Water and Sanitary Sewer Tapping Fees

We annually complete a 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. The 2019 wastewater tap and water tap fee schedule is identified below.

Summary of Tapping and Permit Charges

Effective January 1, 2019

Wastewater Taps (new and replacement)


Water Taps

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

Replacement Taps
3/4" Service $239
1" Service Service $263
Permit Fees for New Services (Includes meters with radio read device)
3/4" Service (Includes Tap) $623
1" Service (Includes Tap) $763
1-1/2" Service* $1,300
2" Service* $1,757
3" Service w/compound meter* $2,582
4" Service w/compound meter* $3,131
6" Service w/compound meter* $4,546
6" Service w/fire meter* $8,550
8" Service w/fire meter* $11,214
10" Service w/fire meter* $14,278

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 Water Service Manual (613 K) PDF for details on cancellations.

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

  • Gail Van Slyke, Utilities Service Supervisor – 402-441-7535
  • Dave Beyersdorf, Supt. of Water Distribution – 402-441-5932
  • Cynthia Roth, Public Works & Utilities Business Manager – 402-441-7539