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File #: 220198    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/1/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 3/24/2022 Final action: 3/24/2022
Title: Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal, by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, 60-191, 60-348, and 60-356 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter that adjust charges for sewer service and permit and monitoring fees and clarify the City's responsibility for repairs to house service lines and service lateral and service lateral connection repair on public right-of-way or easements; and establishing an effective date.
Attachments: 1. 220198 Fact Sheet, 2. 220198 Fiscal Note, 3. 220198 Compared Version, 4. Authenticated Ordinance 220198 C.S
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 220198

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Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal, by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, 60-191, 60-348, and 60-356 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter that adjust charges for sewer service and permit and monitoring fees and clarify the City's responsibility for repairs to house service lines and service lateral and service lateral connection repair on public right-of-way or easements; and establishing an effective date.

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal, is hereby amended by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, 60-191, 60-348, and 60-356 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter to read as follows:

Sec. 60-2. Sewer charges for resident users.

There are hereby established charges against every person and for every property, partnership, corporation, association, and other entity within the city limits having an actual or available connection with the city's sanitary sewer system, or discharging sewage, industrial waste, water or other liquid into the system. Charges shall be prorated per day during the billing period. Such charges are to be the sum of service charges, volume and high concentration charges to be computed and levied as follows and as prescribed in Section 60-9:

(1) Service charges.

a. Sanitary sewer. A service charge of $25.37 per month to cover in part the cost of providing various services, and shall be prorated per day during the billing period and shall apply whether or not any sewage or wastes are actually discharged to the city sewer during the billing period; such charges are to be made each month.

b. Wastewater discharge permits. Commercial and industrial users shall pay for the cost of the wastewater discharge permitting program as desc...

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