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CMSA provides wastewater and biosolids treatment and disposal services for central Marin County.


TYPE OF FEEDESCRIPTIONAMOUNT

REGIONAL CAPACITY CHARGE

A regional capacity charge is paid for each new sewer connection or expansion of an existing connection’s fixture units in the CMSA service area. Such charge is collected by the member agency in the same manner in which they collect their own local sewer connection fee.

Regional capacity charge – new sewer connection

$6,502.84

Sewer per unit fixture connections

$406.43

High strength sewer connection – new or expansion fixture unit

$951.05

Expansion to existing residential fixture units

$406.43


WASTE HAULER CHARGES

A wastewater facilities use charge is paid by septage haulers, trucks hauling chemical toilet and/or domestic strength water, and recreational vehicles discharging directly in the CMSA's treatment facilities. The amount of the charges is based on the CMSA's current regional sewer service charges.

Facility use charge, per 1,000 gallons

$ 96.55

Recreational vehicle haulers

$10.00

Per Load Monitoring Fee – at discretion of CMSA

$75.00

   

FATS, OILS, AND GREASE (FOG) HAULER CHARGES

A wastewater facilities use charge is paid by haulers of FOG discharging directly into CMSA’s organic waste receiving facility. Please call the Agency office to make arrangements to be placed on our list of approved FOG/organic waste haulers.

Tipping fee charge in $ per gallon 0 – 1,500

$0.06

Tipping fee charge in $ per gallon 1,501 – 3,000

$0.05

Tipping fee charge in $ per gallon 3,001 – 5,000

$0.03

Tipping fee charge in $ per gallon 5,001 – 10,000

$0.02

Tipping fee charge in $ per gallon 10,001 – 15,000

$0.01

Tipping fee charge in $ per gallon >15,001

$0.00

Per Load Monitoring Fee – at discretion of CMSA

$75.00


INDUSTRIAL MONITORING FEES

CMSA shall assess and collect fees for the recovery of costs associated with regulating industrial and commercial discharges. These fees are permit fees, monitoring fees, and noncompliance fees, as described in CMSA’s Sewer Use Ordinance. Permit and monitoring fees are adjusted each fiscal year based on the San Francisco Bay Area Consumer Price Index (CPI).

  NEW & RENEWAL

Permit class I – Significant/Categorical industrial user.

$1,239.73
$619.86

Permit class II – Manufacturing, mass transit.

$619.86
$309.93

Permit class III – Business activity radiator/auto service facilities.

$619.86 $309.93

Permit class IV – Groundwater discharger, CIPP lining, const runoff.

$413.24
$206.62

Grab sample – Labor + laboratory costs.

Various Various

24-Hour composite sample – Labor + laboratory costs.

Various Various


LIQUID ORGANIC WASTE HAULER CHARGES

Liquid wastes from food and beverage manufacturing and/or production facilities are accepted at the CMSA’s organic waste receiving facility. The  fee to receive and process each type of liquid waste will be negotiated with the generator of the waste material.

Click here for the CMSA Fee Ordinance

Click here for the CMSA Master Fee Schedule

 

 

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

1301 Andersen Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone: 415-459-1455 / 415-223-7793
Fax: 415-459-3971

OFFICE HOURS

8:00 am - 4:00 pm  Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm  Friday

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