Utility Rates & Fees

Listed below, you will find our current rates and policies. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office and we will provide it for you.

Standard Residential Service Rates

Monthly Minimum in town:
Water Included w/ Minimum Bill:
Monthly Minimum out of town:
Water Included w/ Minimum Bill:
$87.00 (water, sewer, WWTP, & garbage)
$38.60 (water only)
Excess Water Usage $2.57/1000 gal. in town, $3.86/1000 gal. out of town

Standard Vacant Fee is: $10.90/mo.

Our community's water meters are read each month. Please contact our office for any additional information.

Standard Commercial Service Rates

Water In Town
Water Out of Town

Sewer & Wastewater
$41.20/mo. up to 8000 gal.
$61.80/mo. up to 8000 gal.

Will be based on number of equivalent Domestic Units

List Of All Fees

CITY OF KOOSKIA           

                                     UTILITY RATE SCHEDULE                                                 


WATER (Effective for October, 2019)

Domestic, Church, Lodge, Store or Office                        $ 25.70/mo. for up to 5,000 gal.

Commercial (meter ¾” or larger)                                         41.20/mo. for up to 8,000 gal.

Out of Town                                                                         38.60/mo. for up to 5,000 gal.

Out of Town Commercial                                                     61.80/mo. for up to 8,000 gal.

Out of Town 2 (Busy Bee)                                                    27.80 per EDU/mo. for up to 3600 per unit

Business/Residence w/ 1 add’l Apt/Business                      44.30/mo. for up to   8,600 gal.

Business/Residence w/ 2 add’l Apt/Business                      61.00/mo. for up to 12,200 gal.

Business/Residence w/ 3 add’l Apt/Business                      81.40/mo. for up to 15,800 gal.

Business/Residence w/ 4 add’l Apt/Business                      99.95/mo. for up to 19,400 gal.

Forest Service                                                                     113.30/mo. for up to 22,000 gal.

Apartments and Mobile Home Courts                                 18.50/mo/unit for up to 3,600 gal/unit           

Motel                                                                                   8.70/mo/unit for up to 3,200 gal/unit

Excess Usage (All in-town schedules)                                2.57 per 1,000 gal. over base rate (5,000 gallons)

Excess Usage (Out-of-town users)                                     3.86 per 1,000 gal. over base rate maximum

Snow Birds/Vacants                                                          $10.90 per month when vacant


WATER SHUT-OFF/TURN-ON FEE (Last changed 3/90)

                      Water Shut-off                                                                $25.00

                      Water Turn-on                                                                 25.00

                      Delinquent Shut-off/on Fee (changed 10/2016)              50.00


METER TEST FEE (Last changed 10/2016)

Actual costs to test 


Late Fees (last changed Aug., 09)

                      All Users                                                               $10.00/mo. per account 


SEWER  (Last changed 2018)

                        Sewer Domestic                                                 $17.80/mo.

              Commercials, etc. - Will be based strictly on the number of Equivalent Domestic Units.



Wastewater Domestic                                                               $20.65/mo.

              Commercials, etc. -  Will be based strictly on the number of Equivalent Domestic Units.


WATER/SEWER HOOKUPS (Last Changed 08/09)

Water                                                                                         $1,000 minimum fee plus

                                                                                                    cost of materials and labor

Sewer                                                                                         $1,000 minimum fee plus

                                                                                                    cost of materials and labor


(Effective 10/01/21)

Residential                                                                                              $22.85/mo.

Business                                                                                                 $25.70/mo.

Dumpster --------------------------- Rates are negotiated between the user and the contractor, as permitted by contract.                             



Preliminary Plat Review                                                                                   $  100.00

Improvement Drawing Review,Payable with Plan Submittal                           $  200.00

Construction Obstruction                                                                                 $  400.00

Testing                                                                                                             Actual Cost

Application and Permit to Use Right-of-Way                                                   $   25.00 (Admin Fee)

(Approaches, Utilities, includingTelecommunications companies, etc)


                                 Administrative Fee and Deposit shall be separate, but both

                                                       Payable at time of application


Lot Split                                                                                                           $   25.00

Right-of-Way Vacation/Abandonment/Dedications/                                        $   400.00 Plus any additional costs

Road Closure/Road Opening                                                                                          

House Moving Permits                                                                                    $     5.00

Wide Load Permits                                                                                          $     5.00

Highway Standards Manual                                                                            $    10.00, plus tax, if applicable



NSF Fees - $20.00

Set- Back fees- $2.00

Catering Fees $20.00

Debit & Credit Card payments -   Admin fee of 3% plus $1.00 for each transaction which goes to the administrator Access Idaho. 

Dog License Fees are $5.00 for spayed or neutered and $10.00 for non-spayed or non-neutered through March 15.  Fees increase to $10.00 for spayed or neutered and $25.00 for non-spayed or non-neutered after March 15.  Go by calendar year.

City of Kooskia Hall Rental Rates As of December 12, 2012

           USE                                                                      RATE             RATE  w/ Tax

Main Hall w/o Kitchen                                                    $ 65.00               $   68.90

Main Hall with Kitchen                                                   $ 75.00               $   79.50

Dances with live music                                                  $ 100.00             $  106.00

Dance with Kitchen                                                        $115.00              $  121.90

Cleaning Deposit                                                           $ 50.00 *

*Cleaning deposit refundable if hall is left clean after use.

Chamber of Commerce meets at 6:00 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month (for free).

The Chamber of Commerce can use the hall for events for free if does not conflict with a rented event and is pre-scheduled with the clerk.

Rates for Facilities Usage for Emergencies

Airport Rental:   $650 per day plus City Airport Restoration Agreement (includes electricity)

ES Bldg Rental:   $125.00 per day – includes use of class room, janitorial, electricity, bathroom usage and wifi

City Hall/Community Center:  Capacity 200 - $200 per day includes large room, kitchen, bathroom usage, janitorial and wifi.  

Graywater:    .15 cents per gallon

Water Rates –    See current Schedule of Fees



In order to maintain a fair and consistent policy for leases on the City owned airport.  The following guidelines are adopted this 11th day of July, 2007 and revised October 13, 2010 and revised Sept. 9, 2020

Non-Commercial Aircraft Lease:

Hangar for Recreational flying:

Price $270.00 for a 50x100 ft. lot

20 year lease with price to be re-negotiated every 5 years.

Liability:  Hold Harmless Agreement.

Commercial Lease Aircraft:  Definition of Commercial Lease for Aircraft:  Anyone who uses the lease for a financial gain.

Hangar for Commercial Use:

Price:  $405.00  for 50x100 ft. lot

20 year lease with price to be re-negotiated every 5 years

Liabilty:  Hold Harmless

Commercial Lease Non-Aircraft

Price per square ft.   .05625 cents

20 year lease with price to be re-negotiated every 5 years

Liability: $1,000,000 policy with City as insured.

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