Sewer rates and rate structure

The sewer authority accepts credit and debit cards for sewer payments.  The quarterly credit rate is $146.00 for 1 Equivalent Dwelling Unit (EDU).  There is a $5.00 cash discount for payments made with cash or check.  The current cash and check quarterly rate is $141 per EDU.

Bills are mailed in March, June, September and December each year.  In 2015 the Sewer Authority raised the rate for the first time in 5 years by an additional .333 per month or $1.00 per quarter.  A table of computations of EDUs follows:

Table of Equivalent Dwelling Units

Classification of PropertyEquivalent Dwelling Units
Two Family Dwelling – 2
Trailer –1
Apartment House, per rental unit – 1
Hotel, per (3) rental rooms – 1
Boarding house, per 3 single occupancy rooms –1
Boarding house, per 3 double, or more, occupancy rooms – 2
Restaurant, Club, Tavern, – 1
per 8 seats up to 40 seats and 1 Equivalent Dwelling
Unit per 32 seats thereafter
Church, Fire Company – 1
Service Station, Automobile Repair Garage –  2-1/2
Barber or Beauty Shop, – 1
two chairs or less
ea. additional (2) chairs – 1/2
Laundromat, per (5) washers –  1-1/2
Retail Store, Office, Business or Industry
(8) or less employees –  1
ea. additional (6) employees – 1/2
Public School,
Elementary (per 20 students) – 1
Secondary (per 15 students ) –  1
Private School, per,
each 10 resident pupils –  1
plus each (15) day pupils – 1
Any user having a commercial (i.e., 3/4 horsepower or
greater) garbage grinder, per each such grinder,
additional – 1

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