Commercial Sewer Rate Code Descriptions

Sewer Rate Codes (Commercial Only Utility)

C-1: Light Commercial


  • Laundry/Launderette for public use
  • Barbershop
  • Bar/Tavern without cooking facilities
  • Car Wash
  • Hospital
  • Animal Hospital

C-2: Medium (General) Commercial


  • Beauty shops
  • Hotel/motel
  • Dry cleaners and commercial laundries
  • Markets/grocery stores where the primary activity is retail sales of fresh, frozen and packaged foods
  • Professional and other business offices
  • Department stores
  • Retail stores
  • Service stations and automotive repair (without steam cleaning)
  • Other businesses that are not in another classification

C-3: Heavy Commercial


  • Restaurants
  • Bakeries
  • Fast food restaurants
  • Caterers
  • Markets with food grinders
  • Businesses engaged in cooking and preparation of foods for consumption (whether consumed on or off the premises)

C-4: Special Commercial


  • Automotive services or machinery repair businesses with steam cleaners
  • Septic disposal

G: Institutional & Governmental


  • Churches
  • Clubs
  • Lodges
  • Schools
  • Federal facilities
  • Other public facilities

I-1: Light Industrial

Chemical oxygen demand (COD) not exceeding 574 milligrams per liter (mg/L); and, suspended solids (SS) not exceeding 153 mg/L.

I-2: Significant Industrial Users Exceeds Load Factors of Light Industrial

Charges shall be calculated on rate per unit plus additional charges for COD and SS load factors as certified by the Public Services Director.