Tap-on desk

Sanitary Sewer Tap-On Desk
Division of Water Quality
Tate Building
125 Lisle Industrial Ave., Ste. 180
(859) 258-3433

The Sanitary Sewer Tap-on Desk is responsible for ensuring that sewer line installation is performed correctly in order to protect groundwater from contamination and to prevent groundwater infiltration into the sanitary sewer system.

Responsibilities of the Tap-on Desk include:

  • To collect tap-on fees associated with the sanitary sewer system;
  • To inspect sewer line installation to insure it meets State Plumbing Code requirements and LFUCG specifications; and
  • To maintain copies of as-built drawings in order to locate sanitary sewer laterals and main.

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Tap-on fees – July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022

Prior to every future tap-on or connection to any sewer pipe, main lateral, trunk line, interceptor or other installation or facility of the sanitary sewer system, there shall be paid a tap-on fee for the privilege of connecting to the system and which shall be in addition to the requirement, as prescribed in section 16-38 of the Code of Ordinances, that connections to the system be made at the sole expense of the connecting property owner. 

Single-family residences, town-homes and duplexes (per unit)

1/4 acre or less – $1,362.86

From 1/4 to 1/2 acre – $2,530.76

From 1/2 to 3/4 acre – $3,701.90

From 3/4 to 1 acre – $5,064.75

Larger than 1 acre – $6,427.59

Apartments, condominiums, hospitals and nursing homes

Each efficiency unit – $545.77

Each 1 bedroom unit – $1,011.95

Each 2 bedroom unit – $1,323.84

Each 3 or 4 bedroom unit – $1,637.33

Minimum for each building – $2,725.66

 

Townhomes
Living unit – $1,362.86

Duplexes
Living unit (each) – $1,362.86

Motels
Each living unit –  $1,011.95

Trailer parks
Each trailer or space – $1,362.86

Service stations (standalone or quickmart center)
Each station – $7,790.42

Commercial and industrial buildings (including hospitals and nursing homes) 
Fee based on square feet of floor space – $1.560 per square foot
Minimum fee for each urban county government connection – $1,362.86

Storage areas, warehouses and distribution centers
Fee based on square feet of floor space – $0.325 per square foot
Minimum fee for each urban county government connection – $1,362.86

Swimming pools
Fee based on each 100 cubic feet – $2.339 per 100 cubic feet
for erection of swimming pool (each) (LxWxAverage Depth/100)

Non-profit school establishments*
Fee based on square feet of floor space – $0.778 per square foot
*Evidence of non-profit status must be provided or the establishment will be treated as a commercial space.

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