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What are the rates for my electricity (residential)?

Rate RS – Electric Residential Service

Availability

Available through one meter for residential service, including lighting, household appliances, refrigeration, cooking, water heating, space heating and small motors not exceeding three (3) horsepower individual capacity.

Character of Service

Alternating current, sixty Hertz, single phase at a voltage of approximately 120 volts two-wire, or 120/140 volts three-wire.

Rate*

$8.00 / Month – Customer Charge per month
First 300 KWH per month$0.0966 / KWH
Next 700 KWH per month $0.0907 / KWH
Over 1,000 KWH per month $0.0831 / KWH
The minimum monthly charge shall be the customer charge.
* Subject to the provisions of Appendix A

What are the rates for my electricity (commercial)?

Availability

Available to any customer for light and /or power purposes whose maximum load requirements do not exceed 50 kilowatts. Customer must be located on or adjacent to an electric distribution line of the Utility which is adequate and suitable for supplying the service required.

The availability of this Schedule to polyphase customers is in the process of elimination and is withdrawn except for polyphase customers contracting for service hereunder prior to September 4, 1985, and will not be applicable to any future polyphase customers. If service hereunder is at any time discontinued at the Customer’s option, this Schedule shall not again be available.

Character of Service

Alternating current, sixty Hertz, single phase at a voltage of approximately 120/140 volts and polyphase at one of the following voltages: 120/240 volts four-wire Delta, 240 volts three-wire Delta, 480 volts three-wire Delta, 120/208 volts four-wire Wye, or 277/480 volts four-wire WYE, where available.

Rate*

Single Phase Polyphase
Customer Charge
per month
$15.50 / Month $35.00 / Month
First 500 KWH
per month
$0.1098 / KWH $0.1123 / KWH
Next 1,000 KWH
per month
$0.0989 / KWH $0.1016 / KWH
Next 1,000 KWH
per month
$0.0901 / KWH $0.0925 / KWH
Over 2,500 KWH
per month
$0.0863 / KWH $0.0889 / KWH

Minimum Charge

The minimum monthly charge shall be the customer charge.

* Subject to the provisions of Appendix A

What are the rates for my electricity (Municipal Service)?

Availability

Available to any metered municipal customer for light and / or power purposes. Customer must be located on or adjacent to an electric distribution line of the Utility which is adequate and suitable for supplying the service required.

Character of Service

Alternating current, sixty Hertz, single phase at a voltage of approximately 120/140 volts and polyphase at one of the following voltages: 120/240 volts four-wire Delta, 240 volts three-wire Delta, 480 volts three-wire Delta, 120/208 volts four-wire Wye, or 277/480 volts four-wire WYE, where available.

Rate*

Customer Charge per month $15.50 / Month
All KWH used per month $0.0798 / KWH

 

Minimum Charge

The minimum monthly charge shall be the customer charge.

* Subject to the provisions of Appendix A

What are the rates for my electricity (Small General Power Service)?

Availability

Available to any customer for light and / or power purposes.

Character of Service

Alternating current, sixty Hertz, at any standard polyphase voltage supplied by Utility in the locality for which the service is requested.

Rate*

Customer Charge per month $60.00 / Month
First 500 KWH per month $0.1341 / KWH
Next 2,000 KWH per month $0.1200 / KWH
Next 2,500 KWH per month $0.1002 / KWH
Next 5,000 KWH per month $0.0918 / KWH
Over 10,000 KWH per month $0.0870 / KWH

Minimum Charge

The minimum monthly charge shall be the customer charge.

Metering Adjustment

If service is metered at a voltage greater than 480 volts, the energy measurements shall be decreased by one and one-half percent (1 ½ %) to convert such measurements to the equivalent of metering at the Utility’s secondary voltage.

* Subject to the provisions of Appendix A

What are the rates for my electricity (Electric Primary Power and Light Service)?

Availability

Available for any customer contracting for a specified capacity of not less than 50 Kilovolt-ampers. Applicant must agree to a one-year term of service and must be located adjacent to an electric transmission line of the Utility that is adequate and suitable for supplying the service required.

Character of Service

Alternating current, sixty Hertz, at any standard polyphase voltage supplied by Utility in the locality for which the service is requested.

Rate*

Customer Charge (Monthly)                           $100.00
Maximum Load Charge (Monthly)
Each KVA of Billing Maximum Load $17.64 / KVA
Energy Charge
(In Addition to the Maximum Load Charge)
First 300 hours’ use of Billing Maximum Load $0.0363 / KWH
Over 300 hours’ use of Billing Maximum Load $0.0315 / KWH

Measurement of Maximum Load and Energy

Maximum load shall be measured by suitable instruments provided by the Utility and in any month the maximum load expressed in kilovolt-ampers shall be the average number of kilowatts in the 30-minute interval in such month during which the energy metered is greater than in any other such 30-minute internal in such month, divided by the average lagging power factor (expressed as a decimal) calculated for the month. For billing purposes, the billing maximum load, shall be the greater of the maximum load occurring during the month or fifty (50) KVA. Energy shall be measured by suitable integrating instruments provided by the Utility.

If service is metered at a voltage of approximately 480 volts or lower, the maximum load measurements shall be increased by one percent (1%) and the energy measurements shall be increased by one and one-half percent (1 ½%) to convert such measurements to the equivalent ot metering at the Utility’s primary voltage.

Minimum Charge

The minimum monthly charge shall be the customer charge.

* Subject to the provisions of Appendix A

What are the rates for my electricity (Outdoor Lighting Service)?

Availability

Available only for continuous year-round service for outdoor lighting to any residential, farm, commercial or industrial customer located adjacent to an electric distribution line of Utility.

Character of Service

Outdoor Lighting Service using lamps available under this schedule.

Rate*

Type of Lamp Rate per Lamp
175watt * mercury vapor – EO1 $5.67 / Month
250watt * mercury vapor – EO2 $7.09 / Month
400watt * mercury vapor – EO3 $10.04 / Month
100watt   sodium vapor – EO4 $4.58 / Month
200watt   sodium vapor – EO5 $8.02 / Month
400watt   sodium vapor – EO6 $14.21 / Month
150watt   sodium vapor – EO7 $6.53 / Month
250watt   sodium vapor – EO8 $8.27 / Month
* no longer manufactured or available

Special Contracts                                           Rate per Lamp

per Month

175 watt mercury vapor $4.89
250 watt mercury vapor $5.90

When Utility is required to install a pole to provide customer with Outdoor Lighting Service, customer shall be required to pay, in addition to the above charges, $1.55 per month.

Hours of Lighting

All lamps shall burn approximately one-half hour after sunset until approximately one-half hour before sunrise each day in the year, approximately 4,000 hours per annum.

* Subject to the provisions of Appendix A

What are the rates for my electricity (Public Street Lighting Service)?

(Other than State Highway Lighting Service)

Availability

Available for any standard overhead Public Street Lighting Service.

Character of Service

Public Street Lighting Service using lamps available under this schedule.

Rate

Type of Lamp Rate per Lamp
100watt * mercury vapor – EP1 $5.13 / Month
175watt * mercury vapor – EP2 $5.89 / Month
250watt * mercury vapor – EP3 $7.10 / Month
100watt   sodium vapor – EP5 $4.58 / Month
200watt   sodium vapor – EP6 $8.02 / Month
400watt   sodium vapor – EP7 $14.21 / Month
150watt   sodium vapor – EP8 $6.53 / Month
250watt   sodium vapor – EP9 $8.27 / Month
* no longer manufactured or available
City of Ulen
100watt   sodium vapor $4.76 / Month
175watt   sodium vapor $5.17 / Month

Hours of Lighting

All lamps shall burn approximately one-half hour after sunset until approximately one-half hour before sunrise each day in the year, approximately 4,000 hours per annum.

* Subject to the provisions of Appendix A

What are the provisions of Appendix A?

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What are the rates for my water?

  • There shall be and there are hereby established for the use of services rendered by the Waterworks system of the City of Lebanon, the following rates and charges, based upon the amount of water supplied during each monthly billing period:

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Consumption Per Month Rate Per 100 Cubic Feet
First 500 Cubic Feet $4.69
Next 1,000 Cubic Feet $4.17
Next 2,000 Cubic Feet $3.59
Next 4,000 Cubic Feet $3.02
Next 8,000 Cubic Feet $2.35
Over 15,000 Cubic Feet $1.87

Each user shall pay a minimum monthly charge in accordance with the size of meter installed for which the user will be entitled to the quality of water set out in the above schedule of rates.

Minimum Charge
Meter Size
Cubic Ft. Allowed Per Month
5/8 – 3/4 inch meter 300 $14.07
1 inch meter 614 $28.20
1 1/4 inch meter 1,285 $56.18
1 1/2 inch meter 1,776 $75.06
2 inch meter 2,825 $112.72
3 inch meter 6,422 $225.19
4 inch meter 12,478 $374.73
6 inch meter 31,764 $749.89
8 inch meter 50,822 $1106.27

Public Fire Protection

The amount to be paid by the City of Lebanon for fire hydrant rental shall be $478.94 per hydrant per year, payable semi-annually.

Private Fire Protection

Hydrant Rental- each per annum $ 478.94

Automatic Sprinklers as Follows:

Connection Size(per year billed monthly)

5/8 inch $6.13
3/4 inch $8.76
1 inch $15.72
1 1/4 inch $24.46
1 1/2 inch $35.25
2 inch $62.65
3 inch $140.91
4 inch $250.54
6 inch $563.72
8 inch $1002.16
10 inch $1,565.88
12 inch $2,254.79
  • Tapping Fees.No connection to the City’s water works system shall be allowed until a permit is obtained and payment of Availability Fees, Connection Fees, and Inspection Fees have been made to the City, or if applicable, payments have been arranged in ordinance with Section 2(c) of this Ordinance.
  • “Availability Fee”is the charge to a user for a new connection to or additional water usage from an existing connection to the City’s water works system and is charged as a pro rata cost of construction of all water distribution mains and appurtenances to serve the property of the connecting user and is charged in return for the City making available to such user the City’s water supply system consisting of all facilities and operations necessary to provide potable water of such user. The amount of the Availability Fee shall be as follows:
Residential User All Other Users
$ 2,000 per EDU $ 2,000 per EDU

Equivalent dwelling unit (EDU) is defined as the average use of a single family dwelling over one calendar year. EDU determinations for water users other than single family dwellings shall be determined in accordance with 327 IAC Article 8.

Where a project charge or recoupment agreement charge has been established prior to the date of this Ordinance, the project charge or recoupment agreement charge shall apply. The cost of distribution systems constructed after the date of this Ordinance by someone other than the City under a written agreement with the City may be credited against the Availability Fee. The decision to allow such credit and the amount of the credit shall be made solely at the discretion of the City.

  • “Connection Fee”is the charge to a user for a new or additional connection to the City’s water works system and is charged the actual cost of construction of all local and/or water service lines adequate to serve the property of the connecting user. The Connection Fee shall be dependent on the water meter size and shall include the actual cost of the meter and supplies required for said connection.
  • “Inspection Fee”is the charge to a user for a new or additional connection to the City’s water works system for the cost of inspecting said connection to the water works. The Inspection Fee shall be as follows:
Residential User All Other Users
$ 50.00 $ 100.00
  • “Repair Inspection Fee”is the charge to a user for inspecting a needed repair or replacement of an existing water service line. The Repair Inspection Fee shall be as follows:
Residential User All Other Users
$ 50.00 $ 100.00
  • Payment of the Availability Fee, the Connection Fee, and the Inspection Fee shall be made at the following times:
  • For new construction connections or additional water usage from existing water connections requiring plat or plan approval, one-half of the Availability Fee or $1,000 per EDU shall be paid at the time of signing the record plat or detail plan approval, or conditional se approval. The remaining one-half of the Availability Fee or $ 1,000 per EDU, the entire Connection Fee, and the entire Inspection Fee shall be paid before the issuance of a building permit;
  • For all existing sewage connections with additional water usage not requiring plat or plan approval, the Availability Fee, the Connection Fee, and the Inspection Fee shall be paid in full before the additional usage is provided for by the City’s water system;
  • For all users repairing or replacing a water service line or existing water connections with no additional water usage, the Repair Inspection Fee shall be paid in full before issuance of a repair permit.

What are the rates for my wastewater?

A. The following rates are set forth in Ordinance No. 04-10 and amended in 2005:

SECTION 1.

  1. No connection to the City’s sewage works systems shall be allowed until a permit is obtained and payment of Availability Fees and Connection/Inspection Fees have been made to the City, or if applicable, payments have been arranged in accordance with Section 2 (b) of the Ordinance.
    1. “Availability Fee” is the charge to a user for a new connection to or additional wastewater discharge from an existing connection to the City’s sewage works system and is charged as a pro rata cost of construction of all interceptor sewer lines and appurtenances to serve the property of the connecting user and is charged in return for the City making available to such user the City’s sewage treatment system consisting of all facilities and operations necessary to treat sewage of such user. The amount of the Availability Fee shall be as follows:
Residential User
All Other Users
$ 1,700 per EDU
$ 1,700 per EDU

 

Equivalent dwelling unit (EDU) is defined as the average use of 9,300 gallons of wastewater per month over one calendar year. EDU determinations for wastewater discharges other than single family dwellings shall be determined in accordance with 327

IAC Article 3.

Where a project charge or recoupment agreement charge has been established prior to the date of this Ordinance, the project charge or recoupment agreement charge shall apply. The cost of conveyance systems constructed after the date of this Ordinance by someone other than the City under a written agreement with the City may be credited against the Availability Fee. The decision to allow such credit and the amount of the credit shall be made solely at the discretion of the City.

    1. “Connection /Inspection Fee” is the charge to a user for a new or additional connection to the City’s sewage works system and is charged as a part of the pro rata cost of construction off all local and/or lateral sewer lines adequate to serve the property of the connecting user and for the cost of inspecting said connection to the sewage works. The Connection/Inspection Fee shall be as follows:
Residential User All Other Users
$ 50.00 $ 100.00

 

    1. “Repair Inspection Fee” is the charge to a user for inspecting a needed repair or replacement of an existing lateral sewer line. The Repair Inspection Fee shall be as follows:
Residential User All Other Users
$ 50.00 $ 100.00
  1. Payment of the Availability Fee and the Connection/Inspection Fee shall be made at the following times:
    1. For new construction connections or additional wastewater discharge from existing sewage connections requiring plat or plan approval, the Availability Fee shall be paid in full at the time of signing the record plat or detail plan approval, or conditional use approval. The entire Connection/Inspection Fee shall be paid be for the issuance of a building permit;
    2. For all existing sewage connections with additional wastewater usage not requiring plat or plan approval, the Availability Fee and the Connection/Inspection Fee shall be paid in full before the additional discharge is made to the City’s sewage system;

Section 2.

Monthly Base Charge
Rate Per Month
5/8 – 3/4 inch meter
$ 16.65
1 inch meter
$ 29.11
1 ¼ inch meter
$ 41.55
1 ½ inch meter
$ 55.41
2 inch meter
$ 91.44
3 inch meter
$ 193.93
4 inch meter
$ 332.46
6 inch meter
$ 748.02
8 inch meter
$ 1357.42

Section 3.

For the use of and the services rendered by the sewage works, rates and charges shall be collected from the owners of each and every lot, parcel of real estate or building that is connected with the City’s sanitary sewer system or otherwise discharged as sewage, industrial waste, water or other liquids, either directly or indirectly, into the sanitary sewer system of the City of Lebanon. Such rates and charges included operations and maintenance, user charges, debt service charges, which rates and charges shall be payable as hereinafter provided and shall be in an amount determinable as follows:

  1. The sewage rates and charges shall be based on the quality of water used on or in the property or premises subject to such rates and charges, as the same is measured by the water meter there in use, plus a base charge based on the size of the water meter installed, except as herein otherwise provided. The water meters shall be read monthly and the users shall be billed monthly. The water usage schedule on which the amount of said rates and charges shall be determined by the addition of the base charge for the month and the treatment flow rate per month as follows:

Treatment Flow Rate (In addition to the base charge)

Per 100 Ct. Ft. / Month
All Customers $ 5.64
  1. For users of the sewage works that are unmetered water users or where accurate meter readings are not available, the monthly charge shall be estimated and determined by means and methods satisfactory to the City. Unmetered non “residential single family dwelling units” shall be charged a rate to be determined by the City on an individual basis by applying the above metered rates to the estimated usage and meter size.
  2. Where a metered water supply is used for fire protection as well as for other uses, the City may, in its discretion, make adjustments in the minimum charge and in the use charge as may be equitable.
  3. For the service rendered to the City of Lebanon, said City shall be subject to the same rates and charges hereinabove provided, or to charges and rates established in harmony therewith.
  4. In order to recover the cost of monitoring industrial wastes, the City shall charge the user the actual cost of analysis as incurred by the City.
  5. In the event 2 or more residential lots, parcels of real estate, or building discharging sanitary sewage, water or other liquids into the City’s sewage system either directly or indirectly, are users of water and the quality of water is measured by a single water meter, then in such case for billing purposes, the base charge per month of the sewage rates and charges shall be multiplied by the number of residential lots, parcels of real estate, or buildings served through the single water meter and added to treatment flow charge determined by the treatment flow rate as applied to the monthly metered flow.
  6. The user charges, fees, and debt service charges set forth in the rate structure hereinbefore set forth shall be changed, as necessary, by the Common Council.

What are the rates of the additional(city) services that could be on my bill?

Trash $7.21
Sewer Waste Management Fee $0.25
Recycling $2.00
Residential Storm Water $5.25
Commercial Storm Water $5.25 per EDU