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Schedule & Fees
  Charter Township of AuSable General Retention Schedule

Monthly Scheduled Items


Township Board Meetings:

1st and 3rd Monday of every month at 5:00 PM unless otherwise posted. Monday holiday moves meeting to Tuesday.

Planning Commission Meetings:

 
4th Wednesday of the month at 6:00 PM; no December meeting scheduled. Special meetings are at the call of the chair as advertised.

 

 

      2017 Township Schedule             

           

 Monday, Jan. 2nd - New Year's Day
 Monday, Jan. 16th - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
 Monday, Feb. 20th - President's Day
 Friday, Apr. 14th , close at noon - Good Friday
 Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day
 Tuesday, July 4th - Independence Day
 Monday, Sept 4th - Labor Day
 Monday, Oct. 9th - Columbus Day
 Thursday, Nov. 23rd - Thanksgiving
 Friday, Nov. 24th - Thanksgiving Friday
 Friday, Dec. 22nd - Christmas Holiday
 Monday, Dec. 25th, Christmas Day
 Monday, Jan. 1st - New Years Day

 

2017 Dumpster Schedule
(3rd Saturday of the month) 8:00 am to Noon
 
January:  None
February:  None
March:  None
April:  None
May:  20th
June:  17th
July:  15th
August:  19th
September:  16th
October: 21st
November:  None
December:  None

**Dumpster Rules**

- Permits are required - Seasonal Use - $25.00 & Single Use $10.00 available at Township only
- Photo identification and proof of permit will be required at the site
- Service is for AuSable Township residents only
- The township reserves the right to refuse any items
- Use of the dumpster is on a first come-first serve basis
- Household garbage is NOT accepted
- No commercial dumping of any kind is allowed
- Items containing Freon will NOT be accepted, unless proof of professional removal is shown
- No propane tanks, tires, or building materials
- No glass of any type
- No oil or paint cans
- No aerosol cans

The dumpsters are located at McCuaig park off Sunset St. on Thompson Rd.
Hours are 8:00 am until 12:00 pm or until full
**If you have large or heavy items - bring help to unload

 

   
2016 Fee Schedule:

MISCELLANEOUS
Children’s Park Restroom Refundable Deposit……………………….……………………………………………………….$50.00

Copies ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….….$0.25

Dumpster Permit ……………………………………………………………………….….$25.00 – Annual / $10.00 – Single Use

F.O.I.A. Requests …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$0.10 (per copy)

                …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…..Postage Cost

                …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…Staff Time Cost

Garage Sale Permits …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…….No Charge

Grass Mowing Violation (Minimum one hour charge) ………………………………………………………………………….$186.00

                Quarterly increments thereafter ……………………………………………………………………………………....$46.50

Liens……………………………………………………………………………….First Page $14.00 / Additional Pages $3.00 each

Outdoor Gathering ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…..$200.00

Returned Check Fee ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$25.00

 

ASSESSOR

Land Division or Combination……………………………………………………………………………………………………No Charge

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

Backhoe Machine (Minimum one hour charge) ………………………………………………………………………………$150.00/hr

                Backhoe machine quarter hour increments (after the first hour)…………………………….…………$25.00/hr

                Operator Rate (Minimum four hour charge, in quarterly hour increments thereafter)…………………… $98.75/hr

                Operator rate quarter hour increments (after the first hour) ……………………………………….……$24.75/hr

Hydrant Meter Refundable Deposit……………………………………………………………………………………..……….$750.00

                Hydrant Meter Daily Charge ……………………………………………………………………………………………..$20.00

                Water Charges ………………………………………………………………………………..……Current Commodity Rate

 

Water Leak Detection Device (Minimum one hour charge) ………………………………………………………………$25.00/hr

                Device quarterly increments (after the first hour)…………………………….……………………………….…$6.25/hr

                Operator Rate (Minimum four hour charge, in quarterly hour increments thereafter)……………………….$140.00

                Operator Rate quarter hour increments (after the first hour)……………………………………….……$35.00/hr

WATER RELATED CHARGES AND COSTS:

A)      The municipal water installation rates and connection rates for the Charter Township of AuSable will be as provided in paragraphs B and C below.  All ordinances or portions thereof, predating this ordinance, not consistent with this ordinance shall be superseded by this ordinance. Prior ordinance language, which does not conflict with the language of this ordinance, shall remain in effect.

B)      A connection charge based on materials cost per residential water connection with an existing curb stop shall be collected prior to commencement of connection work.  This connection charge includes materials, township staff labor and inspection costs.

C)      All costs associated with a new or reconfigured connection to the AuSable Township Municipal Water System will be established at true cost as determined by AuSable Township. An estimated cost will be calculated, which must be paid to the Township prior to the initiation of connection work.  Should unforeseen additional cost be incurred, these costs shall be the responsibility of the property owner and must be reimbursed to the Township prior to water turn-on.  Cost estimates shall be determined by the Department of Public Works Manager.

Water Ready to Serve Monthly Fees:

                ¾ “………………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………….$26.95

                1” ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$26.95

¾ “ rate for 1” service only for single family homes requiring larger water line due to unusually long distance from meter pit required to provide normal water pressure.
With approval of Superintendent only.

1”………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$67.37

1 ¼ - 1 ½ “ ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$134.75

2” …………………………………………………………………………..……………………………………………………….$215.60

3” ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………......$404.25

4” …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$808.50

 

Water Consumption Rate ………………………………………………..………………………………..Current Commodity Rate

 

Steamer to Thaw Service Lines Device (Minimum one hour charge)………………………………………………….$25.00/hr

                Device quarterly increments thereafter …………………………………………………………………………$6.25/hr

                Operator Rate (Minimum four hour charge, in quarterly hour increments thereafter) ……………………...$140.00

                Operator Rate quarter hour increments………………………………………………………………….…………$35.00

Water Turn Off ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…………..$12.50

Water Turn On………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$12.50

 

SEWER RELATED CHARGES AND COSTS:

A)      The municipal sewer installation rates and connection rates for the Charter Township of AuSable will be as provided in paragraph B below. All ordinances or portions thereof, predating this ordinance, not consistent with this ordinance shall be superseded by this ordinance. Prior ordinance language which does not conflict with the language of this ordinance shall remain in effect.

B)      All costs associated with residential, commercial or industrial connection to the AuSable Township Municipal Sewer System will be established at true cost as determined by AuSable Township. An estimated cost will be calculated, which must be paid to the Township prior to the initiation of connection work. Should unforeseen additional cost be incurred, these costs shall be the responsibility of the property owner. Cost estimates shall be determined by the Department of Public Works Manager.

Sewer Meter Ready to Serve Monthly Fees:

¾ “………………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………….$26.00

                1” ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$26.00

¾ “ rate for 1” service only for single family homes requiring larger water line due to unusually long distance from meter pit required to provide normal water pressure.
With approval of Superintendent only.

1”………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$65.00

1 ¼ - 1 ½ “ ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$130.00

2” …………………………………………………………………………..……………………………………………………….$208.00

3” ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………......$390.00

4” …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$780.00
Note:  Above sizes ¾” through 4” refer to water service sizes

 

Sewer Consumption Rate…………………………………………………………………………………. Current Commodity Rate

Monthly sewer charge will be calculated by multiplying the REU factor by the water service size rate.

All other users shall pay a $975.00 connection fee for each residential equivalent user computed as follows:

         i.            For those users connected to the Townships Water Supply System, a residential equivalent user or fraction there of shall be computed on the basis of actual water consumption of that user for the last completed calendar year divided by 60,000 gallons times $975.00, or;

       ii.            Vacant properties that have the Townships Water Supply System available to the property, as there is no historical water consumption available for the property at the time of connection to the sewage disposal system, or all others users that are not served by the Township’s Water Supply System shall pay $975.00 for each residential equivalent users:

 

 

 

Occupation Use

 

Single Family Residence

Units

 

1.0

Unit Factor

 

Per residence

Auto Dealers – New and/or used

1.0

Per premise plus 0.25 per 1,000 square feet of building including service area

Auto Repair/Collision

1.0

Per premise plus 0.25 per 1,000 square feet of building including service area

Auto Wash

(Coin Operated Do-it yourself 10 gallons or less per car)

 

1.0

Per stall

Auto Wash

(Mechanical – Over 10 gallons per car – not- recycled)

 

10.00

Per stall or production line including approach and drying area

Auto Wash

(Mechanical – Over 10 gallons per car - recycled)

 

5.0

Per stall or production line including approach and drying area

Barber Shop

1.0

Per shop plus 0.1 per chair after 2

Bar

4.0

Per 1,000 square feet

Beauty Shop

1.0

Per premise plus 0.1 per booth

Bowling Alleys (no bar)

1.0

Per premise plus 0.2 per alley

Churches

0.25

Per 1,000 square feet minimum 1 unit

Cleaners (pick up only)

1.0

Per Shop

Cleaners (Cleaning and pressing facilities)

1.0

Per premise plus 0.5 per 500 square feet

Clinic (medical or dental)

1.0

Per premise plus 0.5 per exam room

Convalescent or Boarding Homes

1.0

Per premise plus 0.25 per bedroom

Convents

1.0

Per premise plus 0.25 per bedroom

Country Clubs & Athletic Clubs

1.5

Per 1,000 square feet of clubhouse plus restaurant, bar and pro-shop retail store

Drug Stores

1.0

Per premise plus snack bar

Factories (office & production Wet Process

0.75

Per 1,000 square feet based on metered sewage flow

Funeral Home

1.5

Per 1,000 square feet plus residence to be computed separately

Grocery stores and super markets

1.0

Per premise plus 0.8 per 1,000 square feet

Hospitals

1.1

Per bed

Hotels and Motels

0.40

Per bedroom plus restaurant and bar

Laundry (self-serve)

1.0

Per premise plus 0.5 per washer

Two Family Residential

1.0

Per unit

Mobil Homes (free standing)

1.0

Per unit

Mobil Homes (parks or sub-divisions)

0.75

Per pad or site at indirect connection rate plus laundry, community buildings and office to be computed separately per schedule.

Marinas –per boat docking space

0.06

Per space under 25 feet in length

 

 

 

 

 

Occupation Use

Units

Unit Factor

 

Multiple Family Residence:

 

 

Duplex, Row Houses or Townhouses

 

1.0

Per dwelling unit

Condominiums

 

1.0

Per dwelling unit

Apartment residence – self-contained unit including laundry facilities in apartment

1.0

Per dwelling unit

Apartment residence – other than self-contained unit. Not having laundry facilities in apartment

0.8

Per dwelling unit

Fraternity or Sorority Houses

0.50

Per dwelling unit

Parks, Recreation Facilities, and Campgrounds:

 

 

Picnic facilities with no bathing or overnight accommodations

0.2

Per parking space

Picnic facilities with bathing privileges or swimming pool

0.35

Per parking space

Campground Facilities: Recreation vehicles, tents, trailers under 12’

0.35

Per pad or site plus picnic facilities

Campground Facilities: Trailer Parks or trailers in excess of 12 feet

0.50

Per pad or site plus picnic facilities

Post Office

1.0

Per 1,000 square feet

Professional Office

0.25

Per 500 square feet – Minimum 1

Public Institutions

0.75

Per 1,000 square feet

Restaurants (meals only)

2.7

Per 1,000 square feet excluding restrooms, public areas not in regular use and unfurnished areas

Restaurants (meals & drinks)

3.5

Per 1,000 square feet excluding restrooms, public areas not in regular use and unfurnished areas

Restaurants (public areas, auxiliary dining rooms, dance floors or ballrooms which are not in regular use)

0.5

Per 1,000 square feet

Retail Store (Other than listed)

1.0

Per premise plus 0.1 per 1,000 square feet

Schools

1.0

Per classroom

Service Stations

1.5

Per 1,000 square feet per car space

Snack bars, drive-ins, etc.

2.5

Per 1,000 square feet

Theaters

0.04

Per seat

Warehouse and Storage

0.2

Per 1,000 square feet

Veterinary Facility

1.5

Per facility

Veterinary Facility with Kennel

1.5

Per facility plus 0.5 per five kennels

 

iii.  Any change in use by a property connected to the sewage disposal system shall cause a re-determination of the residential equivalent users for that property and payment of any additional connection fees shall be paid prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy.

Water and Sewer Service Calls Outside Normal Work Hours Operator Rate:

               Operator rate (Minimum four hour charge, in quarterly hour increments thereafter)………………………...$140.00
               Operator rate quarter hour increments………………………...………………………………….…………….$35.00/hr

ZONING

 

Zoning Ordinance Book………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$25.00

                Mailed…………………………………………………………………………….……………………………………….$35.00
                On Disc……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$10.00

Master Plan Book……………………………………………………………………………………………..………………….$25.00

                Mailed……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$35.00
               On Disc…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$10.00

Residential Zoning Permit…………………………………………………………………………………………..………..$20.00

Sign Permit………………………………………………………………………….……………………………………………....$20.00

Home Occupation Zoning Compliance Permit………………………………….…….…….……………………..$20.00

Business Zoning Compliance Permit……………………………………………………………………………..……..$20.00

Commercial Zoning Permit:

                Application……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$20.00

                Scheduled Planning Commission Meeting…………………………….………………………………..$100.00

                Special Planning Commission Meeting……………………………………………….…………………..$325.00

Temporary Land Use Approval:

                Application……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$20.00

                Scheduled Planning Commission Meeting…………………………….………………………………..$100.00

                Special Planning Commission Meeting……………………………………………….…………………..$325.00

Subdivision & Condominium Subdivision:

                Application……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$325.00

                Scheduled Planning Commission Meeting…………………………….………………………………..$100.00

                Special Planning Commission Meeting……………………………………………….…………………..$325.00

Planned Unit Development:

                Refundable Escrow Account Deposit (Shall not fall below $600) ………………………….……$3,000.00

                Preliminary Stage I Application……………………………………………………………………………….$800.00

                Final Stage II Application…………………………………………………………………………………….….$700.00

Condominium Conversion:

                Application……………………………………………………………………………………………………….…….$800.00

                Refundable Escrow Account Deposit……………………………………….…………………………..$3,000.00

Petition for Zoning Ordinance Amendment………………………………………………………………….……..$325.00

Zoning Board Appeals Meeting …………………………………………………………………………………….……..$325.00