3,846
3-bedroom
$4,544
4-bedroom
$5,768
Industrial Manufacturing
Minimum (includes buildings containing up to 5,000 square feet total floor space)
$5,244
Next 10,000 square feet
$0.90 per square foot
Next 15,000 square feet
$0.84 per square foot
All over 30,000 square feet
$0.77 per square foot
Industrial Warehousing
Minimum (includes buildings containing up to 2,000 square feet total floor space)
$5,244
Next 3,000 square feet
$1 per square foot
Next 5,000 square feet
$0.84 per square foot
Next 20,000 square feet
$0.69 per square foot
All over 30,000 square feet
$0.46 per square foot
Schools and Colleges, including Dormitories (students and staff)
1 to 100 persons
$12,061
101 to 250 persons
$28,492
251 to 400 persons
$45,622
401 to 1,000 persons
$91,243
Each additional 400 persons or fraction thereof over 1,000
$39,853
Hospitals, Care Homes and Nursing Homes
1 to 20 beds
$9,089
21 to 60 beds
$22,723
Each additional bed over 60
$307
Hotels and Motels
1 to 10 rooms
$5,244
11 to 50 rooms
$13,984
Each additional bed over 50
$437
Commercial (retail, wholesale and business offices)
Minimum (includes buildings containing up to 5,000 square feet total floor space)
$5,244
Next 5,000 square feet
$0.90 per square foot
Next 10,000 square feet
$0.77 per square foot
All over 20,000 square feet
$0.62 per square foot
Existing structure converted to additional dwelling units or business offices
$604, plus $0.82 per square foot
(7) 
Section 160-10, Main extensions, review and approval of construction drawings:
(a) 
County: $1,000.
(b) 
City: $2,000.
(8) 
Section 160-11, Meters:
(a) 
Meter size.
Size
(inches)
Fee
3/4
$300
1
$355
1 1/2
$600
2
$700
Greater than 2
Actual cost as determined by Director of Public Works
(b) 
Meter testing fee: $100.
(9) 
Section 160-12, Discontinuance of service:
(a) 
Nonpayment of bill: $100.
(b) 
All other reasons:
[1] 
Initial occasion: $300.
[2] 
Repeat occasions: $500.
(10) 
Section 160-14, allocation application: $250.
Article II, Reclaimed Water
§ 160-25. Rates, fees and charges:
[Added 1-9-2012 by Ord. No. 831; amended 5-9-2016 by Ord. No. 865]
(1)
Application for service: $25.
(2)
Extension of service, review and approval of construction drawings:
(a)
County: $500.
(b)
City: $1,000.
(3)
Reclaimed water charge, comprised of a fixed charge plus a reclaimed water quantity charge.
(a) 
Fixed quarterly charge:
Meter Size
(inches)
Inside City Sewer
Outside City Sewer
1
$53.08
$74.58
1 1/2
$106.16
$149.17
2
$169.85
$238.67
3
$339.70
$477.34
4
$530.79
$745.85
6
$1,061.58
$1,491.71
8
$1,698.53
$2,386.73
(b) 
Reclaimed water quantity charge (unit rate per 1,000 gallons):
Inside City
Outside City
$2.58
$3.85

§ A175-4 Title.

This article constitutes the Utility Fee Ordinance as referenced in § 1-12A of the Westminster City Code and shall be known as the "Utility Fee Ordinance." For the purposes of this article, the term "fee" includes any fee, charge or cost authorized or referenced in Chapters 124 and 160 of the Westminster City Code, Article 23A and the Environment Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.