Utility Rates


Electric Information - Effective 11/1/2019
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 $0.090737 per kwh
 Residential over 1000 kwh

$0.112546 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 11/1/2019

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 TypeCharge
Customer Charge $8.60 per month
All Therms $.903870 per therm

 

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

 
Rate TypeCharge
Customer Charge $12.91 per month
All Therms $.903870 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 11/1/2019

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

Rate TypeCharge
Customer charge (inside City) $9.33 month
Customer charge (outside City) $11.66 month

 
Charge at 100 cubic feet in addition to customer charge:

100s of cubic feetCharge
InsideOutside
0-6 $0.771926 $0.964907
7-12 $0.973813 $1.217267
13-21 $1.353837 $1.692297
22-45 $1.840743 $2.300929
Over 45 $3.372718 $4.215897

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

100s of cubic feetCharge
22-45 $3.264587
Over 45 $8.004970

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge:

1000 of gallonsCharge
InsideOutside
0-4 $1.045067 $1.306334
5-8 $1.294459 $1.618074
9-15 $1.816993 $2.271241
16-33 $2.458285 $3.072856
Over 33 $4.512792 $5.640989

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

1000 galloonsCharge
16-33 $4.358392
Over 33 $10.710877

 
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 11/1/2019
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 TypeCharge
InsideOutside
Customer charge $24.94 per month $31.18 per month
100 cu. ft. $1.292527 $1.615658
1000 gallons $1.729158 $2.161447

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


Irrigation Water Information - Effective 11/1/2019

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

Rate TypeCharge
Customer charge (inside City) $5.12 per month
Customer charge (outside City) $6.40 per month

 
Charge at 100 cubic feet in addition to customer charge:

100s of cubic feetCharge
InsideOutside
0-9 $1.353837 $1.692297
10-33 $1.840743 $2.300929
over 33 $3.372718 $4.215897

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

100s of cubic feetCharge
10-33 $3.264587
Over 33 $8.004970

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge:

1000 gallonsCharge
InsideOutside
0-7 $1.816993 $2.271241
8-25 $2.458285 $3.072856
over 25 $4.512792 $5.640989

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

1000 gallonsCharge
10-33 $4.358392
Over 33 $10.710877


Reuse Water Information - Effective 11/1/2019
This rate shall apply to all customers with individual water meters.
Rate TypeCharge
Customer charge (inside City) $4.59 per month
Customer charge (outside City) $5.73 per month

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge:

1000s of gallonsCharge
InsideOutside
0-7 $1.587750 $1.984687
8-25 $2.096325 $2.620406
over 25 $3.733690 $4.667112


Refuse and Garbage Information - Effective 11/1/2019

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 TypeCharge
Customer charge $17.13 per month