Utility Rates


Electric Information - Effective 10/1/2020
The residential electric rate applies to an electrical service supplying electricity to a single family residence. Service provided here under shall not be shared with or resold to others.

Rate Type Charge
Customer charge $12.20 per month
Residential 0-1000 kwh $0.089879 per kwh
 Residential over 1000 kwh

$0.111688 per kwh

 
The Bulk Power Cost Adjustment is a separate charge which could vary each month and is included in the total utility bill. Residents inside the City pay a 10% Public Service Tax. Residents outside the City pay a 10% surcharge. Total charges are subject to the Gross Receipts Tax of 2.564%.


Gas Information - Effective 11/5/2020

This rate shall apply only to gas service where the usage does not exceed two hundred fifty (250) therms in the billing period, and is used for purposes other then heating only and shall not be resold. Each dwelling unit in an apartment house shall be separately metered. Housing projects in which gas service is furnished by the lessor may be singularly metered and billed.

 
Rate Type Charge
Customer Charge $8.65 per month
All Therms $.920705 per therm

 

This rate shall apply to gas service for heating only in a single private dwelling unit and shall not be resold:

 
Rate Type Charge
Customer Charge $12.99 per month
All Therms $.920705 per therm

 
There is a correction factor involved in calculating the therms billed on all gas customers of 1.07 x meter reading difference. Gas rates fluctuate according to the City's Cost.

Residents inside the City pay a 10% Public Service Tax. Residents outside the City pay a 10% surcharge. Total charges are subject to the Gross Receipts Tax of 2.5%.


Water Information - Effective 11/1/2020

This rate shall apply to all customers with individual water meters.

Rate Type Charge
Customer charge (inside City) $9.39 month
Customer charge (outside City) $11.74 month

 
Charge at 100 cubic feet in addition to customer charge:

100s of cubic feet Charge
Inside Outside
0-6 $0.777020 $0.971275
7-12 $.980241 $1.225301
13-21 $1.362773 $1.703466
22-45 $1.852892 $2.316115
Over 45 $3.394978 $4.243722

 
Charge at 100 cubic feet in addition to customer charge for White Marsh and Royal Highland Customers:

100s of cubic feet Charge
22-45 $3.286133
Over 45 $8.057803

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge:

1000 of gallons Charge
Inside Outside
0-4 $1.051965 $1.314956
5-8 $1.303003 $1.628753
9-15 $1.828985 $2.286231
16-33 $2.474509 $3.093137
Over 33 $4.542576 $5.678220

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge for White Marsh and Royal Highland Customers:

1000 galloons Charge
16-33 $4.387158
Over 33 $10.781569

 
Residents inside the City pay a 10% Public Service Tax. Residents outside the City pay a 10% surcharge. In addition, there is a 25% surcharge on all water rates provided outside the corporate limits.


Wastewater Information - Effective 11/1/2020
Wastewater Service under the domestic rate is for use by a single family residential unit, whether it be conventional home, mobile home, apartment, townhouse, condominium, or any other residential units or standing alone, excluding motel and hotel rooms.

Rate Type Charge
Inside Outside
Customer charge $25.11month $31.38month
100 cu. ft. $1.301057 $1.626322
1000 gallons $1.740570 $2.175713

 
There is a 25% surcharge on all water services provided outside the corporate limits


Irrigation Water Information - Effective 11/1/2020

This rate shall apply to all customers with individual water meters.

Rate Type Charge
Customer charge (inside City) $5.15 er month
Customer charge (outside City) $6.44 er month

 
Charge at 100 cubic feet in addition to customer charge:

100s of cubic feet Charge
Inside Outside
0-9 $1.362773 $1.703466
10-33 $1.852892 $2.316115
over 33 $3.394978 $4.243722

 
Charge at 100 cubic feet in addition to customer charge for White Marsh and Royal Highland Customers:

100s of cubic feet Charge
10-33 $3.286133
Over 33 $8.057803

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge:

1000 gallons Charge
Inside Outside
0-7 $1.828985 $2.286231
8-25 $2.474509 $3.093137
over 25 $4.542576 $5.678220

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge for White Marsh and Royal Highland Customers:

1000 gallons Charge
10-33 $4.387158
Over 33 $10.781569


Reuse Water Information - Effective 11/1/2020
This rate shall apply to all customers with individual water meters.
Rate Type Charge
Customer charge (inside City) $4.62 per month
Customer charge (outside City) $5.77 per month

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge:

1000s of gallons Charge
Inside Outside
0-7 $1.598229 $1.997786
8-25 $2.110161 $2.637701
over 25 $3.758332 $4.697915


Refuse and Garbage Information - Effective 11/1/2020

The owner or tenant of each and every residential unit shall pay a minimum monthly fee for garbage, refuse, and displosal service. The monthly fee includes once weekly garbage picklup and once weekly yard trash collection less then one cubic yard.

Rate Type Charge
Customer charge $17.13 per month