Property Owner Responsibility

The property owner is responsible for the cost of:

  • Engineering
  • Equipment required to complete the installation
  • Labor
  • Materials
  • The permit

Cost Breakdown

The cost of materials is based on actual cost to the city for the:

  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Fill material
  • Grass seed
  • Inlets
  • Pipe
  • Topsoil
  • Any other materials that may be deemed necessary for a specific job

The labor and equipment rate is a per-foot cost, which is based on the actual cost to the city to staff and equip the pipe-laying crew. Currently, this fee is established at $16 per linear foot. The permit fee is the standard fee charged by the city and engineering will be charged at a rate of 10% of the total cost for the materials and labor and equipment.