Council fees and charges for water and wastewater for 2021/2022.

  • Fees and charges set under section 150 and in accordance with section 83 of the Local Government Act 2002.
  • GST Inclusive (15%).
  • See also Fees and charges set under section 12 Local Government Act 2002.

Trade waste

Item Fee
Trade Waste Conditional Quarterly Charges  
Volume - peak period - per m³ $0.99
Volume - off peak period - per m³ $0.50
Suspended Solids - per kg $0.47
Biological Oxygen Demand - per kg $0.66
Metals - Cadmium - per kg $16,147.09
Metals - Chromium - per kg $0.00
Metals - Copper - per kg $92.42
Metals - Zinc - per kg $64.56
Metals - Mercury - per kg $26,016.87
Treatment and disposal fees  
Tankered Waste Fee - per m³ $51.11
Trade Waste Consent Application Fee $659.30
Trade Waste Annual Fee (Permitted) - less than 1,245 m3/yr and complies with Schedule 1A of the Trade Waste Bylaw 2015 $207.90
Trade Waste Annual Fee (Conditional) $358.31
Trade Waste Discharge Analysis Actual costs
Laboratory Services General Manager's discretion to set fees
Network fees  
Acceptance of Selwyn District Sewage - per m³ $0.99
Sewer Lateral Recoveries - actual costs recovered General Manager's discretion to set fees

Water supply

Item Fee
Water rates  
Included within Rating Policy  
Supply of water  
Bulk Volumetric Charges per 1000 litres $1.16
Excess Water Supply Targeted Rate - Commercial (per 1,000 litres of excess water supplied) $1.16
Excess Water Supply Targeted Rate - Residential (per 1,000 litres of excess water supplied) $1.35
Over Boundary/District Restricted Water Supply Unit (1000 litres/day) $236.78
Network cost recovery  
New Water Connection - 15mm standard or restricted connection $1062.51
Standard 15mm Water Supply Connection Relocation (new fittings) $907.67
Disconnection of Water Meter/Supply (in carriage way) - per connection $1286.88
Disconnection of Water Meter/Supply (in footpath) - per connection

$336.69

Relocation of Water Meter (within footpath of existing submain) - per connection $1282.90
Site Block (due to safety or access issues) $260.46
Commercial & Industrial Connection - actual costs recovered General Manager's discretion to set fees
New Sub Mains/Connections Cost Share General Manager's discretion to set fees
Damage Recoveries General Manager's discretion to set fees
Annual Backflow Prevention Device testing (per device, per visit) - Business Hours $150.00
Annual Backflow Prevention Device testing (per device, per visit) - After Hours $250.00
General Site Inspections, Auditing and Surveying - Engineering Officer per hour $140.00
Repair of Backflow Prevention Device General Manager's discretion to set fees
Installation of Backflow Prevention Device Price Dependent on Instalment Requirements
Water Meter Read out of Normal Cycle/Settlement Read - per property $35.94

Stormwater

Item Fee
Stormwater Approval Application Fee (Commercial)  General Manager's discretion to set fees
Stormwater Annual Discharge Fee (Commercial)  General Manager's discretion to set fees

Registration to undertake authorised work for Council

Item Fee
Drainlayer  
Application for approval as Christchurch City Council authorised drainlayer $630.00
Application for approval as Christchurch City Council authorised PE Welder  $630.00
Application for approval as Christchurch City Council authorised vacuum installer $630.00
Water Supply  
Application for approval as Christchurch City Council authorised water supply installer $630.00
Application for approval as Christchurch City Council authorised PE Welder  $630.00