Fee Schedule

  1. Development Fees and Deposits

This is a general list of fees related to planning and private development. For a complete list of the District’s fees, please see Section 2.12 District Fees and Charges in our Policies and Procedures Manual - Effective May 1, 2023 (PDF).  We accept payment in the form of cash or check. Please make checks payable to “Helix Water District”.

Fees and Deposits 

(Valid through December 31, 2023)

Project initiation fee$325
Field estimate fee$395
Water availability form fee$151
Will serve letter fee`$151
Fire hydrant flow test fee$263
Street improvement processing fee$845
Street improvement plan check deposit$834/sheet*
Water main extension processing fee$1,831
Water main extension plan check deposit$1,240/sheet*
Grading/architectural/landscape plan check deposit$118/sheet
Easement acquisition fee (by deed or map)$1,190
Easement/quitclaim plat and legal review deposit$2,000
Quitclaim deed processing fee$1,241 + recording cost
Encroachment agreement fee$1,601 + recording cost

*Includes title, notes, plan view, and detail sheets. Does not count sheets unrelated to water improvements, such as erosion control, traffic control, or striping sheets. 

  1. Water Meter Capacity Fees