Village of Bannockburn, IL
Lake County
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[Amended 10-24-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-25; 10-10-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-30]

§ 225-505 Permit application fees.

All permit applications required to be filed under Part 2, Water, of this chapter, as amended, regulating water systems and facilities, shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable minimum fee as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule. In addition, where the nature of the application requires the Village to employ the services of any consulting engineer, plumber or other person not regularly on the Village payroll for the purpose of reviewing the application, plans or specifications, an additional application fee equal to the actual cost to the Village of such services, plus 10% to cover Village administrative time and costs, shall be charged to and paid by the applicant.

§ 225-506 Inspection fees.

A minimum fee as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule shall be paid for any inspection or reinspection of work by the Water and Sewer Commissioner of the Village of Bannockburn required under Part 2, Water, of this chapter, as amended. In addition, where inspection or testing requires the Village to employ any person not regularly on the Village payroll or to incur any other out-of-pocket costs, an additional inspection fee equal to the actual cost to the Village of such services or materials, plus 10% to cover Village administrative time and costs, shall be charged to and paid by the applicant.

§ 225-507 Tap-in and extension fees.

A. 
Residential connections. Applicants for a permit to connect any residential building or use to a water main in the Village shall pay a tap-in fee as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule.
B. 
Nonresidential connections. Applicants for a permit to connect any nonresidential building or use to a water main in the Village shall pay a tap-in fee as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule.
C. 
Applicants for a permit to extend a water main in the Village shall pay an extension fee as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule per residential unit expected to be served by connecting or tapping in to the new extension. However, if the extension is expected to provide for service connections to any industrial, commercial, or institutional use, the fee shall be as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule per population equivalent expected to be served by connecting to the sewer extension. The Village Engineer shall determine the character of the expected service connections and shall calculate either the number of expected residential units or population equivalents, as the case may be.
D. 
In addition to the above tap-in and extension fees, all costs, expenses, fees, and charges incident to such tap and connection to the Village water system, the metering thereof, and inspection, testing, and chlorination thereof shall be borne by the applicant.

§ 225-508 Meter replacement and repair.

The costs of making extraordinary repairs to, or replacement of, a water meter, other than for ordinary wear, shall be paid by the water user in accordance with the provisions of § 225-219 of Part 2, Water, of this chapter, as amended.

§ 225-509 Water rates.

A. 
Residential rates. Every residential customer connected with the Village water supply system shall pay the Village for the cumulative use of the water facilities at the rate as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule based upon water metered per quarter, provided that the total minimum quarterly fee shall in no event be less than as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule.
B. 
Nonresidential rates. Every nonresidential customer connected with the Village water supply system shall pay the Village for the cumulative use of the water facilities at the rate as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule based upon water metered per quarter, provided that the total minimum quarterly fee shall in no event be less than as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule.
C. 
Water rates shall be billed and collected as provided in Article V of Part 2, Water, of this chapter, as amended.
D. 
In the event that water meter readings are not available, or a meter has not functioned properly, the fee for the period in question shall be based on the amount of water used for the same period of the next preceding year, or shall be the minimum applicable fee established by this Part 5, whichever of the two shall be the greater.

§ 225-510 Termination and resumption of service.

A fee shall be charged for terminating water service to any user, whether at the request of such user or pursuant to § 225-235 of Part 2, Water, of this chapter, as amended, which fee shall be as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule; and an additional fee as established from time to time in the Bannockburn Fee Schedule shall be charged for resumption of service following termination. In addition to the aforesaid fees, all costs, expenses, fees, and charges incident to such termination and resumption of service shall be borne by the owner of the premises in question.

§ 225-511 Tiered water rates; multiple water meters.

A. 
In order to promote conservation of water, the Village has established tiered water rates under § 225-509 so that water customers who consume more water shall pay proportionately higher water rates.
B. 
For purposes of calculating water rates under § 225-509 of this Part 5, the readings of all of the water meters numbering greater than six serving nonresidential customers on the same zoning lot (as defined under Chapter 260, Zoning, of the Village Code) shall be aggregated, except in the R Retail District. In the R Retail District, the readings of all the water meters upon the same zoning lot shall be aggregated, except for the water meters of nonresidential customers who either:
(1) 
Occupy more than 20,000 square feet of floor area; or
(2) 
Solely occupy a detached building upon such zoning lot.