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Refuse Rates
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Cemetery Rates and Fees
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Zoning Permits
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Code Enforcement Abatement Costs
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Water (adopted 2/13/23)


Water Service
(Bi-Monthly Billing)
Each water bill includes a usage charge, billed per each 1,000 gallons used, and a fixed infrastructure charge based on the size of the service to the property.

District Rate per 1,000 Gallons 3/4" Meter 1" Meter 1-1/2" Meter 2" Meter
10 - East Kingsford 11.44 16.00 16.50 17.50 18.50
20 - Quinnesec 7.14 9.00 9.50 10.50 11.50
30 - Commercial 17.67 12.00 13.00 14.00 15.00


Commercial Sewer Service
(Bi-Monthly Billing)
Commercial accounts with sewer service receive bills that include a usage charge, billed per each 1,000 gallons used, and a fixed infrastructure charge.

Property Rate per 1,000 Gallons Monthly Fixed Charge
Moyle Properties 12.26 15.00
Parrish Properties 3.44 15.00


Other Water Charges
All other fees and charges are billed on an as-used basis, unless otherwise noted in the chart below.

Fire Systems    
Name of Charge Description Rate
Fire Sprinkler Connection (yearly) This charge is for properties who have a fire sprinkler system connected to the water main 250.00 / yr
Account Charges    
Name of Charge Description Rate
New Account Charge Charge for creating a new account for billing purposes 30.00
Final Read Charge Charge for reading meter to finalize billing account 30.00
NSF Check Charge Charge for Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) checks in payment of water bills 40.00
Service Charges    
Name of Charge Description Rate
Turn Off/On - Regular hours (each instance) Charge for turning off or turning on a water service at a property 40.00
Turn Off/On - Regular hours (same day) Charge for turning off and turning back on a water service at a property on the same day 40.00
Turn Off/On - After hours (each instance) Charge for turning off or turning on a water service at a property outside of regular business hours 100.00
Water Thawing Service - Regular hours Charge for thawing water lines on private property during regular business hours 80.00 / hr
Water Thawing Service - After hours Charge for thawing water lines on private property outside of regular business hours 120.00 / hr
Inspection Charge Charge for inspection by Township Personnel of water connections or repairs by others 80.00 / hr
Service Call - Regular hours Charge for repair of water meters, pipes on private property during regular hours 80.00 / hr
Service Call - After hours Charge for repair of water meters, pipes on private property outside of regular hours 120.00 / hr
New Water Service Charges    
Name of Charge Description Rate
New Water Service - 3/4" or 1" Service Charge for installing new water service to property line; up to 70' service line 1,500.00
New Water Service - Greater than 1" Service Charge for installing new water service to property line; over 1" service and/or over 70' service line Actual Cost
New Water Service - Connection Fee Charge to connect the new service to the water main 3,000.00
New Water Service - Commercial Quoted by job Actual Cost
Construct Water Main / Mainline Connection Charge for extending a water main or connection to a water main for services larger than 1" Actual Cost
Hydrant Charges    
Name of Charge Description Rate
Hydrant Service Charge - Fixed Charge for using a Fire Hydrant for non-governmental use 50.00
Hydrant Service Charge - Usage Charge for water used when using a Fire Hydrant for non-governmental use District Cost
Equipment Charges    
Name of Charge Description Rate
Residential Water Meter - Replacement Charge to replace a water meter outside of Public Works' request Actual Cost
Residential Water Meter - Radio Transmitter Charge to replace the radio transmitter for a water meter outside of Public Works' request Actual Cost

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Refuse

Refuse charges are billed twice per year - once in January and once in July. All charges are billed in advance (i.e. the January bill covers January through June and the July bill covers July through December).

Refuse charges are only billed to the property owner, and the property owner is the only one held responsible for payment of the charges. Unpaid charges are placed on the parcel's property tax.

Any property that has a habitable dwelling is subject to refuse charges.

Charge for 6 months of refuse collection 60.00
Charge for a second cart (only charged per 6 month period) 36.00

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Cemetery (adopted 7/24/23)

Position Pricing
A position in the Quinnesec Cemetery is a set amount which includes the Maintenance Fee for the position. These charges are dependent on whether or not the purchaser is a resident of the Charter Township of Breitung at the time of purchase.

All fees must be paid before a grave is opened and is non-refundable.

  Position Prices
No. of Positions Resident Non-Resident
1 375 475
2 750 950
4 1,500 1,900
8 3,000 3,800


Burial
When it is time for burial, there are charges to perform the interment. Burials performed after hours are subject to an after-hours charge. These charges are dependent on whether or not the deceased was considered a resident of the Charter Township of Breitung at the time of death.

The interment fees may be paid at the time of service or any time beforehand.

An interment is considered to be "after hours" if it begins at or after 2:00 pm for a casket or 2:30 pm for cremains.

Description Resident Non-Resident AFTER HOURS
Resident
AFTER HOURS
Non-Resident
Full Burial (Over 5') 950 1,150 1,400 1,600
3' - 5' 750 950 1,100 1,300
Under 3' or 2 Cremains buried together 450 550 700 800
Cremains 325 425 475 575
Cremains placed in a headstone 125 150 125 150


Service Fees
Other fees associated with burial in the Quinnesec Cemetery are listed below. These fees are dependent on whether or not the deceased was considered a resident of the Charter Township of Breitung at the time of death.

Description Fee
Monument Marking / Staking 25
Winter Burial Fee 150
Grave Thawing 150
*Fees are waived for Veterans.


Foundation/Footing Set Fees
A foundation or footing must be built and then set into place for a monument. These fees cover the cost of doing so.

Setting Markers, Flat Stones only, require an additional fee above and beyond these fees.

Size Fee
Up to 30" wide 200
21" to 40" wide 300
41" wide and up 400
*Fees are waived for Veterans excluding the cost of the foundation.


Disinterment Fees
Disinterment fees are charged when a properly authorized request to move remains is received. Disinterments are only performed during regular business hours.

IMPORTANT
These fees do not include re-interment of the remains if they are staying within the Quinnesec Cemetery.
These fees do not include vault company charges.


Before a disinterment is performed, all of the following must be complete:
  • All permits and paperwork must be in order.
  • All fees must be paid in full.
  • All re-interment fees must be paid in full if the remains are staying within the Quinnesec Cemetery.
Description Fee
Full Burial (Over 5') 2,500
3' - 5' 1,500
Under 3' or 2 Cremains buried together 875
Cremains 625

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Zoning Permits

Permit Type Fee
Fence Permit 20.00
Zoning Permit 20.00
Conditional Use Permit 150.00
Zoning Variance Application 150.00


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Code Enforcement

Civil Infraction Fines
Court fees and costs are not included in the amounts.

Offense Level Fee
First offense 50.00
Repeat offense 150.00
Third offense or Subsequent 500.00


Tall Grass Abatement
(Adopted 8.23.21)
All Rates are hourly, unless otherwise specified.

Charge Fee
Labor (per individual) 54.00
Riding Mower use 30.00
Push Mower use 15.00
Weedeater use 5.00
Truck use 15.00
Trailer use 15.00
Administrative Fee (one time charge per occasion) 50.00

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Miscellaneous Fees

Copies (paper) $0.25 per page No charge for those wanting copies of their own property tax, assessing, cemetery, or other personal information
Copies (CD, flash drive) $20.00 Election, Tax, Assessing
Maps (small and large) $7.00  
Fire Sign $50.00 Must be prepaid before order goes in
New Post for Fire Sign $18.00  
FOIA Requests - Copies $0.25  
Fax (page 1-5) $1.00 Sent or received from same place
Fax (page 6-?) $0.25 Sent or received from same place

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