Charges for developer services 2016-2017

 

Below is a summary of our tariffs that form part of our charges scheme for 2016/2017 (PDF 801 KB opens in a new window)

Charges effective 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

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 Infrastructure
 Water infrastructure £357.60  In cases where houses are 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
 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 £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, 9am-5pm, 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 (up-front 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 (up-front 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 (up-front 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 can be found here