Stormwater Rates

Monthly charges for Stormwater Utility is to be paid by the occupant or owner of each parcel of developed land within the city in accordance with the table below: 

Category of land use Monthly Charge
Multiple-family buildings having more than four units; single-family residences having a main floor area less than 750 sq. ft. ….. $1.59 per unit
Multiple-family buildings having four or less units; mobile homes; single-family residences having a main floor area of from 750 sq. ft. to 1,250 sq. ft. ….. $2.08 per unit
Single-family residences having a main floor area of from 1,251 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft. ….. $2.81 per unit
Single-family residence having a main floor area more than 2,000 sq. ft. ….. $3.30 per unit
All non-residential uses of developed land …..

$9.77 or $0.098 per 100 square feet
impervious area, whichever is greater


RATES EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2018

This information taken from Columbia Ordinance – Chapter 12A, Section 12A-148. The City Council has the sole authority to set rates and charges for utility services. The City reviews these rates and charges annually.