Development Fees

The following development fees may apply:

CAPACITY FEES

AVAILABILITY FEES

CONTRIBUTION IN AID OF CONSTRUCTION FEES

TAPPING FEES

METER INSTALLATION FEES

SERVICE INSPECTION FEES

CAPACITY FEES

Capacity fees are applicable on all new metered service connections, and for existing services where an increased metered supply is needed. Capacity fees do not apply to 5/8 inch Residential Irrigation Meters. The purpose of the Capacity Fee is to keep existing customers from bearing the entire burden of the ongoing capital projects needed for our growing community.

Meter SizeCapacity Fee
5/8 inch$1,320
1 inch$3,300
1 1/2 inch$6,600
2 inch$10,560
3 inch$21,120
4 inch$33,000
6 inch$66,000
8 inch$105,600
For any questions related to the capacity fee, please contact the Greenville Water Engineering Department at 864-241-6100.

AVAILABILITY FEES

Water availability fees apply to all wholesale water purveyors who enter into a Water Supply Agreement to purchase water from Greenville Water. Water availability fees do not apply where wholesale water purveyors have entered into a Water Supply and Capacity Agreement with Greenville Water.

Meter SizeAvailability Fee
5/8 inch$1,320
1 inch$3,300
1 1/2 inch$6,600
2 inch$10,560
3 inch$21,120
4 inch$33,000
6 inch$66,000
8 inch$105,600

CONTRIBUTION FEES

Officially referred to as a Contribution in Aid of Construction (CIA) Fee, the purpose is to help pay for the expense of extending water mains in the Greenville Water service area. Effective September 1, 2015, Contribution Fees will be determined by the size of the tap and apply to every district. Contribution fees also apply to private fire protection systems. Contribution fees are collected uniformly throughout the distribution system.

Tap SizeCIA Fee
3/4 inch$1,000
1 inch$1,000
1-1/2 inch$1,500
2 inch$1,500
4 inch$2,000
6 inch$2,500
8 inch$3,000

TAPPING FEES

Tap Size48" and Above PipeAll Other Pipe
3/4 inch$100$100
1 inch$110$110
1-1/2 inch$300$300
2 inch$450$450
4 inchEstimated Cost$1,300
6 inchEstimated Cost$1,700
8 inchEstimated Cost$2,100
10 inchEstimated Cost$2,300
12 inchEstimated Cost$3,100
Note: For taps of 4-inches or larger on lines of 48″ or larger, the tap fee will be based on the estimated actual cost as determined by Greenville Water.

METER INSTALLATION FEES

Meter SizeInstallation Fee
5/8 inch including box$350
1 inch including box$525
1-1/2 inch$450
2 inch$1,600
3 inch$2,800
4 inch$4,000
All OthersActual Cost
Note: Greenville Water reserves the right to determine the size and type of all meters installed.

SERVICE INSPECTION FEES

Service inspection fees are applicable where Greenville Water is notified by the plumber that the job is ready for tapping and/or meter installation but does not meet Greenville Water’s specifications, thereby requiring extra trips. Each such additional trip is subject to the following Inspection Fee, payable in advance:

Inspection Fee – $40