Charges for developer services 2017-2018

 

Below is a summary of our tariffs that form part of our charges scheme for 2017/2018 (PDF 913 KB opens in a new window)

Charges effective 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

   Other details 
 Infrastructure
 Water infrastructure  £365.45 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  £365.45 
   
New water service connection
 Application fee  
 
 £76.00  £46.00 per subsequent connections
 Very short, unsurfaced (on site AMR)  £407.00  Each additional meter of excavation = £48.00
 Very short, surfaced (off site AMR)  £471.00  Each additional meter of excavation = £74.00
   
Site visit/pipe inspection/other visit
 Per visit charge  £49.00  Any additional visits to re-inspect incur £49.00 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 £333.00  For the purpose of these charges, normal working hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and exclude bank holidays
Administration and supervision of standard and non-standard connection outside normal working hours £401.00   
 Abortive supervision visit (per visit)  £75.00  
Undertaking CCTV survey of sewer network (if not provided by the developer) Recovery of direct and indirect costs We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration and surveying.
   
 Adoption of sewers
Assessment and inspection fees for section 104 sewer adoptions submissions 2.5% of estimated asset value, minimum charge £634.00  
Initial assessment fee to be paid with section 104 submission (up-front payment deductible from final cost) – small development up to 20 premises £774.00

 

 

Initial assessment fee to be paid with section 104 submission (up-front payment deductible from final cost) – medium development from 21-50 premises £1.370.00  
Initial assessment fee to be paid with section 104 submission (up-front payment deductible from final cost) – large development over 50 premises £2,004.00  
Legal fee for agreement  £639.00  
 Legal fee for transfer of land provision of an easement (per transaction) £690.00   
 Installation and commissioning of United Utilities'-built telemetry outstation  Recovery of direct and indirect costs  We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration, installation and commissioning
Undertaking CCTV survey of completed sewer network (if not provided by developer) Recovery of direct and indirect costs  We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration and surveying
Configuration and commissioning of developer/owner-built telemetry outstation Recovery of direct and indirect costs  We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration, configuration and commissioning
Section 104 re-submission fee for re-design or inaccurate/repeat submissions (per hour)   £37.00  
Section 104 re-submission fee for complete re-design from applicant will be charged at initial assessment fee as at design  £634.00  
Abortive inspection visit (per visit) £75.00  
Abortive pumping station inspection visit (per visit) Recovery of direct and indirect costs  We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration and inspection
Digital processing fee of electronically submitted applications £140.00 
Digital processing fee of electronically-submitted application  £140.00  
  
Adoption of disposal works
Legal fee for agreement  £639.00   
Legal fee for transfer of land or provision of an easement (per transaction) £690.00  
Installation and commissioning of United Utilities’-built telemetry outstation Recovery of direct and indirect costs  We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration, configuration and commissioning
Configuration and commissioning of developer/owner-built telemetry outstation Recovery of direct and indirect costs  We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration, configuration and commissioning
Assessment fee (to be paid before first site inspection) Recovery of direct and indirect costs  We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration and inspection
   
Building over sewers
Costs for the administration, assessment and inspection of building over consultations and applications from customers wishing to enter into build over agreements   £273.00   
 Legal fee for domestic build over sewers   £434.00  
 Legal fee for large development (non-domestic)   £613.00  
 Complex build over sewers   Recovery of direct and indirect costs   We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration and surveying
 Undertaking CCTV survey of sewer network (if not provided by the customer)   Recovery of direct and indirect costs   We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration and surveying
   
Sewer diversions
Assessment and inspection fees for section 185 sewer diversion submissions 5.0% of estimated asset value  
Legal fee for agreement  £639.00  
Legal fee for provision of an easement (per transaction)  £690.00   
Undertaking CCTV survey if completed sewer network (if not provided by developer) Recovery of direct and indirect costs  We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration and surveying
Section 185 re-submission fee for re-design or inaccurate/repeat submissions (per hour)  £37.00   
Abortive inspection visit (per visit)  £75.00  
Digital processing fee of electronically submitted application (optional)  £140.00   
 
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 can be found here 
   
Sewer Closure
Initial fee – includes application logging, updating of sewer records, initial engineering assessment (up to 2.5 hrs) and initial site inspection (up to 2 hrs)  £207.00   
Hourly rate for engineering assessment (after initial 2.5 hrs) £37.00   
Hourly rate for site inspection (after initial 2 hrs)  £34.00   
Undertaking CCTV survey of sewer network (if not provided by the customer)  Recovery of direct and indirect costs  We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration and surveying
 
Pre – development enquiries (Wastewater)
Estimates or assessment work at the customer’s request  Recovery of direct and indirect costs We will recover all costs incurred associated with inspection, assessment and administration
Undertaking CCTV survey of sewer network (if not provided by the customer)  Recovery of direct and indirect costs We will recover all costs incurred associated with investigation, administration and surveying