Rate Schedule

Water Service Charges

Revised 07/01/22

Minimum Rate: $22.70 per month – 3,500 gallons allowance monthly (per Service Unit)

Excess Rate:

Sewer Service Charges

Revised 2/1/22

Residential users shall be billed at $41.99 per month, and shall be billed in advance.

Non-residential users shall be charged $5.92/1,000 gallons per water meter effective August 1, 2020, based on water consumption. Non-residential users shall be billed monthly and shall be billed in advance; excess water shall be billed on a monthly basis.

Connection Fees

Water Permit – Residential, Commercial & Industrial Users: Per Service Unit

Revised 12/1/2021

The connection fee for new water connections per unit are: $3,981.00 for 1″ service.

The connection fee for a fire service connection is: $3,981.00 per service.

Meter and Meter Pit, Yolk/Flange, Tap Fee, Corp/Curb Stop, Curb Box and plumbing fittings will be assessed and is due at the time permit is issued.

Sewer Permit – Residential Users: Per Service Unit

Revised 12/1/21

Permit Fee: $3,181.00

* A Gloucester County Utilities Authority permit must be purchased before the Monroe MUA will issue it’s sewer permit. The cost of the GCUA permit: $2,490.00 (eff. (1/13/22)

The Service Unit(s) assigned to the various class of users is listed under Classes of Use.

Township Street Opening Permit

The applicant must apply for this permit from the Township Clerk prior to obtaining any Water/Sewer Permits.

County Road Opening Permit

The applicant must apply for this permit prior to obtaining any Water/Sewer Permits.

State Highway Road Opening Permit

The Authority will obtain this permit from the State for the applicant at the time they are applying for Water/Sewer Permits.

NOTE: The cost of the above permits are payable by the applicant and depends upon the location and size of the opening.

Miscellaneous Charges

Search Fee: $.05 per page
Returned Check Assessment: $25.00
Final Reading Fee: $25.00
Service Charge for repair to tampered meter and parts: $50.00
Restoration fee following shut-off for water delinquency during normal business hours: $50.00
Restoration fee following shut-off for water delinquency after normal business hours: $75.00
Restoration fee following shut-off for water delinquency if water is restored on a holiday: $90.00
Restoration fee following shut-off for sewer delinquency: $150.00
Customer request for shut-off of water service: $50.00
A request for shut-off of water service does not entitle that customer to an abatement for water charges. Minimum monthly water charges will continue to be billed.
Restoration fee following water shut-off at customer’s request: $50.00
Test of meter at customer’s request: $25.00
All residential meters shall be maintained by the M.U.A. so far as ordinary wear and tear are concerned, but damage due to freezing, hot water or external causes shall be paid for by the customer.
Service charge to restore service where customer has turned water back on at curb after M.U.A. shut-off for delinquency and M.U.A. preventative action was required: $150.00.
Service charge to restore service where customer has unplugged sewer after M.U.A. shut off for delinquency and M.U.A. preventative action was required: $300.00.
Shuster Vent And/Or Water Cap
In the event a shuster vent and/or water cap is damaged and must be replaced this device can be purchased and installed by the homeowner.
If the homeowner requests that the Authority purchase and install the device there will be a $62.80 charge. This fee encompasses the product and labor cost.
The Authority shall in no event be responsible for maintaining any portion of the service line or meter owned by the customer, or damage done by escaping there from, or from lines or fixtures on the customer’s property. Therefore, if water is turned off/on by the Authority for any reason and there is a leak, it is the homeowner’s responsibility.
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