Schedule of Fees

City Limits Monthly Water Rates

Water ConsumptionRate
0 to 2,000 gallons (minimum)$17.29
Over 2,000 gallons$8.65 per 1,000 gallons


City Limits Monthly Sewer Rates

ConsumptionRate
0 to 2,000 gallons (minimum)$20.37
Over 2,000 gallons$10.19 per 1,000 gallons


Miscellaneous & Service Charges

ItemFee
Cutoff fee$30
Fire hydrant - annually$66
Meter test - bench$100
Meter test - on site$20
Non-payment penalty10% of existing bill
Return check fee$25
Second trash cart$75
Service fee (due upon activation of service)$30
Sprinkler heads - first 500 annually$110
Sprinkler heads - over 500 (each, annually)$0.22
Temporary services (30 days, 2,000 gallons)$67.66
Temporary services with trash pickup (restrictions apply, call 252-726-6848 ext 122 or ext 132 for more information)$157.66
Transfer fee$30
Turn on/off fee (after hours)$50
Turn on/off fee (working hours)$15
Water meter tampering fee$50


Outside City Limits Monthly Water Rates

ConsumptionRate
0 to 2,000 gallons (minimum)$25.89
Over 2,000 gallons$12.95 per 1,000 gallons
Temporary service (water only)$55.89


Solid Waste

ItemFee
Cart$19.50


Water Meters

Meter SizeDepositTap Fee
3/4-inch meter$100$700
1-inch meter$140$900
2-inch meter$400Actual cost + 15%
3-inch meter$800Actual cost + 15%
4-inch meter$1,600Actual cost + 15%
Larger than 4 inches3 times estimated usage, or set by Department DirectorActual cost + 15%
Fire hydrant meterDeposit varies depending on sizeGreater than 1 inch will be actual cost + 15%