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Assessments and Charges

ALL DISTRICTS

Accounts that are delinquent over 30 days from the date of billing shall be assessed a $5.00 penalty plus 3% interest per quarter.

The quarterly bills for all service areas will be mailed in January, April, July and October.

Mailing address:
Water and Wastewater Collections
P.O. Box 349
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863

Asssessments and charges efffective July 1, 2018 are as follows:

ASSATEAGUE POINTE

  • User rates are established at $85.00 per park trailer quarterly which includes water and sewer service.
  • User rates are established at $135.50 per equivalent dwelling unit (EDU) quarterly which includes sewer service only.
  • Snug Harbor assessment for debt service is hereby established at $162.50 per EDU quarterly.
  • Grinder pump surcharge at $10.00 per lot.

 

BRIDDLETOWN

  • Quarterly domestic user rates are hereby established at $61.00 per EDU quarterly which includes water service only.
  • Quarterly commercial user rates are hereby established as follows:

        Commercial minimum water

  • 1 EDU $49.50
  • 2 EDU's $68.75
  • 3-13 EDU's $137.50
  • 14-24 EDU's 206.25
  • 25-39 EDU's $275.00
  • 40+ EDU's $412.50
  • Additional commercial water charges based on usage as follows:
    • $9.19 per 1,000 gallons
  • Swimming pool charge - $22.00 quarterly.
  • Irrigation system charge - $50.00 quarterly.

 

EDGEWATER ACRES

Quarterly domestic user rates are hereby set as follows:

  • Domestic minimum water/sewer $160.00
  • Additional domestic water charges based on usage as follows:
    • $7.25 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons
    • $8.34 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 35,000 gallons
    • $9.00 per 1,000 gallons over 35,000 gallons up to 45,000 gallons
    • $15.00 per 1,000 gallons over 45,000 gallons.
  • Domestic water only (not metered) $93.00
  • Domestic sewer only $140.00

Sewer accessibility charges are hereby established for properties not paying user charges as follows $25.00 per quarter per unit.

The standard annual assessment for Sussex County debt service is hereby established at $.02 per linear front foot per quarter.

 

THE LANDINGS (BAYSIDE)

Quarterly domestic user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Domestic minimum water & sewer $230.00
  • Additional domestic water and sewer charges based on usage as follows:
    • $1.60 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons
    • $3.50 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 25,000 gallons
    • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 25,000 gallons up to 35,000 gallons
    • $9.00 per 1,000 gallons over 35,000 gallons up to 45,000 gallons
    • $15.00 per 1,000 gallons over 45,000 gallons.

Unimproved Lots - Quarterly accessibility charge $220.00 per EDU (Not yet connected).

Lewis Road domestic water minimum set at $32.00 per quarter.

 

LIGHTHOUSE SOUND

Quarterly domestic user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Improved Lots - Quarterly charge $210.00 per EDU for sewer service only.
  • Unimproved Lots - Quarterly accessibility charge $85.00 per EDU (not yet connected).

 

MYSTIC HARBOUR

Quarterly domestic user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Domestic minimum water & sewer $168.00
  • Additional domestic water and sewer charges based on usage as follows:
    • $1.60 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons, and
    • $3.50 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 25,000 gallons, and
    • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 25,000 gallons up to 35,000 gallons, and
    • $9.00 per 1,000 gallons over 35,000 gallons up to 45,000 gallons, and
    • $15.00 per 1,000 gallons over 45,000 gallons.
  • Domestic water only service (metered) shall be billed at 25% of the above rates as established above.
  • Flat rate domestic sewer only service $168.00
  • Bulk domestic water (metered) $5.00 per thousand gallons

Quarterly commercial user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Commercial minimum water & sewer
    • 1 EDU $198.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 27,000 gallons, and
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons over 27,000 gallons
    • 2 EDU's  $275.00 
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 54,000 gallons, and
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons over 54,000 gallons
    • 3-13 EDU's $550.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 351,000 gallons, and
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons over 351,000 gallons
    • 14-24 EDU's $825.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 648,000 gallons, and
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons over 648,000 gallons
    • 25-39 EDU's $1,100.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 1,053,000 gallons, and
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons over 1,053,000
    • 40+ EDU's $1,650.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 1,250,000 gallons, and
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons over 1,250,000 gallons
  • Commercial water only service shall be billed at 25% of the above rates as established above.
     

Unimproved Lots - Quarterly accessibility charge $150.00 per EDU (Not yet connected).

Mystic Harbor sewer assessment for debt service established at $66.00 per EDU quarterly.

Oyster Harbor - Standard assessments for debt service are hereby established at $54.00 per EDU quarterly.

Sunset Village - The Sunset Village Home Owner's Association shall pay $47.50 per EDU quarterly for water service only.

 

NEWARK

Quarterly domestic user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Domestic minimum water $108.00
  • Domestic minimum sewer $108.00
  • Domestic water $3.50 per 1,000 gallons over 3,000 gallons based on usage
  • Domestic sewer $3.50 per 1,000 gallons over 3,000 gallons based on usage

Quarterly commercial user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Commercial minimum water $133.00
  • Commercial minimum sewer $133.00
  • Commercial water $7.00 per 1,000 gallons over 3,000 gallons based on usage
  • Commercial sewer $7.00 per 1,000 gallons over 3,000 gallons based on usage

Assessments are hereby established at $27.00 per EDU quarterly.

 

OCEAN PINES

Quarterly domestic user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Domestic minimum water and sewer $170.00
  • Additional domestic water and sewer charge based on usage as follows:
    • $1.60 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons
    • $3.50 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 25,000 gallons
    • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 25,000 gallons up to 35,000 gallons
    • $9.00 per 1,000 gallons over 35,000 gallons up to 45,000 gallons
    • $15.00 per 1,000 gallons over 45,000 gallons.
  • Flat rate domestic sewer only service $158.00
  • White Horse Park lots shall pay a quarterly water and sewer flat rate of $134.00 per lot.
     

Quarterly commercial user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Commercial minimum water & sewer
    • 1 EDU $198.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 27,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 27,000 gallons
    • 2 EDU's $275.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 54,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 54,000 gallons
    • 3-13 EDU's $550.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 351,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 351,000 gallons
    • 14-24 EDU's $825.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 648,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 648,000 gallons
    • 25-39 EDU's $1,100.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 1,053,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 1,053,000 gallons
    • 40+ EDU's $1,650.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 1,250,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 1,250,000

Standard assessments for debt service are hereby established at $37.00 per EDU quarterly.

New Ocean Pines customers who have already paid the required equity contribution do not pay the standard assessment for debt service (as referenced above), but instead shall pay supplemental assessments for additional debt service hereby established at $13.00 per EDU quarterly.

 

RIDDLE FARM

Quarterly domestic user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Domestic minimum water & sewer $180.00
  • Additional domestic water and sewer charges based on usage as follows:
    • $1.60 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons
    • $3.50 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 25,000 gallons
    • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 25,000 gallons up to 35,000 gallons
    • $9.00 per 1,000 gallons over 35,000 gallons up to 45,000 gallons
    • $15.00 per 1,000 gallons over 45,000 gallons.

Quarterly commercial user rates are hereby established as follows:

  • Commercial minimum water & sewer
    • 1 EDU $198.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 27,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 27,000 gallons
    • 2 EDU's $275.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 54,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over  54,000 gallons
    • 3-13 EDU's $550.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 351,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over  351,000 gallons
    • 14-24 EDU's $825.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 648,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 648,000
    • 25-39 EDU's $1,100.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 1,053,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 1,053,000
    • 40+ EDU's $1,650.00
      • $4.00 per 1,000 gallons up to 10,000 gallons and 
      • $6.00 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 1,250,000 gallons, and 
      • $10.00 per 1,000 gallons  over 1,250,000

Unimproved Lots - Quarterly accessibility charge $140.00 per EDU (Not yet connected).
 

RIVER RUN

River Run shall pay Ocean Pines Service Area for water as provided by contract at the following rates:

  • Minimum quarterly water $53.13
  • Additional water charges based on usage as follows:
    • $0.50 per 1,000 up to 10,000 gallons, and
    • $1.09 per 1,000 gallons over 10,000 gallons up to 25,000 gallons, and
    • $1.88 per 1,000 gallons over 25,000 gallons up to 35,000 gallons, and
    • $2.81 per 1,000 gallons over 35,000 gallons up to 45,000 gallons, and
    • $4.69 per 1,000 gallons over 45,000 gallons.

User rates are hereby set as follows: sewer at $150.00 per quarter.

 

WEST OCEAN CITY

Quarterly user rates for sewer are hereby adopted at:

  • $10.50 per domestic fixture
  • $14.25 per commercial fixture.

Swimming pools are to be charged a quarterly flat rate of $26.75.

Car washes shall be charged a quarterly rate of $2.50 per 1,000 gallons based upon 70% of water consumption.

An adjusted standard assessment of 25% of standard is hereby established for platted lots in the service area that do not have sewer lines accessible to the property.