Utilities User Rates

  • Water
    • Water Base Fee $99.80 per quarter.
    • Consumption charges per cubic meter (In addition to the Base Fee) as follows:

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LEVELS

CONSUMPTION

RATE

TIER A

0 -10

$0.50

TIER B

11-20

$1.05

TIER C

21-40

$1.20

TIER D

41 -80

$1.50

TIER E

Over 80 $2.15
  • Unmetered Fee (where metering is NOT possible as determined by GVW) a flat rate of $200.00 per quarter is added to the Base Fee.
  • Unmetered Fee (where metering IS possible) a flat rate per quarter is added to the Base Fee as follows:
    • Initial and first full quarter after written warning $300.00
    • Second and third quarters $500.00
    • Fourth quarter $1,000.00
    • After one year and beyond $2,000.00
  • Sewer
      • Sewer base fee of $50.20 per quarter, per residence, includes 20 cubic meters.

    Metered services

      • Metered sewer at $2.45 per cubic meter, over 20 cubic meters:
      • Based on January, February, March water usage, and
      • Fee is re-calculated the first quarter each year and remains the same through the fourth quarter billing.

    Unmetered Sewer

      • Lower flat rate sewer of  $72.23 per quarter as per schedule; in addition to the Sewer Base Fee. For customers that do not have a meter or did not have a January, February, March meter read.
      • High flat rate sewer of $144.46 per quarter as per schedule.
  • Garbage
    • $27.30 per quarter
    • Weekly pickup,  two (2) receptacles or parcels
  • Recycling
    • $8.78 per quarter
    • Bi-weekly pickup, unlimited pickup
Commercial
  • Water
    • All consumption at $1.50 per cubic meter
    • Base Fee of $99.80 per quarter
    • Minimum Fee based on the size of meter

FEE

METER SIZE

METER SIZE

$38.00

16mm + smaller

5/8”

$57.00

17 – 21 mm

3/4”

$84.00

22 – 26 mm

1”

$208.00

27 – 39 mm

1-1/2"

$239.00

40 – 55 mm

2”

$770.00

56 – 80 mm

3”

$1,100.00

81 – 110 mm

4”

$1,440.00

111 – 160 mm

6”

$2,000.00

Over 160 mm

8”

  • Irrigation water at $1.50 per cubic meter
  • Unmetered Fee (where metering is NOT possible as determined by GVW) a flat rate of $300.00 per quarter is added to the Base Fee.
  • Unmetered Fee (where metering IS possible) a flat rate per quarter is added to the Base Fee as follows:
    • Initial and first full quarter after written warning $300.00
    • Second and subsequent quarters $500.00
    • Fourth quarter $1,000.00
    • After one year and beyond $2,000.00
  • Sewer
    • Sewer base charge $52.07  per quarter Metered services
    • 80% of the consumption at $2.54 per cubic meter without a separate irrigation meter  or
    • 100% of the consumption at $2.54 per cubic meter with a separate irrigation meter

Non-metered where metering is possible

    • Low sewer flat rate of $128.10 per quarter as per schedule
    • High sewer flat rate of $256.20 per quarter as per schedule
  • Garbage
    • $77.10 per quarter
    • Weekly pick up, 7 bags
  • Recycling
    • $67.35 per quarter
    • Monday, Wednesday and Friday Pick up, Unlimited Pick up

Contact Us:

For Utility inquiries, contact the City's Utility department at: 

General Utility Inquiries:
Email:

250-545-1361
Cutil@vernon.ca

Fax:
In Person:

250-545-7876
City Hall 3400 30 Street

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