Sewer Connection Fees

City of Brea Sewer Connection Fee Worksheet

Fixture
Item Count
Fixture Fee
Total
Bathtub

$10
$
Bidet

$5
$
Dental units

$5
$
Drinking fountain

$5
$
Floor drain

$10
$
Interceptors for grease, oil, and solids

$15
$
Interceptors for sand, auto wash, etc.

$15
$
Laundry tub or washer

$10
$
Laundry tub or washer (self serve)

$15
$
Mobile home park (each pad)

$90
$
Receptors

$15
$
Shower

$10
$
Showers gang per head

$5
$
Sink, bar

$5
$
Sink, bar commercial

$15
$
Sink, floor

$5
$
Sink, flushing rim

$15
$
Sink, kitchen

$10
$
Sink, service

$10
$
Swimming pool

$15
$
Urinal, pedestal

$10
$
Urinal, stall

$10
$
Urinal, wall trough

$20
$
Wash basin (lav)

$5
$
Wash basin (set, double lav)

$10
$
Water closet (toilet)

$20
$
Total connection charge
$

County of Orange Sanitary Sewer Connection Fees

These fees are collected by the City of Brea for the County of Orange at issuance of building permits. See OSCD Website for updated information.

Effective July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

Capital Facilities Capacity Charge

Use CategoryRate BasisBase Charge
 Commercial - Industrial

Low Demand 2Per 1,000 square feet 1$299.00 1
Average Demand 4Per 1,000 square feet$1,862.00 1
High Demand 3Per 1,000 square feet$4,422.00 1



Single Family Residential 5

5+ BedroomsPer Unit$4,985.00
4 BedroomsPer Unit$4,269.00
3 BedroomsPer Unit$3,588.00
2 BedroomsPer Unit$2,905.00
1 BedroomPer Unit$2,222.00



Multi-Family Residential 6

4+ BedroomsPer Unit$3,876.00
3 BedroomsPer Unit$3,192.00
2 BedroomsPer Unit$2,509.00
1 BedroomPer Unit$1,793.00
Studio 7Per Unit$1,152.00



Supplemental CFCC for Permit Users, includes 5% cost of funds
FlowGallons per day$0.001802
BODPounds per day$0.386380
SSPounds per day$0.207200



1 Provided that the minimum Capital Facilities Capacity Charge for such new construction shall be $3,588; and all calculations shall be on a 1,000 square foot, or portion thereof, basis.

2 Low Demand connections are the following categories of users: Nurseries; Warehouses; Churches; Truck Terminals; RV Parks, RV Storage Yards, Lumber/Construction Yards, Public Storage Buildings; and other facilities with restrooms, offices, lobbies and/or areas whose flows are similar in volume to these listed categories Parking Structures not connected to the sewer will not be charged.

3 High Demand connections are the following categories of users: Restaurants (including patios used for additional seating capacity), Supermarkets; Car Washes; Coin Laundries; Amusement Parks; Shopping Centers with one or more Restaurants, or Food Court; Food Processing Facilities; Textile Manufacturers; and other dischargers whose flow is similar in volume to these listed categories.

4 All other connections are Average Demand users including: Hotels, Strip Malls without restaurants, Music Halls without food facilities, Office buildings, Senior Housing with individual living units without kitchens but with a common kitchen, and wash pads.

5 Bedroom additions are considered a change of use and a CFCC must be paid. Bedrooms include enclosed loft additions,, bonus rooms that may be used as offices, workout rooms, media rooms, or libraries, or any other additions, which could potentially be used as a bedroom. The classification of these additions will be reviewed and determined by staff Any detached building such as an addition over an existing garage or a new building with the same designation as mentioned above will be considered a separate living residence (SFR).

6 MFR units consist of multiple units that receive one secured property tax bill such as apartments. Senior housing with individual living units that include a kitchen are considered MFR units.

7 Studio – one single room with no separating doors or openings leading to another part of the room (except for a bathroom).