Is the Stormwater Drainage System Services user fee included in the Utility Assistance Program?

If you currently qualify for the Utility Assistance Program, you are eligible for the Utility Assistance Program rate of the adopted Stormwater Drainage System Services user fees. For more information on the user fees, please visit the Stormwater Drainage System Utility page.

This program is facilitated locally by the Nez Perce County Assessor's office but applications are available at the Utility Billing counter at City Hall. The application window runs from January 2, 2024 to April 15, 2024.

You can learn more about the program by visiting the Assessor's Office page on the Nez Perce County website, contacting the Assessor's Office by phone at 208-799-3011, by fax at 208-799-3037, or in-person at the Nez Perce County Courthouse at 1230 Main Street in Lewiston, ID 83501.

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1. What is the Stormwater Drainage System Services user fee?
2. How does this Stormwater Drainage System Utility benefit me?
3. Why is the City establishing a Stormwater Drainage System Utility now?
4. What will the Stormwater Drainage System Services user fee be used for?
5. What is a "Service Area"?
6. When would I start getting billed for this Stormwater Drainage System Services user fee?
7. What does "Equivalent Residential Unit" mean?
8. What does "Impervious Surface Area" mean?
9. Why can’t we wait to collect these user fees?
10. What other funding is the City seeking to minimize the user fee?
11. How is the Stormwater Drainage System Services user fee billed?
12. Why would I pay this user fee if all of my stormwater stays on my property?
13. The Orchards doesn’t have any stormwater pipes so why am I being charged this fee?
14. Is the sidewalk along my property included in the calculation of my user fee?
15. Is the Stormwater Drainage System Services user fee included in the Utility Assistance Program?
16. What happens if I don’t pay this user fee?
17. What projects are expected to be funded with user fees in the next five years?
18. Where can I view a complete list of Capital Improvement projects?
19. Would the City be charged this user fee too?
20. What do I do when a stormwater drain is plugged ?
21. When it storms, the stormwater causes a big puddle by my driveway or washes the gravel from the end of my driveway. What do I do?