1977 – No.1 – Sewer User Charge
WHEREAS: The Village of Sackets Harbor will use a basic unit cost system for recovery of the cost for the Sewer Treatment Plant.
WHEREAS: Unit charge = total O &M + number of units
WHEREAS: Classification of Units are:
1 Unit = 1 Single Family Dwelling
Motels, Hotels, Boarding Houses = 1 Unit for every 900 sq. ft. of gross space based on outside dimensions
Lodges, Fraternities, Churches = 1 Units plus 1 unit if food is served 5 days/week plus 1 unit for each 100 seats beyond the first 100 seats
Restaurants, Taverns, etc. = 2 Units plus 1 unit if food is served 5 days/week plus 1 unit for each 50 seats beyond the first 50 seats
Gas Stations = 2 units plus 1 unit for every washing stall plus 1 unit if open for 24 hours/day
Laundromats = 1 Unit for every 100 sq. ft. of gross space based on outside dimensions
Commercial Laundries = 1 Unit for every 200 sq. ft. of gross space based on outside dimensions.
Dry Cleaners = 1 Unit for every 200 sq. ft. of gross space based on outside dimensions.
Schools – 1 Unit for every 15 persons.
Commercial Establishments, Retail Stores, etc. = 1 Unit plus 1 Unit for every 15 employees.
Industrial Establishments = 1 Unit for every 15 employees.
Building lots in served areas = ¼ unit
Backlands in served areas that are developable = 0-10 acres is 1 Unit; ¼ unit for each additional 50 acres.
Land with house = 0-10 acres is 1 Unit; 11-50 acres is ¼ units; each additional 50 acres is ¼ unit.
Apartments = ¾ unit
Trailer = 1 Unit
Buildings not used for profit (charges, VFW, etc.) = ½ unit
WHEREAS: Debt service will be unit charge = total principal and interest for current year + total number of units.
This local law shall become effective immediately upon filing in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of New York.