Units owned and occupied by senior citizens 65 and older or disabled residents with an annual income of $29,500 or less may be eligible for the Homestead rate (a 50% discount)
Fee will go into effect January 1, 2010
Charge will appear on the quarterly water bill sent to residential property owners (first charge will be on the bill received by property owners in April 2010)
Fee will increase by 25 cents per year through 2013 (an additional 75 cents)
If a residential property owner resides in their own property and that property has been unoccupied for a consecutive period of 60 or more days, the owner may request a 50% discount from the per unit charge during that time
If not all units in a multi-family dwelling are occupied, a waiver of the fee may be available for the unoccupied units
Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Incorporated (BBC) is a non-profit neighborhood development organization founded in 1990 that serves most of Cleveland's Ward 5. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for residents of Ward 5 by initiating and cultivating housing, retail, employment, and recreation opportunities through effective partnerships with residents, community groups, government, corporations and institutions.