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This fee covers administrative expenses incurred by SPU in setting up the utility Latecomer Agreement, as well as documenting and tracking information and the cost to record the contract with King County.
An application fee of $1,090 is due at the time of application. This fee covers administrative expenses incurred by SPU in setting up the utility Latecomer Agreement, as well as documenting and tracking information and the cost to record the contract with King County.
A King County recording fee of $80 applies to each recorded document that is associated with the utility Latecomer Agreement. These documents include the encumbrance of the pro rata share on each benefitting parcel and removal of the encumbrance after reimbursement payment. The recording fee of $80 is:
The charge, in the amount of the pro rata share, collected by the City from benefitting parcel owners who connect to or use the water, drainage, or sewer facilities that were constructed or improved under the terms of a utility Latecomer Agreement and who did not contribute to the costs of the facilities. See Reimbursement Payments from Benefitting Parcels for the reimbursement payment process.
When benefitting parcels connect to the new water, drainage, or sewer facility, SPU charges a collection processing fee of $220 for each reimbursement payment received to cover the City’s administrative costs of collecting, documenting, and other tasks associated with processing reimbursement payments. The collection processing fee is paid by the benefitting parcel owner when the reimbursement payment is made.