Billing policies and sewer charges are established by the Board of Supervisors as prescribed by Article 10, Chapter 67.1 of the County Code. Charges and code language are reviewed annually by county staff as part of the county’s annual strategic planning and budgeting process and revised as necessary. Following are specific billing practices:
A Sewer Base Charge, for all customers, became effective with the billing period beginning July 1, 2009. The base fee is to partially recover fixed expenses for billing, wastewater collection, engineering, planning and administration.