The Storm Water Services fee is made up of three components:
- a fee set by Mecklenburg County to address drainage improvements and surface water quality needs of named creeks and the regulated floodplain;
- a fee set by each municipality to address drainage improvements and surface water quality needs of unnamed tributaries, channels, pipes, catch basins and culverts; and
- an administrative bill processing fee.
Fees Effective July 1, 2022
Effective monthly fees shown below are based on a billing cycle of 30 days. The fee may change slightly if a particular billing cycle has more or fewer than 30 days. Please note some accounts are invoiced semiannually.
Explanation of Terms
Detached Single-Family Residential: fee applies to one individual, detached, single-family home on a parcel.
All Others: fee applies to commercial buildings, attached single-family homes such as duplexes, triplexes and apartments, and multiple single-family structures on one parcel.
Impervious Area: Hard surfaces that do not allow rainwater to absorb into the ground. Examples include concrete driveways and rooftops.
Tier: detached single-family homes are in one of four billing tiers based on the property’s total amount of impervious surface.