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RESOLUTION NO. 2016 – 320

A Resolution of the City Council of the City of

Raleigh, North Carolina, Revising the Schedule of Rates,

Charges, Tiers and Credits for City of Raleigh Stormwater

Utility by Revising Resolution No. 2008 – 540

WHEREAS

, the City Council of the City of Raleigh enacted Part 6, Chapter 3 of the City

Code which places upon the City Council the obligation to establish by resolution the

Single-family Equivalent Unit (SFEU), which means the median impervious surface area

of single-family (detached home) on developed land located within the City, the SFEU

Rate (base rate), which means the stormwater management service charge applied to

other residential and nonresidential developed land per SFEU, the Single-Family Tiers,

which means the variable assignment of SFEUs for customers of single-family

developed property, and late fees; and

WHEREAS

, the City Manager has recommended rates as set forth herein; and

WHEREAS

, the City Council has evaluated the recommendations and has determined

that the standard fees and charges set forth herein below are reasonably necessary and

are in accordance with the provisions of Part 6 Chapter 3 of the City Code; and

WHEREAS

, the City Council has determined it to be appropriate to implement the rates

set forth herein as of the effective date of this resolution,

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA

that:

Section 1.

SFEU Established.

The single-family equivalent unit (SFEU) is

hereby established to be 2,260 square feet of impervious surface area.

Section 2.

SFEU Rate Established.

The single-family equivalent unit rate for

stormwater management service charges applied to other residential and nonresidential

developed land is hereby established to be $5.00 per month for each single-family

equivalent unit (SFEU) or portion of a single-family equivalent unit on the parcel.

Section 3.

SFEU Calculation Established.

The single-family equivalent unit

for each customer is established for other residential and nonresidential developed land

by dividing the total impervious surface area of the property by the single-family

equivalent unit (SFEU) rounded to the nearest tenth. But the minimum value shall not

be less than the percentage of single-family equivalent unit applied to the lowest tier

established for single-family developed land.