Service Connection Fees & Additional Charges

When you build a new home or undertake a major renovation you’ll need to install or upgrade your water, sewer and drain service to meet current standards.

If it’s a demolition, you’ll need to pay to cap existing underground services.

Water Fees

  • Subsequent 19mm Water Service:  $4,000
  • Provisional 19mm Water Service:  $3,500
  • Subsequent 25mm Water Service:  $4,300
  • Provisional 25mm Water Service:  $3,800
  • Install Water Meter (19 or 25mm):  $550
  • Raise Meter Box:  $250
  • Watermain/Fire Hydrant Flow Test:  $650
  • Remove rock for the purpose of laying connecting pipes:  At cost
  • Work on a collector street, major street or arterial highway [PDF - 597 KB]:  $1000
  • Laying connecting pipes at a depth greater than 3m:  $150/m vertical depth below 3m x horizontal distance in meters
  • Reuse of an existing connection:  $50
  • Subsequent or provisional connection in excess of 25mm:  At cost
  • Cap/Disconnect Water Service less than or equal to 25mm:  $750
  • Cap/Disconnect Water Service greater than 25mm:  At cost

Sewer Fees

  • Install 100mm sanitary sewer connection:  $6,900
  • Install sanitary sewer connection greater than 100mm:  At cost
  • Remove rock for the purpose of laying connecting pipes:  At cost
  • Work on a collector street, major street or arterial highway [PDF - 597 KB]:  $1,000
  • Laying connecting pipes at a depth greater than 3m:  $150/m vertical depth below 3m x horizontal distance in meters
  • Reuse of an existing connection:  $50
  • Dye Test:  $275
  • Flushing sanitary sewer or sanitary sewer connection:  $1.50/m (min. $100)
  • Install Sewer Inspection Chamber:  $2,200
  • Adjust Inspection Chamber:  $190
  • Cap/Disconnect Sewer Service:  $700

Drain Fees

  • Install 100mm storm drain connection:  $6,100
  • Remove rock for the purpose of laying connecting pipes:  At cost
  • Work on a collector street, major street or arterial highway [PDF - 597 KB]:  $1,000
  • Laying connecting pipes at a depth greater than 3m:  $150/m vertical depth below 3m x horizontal distance in meters
  • Reuse of an existing connection:  $50
  • Dye test:  $275
  • Flushing storm sewer or storm drain connection:  $1.50/m (min. $100)
  • Install drain inspection chamber:  $1,350
  • Adjust inspection chamber:  $190
  • Cap/Disconnect storm drain service:  $425
  • Storm Drain Connection installation greater than 100mm:  At cost