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The charge is a service fee, not a tax. However, to save administrative costs, it will be billed annually on the property tax bill and collected by the tax collector.
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No you will only be charged on charge per parcel. One may have the wrong public hearing date listed. The correct public hearing date is August 22, 2023.
For stormwater related essential services within the City including, but not limited to:
No, this assessment has been around since 1990 when the Stormwater Utility was established in Titusville.
The Stormwater Utility Fee is charged once annually, covers the fiscal year (October 1 to September 30) and is payable, as a non-ad valorem assessment in your tax bill, each year between November 1 and March 31.
Yes. Stormwater charges are different than ad valorem taxes and the stormwater charge applies to all developed property uses regardless of homestead exemption.
Yes. The same discounts and penalties applicable to ad valorem taxes will also apply to stormwater charges collected on the tax bill.
This is a question for your tax adviser. However, generally a stormwater charge against your residence is not a valid income tax deduction. However, if you own rental property or a business, the stormwater charge may be deductible when computing your income taxes. Please contact your accountant or income tax preparer for information regarding your specific situation.
Like property taxes, stormwater charges are billed to property owners only; each property owner or landlord will have to determine how the tenant should share in the stormwater charge costs.
An ERU is a unit of measure which serves as an index to compare the runoff generated by different size properties with different amounts of impervious surface. Impervious surface is any surface which does not allow water to pass through to the soil. Rooftops, driveways, parking lots and streets are familiar examples of impervious surface.
The equivalent residential unit in the city for the purpose of service charge ratemaking has been determined through engineering analysis to be a gross area of 11,000 square feet and a coefficient of runoff of 0.30.
Because the hydrologic response of all detached single-family residential properties is substantially similar to this equivalent unit definitions, they shall be billed for one equivalent residential unit.
All residents benefit when stormwater system improvements are made:
For more information or specific property information, please email the Stormwater Utility Management Division or call 321-567-3832.
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.
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