Sewer Connection Rates
Effective January 1, 2021, for a single-family dwelling, are as follows:
|System Development Charge||$1,560.00|
|General Facilities Charge**||$3,504.00|
|Local Facilities Charge***||To be determined|
*A $500.00 deposit will be collected for each sewer Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU) and refunded once a successful inspection by BHWSD has been completed and proof of successful final inspection from Cowlitz County Building and Planning
**Commercial GFC is based on water meter size and may be higher than $3,504.00.
***A Local Facilities Charge may be assessed depending on the specific lot developed. If a Local Facilities Charge is assessed, it will be based on Beacon Hill Water & Sewer District Field Crew actual man-hours worked and materials used.
Rates for multi-family dwellings and commercial units are based on varying factors such as water meter size and the number of units. Contact Beacon Hill Water & Sewer District for a detailed cost of connection.
Currently, residential accounts are billed monthly at a flat rate of $50 per unit, per month based on availability, not usage, and therefore cannot be “shut off” as with other utilities.
Billing starts after an approved sewer service connection is made. If the residence or building is still vacant at that time, you may contact the office to apply for a vacancy credit upon meeting all qualifications.
Water Connection Rates
Effective January 1, 2019, for a single-family dwelling, are as follows:
|Local Facilities Charge*||To be determined|
*A Local Facilities Charge will be assessed depending on the specific lot developed. The Local Facilities Charge will be based on Beacon Hill Water & Sewer District Field Crew actual man-hours worked and materials used.
Note: All the above charges must be paid by cash, check, cashier’s check, or money order. Credit or debit cards are only for monthly utility payments.
|Other Utility Providers/Information||Phone Number|
|Electric: Cowlitz PUD||(360) 423-2210|
|Garbage: Waste Control||(360) 425-4302|
|Telephone: Century Link||1 (800) 244-1111|
|Northwest Utility Notification Center (Call Before You Dig)||1 (800) 424-5555|
Downloadable a printable copy of the 2021 Connection Costs & Fees (PDF).