The following fees listed as Administrative Fees and Application Fees were established in a public board of directors meeting on September 20, 2021 with the approval of the District Administrative Fee Schedule.

Administrative Fees:

  1. Change of Ownership = $100
  2. Recording Fees (County Clerk’s Office) = Actual Cost + 10%
  3. Publication Fees = $75 per applicable well spacing application
  4. Well Spacing Tool = $250 for each additional run of tool (1 run included with application)
  5. Returned Check fee = $50
  6. Certified/Return Receipt Mailing for non-compliance or violations of District Rules = Cost or minimum of $10
  7. Meter Verification re-inspection = $250 each site visit
  8. Well Abandonment/Capping Re-Inspection = $500 a well
  9. Request for GPS Well Location and/or Verification of GPS Location = $100 per well
  10. Monthly Payment of Permitted Water Use Fees = surcharge or five (5) percent on the amount owed for the ensuing month
  11. Credit Card Fee = not to exceed five (5) percent of the transaction
  12. Late Fee = $25.00 or ten (10) percent of the total amount due and owing

Application Fees:

  1. Exception to Minimum Tract Size Requirements:
    • Exception that does NOT require Notice and Hearing = $250.
    • Exception that DOES require Notice and Hearing = $750.
  2. Exceptions to Well Spacing Requirements = $750
  3. New Well Registration Fee = $500 per “new” well
    • Application to Amend Well Registration = NC
    • Application to Extend Well Registration Completion requiring Board Approval = $250
    • Change of Ownership = $100
  4. Replacement Well Application Fee:
    • Authorization does NOT require Notice and Hearing = $250.
    • Authorization DOES require Notice and Hearing = $750.
  5. Application for Operating Permit = $1,000
  6. Application to Amend Operating Permit:
    • Additional Production Authorization = $750
    • Add Well ONLY with NO additional Production Authorization = $1000
  1. Application for Compliance Order = $1,500
  2. Permit Renewal = $150 per well

Water Use Fee Rate (Non-exempt wells only): $0.20 per 1,000 gallons.

Wells exempt under Rule 2.1 shall be exempt from payment of Water Use Fees. However, if exempt well status is withdrawn, the District may assess fees and penalties in accordance with the District Rules.

Groundwater Transport Fee

The District shall impose a 50 percent export surcharge in addition to the District’s Water Use Fee for in-District use for transportation of groundwater produced in the District that is transported for use outside of the District, except as provided by Rule 6.1(b). The procedures, requirements, and penalties related to payment of the Water Use Fee shall also apply to payment of the Groundwater Transport Fee.