Stormwater Utility Charge

New for 2024

  • All annual stormwater bills for 2024 will be mailed Jan 16, 2024.
  • Previously, property owners in different parts of the city were billed each month throughout the year.
  • Now all stormwater customers will have 90 days to pay.
  • Previously, customers had 30 days to pay.
  • Pre-Authorized Payments/Autopayments will run on the due date as always.

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  • This once-a-year charge fluctuates each year based on inflation.
  • The 2024 stormwater utility charge is $56.88 for single-family homes and duplexes.
  • For commercial property see calculation on Frequently Asked Questions
  • For properties other than single-family homes or duplexes, the charge is proportional to the amount of impervious area (e.g. roofs, sidewalks, driveways, parking lots or anywhere water cannot soak into the soil.)

How stormwater management serves you

Stormwater Infographic

Runoff from significant storms can cause flooding in Lakewood that affects homeowners, businesses, roads, public facilities and private property. The city’s stormwater management utility serves these purposes: 

  • Protect lives and the environment.
  • Decrease frequency and severity of flooding.
  • Reduce damage to homes, businesses and private property.
  • Protect city streets, recreational trails, parks and other community assets that can affect everyone in the city if flooding damages or destroys them.
  • Improve water quality.
  • Comply with federal and state Clean Water laws.

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