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21.16.170 System Development Charge.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 182053 and 183448, effective July 1, 2010.)  An applicant for a new water service connection or increase in the size of an old connection within the City limits shall pay a system development charge.  The System Development Charge will be based upon calculations provided for in the annual water rate ordinance.  New Water Service Connections solely for fire protection purposes and affordable housing pursuant to Section 30.01.095, shall be exempt from payment of the System Development Charge.  A System Development Charge shall not be assessed for a temporary service (see Section 21.12.090 “Permit for Temporary Service").