THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
 
BY-LAW NUMBER 14-2007
 
A by-law to establish the Water Consumption Fees and Charges and to repeal By-law 4-2006 titled the "Water Consumption Fees and Charges By-law, 2006".


WHEREAS pursuant to subsection 11(2) and Part XII of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, the Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel ("Regional Corporation") has the exclusive responsibility for the production, treatment, storage and distribution of water and the authority to pass by-laws imposing fees or charges for services or activities provided or done by or on behalf of the Regional Corporation, including fees or charges for the consumption of water;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Corporation on December 31, 1973 enacted By-law 9-73 respecting the supply of water, the management and maintenance of the waterworks system of the Regional Corporation and the establishment of water rates and charges;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Corporation on July 11, 2002 enacted By-law 43-2002 to impose fees for services and activities provided by the Regional Corporation or for the use of its property;

AND WHEREAS By-law 43-2002 amends By-law 9-73 by amending Schedule A to By-law 9-73 with a new Schedule A to impose fees for water services and activities;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Corporation, on October 10, 2002 enacted By-law 53-2002, to amend By-law 9-73 with respect to the application of a late payment penalty;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Corporation on December 12, 2002 enacted By-law 66-2002 to amend By-law 43-2002 by deleting and replacing Schedule A attached to By-law 43-2002 with an amended Schedule A attached to By-law 66-2002, imposing fees for services provided by the Regional Corporation, including fees for water services and activities;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Corporation on February 12, 2004 enacted By-law 24-2004 to amend By-law 66-2002 by deleting the water rates and charges from By-law 66-2002 and to amend By-law 9-73 by amending Schedule A to By-law 9-73 with a new Schedule A to impose the water rates and charges in accordance with Schedule A attached to By-law 24-2004;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Corporation on December 9, 2004, enacted By-law 134-2004, to amend By-law 24-2004 to substitute the water rates and charges set out in Schedule A to By-law 134-2004 for the corresponding water rates and charges set out in Schedule A to By-law 24-2004;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Corporation on October 27, 2005, enacted By-law 83-2005 to repeal and replace By-law 134-2004 and to establish the applicable water rates and charges in accordance with Schedule A attached thereto;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Corporation on January 26, 2006 enacted By-law 4-2006 to repeal By-law 83-2005 and to establish the applicable water rates and charges in accordance with Schedule A attached thereto;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Corporation has by resolution adopted on February 15, 2007 authorized that the by-law herein be enacted to establish the new Water Rates and Charges in accordance with Schedule A attached hereto;

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Regional Corporation enacts as follows:

1. This by-law, the attached Schedule A and the rates and charges for water consumption provided for therein are hereby adopted and enacted.

2. By-law 4-2006 is hereby repealed upon the passing of this by-law.

3. Despite the repeal of By-law 4-2006 herein, the water rates and charges set out in Schedule A to By-law 4-2006, on the day immediately prior to the day this by-law comes into effect, shall continue to apply to the rates and charges which became payable prior to the date upon which this by-law comes into effect.

4. Sections 1, 2 and 7 of By-law 53-2002, which amend By-law 9-73 as amended and By-law 43-2002, which were passed by Council of the Regional Corporation on October 10, 2002 and which pertain to the payment of accounts for water supplied, the penalty for late payment and the waiver of interest charges, are hereby confirmed and re-enacted and do hereby apply to all accounts rendered on or after the date By-law 53-2002 came into effect.

5. The provisions contained in section 7 of By-law 9-73, as amended, pertaining to the non-supply, shutting off and termination of water supply while there is an amount overdue for water supplied or for other charges associated with the service, are hereby confirmed and re-enacted and do hereby apply to all accounts rendered on or after the date By-law 9-73 came into effect.

6. This By-law may be referred to as the "Water Consumption Fees and Charges By-law, 2007".

7. This By-law takes effect on the day that it is passed.


READ THREE TIMES AND PASSED IN OPEN COUNCIL this 15th day of February, 2007.

 

C. Gravlev
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Regional Clerk

E. Kolb
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Regional Chair

Schedule "A" to By-law Number 14-2007

The rates set out in section 1 below are effective for all accounts rendered from the date this by-law is passed up to and including accounts rendered on March 31, 2007. The rates set out in section 2 below are effective for all accounts rendered on or after April 1, 2007.

1. (1) Unmetered Consumption
     
    A flat rate of $6.32 per month for consumers whose water consumption is unmetered.
     
  (2) Consumption Rates
     
    Each metered service shall be billed separately. The metered rates shall be as follows:

(a) $2.28 per thousand Imperial gallons metered, and
(b) $4.9930 per ten cubic metres (10m3) metered.
     
     
2. (1) Unmetered Consumption
     
    A flat rate of $7.22 per month for consumers whose water consumption is unmetered.
     
  (2) Consumption Rates
     
   

Each metered service shall be billed separately. The metered rates shall be as follows:

(a) $2.61 per thousand Imperial gallons metered, and
(b) $5.707 per ten cubic metres (10m3) metered.