Raritan Township Municipal Utilities Authority
365 Old York Road
Flemington, NJ 08822

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SCHEDULE OF SEWER USE CHARGES AND FEES

January 1st, 2018 through December 31st, 2018

An "EDU" is an acronym for Equivalent Dwelling Unit, or 300 Gallons of sewerage per day.

1. SEWER USE CHARGES........ $636.00 Per EDU per year (Includes Base User Fee)
2. BASE USER FEE........ $165.00 Per EDU per year
3. CONNECTION FEE
A. STANDARD........ $4,039.00
B. AFFORDABLE HOUSING (as of 8/1/18)........ $2,019.50
4. SEPTAGE CHARGES......... $.06 Per Gallon
5. GREYWATER CHARGES........ $.035 Per Gallon
6. APPLICATION FEES
A. Sewer Service Determination........ $50.00
B. Class IA Sewer Service........ $75.00
C. Class IIA Sewer Service........ $75.00
D. Class IB Sewer Service
1. Preliminary Application........ $75.00
2. Final Application........ $1.00 Per foot of sewer main extension ($100.00 min., $500.00 max.)
E. Class IIB Sewer Service
1. Preliminary Application........ $75.00
2. Final Application........ $1.00 Per foot of sewer main extension ($100.00 min., $500.00 max.)
F. Class III Sewer Service........ $500.00
G. Application for SIU Permit........ $100.00
H. Application for Point System........ $50.00
7. ESCROW FEES
A. Legal/Engineering........ Review Deposit of 5% of cost of improvements
B. Engineering Inspection........ Deposit of 5% of cost of improvements
C. SIU Legal/Engineering Review........ $2,000.00
D. SIU Treatability Study........ $2,000.00
E. Performance Bond........ 120% of cost of improvements
F. Maintenance Bond........ 15% of cost of improvements
8. SAMPLING CHARGES
A. Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)........ $25.00 Per analysis
B. Total Suspended Solids (TSS........ $25.00 Per analysis
C. Other 115% of Contract Laboratory Charges
9. INDUSTRIAL SURCHARGES
A. Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD).......... $0.30 Per pound
B. Total Suspended Solids (TSS)........ $0.30 Per pound
10. COPYING CHARGES
A. Per Letter Size Page......... $0.05
B. Per Legal Size Page......... $0.07
11. MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES
A. Return Check Charge........ $20.00
B. Sewer Lien Advertising Fee......... $15.00
C. Vactor and Camera Truck Service Charge (4 Hour Minimum)
i. Regular Rental......... $200 Per Hour
ii. Off Hours Emergency......... $350 Per Hour
iii. Holiday emergency......... $500 Per Hour
D. Inspection Charge $200.00
(1 Hour Minimum)
E. Sewer Use Rules & Regulations........ $10.00
F. Grease Trap Inspection Charge
i. Inspection.......... $50.00
ii. Re-Inspection........ $35.00
Approved by RTMUA Board 12/14/17


SEWER UNIT RENTAL SCHEDULE

RARITAN TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY

TYPE OF ESTABLISHMENT NUMBER OF UNITS (EDUs)
A. Single Family Dwelling/Apartments 1.00
B. Townhouses/Condominiums
1. One (1) bedroom 0.80
2. Two (2) bedrooms 0.90
3. Three (3) or more bedrooms 1.00
C. Boarder’s Room in Single or Multiple Family Dwelling
(In addition to principal user charge for dwelling)
0.50
D. Hotel or Motel, Per Room – and Monasteries
(Includes employees)
0.50
E. Commercial / Professional / Retail Establishments
(Minimum 1 unit)
1. Four (4) or less employees – full time (F/T) 1.00
2. Each additional F/T employee (more than 25 hrs/wk) 0.25
3. Part time (P/T) employees (10-25 hrs/wk) 0.125
4. Part time (P/T) employees (less than 10 hrs/wk) 0.0625
  • For any commercial or professional establishment assigned a number of billing Equivalent Dwelling Units (EDUs) pursuant to this section, annual adjustment to the Authority’s records pertaining to the number and type of employees of such property location will be made.

  • To facilitate such adjustment, the Authority shall require the owner of any such property on which is situated the commercial and/or professional establishment to complete and submit the annual Commercial/Professional /Retail Survey Form.

  • If the survey form is not submitted, a Certificate of Employees and a N.J. Department of Labor Form UC-27, for the most recent quarter, will be required.

  • In the event the owner of such property does not make these submissions, the Authority, based upon estimates of employee numbers and types, will make an assignment of billable EDUs.

  • In no event shall the annual sewer rental charges fall below a minimum value defined as the number of EDUs allocated to the property location for which sewer connection fees have been paid, assessed base user fees, which are determined and set and, from time to time, revised subsequent to a Public Hearing.
F. Laundromat – Dry Cleaners
(Per load capacity; each washing machine)
1. 0-25 Pound machine, plus employees 1.00
2. 26-49 pound machine, plus employees 2.00
3. 50+ pound machine, plus employees 3.00
4. Coin operated laundromat, if metered, 300 gallons per day, includes employees 1.00
G. Church 1.00
H. Schools, Daycares & Nursery Schools
(Total count of students & staff)
1. Without cafeteria or shower or laboratories – per person 1/30
2. With any ONE of:
cafeteria, shower or laboratory – per person
1/20
3. With any TWO of:
cafeteria, shower or laboratory – per person
1/15
4. With all THREE of:
cafeteria, shower or laboratory – per person
1/12
I. Service / Gas Station
(Includes employees)
1. Without bays 1.00
2. With bays (plus 0.125 EDU per bay) 1.00
J. Tavern
Per each ten (10) seats
1.00
K. Social or Fraternal Club
1. Club only – no bar 1.00
2. Club with bar 5.00
L. Private Golf, Tennis or Athletic Club
Per member; restaurant and/or bar – additional
.025
M. Semi-Private/Public Golf, Tennis or Athletic Club
Per sanitary fixture: sink, toilet, etc.
.025
N. Restaurant
Per each ten (10) seats or fraction thereof
1.00
O. Movie Theatre
Per seat
.015
P. Professional Office Within Residential Dwelling
Includes up to 4 F/T employees. (Additional employees, see Section E)
1.00
Q. Fairgrounds 60.00
R. Hospitals
(Per bed; includes employees)

Plus additional sampling charges and/or surcharges as otherwise set forth in a separate Wastewater Discharge Agreement between the Authority and the customer.
0.60
S. Car Wash
(Includes employees)
1. Per machine 10.00
2. If metered, 200 gallons per day 1.00
T. Industrial User
(Includes employees)
1. Per four (4) employees or fraction thereof 1.00
2. Metered and sampling basis / 300 Gallons 1.00
3. Charges
  • Plus additional sampling charges and/or surcharges as otherwise set forth in a separate Wastewater Discharge Agreement between the Authority and the customer.
  • In no event shall the annual sewer rental charges fall below a minimum value defined as the number of EDUs allocated to the property location, for which sewer connection fees have been paid, assessed base user fees which are determined, set and, from time to time, revised subsequent to a Public Hearing.
U. Bowling Alley
(Per lane; includes employees)
0.25
V. Swimming Pools
(Includes employees)
1. With showers 3.00
2. Without showers 1.00
W. Nursing Homes / Rest Homes / Retirement Homes
(Per every four (4) beds)
1.00
1.
Plus additional sampling charges and/or surcharges as otherwise set forth in a separate Wastewater Discharge Agreement between the Authority and the customer.
X. Assisted Living Facilities
(Per every three (3) beds)
1.00

NOTE:
If an applicant should not fit into one of these categories, the Authority, with the advice of its Consulting Engineer, shall determine the appropriate number of Sewer Rental Units and Connection Fees; and shall enter into a separate Agreement with the applicant, should the Authority’s Legal Counsel and Consulting Engineer deem such course of action advisable.

If the above schedule results in fractional units, the number of units shall be rounded to the next ¼ (.25) of a unit.

Any adjustment to the number of units billed will be done annually based on the information provided on the Commercial/Professional/Retail Survey Form. There will be no retroactive billing adjustments.


DELINQUENT PAYMENTS:

Interest at the rate of Eighteen Percent (18%) per year (New Jersey Statute 40:14B-41) are required by statute to be assessed on Rental Charges not paid by the due date.

The Above Revised Per Resolutions: #95-0025 3/6/1995
#95-0036 4/27/1995
#95-0105 12/14/1995
#99-0001 1/28/1999
#2000-43 5/11/2000
#2000-47 6/8/2000
#2004-115 12/9/2004
#2005-112 12/8/2005
#2006-85 12/14/2006
#2009-116 12/17/2009
#2010-99 12/16/2010
#2011-82 12/15/2011
#2012-69 12/20/2012
#2012-70 12/20/2012