Rates & Info
Effective July 1, 2020, Residential sewer connections shall be charged at an annual rate of $491.64 per billing service unit payable monthly. Residential users shall be billed at $40.97 per month, and shall be billed in advance.
Effective July 1, 2020, Non-residential users shall be charged at an annual rate of $491.64 per Billing Service Unit, or $5.92/1,000 gallons per water meter effective August 1, 2020, based on water consumption. Non-residential users shall be billed monthly and shall be billed in advance; excess water shall be billed on a monthly basis.
Charges for Water Service are: (Revised 07/01/19)
Minimum Rate: $19.70 per month – 3,500 gallons allowance monthly (per Service Unit)
Excess Rate: Thereafter $ 6.20 per 1,000 gallons for 3,500- 10,000 gallons Effective July 1, 2015 11,000 – 20,000 – $7.20 per thousand gallons 21,000 – 30,000 – $8.20 per thousand gallons over 31,000 – $9.20 per thousand gallons
Whereas the minimum number of service units will be determined in accordance with the Definition of Classes.
Each additional service unit served through the same meter shall be charged per month above the minimum charge. The minimum water charge shall be billed in advance and the excess shall be billed in arrears.
A. Water for building purposes shall be metered and charged:
$ 6.20 per 1,000 gallons for 3,500 to 10,000 $ 7.20 per 1,000 gallons for 11,000 to 20,000 $ 8.20 per 1,000 gallons for 21,000 to 30,000 $ 9.20 per 1,000 gallons over 31,000 gallons (At construction site/unassisted by Authority Personnel)
Temporary metered service shall be provided for building purposes and other construction directly in connection therewith. The following rates will apply:
Application Fee ……. $ 25.00
Deposit on service line adapter with meter (to be returned to user when temporary service is terminated.) ……. $750.00
All other items and provisions of the existing rates, rules and regulations adopted by said Authority previously are hereby declared in full force and effect, except only as herein specifically amended, revised or modified.
B. Water for building purposes shall be metered and charged:
$50.00 ……. 0 to 1000 gallons $ 6.20 per 1,000 gallons to 10,000 gallons $ 7.20 per 1,000 gallons from 11,000 to 20,000 $ 8.20 per 1,000 gallons from 21,000 to 30,000 $ 9.20 per 1,000 gallons over 31,000 gallons (On Authority premises/assisted by Authority Personnel)
DEFINITION OF CLASSES OF USE FOR DETERMINING SEWER AND WATER SERVICE UNIT MINIMUMS – Information available upon request.
DEFINITION OF SERVICE UNIT: Shall mean equivalent service unit and shall be equal to a dwelling unit using 176 gallons of service per day, recomputed annually according to N.J.S.A. 40:NB.21.
ATTRIBUTING SERVICE UNITS
In attributing service units to the issuance of water & sewer permits for residential and commercial accounts, the estimated daily flow of water for the connection shall be divided by the average daily flow of water to the average single family residence in the Authority’s district, to provide the number of service units to be attributed. (N.J. Statutes Annotated, Title 40, Section 40:14B-21.)
If, after one year, the applicant-owner has not shown proof of connection, the connection permit will be deemed invalid and the fees will be returned by the Authority. The applicant may, however, renew his application for a period of one year evidenced by submittal of a new application. If, however, a new application is submitted at any time, the new application shall be at the prevailing fees at the time of submitting the new application. This section shall be strictly adhered to:
CONNECTION FEE PER UNIT
WATER PERMIT – RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL USERS: PER SERVICE UNIT (Revised 04/01/14)
Effective April 1, 2014, the connection fee for new water connections per unit are:
$3,300.00 for 1″ service
The connection fee for a fire service connection is:
$ 3,300.00 per service
Meter and Meter Pit, Yolk/Flange, Tap Fee, Corp/Curb Stop, Curb Box and plumbing fittings will be assessed and is due at the time permit is issued.
SEWER PERMIT – RESIDENTIAL USERS: PER SERVICE UNIT
Permit Fee: $3,100.00
* A Gloucester County Utilities Authority permit must be purchased before the Monroe MUA will issue it’s sewer permit. The cost of the GCUA permit: $2,386.00 (eff. (1/09/20)
The Service Unit(s) assigned to the various class of users if listed under Classes of Use.
LANDSCAPING SPRINKLER SYSTEM/RESIDENTIAL
Permit Fee: $3,300.00 for 1″ service
Inside meter must be taken out and installed outside. Plumber does work – Authority inspects. The Authority is not responsible for pressure problems. Letter is required from resident stating that the Authority will not be held responsible for pressure problems. Cost for Sprinkler System depends upon the size of the line and does not include meter, pit, lid, yolk and flange.
ADDITIONAL FEES AFTER THE ABOVE APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN REVIEWED ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PERMITS MAY BE REQUIRED.
TOWNSHIP STREET OPENING PERMIT
The applicant must apply for this permit from the Township Clerk prior to obtaining any Water/Sewer Permits.
COUNTY ROAD OPENING PERMIT
The applicant must apply for this permit prior to obtaining any Water/Sewer Permits.
STATE HIGHWAY ROAD OPENING PERMIT
The Authority will obtain this permit from the State for the applicant at the time they are applying for Water/Sewer Permits.
NOTE: The cost of the above permits are payable by the applicant and depends upon the location and size of the opening.
Search Fee: $.05 per page
Returned Check Assessment: $25.00
Final Reading Fee: $25.00
Service Charge for repair to tampered meter and parts: $50.00
Restoration fee following shut-off for water delinquency: $50.00
Restoration fee following shut-off for sewer delinquency: $150.00
Customer request for termination of water service: $50.00
** A request for termination of water service does not entitle that customer to an abatement for water charges. Minimum monthly water charges continue to be billed
Restoration fee following water shut-off at customer’s request: $50.00
Test of meter at customer’s request (for each water service meter having an outlet not exceeding 1 inch): $25.00 (per inch for other water service meters larger than 1 inch in diameter): $50.00
All residential meters shall be maintained by the M.U.A. so far as ordinary wear and tear are concerned, but damage due to freezing, hot water or external causes shall be paid for by the customer:
Service charge to restore service where customer has turned water back on at curb after M.U.A. shut-off for delinquency and M.U.A. preventative action was required: $100.00.
Service charge to restore service where customer has unplugged sewer after M.U.A. shut off for delinquency and M.U.A. preventative action was required: $300.00.
SHUSTER VENT AND/OR WATER CAP
In the event a shuster vent and/or water cap is damaged and must be replaced this device can be purchased and installed by the homeowner.
If the homeowner request that the Authority purchase and install the device there will be a $62.80 charge. This fee encompasses the product and labor cost.
Schedule 5 – Fire Service
Information available upon request.
- OPRA REQUEST FORM
- New Tenant Form
- Escrow Agreement and W-9
- Form A
- Form B
- Form C
- Form D
- Veteran’s Rate Application Form
- ACH Authorization Agreement
- Discontinue Direct Debit Form
If you need a Form E-A, Form E-D or Form E-D Exempt please contact Mary-Teresa Gaudio at 856-226-3628.
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- MMUA Rules and Regulations
- Annual Report of the Water Utility fund for Monroe MUA and County of Gloucester
- Financial Disclosure
- July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 Authority Budget
- July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 Authority Budget
- July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 Authority Budget
- July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 Authority Budget
- July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 Authority Budget
- 2016 MonroeMUA/South Jersey Gloucester County Authority Water and Sewer Budget
- 2015 MonroeMUA/South Jersey Gloucester County Authority Sewer Budget
- 2015 MonroeMUA/South Jersey Gloucester County Authority Water Budget
- 2014 MonroeMUA/South Jersey Gloucester County Authority Sewer Budget
- 2014 MonroeMUA/South Jersey Gloucester County Authority Water Budget
- Report of Audit for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2019 and 2018
- Report of Audit for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2018 and 2017
- Report of Audit for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2017 and 2016
- Report of Audit for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2016 and 2015
- Report of Audit for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2015 and 2014
- Report of Audit for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2014 and 2013
- Report of Audit for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2013 and 2012
- Report of Audit for the Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2012 and 2011