Bylaw #111 – Connection Charge Bylaw

Connection Charge BYLAW NO. 111

A bylaw for fixing the connection charge payable to the improvement district and the time of payment thereof.

The Trustees of Sointula Waterworks Improvement District ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

1. Definitions:

Service Connection – means the pipeline installation from the improvement district’s main to the property line of the property to be served, when such property line coincides with the established road allowance. Service connection will include the installation of a curb stop.

2. Application for Water

a. Application for water must be made in writing to the improvement district, delivered to the Officer, and must be in such form as the Trustees may, from time to time, prescribe, and must be signed by the applicant who must be the owner or an authorized agent of the owner of the property in respect of which application for water is made.

b. Each application for water must be accompanied by the prescribed charges as set in this bylaw.

c. No water will be supplied upon any application until all fees and charges for water connection, meter installation or other monies required by the improvement district to be paid have been paid in full.

d. Each application must contain the name of the owner, the legal description of the land parcel, specific details of the type and extent of development to be served, and the type of water service required.

3. Connection Charge

Every applicant for a connection to the works must pay to the improvement district the total cost of labor, materials, permits and any other items required to install the service connection, plus a non-refundable inspection and administration fee of seventy five dollars ($75.00).

4. Where water connection (standard 18mm (3/4”) is to be installed, a water main lateral line must be within twenty (20) meters distant from the property line, a fee of $1075.00.

5. Where water connection is required above the standard 18mm (3/4”) or is beyond the 20 meter distance, the fee shall be at cost or a minimum of $1075.00.

6. This bylaw repeals Bylaw #75

7. The bylaw may be cited as the “Connection Charge Bylaw”.

INTRODUCED and given first reading by the Trustees on the 9th day of March, 2021.

RECONSIDERED and finally passed by the Trustees on the 9th day of March, 2021.


Chair of the Trustees

I hereby certify that this is a true copy of Bylaw No.111.

____________________________________ Date:______________________________