Water and Sanitary Sewer Tapping Fees

October 2013

We have completed our annual review of the cost of tapping into our water and sanitary sewer systems and permit fees to ensure we are recovering the City's costs. Effective January 1, 2014, the new wastewater tap and water tap fee schedule identified below will be used.

Summary of Tapping and Permit Charges

Wastewater Taps


Water Taps

*Does not include the cost of tapping sleeve and valve.

Replacement Taps
3/4" Service $217
1" Service Service $239
Permit Fees for New Services (Includes meters with radio read device)
3/4" Service (Includes Tap) $524
1" Service (Includes Tap) $650
1-1/2" Service* $1,134
2" Service* $1,500
3" Service w/compound meter* $2,297
4" Service w/compound meter* $2,772
6" Service w/compound meter* $4,032
6" Service w/fire meter* $7,217
8" Service w/fire meter* $9,425
10" Service w/fire meter* $12,291

These fees reflect the most recent price quotes for meters and automated reading modules received by the City. The permit fees for new water services include the cost of 15 units of construction water (for all sizes).

Also, please be advised Public Works & Utilities will assess a $30 fee for cancelled taps, except for weather related cancellations. Refer to the Water Service Manual (613 K) PDF for details on cancellations.

Should you have questions relative to these fees, please contact one of the following:

  • Doug Luedtke, Asst. Public Works & Utilities Business Manager – 402-441-7554
  • Steve Owen, Supt. of Water Distribution – 402-441-5925
  • Fran Mejer, Public Works & Utilities Business Manager – 402-441-7537

Permit/Tapping Fees Letter (798 K) PDF