What will I need to set-up new water services? What are the tapping fees? Is there an application?

If residential property and owner of property itself:

  • Permit release slip from Permit Office
  • Proof of ownership (settlement statement, bill of sale) with both your name &
  • physical address
  • Driver’s license
  • Two separate money orders or checks
  1. Meter installation fee (varies depending on size and location)( See chart below)
  2. $35.00 for the Deposit (our Belle Chasse office accepts cash)

If residential property but you are a renter/lease, or family property:

  • Permit release slip from Permit Office
  • A copy of lease stating you’re responsible for the water, OR a letter of
  • permission from landlord or family member giving you permission to put the water in your name OR we do have a form in which the landlord can fill out.
  • Driver’s license
  • Two separate money orders or checks
  1. Meter installation fee (varies depending on size and location) 
  2.  $75.00 for the Deposit (our Belle Chasse office accepts cash)

If commercial property, LLC, (Agriculture, farm, etc.):

  • Permit release slip from Permit Offic
  • A copy of lease or settlement statement OR we do have a form in which the landlord can fill out.
  • Driver’s license
  • Two separate money orders or checks
  1. Meter installation fee (varies depending on size and location)
  2. $125.00 for the Deposit (our Belle Chasse office accepts cash)

TAPPING FEES AS PER ORD SEC 22-9









METER SIZESAME SIDE OF THE MAIN WATER LINE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE STREET4-LANE HWY WITHOUT RAILROAD SAME SIDE
4-LANE HWY WITHOUT RAILROAD OPPOSITE SIDE



4-LANE HWY WITH RAILROAD SAME SIDE4-LANE HWY WITH RAILROAD OPPOSITE SIDE







3/4"

$200$250$200$300$200$350

1"

$650$975$650$1,800$650$2,525

1 1/2

$1,220$1,630$1,220$2,125$1,220$2,690

2"

$1,545$2,075$1,545$2,690$1,545$3,100























FLOATING METER DEPOSIT IS $945.00


Yes, there is a required application for new installations that must be filled. 



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1. What are the current residential and commercial rates for water, sewer, and refuse?
2. What are the current water rates for a floating meter? Deposit?
3. What will I need to set-up new water services? What are the tapping fees? Is there an application?
4. What will I need to set up a new account with pre-existing water services? Is there an application?
5. What is required when I move from my current location (final billing)?