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System Development & Connection Fees

System Development Fees have been established to recoup costs of existing facilities which serve such new development. New development includes  the construction, reconstruction, redevelopment, conversion, structural alteration, relocation, or enlargement of any structure which increases the calculated anticipated daily water/sewer flow rate, or any use or extension of the use of land which increases the calculated anticipated daily water/sewer flow rate.

Connection Fees have been established to recover the cost of labor and materials to make a connection to the City’s water and sewer mains.  These fees are based on the size of the customer’s water meter or sewer lateral and the proximity to the City’s existing water or sewer infrastructure.

The System Development and Connection fees for City of New Bern customers have been established and are modified from time to time by the New Bern Board of Aldermen. Below are the current System Development and Connection fees:

System Development & Connection Fees

A quote for water and sewer System Development and Connection Fees can be obtained by contacting the Water Resources Service Coordinator.

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Melissa Garris 
Water Resources Service Coordinator 
527 NC Highway 55 West
New Bern, NC 28562