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The Local Government Committee (LGC) reviews applications about utility rates, discounts and penalties for water and sewer rates.
Below are the steps to apply for approval of water and sewer rates, discounts and penalties.
The LGC reviews and makes decisions on utility rates for water or sewer services set by municipalities other than cities.
The LGC also approves discounts or penalties for water or sewer services.
A municipality or corporation that provides a public utility service may set:
These items must be approved by the LGC.
The LGC's approval is based on the following criteria:
The intent is to have a self-sustaining utility and create a reserve for maintenance and future capital projects.
You may apply to the LGC if:
If you are eligible to apply:
Legislation that applies to municipal utility rates includes:
Sample bylaws are available to guide municipalities. These samples are for information purposes only and should be revised to suit your situation:
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