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General Neighborhood Construction Information

Connection to the sanitary sewer system typically consists of 4 costs:

1. Connection (Capacity) Charge - this charge pays for the cost of the portion of the treatment facility and major transmission lines that will be used by your home. This is a one time charge that is based upon the number of toilets in your home and the year that your home was built:

Connection (Capacity) Charge
Toilets in Your Home One-time Charge
1 Toilet $2,660.20*
2 Toilets $3,325.25*
3 Toilets $3,990.30*
4 (or more) Toilets $4,655.35*
*Homes built before 1981 cost $500.00 less.
Connection charge can be pre-paid at any time to avoid future rate increases.

2. On-site Connection Cost - the homeowner is responsible for the cost of connecting the property to the service line that will be installed at the edge of the right-of-way. The property owner will contract with a plumber or may install the service line himself to abandon the septic tank. Proper permits must be obtained from the municipality or county.

3. Assessment - Upon completion of construction the total costs of construction are compiled and equally divided among all the properties served by this project. The Loxahatchee River District will pay 10% of the cost. The assessment will be determined after construction is completed and property owner will be notified of the amount and payment procedures. The non ad-valorem assessment will be placed upon the property tax bill and paid over 20 years.

4. Quarterly Service Charge - Once your home is connected to the regional wastewater system or after the one-year connection period, you will receive a sewer bill every three months. This quarterly bill will be $52.22 for a one-toilet home, $65.28 for a two-toilet home, $78.33 for a three-toilet home and a four toilet home will pay $91.38. Please go under 'Residental' for additional costs.

 

 

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