Fees

Current Storm Water Services Fees​

​​​​​​​​​​The Storm Water Services fee is made up of three components:

  1. a fee set by Mecklenburg County to address drainage improvements and water quality needs of named creeks and the regulated floodplain;

  2. a fee set by each municipality to address drainage improvements and water quality needs of unnamed tributaries, channels, pipes, catch basins and culverts; and

  3. a billing processing fee.


 
Fees Effective July 1, 2019
Effective rates are shown below.  The City of Charlotte, Unincorporated Mecklenburg County and surrounding towns did not see a fee increase this year.  For more information view the detailed explanation of Storm Water Services fees for each jurisdiction.

 

Charlotte

Detached-Single Family Residential​
Tier I:    Up to 1,999 square feet of impervious surface, $7.57 per month
Tier II:   2,000 to 2,999 square feet of impervious surface, $10.77 per month
Tier III:  3,000 to 4,999 square feet of impervious surface, $15.44 per month
Tier IV:  5,000 square feet or more, $25.02 per month
All Others: $173.30 per month per acre of impervious surface
(Figures above are based on a billing cycle of 30 days. The actual fee will vary depending on the number of days in the billing cycle.)
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Cornelius       

Detached-Single Family Residential
Tier I:    Up to 1,999 square feet of impervious surface, $3.14 per month
Tier II:   2,000 to 2,999 square feet of impervious surface, $4.27​ per month
Tier III:  3,000 to 4,999 square feet of impervious surface, $4.80 per month
Tier IV:  5,000 square feet or more, $6.03 per month
All Others: $56.29 per month per acre of impervious surface
(Figures above are based on a billing cycle of 30 days. The actual monthly fee will vary depending on the number of days in the billing cycle.)

Davidson

Detached-Single Family Residential
Tier I:    Up to 1,999 square feet of impervious surface, $16.13 (billed twice a year)
Tier II:   2,000 to 2,999 square feet of impervious surface, $23.81 (billed twice a year)
Tier III:  3,000 to 4,999 square feet of impervious surface, $33.59 (billed twice a year)
Tier IV:  5,000 square feet or more, $62.63 (billed twice a year)
All Others: $64.45 per month per acre of impervious surface
(Residential customers in Davidson are billed for Storm Water Services once every six months. Commercial customers in Davidson are billed for Storm Water Services monthly.)

Huntersville

Detached-Single Family Residential
Tier I:    Up to 1,999 square feet of impervious surface, $3.14 per month
Tier II:   2,000 to 2,999 square feet of impervious surface, $4.27 per month
Tier III:  3,000 to 4,999 square feet of impervious surface, $4.80 per month
Tier IV:  5,000 square feet or more, $6.03 per month
All Others: $56.29 per month per acre of impervious surface
(Figures above are based on a billing cycle of 30 days. The actual monthly fee will vary depending on the number of days in the billing cycle.)

Matthews

Detached-Single Family Residential
Tier I:  Up to 1,999 square feet of impervious surface, $3.39 per month
Tier II:  2,000 to 2,999 square feet of impervious surface, $4.73 per month
Tier III:  3,000 to 4,999 square feet of impervious surface, $6.32 per month
Tier IV:  5,000 square feet or more, $9.89 per month
All Others: $64.51 per month per acre of impervious surface
(Figures above are based on a billing cycle of 30 days. The actual monthly fee will vary depending on the number of days in the billing cycle.)

Mint Hill

Detached-Single Family Residential
Tier I:  Up to 1,999 square feet of impervious surface, $3.14 per month
Tier II:  2,000 to 2,999 square feet of impervious surface, $4.27 per month
Tier III:  3,000 to 4,999 square feet of impervious surface, $4.80 per month
Tier IV:  5,000 square feet or more, $6.03 per month
All Others: $56.29 per month per acre of impervious surface
(Figures above are based on a billing cycle of 30 days. The actual monthly fee will vary depending on the number of days in the billing cycle.)

Pineville

Detached-Single Family Residential
Tier I:  Up to 1,999 square feet of impervious surface, $3.13 per month
Tier II:  2,000 to 2,999 square feet of impervious surface, $4.19 per month
Tier III:  3,000 to 4,999 square feet of impervious surface, $5.59 per month
Tier IV:  5,000 square feet or more, $9.23 per month
All Others: $58.41 per month per acre of impervious surface
(Figures above are based on a billing cycle of 30 days. The actual monthly fee will vary depending on the number of days in the billing cycle.

Unincorporated Mecklenburg County

Detached-Single Family Residential
Tier I:  Up to 1,999 square feet of impervious surface, $2.89 per month
Tier II:  2,000 to 2,999 square feet of impervious surface, $3.89 per month
Tier III:  3,000 to 4,999 square feet of impervious surface, $5.15 per month
Tier IV:  5,000 square feet or more, $8.79 per month
All Others: $49.95 per month per acre of impervious surface
(Figures above are based on a billing cycle of 30 days. The actual monthly fee will vary depending on the number of days in the billing cycle.)

   
Residential customers who are not on municipal water and sewer service (residents who have a private well or septic tank rather than Charlotte Water utilities) are considered "Storm Water Services only" customers and are usually billed for Storm Water Services fees in January and July. 

   
To inquire about your Storm Water Services fee/bill:​​

​Call 3-1-1 (or 704-336-7600)
 
For more information about Storm Water Services fees contact:
 
Elizabeth Thomas-Hollier
Elizabeth.Thomas-Hollier@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov
980-314-4628  ​