Water and Sewer Rates for the Town of Denton

New Water and Sewer rates were adopted Sept. 6, 2012 by Ordinance #645 and #646. The new rates will became effective for the quarterly billing period for Sept. 1, 2012 through Dec. 31, 2012 and will appear in the billing issued Jan. 1, 2013

Special Assessment Ordinance #412 and water ordinance #416 was adopted 7/1/2002.

All utilities are billed quarterly, January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1.
Usage for the Jan., Feb. & Mar. are billed on the April 1st billing.
Usage for Apr., May & June are billed on the July 1st billing, and so on.

State of Maryland Bay Restoration Fund Fee- The BRF is billed quarterly along with the Town’s water/sewer billing.

  • Click here for additional information regarding this fee and the Town’s BRF Financial Hardship Exemption Policy.  
  • Click here to download the Town’s BRF Exemption Application.

2011 Utility Billing Code Changes

The Finance Department establishes and implements the financial policies and procedures of the Town, invest funds, and handles the deposits and payments of Town revenues and expenditures.

October 1, 2013 – Utility Rates

Water Rates

  • In Town users
    Base Fee (per unit) $25.00 per quarter
    Usage per 1000 gallons $3.45
  • Out of Town or Tax waived users
    Base Fee (per unit) $50.00 per quarter
    Usage per 1000 gallons $6.90
  • Water Turn Off/On fee
    During regular hours $50.00
    After hours or past 3:30 PM on weekdays $100.00
  • Water Meter Replacement Fee
    All accounts with a water meter that is 1″ or less in size will be billed $4.00 per quarter water meter replacement fee. Accounts that have a larger meter will be responsible for the cost of a new meter at the time of replacement. This cost will be based on the actual meter purchase price.

Sewer Rates

  • In Town users
    Base Fee (per unit) $25.00 per quarter
    Usage per 1000 gallons (based on water usage)$6.41
  • Out of Town or Tax waived users
    Base Fee (per unit) $50.00 per quarter
    Usage per 1000 gallons$12.82
  • Vacant Lot
    Vacant Lot sewer availability Fee $25.00 per quarter
  • Calls for Utility Service
    During regular hours $50.00
    After hours or past 3:30 PM on weekdays $100.00
  • Interest
    Late Fees are assessed at 1% on the 25th of each month on all past due balances.

Please note service for water will be shut off to properties that have past due water and sewer balances.

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