SEWER AND DRAINAGE SYSTEM USER CHARGES
Administrative Rules Adopted by Bureau of Environmental Services Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority
Link to Full Text of Administrative Rules (PDF Document, 259 kb). What follows is the Table of Contents and an excerpt from the administrative rules:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
4. Regulatory Authority
5. Residential Sanitary Sewer Volume Billing Guidelines
6. Commercial Sanitary Sewer Volume Billing Guidelines
7. Stormwater Management User Fee Billing Guidelines
8. Administrative Review and Appeals
Appendix A – Background Information
These are administrative rules for the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) Sewer and Drainage System User Charge Program. See the Explanatory Information section in Appendix A for applicable code citations, policies, and other information relating to these rules.
Sanitary and drainage system user charges must be paid by any person who discharges to the City’s separate sanitary, combined sewer system, separate storm or drainage system.
The purpose of these rules is to describe the means used for assessing fair, equitable and appropriate utility bills and to implement Portland City Code (PCC) Section 17.36.050.
Signed by Environmental Services Director September 29, 2004.
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 29, 2004.
Amended by Bureau of Environmental Services Director June 13, 2007.
Amended by Director of Bureau of Environmental Services February 26, 2013.
Amended by Director of Bureau of Environmental Services July 17, 2019.