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Schedule A Rates & Fees

Effective March 1, 2018

Updated January 12, 2021

Water and Sewer Service Fees and Charges; Construction Permits and Inspections

These Regulations are adopted pursuant to the authority granted to Municipal Utility Districts by the Texas Legislature, under Chapters 49 and 54 of the Texas Water Code.
The District shall adopt a schedule of fees and charges which includes any required deposit for water and sewer service, connection and reconnection fees for water and sewer service, and rates for water and sewer service. The fees shall be reviewed periodically by the District.

The District has adopted procedures for new residential construction, remodeling projects, and inspections. A construction permit application must be submitted and approved prior to the commencement of any new construction or remodeling projects.

Failure to submit an application before the start of construction of new residences or substantial repairs or renovations of $10,000 or more involving water and/or sanitary sewer plumbing will result in a 50% penalty being assessed with respect to all required fees and escrow costs, and such failure could delay water and wastewater service activation.

Late fees for delinquent accounts are $10 or 10% of the billed amount

(1) Water Service Fees and Charges

Base (Flat) Rate—Monthly Minimum (includes 2,000 gallons)
5/8” or 3/4”meter: $62.00
1" meter: $74.50
1-1/2” meter: $137.00
2” meter: $217.00
3” meter: $419.00
2,001 - 10,000 Gallons (Rate /1,000 Gallons): $2.50
Over 10,000 Gallons (Rate /1,000 Gallons): $3.25

Fees & Charges

Water Meter Test Fee (within 2 years of the last test): $50.00
Water Meter Reread Fee (3rd time in 1 year of the last test): $25.00
New Construction Tap Fee: $750.00
(plus applicable parts and labor)
(Any road boring required for individual meter service to be charged at actual cost.)

The fee to Lock/Unlock Water Meter: $100.00
Water Termination Fee: $100.00
Water Reconnection Fee: $100.00

(2) Sewer Service Fees and Charges

Monthly Residential Service Charge Per Member:  $39.50
Monthly Surcharge for Golf Course Greens Drainage (10 years): $9.22
Monthly Commercial Service Charge Per Member: $50.25
New Construction Tap Fee: $750.00
(plus applicable parts and labor) 
(Any road or other boring required for an individual tap to be charged at actual cost.)

Fees for termination and/or reconnection of sewer service are charged based on the actual cost per incident.

Service Deposit: (combined fee for water and sewer): $350.00
(Amended effective April 7, 2014)
New Member Utility Transfer Fee: $350.00
(combined fee for water and sewer)
Member to Member Utility Transfer Fee: $150.00
(purchasing member-only—effective 5/21/07):
the combined fee for water and sewer) 

(3) Roads and Bridges Maintenance Fee

Monthly Service Charge Per Platted Lot: $ 8.00

(4) Construction Permits and Inspections

(Amended effective April 30, 2013)

In accordance with the District’s authority to provide building inspections, issue permits, and collect fees therefor, an interim schedule of fees and charges has been adopted pending review and adoption of final procedures and regulations.

New Residential Construction Permit: $1,000 Base Fee
Plus: square footage under roof charged @ $0.15/sq ft

Any structural addition or remodeling: $100 Flat Fee
Swimming Pool Construction Fee: $100 Flat Fee 
Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical Inspections: $150/Inspection 
Swimming Pool Inspections: $50 Fee/Inspection
Demolition Permit Fee: $300 Flat Fee 

NOTE: A State Regulatory Assessment equal to one-half percent (0.5%) of the charge for retail water and sewer service shall be collected from each customer.