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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 7 Business Licenses Chapter 7.14 Utility License Law
7.14.060 Fees and Payment.

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

 

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:

Electrical Utility 5.0 percent
Gas Utility  5.0 percent
Sewer Utility   5.0 percent
District Heating or Cooling Utility 5.0 percent
Water Utility 5.0 percent
Telecommunications Utility   5.0 percent
Cable Communications Utility  5.0 percent

                        

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.

 

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.

 

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.