Connection Charges—Basin Rates and Capacity Charges

Basin Area Rates


2017 became effective on January 1, 2017. Each charge is determined by multiplying the appropriate rate by the number of Residential Equivalent (RE) units discharged to the public sewer system.

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  • To view the Pierce County 2017 Connection Charge map click here
 Basin Name
 2017 Rate
(Per RE)
 American Lake Gardens/Tillicum
  $ 1,433.00
 Brookdale
  $ 1,737.00
 Brown's Point
  $ 1,410.00
 Canyon
  $ 2,810.00
 Cascadia
  $ 0
 Chambers Creek Properties
  $ 529.00
 DuPont
  $ 1,653.00
 East Basin
  $ 3,656.00
 Etloh
  $ 0   
 Frederickson
  $ 3,012.00
 Golden Given
  $ 1,215.00
 Hylebos
  $ 1,840.00
 Lakewood East
  $ 1,433.00
 Lakewood West
  $ 3,140.00
 Oakbrook
  $ 3,140.00
 Parkland
  $ 1,614.00
 Rainier Terrace
  $ 3,019.00
 Spanaway
  $ 4,631.00
 South Tacoma
  $ 1,471.00
 Summit
  $ $ 2,241.00
 University Place East
  $ 1,797.00
 University Place West
  $ 529.00
Capacity Charge
Effective January 1 of each year below, the treatment plant capacity charge for all basins except
Cascadia and Etloh* should be as follows:

Capacity Charge (Per Residential Equivalent)

2014 2015 2016 2017
$ 1,250.00 $ 2,410.00 $ 3,100.00 $ 3,491.00

*Capacity charge applies to the American Lake Gardens/Tillicum, Brookdale, Brown's Point,
Chambers Creek Properties, DuPont, East Basin, Frederickson, Golden Given, Hylebos, Lakewood East, Lakewood West, Oakbrook, Parkland, Rainier Terrace, Spanaway, South Tacoma, University Place East
and University Place West.

Effective January 1, 2017, the rates for the treatment plant capacity charge for the Cascadia and Etloh
basins are as follows:

Basin Capacity Charge (RE)
Cascadia $ 0
Etloh $ 15,256.00
Each charge is determined by multiplying the appropriate rate by the number of Residential Equivalent (RE) units discharged to the public sewer system.
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