Phase 1 Costs

*the total estimated cost for a Phase 1, single-family property is approximately $100/month.

30-Year Phase 1 Assessment

Begins in December 2018

This shared infrastructure cost is paid over a 30-year period on property taxes.  Starting in December 2018, charges will be reflected in the 2018/2019 property tax installments.  After a full year's cost is collected, a 25%-30% discount will be applied for the following 10 years as part of a successful sales tax initiative.

Below is each property's shared cost to construct Phase 1 of the Sewer Project or Click here to access a list of each property’s assessment. To find your property’s assessment, locate your property on the list by APN number (this number is listed on your property tax bill) or by address. To search for your property, download the document and open the PDF document. 

2014-1 Assessment Engineer’s Report

Yearly Assessment Billing Amounts by Property Tax Years

2018/2019

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*Note that the final charges listed in the table above do not include a $0.30 fee added by San Bernardino County. The $0.30 County charge is included on the property tax bill.

Search instructions: Click on the date below and download the PDF list of assessment amounts. For a PC, hold down the “Control” button and the “F” button and type in a property address or parcel number in the search bar. For an Apple, hold down the “Command” button and the “F” button.

For more information about assessments, contact Ryan Hutchins at (760) 228-6279 or zacf@hdwd.com.

2018/2019 Filed Tax Roll

Assessment Adjustments (Change of Use Properties)

Assessment District 2014-1 was formed in 2015 to finance each property’s equitably shared cost of constructing the area’s first centralized sewer system and Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Facility (the “Sewer Project”).  The methodology used was based off a property’s share benefit of the system and can be further explained in the Assessment District 2014-1 engineer’s report. Since formation, there have been some change of use in water use data and property classifications, resulting in corrections and adjustments that need to be applied; therefore, an adjustment to each levy is required to reflect the change in benefit received from using the sewer system.

Within the notice mailed out, a date and time were reflected for the public hearing, July 31, 2019 at 5:30 pm. The Resolution that was sent out to accompany the letter stated that the public hearing was on July 31, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Due to the conflicting time, the hearing will open at 5:00 pm and will resume at close after 5:30 pm.

2019/2020 Change of Use List



Sewer Maintenance Fees

Begins once a property is connected

Below you will find the estimated monthly maintenance fees.  These fees are based on the amount of wastewater that is generated from a property or property type. Once a property is connected and using the system, maintenance fees will be collected.

Residential properties will be charged these maintenance fees through property taxes, while commercial properties will be charged based on monthly use of the system on monthly water bills.

*EDU - Equivalent Dwelling Unit : Based on a formula determined by assessment engineers to measure a property's demand on the facilities, and particular benefit it received from those facilities or infrastructure.

Single Family Residence - 1 EDU

Multi-Family Per Unit - .75 EDUs

Mobile Home Per Unit - .60 EDUs

Commercial - EDUs Vary

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION FEE COST STUDY


Private Property Connection Cost

Begins at time of installing the connection

The private property connection cost varies.  For an average single-family residence, the connection cost is estimated to be approximately $3,000 but can be less or more depending on the complexity and length of your connection.

A 20-year, low interest Expanded Use Loan will be available for property owners to finance private property connection costs. This loan will be handled as an optional assessment.  Charges will begin immediately after connecting to the system and payments will be collected via property taxes. Property owners will be notified as to when the HDWD will begin accepting applications for the loan.