Utility Rates


Electric Information - Effective 10/1/2021
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 9/6/22

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 $13.40 per month
All Therms $1.640681 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 $17.74 per month
All Therms $1.640681
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 .


Water Information - Effective 11/1/2021

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

Rate Type Charge
Customer charge (inside City) $9.63 per month
Customer charge (outside City) $12.03 per month

 
Charge at 100 cubic feet in addition to customer charge:

100s of cubic feet Charge
Inside Outside
0-6 $0.796446 $0.995557
7-12 $1.004747 $1.255933
13-21 $1.396842 $1.746052
22-45 $1.899215 $2.374018
Over 45 $3.479852 $4.349815

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

100s of cubic feet Charge
22-45 $3.368287
Over 45 $8.259248

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge:

1000 of gallons Charge
Inside Outside
0-4 $1.078264 $1.347830
5-8 $1.335578 $1.669472
9-15 $1.874710 $2.343387
16-33 $2.536372 $3.170465
Over 33 $4.656140 $5.820175

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

1000 galloons Charge
16-33 $4.496837
Over 33 $11.051108

 
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 11/1/2021
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 $25.73 per month $32.17 per month
100 cu. ft. $1.333584 $1.666980
1000 gallons $1.784084 $2.230105

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


Irrigation Water Information - Effective 11/1/2021

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

Rate Type Charge
Customer charge (inside City) $5.28 per month
Customer charge (outside City) $6.60 per month

 
Charge at 100 cubic feet in addition to customer charge:

100s of cubic feet Charge
Inside Outside
0-9 $1.396842 $1.746052
10-33 $1.899215 $2.374018
over 33 $3.479852 $4.349815

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

100s of cubic feet Charge
10-33 $3.368287
Over 33 $8.259248

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge:

1000 gallons Charge
Inside Outside
0-7 $1.874710 $2.343387
8-25 $2.536372 $3.170465
over 25 $4.656140 $5.820175

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

1000 gallons Charge
10-33 $4.496837
Over 33 $11.051108


Reuse Water Information - Effective 11/1/2021
This rate shall apply to all customers with individual water meters.
Rate Type Charge
Customer charge (inside City) $4.73 per month
Customer charge (outside City) $5.92per month

 
Charge at 1000 gallons in addition to customer charge:

1000s of gallons Charge
Inside Outside
0-7 $1.638184 $2.047730
8-25 $2.162915 $2.703644
over 25 $3.852290 $4.815363


Refuse and Garbage Information - Effective 11/1/2021

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