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Town of Falmouth, Maine
271 Falmouth Road
Falmouth, ME 04105
town@town.falmouth.me.us
(207) 781-5253

 
About Sewer Bills
In October, 2005 the Town of Falmouth consolidated the quarterly sewer bill with Portland Water District’s monthly water bill.  Questions on the monthly sewer bill can be directed to the Town of Falmouth Wastewater Facility at 781-4462 or the Portland Water District at 761-8310.

See sewer rate schedule.


SEWER RATE SCHEDULE

SEWER SERVICE:

Residential rate:  $37.27 a month.

Commercial rate – the greater of the following:

(a) Minimum rate - $37.27 per month for up to 1,000 cubic feet of water per month with additional usage at the rate of $2.70 per hundred cubic feet of water.

(b) First seventeen (17) interior fixture units for $37.27 per month (minimum rate). Over seventeen (17) fixture units at $1.76 per fixture unit per month.

Multiple family and multiplex will be charged $37.27 per month per each living unit.


PERMITS AND CONNECTIONS:

(A) At the time of application for a sewer connection permit, a fee of $100 for each residential unit or $200 for each commercial unit shall be paid to the Town of Falmouth.

(B) Connection charges for the connection of any building or property to the public sewer, exclusive of accessory apartments unless it requires a separate connection to the sewer system, are as follows:
(1)  Single family dwelling and/or each apartment:
(a)  On existing sewer line:  $2,000

(2) Multiplex: the greater of:
(a)  $12 per foot of frontage of the lot to be served by the sewer on the street or public way in which the sewer is located; or
(b)  $2,500 for the first 30,000 square feet of lot area plus $350 for each additional 15,000 square feet of lot area.

(3) Commercial and industrial uses:  the greater of:
(a) $18 per foot of frontage of the lot to be served by the sewer on the street or public way in which the sewer is located; or
(b) $3,600 up to the first 30,000 square feet of area of the lot to be served by the sewer plus $480 for each additional 15,000 square feet of area of the lot to be served on the street or public way in which the sewer is located.
         
(4) Municipal uses:  the greater of:
(a) $9 per foot of frontage of the lot to be served by the sewer by the street or public way in which the sewer is located; or
(b) $1,250 up to the first 30,000 square feet of area of the lot to be served by the sewer plus $240 for each additional 15,000 square feet of area of the lot to be served on the street or public way in which the sewer is located.
(c) The contents from septic tanks of Falmouth properties or boat holding tanks located in the Falmouth Harbor may be discharged to the public sewer system upon approval of the Superintendent.  A fee of 9 cents per gallon shall be paid to the town prior to discharge.        
(d) If a floor drain, sump pump or roof drain is found connected to the sewer, a charge of $30 per quarter shall be assessed until removed from the sewer system.

     


 

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