Development Fees

Schedule of Fees and Charges

Activity 2017
New Business Fees
Connection fees(1):  
1″ service $4,643
1.5″ service $10,447
2″ service $18,572
3″ service $33,430
4″ service $59,430
6″ service $133,718
8″ service $237,722
10″ service $371,440
Tapping and service installation fees:
1″ service T&M
1.5″ service T&M
2″ service T&M
Hydrant Flow Testing Fees:
Fire flow test $200
Fire flow letter $75
Backflow Device Testing Fee:
Test and tag $125
Inspection Fee:
Inspection per hour (1 hour minimum) $90
Development Fees:
Application for water service fee $50
Plan checking (minimum) $300
Plan checking-additional (per hour) $100
Construction Fees:
Construction Fee T&M
Water for Construction Purposes:  
Construction meter deposit
(with certified backflow device)
$1,500
Construction meter daily charge $5.00
Cost of construction water (per CCF) $1.66
Bacteriological sampling (including lab cost) $150
Additional testing (same location and time) $50

(1) Fees prior to 2012 included connection and pressure mitigation fees.

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Water Efficiency Program

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Customer Cost of Water

Assuming the average Fair Oaks Water District customer has a 1-inch water meter and uses 500 gallons of water a day, the following would be true given the Board approved rates for 2017:

  • Customers pay approximately 1/4¢ per gallon of water delivered to their property.
  • Customers pay approximately $1.35 per day for water delivered to their property.