7.14.060 Fees and Payment.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinances 185756 and 186366, effective January 3, 2014.)

  1. A.  Except as provided in Section 7.14.070, the fee for a utility license shall be measured by a percentage of the gross revenues earned by the utility for each quarter year period of licensed operation.  The percentage for each type of utility shall be as follows:
  2. Electrical Utility5.0 percent
    Gas Utility 5.0 percent
    Sewer Utility  5.0 percent
    District Heating or Cooling Utility5.0 percent
    Water Utility5.0 percent
    Telecommunications Utility  5.0 percent
    Cable Communications Utility 5.0 percent
  3. The licensee shall compute the license fee by multiplying the percentage applicable to the type of operation in which such utility engages, by the gross revenues received during the quarter.
  4. B.  The licensee shall pay the utility license fee to the Bureau on the following basis: on or before May 15 the fee for the period extending from January 1 through March 31, inclusive, of the same calendar year; on or before August 15 the fee for the period extending from April 1 through June 30, inclusive, of the same calendar year; on or before November 15 the fee for the period extending from July 1 through September 30, inclusive, of the same calendar year; on or before February 15 the fee for the period extending from October 1 through December 31, inclusive, of the preceding calendar year.  All such payments shall be subject to the deductions set forth in Section 7.14.070.
  5. C.  A licensee commencing operations as provided in Subsection 7.14.050 C. shall make the initial payment to the Bureau on or before the payment date following the first quarter year period after commencing operations.  In the event a licensee terminates operations which come within the provisions of the Utility License Law, the final payment shall be made on or before the 45th day following the date of such termination.