Charges for developer services

Charges correct as at April 2016

Other details

Infrastructure

Water infrastructure

£357.60

In cases where houses subject to a common billing agreement with a common supply pipe or a non-household premises is served by a supply pipe larger than 25mm external diameter; the infrastructure charge will be multiplied by the relevant multiplier, please refer to the detailed charges document for more information.

Sewerage infrastructure

£357.60

New water service connection

Application fee

£74.00

£45.00 per subsequent connections

Very short unsurfaced (on site amr)

£406.00

Each additional meter of excavation = £48.00

Very short, surfaced (off site amr)

£470.00

Each additional meter of excavation = £74.00

Site visit / pipe inspection / other visit

Per visit charge

£50.60

Any additional visits to re-inspect incur a £50.60 charges

Water used during development

House or other premises with a standard size connection

£25.00 per unit

Developments other than those of houses

£0.10 per £100 of the contract value

Any premises that we agree should be metered

Standard measured charges

Charges associated with a new connection to the public sewer

Administration and supervision of standard connection within normal working hours

£307

For the purpose of these charges, normal working hours are monday-friday 09:00-17:00 and exclude bank holidays

Administration and supervision of standard connection outside normal working hours

At cost

Administration and supervision of non-standard connection outside normal working hours

At cost

Adoption of sewers

Assessment and inspection fees for section 104 sewer adoptions submissions

2.5% of estimated asset value, minimum charge £613.00

Initial assessment fee to be paid with section 104 submission (upfront payment deductible from final cost) – small development up to 20 premises

£753.00

Includes £140 digital processing fee

Initial assessment fee to be paid with section 104 submission (upfront payment deductible from final cost) – medium development from 21 - 50 premises

£1,329.00

Includes £140 digital processing fee

Initial assessment fee to be paid with section 104 submission (upfront payment deductible from final cost) – large development over 50 premises

£1,942

Includes £140 digital processing fee

Legal fee

£625.00

Legal fee for transfer of land provision of an easement (per transaction)

£675.00

Installation and commissioning of united utilities' built telemetry outstation

At cost

Undertaking cctv survey of completed sewer network (if not provided by developer)

At cost

Configuration and commissioning of developer/owner built telemetry outstation

At cost

Section 104 re-submission fee for re-design or inaccurate/repeat submissions

At cost

Abortive inspection visit (per visit)

£73.00

Abortive pumping station inspection visit (per visit)

At cost

Digital processing fee of electronically submitted application

£140.00

Adoption of disposal works

Application fee

£300.00

Legal fee for transfer of land or provision of an easement (per transaction)

£675.00

Installation and commissioning of united utilities’ built telemetry outstation

At cost

Configuration and commissioning of developer/owner built telemetry outstation

At cost

Assessment fee (to be paid before first site inspection)

£660.00 or 6% of the contract value (whichever is greater)

Building over sewers

Charge for dealing with applications

£261.00

Large diameter/complex sewers

At cost

Build over agreement

To be confirmed on application approval

Sewer diversions

Assessment and inspection fees for section 185 sewer diversion submissions

5.0% of estimated asset value

Legal fee

£625.00

Legal fee for provision of an easement (per transaction)

£675.00

Undertaking cctv survey if completed sewer network (if not provided by developer)

At cost

Section 185 re-submission fee for re-design or inaccurate/repeat submissions

At cost

Abortive inspection visit (per visit)

£73.00

Digital processing fee of electronically submitted application

£140.00

Optional

Self-lay

Self-lay charges

Further details can be found in our booklets "obtaining water supplies for new developments - guidance notes for developers" and our self-lay policy; these are available on request or on our website: www.unitedutilities.com/builders-developers

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