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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Ordinance 22-68 Water Meter Base Fee

Meter Rates

Dear Resident:
On October 17, 2022, the Portland City Council passed Ord 22-68 that established a Water Meter Base Fee. The fee will be used to test, calibrate, maintain, and replace all existing meters within the distribution system. The fee is effective January 1, 2023.

Fees shall be calculated as shown below.

Rate ClassMonthly Meter Base Fee
Residential
$3.00
Commercial/ Industrial
$16.00
Fire Meters
$75.00


Residential - Shall apply to all residential meters.
Commercial/Industrial - Shall apply to all commercial & industrial 2 1/2” and smaller meters. Fire Meters – Shall apply to all fire meters 3” and larger.

Sincerely,
Portland Dept. of Utilities

Ordinance 22-68 Water, Sewer and Gas Fee Structure