Prior to 2015, the storm drainage fee had remained unchanged since 2004
The Town charges a monthly fee to all customer classes to support the operations of the Storm Drainage Operating Fund. The rate study recommended that the rate structure be based on the impervious square footage. Based on analysis, it was determined that the average single family residence in Erie has approximately 5,300 square feet of impervious square footage (which includes the house, driveways, sidewalks, and similar surfaces). The monthly fee basis is per Single Family Residential Equivalent (SFRE).
Commercial customers will be charged on the basis of how many SFRE's their property has and billed on that basis.
Irrigation accounts will not be assessed a storm drainage fee.