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Utility Rates

Utility Rates (Effective 10/01/12)

The utility rates adopted by City Ordinance for the City of Atlantic Beach service area customers are intended to recover the cost of operations, capital improvements, and debt service on Utility Revenue Bonds.  Bond proceeds were used to make needed system improvements.

Base charges for water, sewer, irrigation, stormwater, and garbage services are billed monthly in advance.

Volume charges for water, sewer, and irrigation are billed monthly, per thousand gallons consumed, in arrears.

Water Rates           (City Code of Ordinances Section 22-27)

Base Charge: $8.97 per month
Volume Charges: $1.02/1,000 gallons
$2.44/1,000 gallons
$2.88/1,000 gallons
$4.31/1,000 gallons
$6.50/1,000 gallons
1 to 3,000 gallons
4 to 8,000 gallons
9 to 13,000 gallons
14 to 18,000 gallons
Over 18,000 gallons

Sewer Rates            (City Code of Ordinances Section 22-166)

Base Charge: $20.46 per month
Volume Charges: $1.62/1,000 gallons
$5.67/1,000 gallons
$0.00/1,000 gallons
1 to 3,000 gallons
4 to 13,000 gallons
Over 13,000 gallons

For those customers in the service area who reside outside the limits of the City of Atlantic Beach, water and sewer rates are 1.25 times the rates shown above, and an additional 10% utility tax on water is assessed and remitted to the City of Jacksonville. 

Residential Stormwater Rate          (City Code of Ordinances Section 22-335)

Base Charge: $8.39 per month

Residential Garbage Rate (includes 1X/week garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection)  (City Code of Ordinances Section 16-10)

Base Charge: $17.78 per month

Sample Atlantic Beach Single-Family Residential Utility Bill
(Calculation for an average household using 7,000 gallons of water in a month)

Water Base $8.97
Water Volume ($1.02/1,000 X 3) + ($2.44/1,000 X 4) = $12.82
Sewer Base $20.46
Sewer Volume ($1.62/1,000 X 3) + ($5.67/1,000 X 4) = $27.54
Stormwater $8.39
Garbage $17.78
Total * $95.96

* This is only an example. Water consumption may vary significantly from one person to another depending on personal habits, outside watering, or other activities that consume water.



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