Lee County rates and fees are calculated to recover the cost of providing Utility services to its customers.   The County hires a rate consultant to help with the yearly rate analysis.   The most current results can be found at the link below:

2018 Water and Wastewater Revenue Sufficiency Study

Current rates and fees, approved by Lee County Board of County Commissioners, became effective on 10/1/2011.

Approved LCU Rate Resolution 11-08-26

Residential

Residential Monthly ​Base Fees ​ ​ ​ ​

​ ​UNIT

WATER ​

SEWER

​Base Charge​Admin Charge​Base Charge​Admin Charge
​Single-Family​$9.15

 

​$3.44 ​ ​

​Per

 Statement

​$17.02

 

​​$3.43 ​ ​

​Per

Statement ​ ​ ​

​Multi-Family (Per Unit/Lot)

​$7.32 per ​$13.61 per Unit/Lot

​Recreational Vehicle (Per Unit/Lot)

​$3.66 per ​$  6.81 per Unit/Lot

​Mobile Home (Per Unit/Lot)

​$7.32 per

 

​$13.61 per Unit/Lot

residential user fees ​ ​

UNIT ​WATER ​ ​SEWER ​
Amount of UsagePer 1,000 Gal​​Amount of UsagePer 1,000 Gal​
Single-Family​ ​ ​ ​​1,000 - 6,000 Gal​$3.27​1,000 - 9,000 Gal ​ ​​$5.85 ​ ​ ​
​6,001 - 12,000 Gal​$4.09
​12,001 - 18,000 Gal​$4.91
​18,001 and over​$6.54

​Multi-Family

Per ERU

(i.e. 2 Units = 9,600 Gal)

​ ​ ​
​1,000 - 4,800 Gal​$3.27

​​1,000 - 9,000 Gal ​

(Per ERU) ​ ​ ​ ​

​​$5.85 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​4,801 - 9,600 Gal​$4.09
​9,601 - 14,400 Gal​$4.91
​14,401 and over​$6.54

​Recreation Vehicle

(i.e. 2 Units = 4,800 Gal)

​ ​ ​
​1,000 - 2,400 Gal​$3.27​​​1,000 - 9,000 Gal ​

(Per ERU) ​ ​ ​ ​

​ ​ ​
​​​$5.85 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​2,401 - 4,800 Gal​$4.09
​4,801 - 7,200 Gal​$4.91
​7,200 and over​$6.54

 An additional wellfield development surcharge of 50 cents per ERU will be assessed those residential accounts whose consumption exceeds their initial water conservation block during the monthly billing period.


Commercial 

 

​Base fees ​ ​ ​

​METER SIZE

​ERU RATIO

WATER​

​SEWER

​5/8"​1.0​$12.59​$20.45
​3/4"​1.5​$17.17​$28.96
​1"​2.5​$26.32​$45.98
​1.5"​5.0​$49.19​$88.53
​2"​8.0​$76.64​$139.59
​3"​16.0​$149.84​$275.75
​4"​25.0​$232.19​$428.93
​6"​50.0​$460.94​$854.43
​8"​80.0​$735.44​$1,365.03
​10"​145.0​$1,330.19​$2,471.33

​USER FEES ​ ​ ​ ​
Customer Classification

WATER

​(Per 1,000 Gal)

​SEWER

​(Per 1,000 Gal)

​Commercial (Based on ERU ABOVE) ​ ​ ​​1,000 - 6,000 Gal$3.27​

 

     ​$5.85 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

​6,001 - 12,000 Gal​$4.09
​12,001 - 18,000 Gal​$4.91
​18,001 and over​$6.54
​Non IrrigationPer 1,000 Gal​​$3.44​$5.85 ​
​Irrigation ​ ​​1,000 - 6,000 Gal​$4.09

 

​Not Applicable ​ ​ ​ ​

​6,001 - 12,000 Gal$4.91​
​12,001 and over​$6.54

An additional wellfield development surcharge of 50 cents per ERU will be assessed those commercial and non-residential customers whose monthly water consumption exceeds their initial conservation block during the billing period.

​Reuse water
Customer Classification                             Reuse (Per 1,000 Gal)                         Sewer (Per 1,000 Gal)
​Reclaim Water                                                $0.55                                              Not Applicable