On May 17, 2016, Council approved the establishment of a Stormwater Utility, a fund dedicated to the complete and proper management of the city’s stormwater system. As of November 1, 2016, residential customers now pay a $2 Stormwater Utility line item on monthly water/wastewater bills.
For Commercial Customers
Commercial customers in Surprise pay a Stormwater Utility fee calculated based on the amount of impervious surface area on their site. Commercial customers are encouraged to apply for the Stormwater Utility Non-residential Credit Program which may reduce the base fee.
Commercial customers who participate in stormwater management services that support and complement the city’s stormwater management program may be eligible for a reduction to the Stormwater Utility base fee.
To be considered for the program, interested commercial customers must submit a complete Stormwater Credit Application to the Surprise City Hall lobby, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza.