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Metropolitan District Charges

Metropolitan charges are billed on the annual July 1 Property Tax bill.

Sewer Service Rates

This is an annual user fee billed on the July 1 Property Tax bill. It is based on the amount of water used and is assessed to recover the cost of treatment and transportation of wastewater.

July 1, 2021

Residential*

Commercial*

Industrial*

Rate per 1,000 cubic feet

$68.06

$70.44

$71.71

Minimum charge

$133.84

$138.55

$141.02

Fixture Rates

Properties with private wells and properties where a master water meter serves multiple properties such as condominiums, may be charged based on plumbing fixtures. The annual rate is based on the total of the fixture unit values as follows:

July 1, 2021

Fixture Units

Residential*

Commercial*

Industrial*

½ - 15 units

$485.67

$502.69

$511.65

15 ½ - 25 units

$680.36

$704.21

$716.76

25 ½ - 35 units

$778.47

$805.77

$820.13

35 ½ - 50 units

$1,118.46

$1,157.67

$1,178.30

50 ½ - 100 units

$2,188.46

$2,265.19

$2,305.56

Each Unit Over 100 units

$22.44

$23.24

$23.65

*Residential*Commercial*Industrial
ResidenceResidence—MultiIndustrial Park
HOA—Homeowners AssociationBusiness 
CondosApartment 
Church or Other ReligiousTrailer Park 
 Assisted Living Facility 
 Government 
 Hospital 
 School

Water Distribution Rates

This is an annual flat fee based on the size of the meter servicing the property. It is billed on the July 1 Property Tax bill that provides funds for repairs and maintenance of major facilities such as pumping stations, transmission mains and storage facilities.

July 1, 2021

Meter Size

Residential*

Commercial*

Industrial*

5/8"

$233.40

$241.56

$245.86

3/4"

$233.40

$241.56

$245.86

1"

$373.40

$386.50

$393.38

1 1/2"

$606.85

$628.12

$639.32

2"

$933.59

$966.31

$983.52

3"

$1,727.36

$1,787.91

$1,819.79

4"

$2,754.32

$2,850.87

$2,901.69

6"

$5,088.85

$5,267.24

$5,361.13

8"

$7,890.16

$8,166.75

$8,312.33

10"

$11,018.11

$11,404.33

$11,607.63

12"

$14,473.16

$14,980.53

$15,247.55

36"

$73,439.37

$76,013.81

$77,368.78

*Residential*Commercial*Industrial
ResidenceResidence—MultiIndustrial Park
HOA—Homeowners AssociationBusiness 
CondosApartment 
Church or Other ReligiousTrailer Park 
 Assisted Living Facility 
 Government 
 Hospital 
 School

Water And Sewer Benefit Rates

These charges, authorized by Baltimore County Code 2015, Section 20-3-201, are levied on all properties within the Metropolitan District, improved and unimproved, to recover the construction costs of installing water and sewer mains. The charges are on the annual July 1 Property Tax bill and are paid for a 40-year period.

Classification

Benefit

Principal Rate

Annual Rate (Principal and Interest)

Subdivision or Residential

Sewer

$28.57 per foot

$2 per foot

Water

$17.14 per foot

$1.20 per foot

Small Acreage

Sewer

$28.57 per foot

$2 per foot (first 200 feet)

$1.35 per foot (second 200 feet)

$0.65 per foot (balance over 400 feet)

Water

$17.14 per foot

$1.20 per foot (first 200 feet)

$0.80 per foot (second 200 feet)

$0.40 per foot (balance over 400 feet)

Business

Sewer

$44.29 per foot

$3.10 per foot

Water

$32.86 per foot

$2.30 per foot

 
Revised July 2, 2021         

 

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