Revisions to Water Rules and Regulations


SCH Number
Public Agency
Tuolumne Utilities District
Document Title
Revisions to Water Rules and Regulations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The proposed revisions to the Water Rules and Regualations are as follows: 1) Adding "Accessory Dwelling" as a new Water User classification. 2) Increase in connection fees by increasing the storage component of Water Capacity Charges from $0.56 to $1.03. 3) Provisions relating to requested temporary and permanent suspension of service. 4) Requirements for security deposits for new services, owner responsibility billing to tenants, and increasing security deposits required of tenants from $60 to $80. 5) Prohibitions against tampering with District facilities. 6) Revisions to the District's Regulations pertaining to actions to be taken to encourage conservation measures and to impose emergency restrictions on the uses of water in critically dry years. 7) Adding a requirement for the levy of Standby Assessments for each parcel in a new land subdivision containing 50 or more parcels.

Contact Information
Kelly Klyn
Tuolumne Utilities District
Lead/Public Agency
18885 Nugget Boulevard P.O. Box 3728
Sonora, CA 95370

Phone : (209) 532-5536 x3



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Certain activities that do not have a significat effect on the environment, and they are declared to be exempt from the requirement of preparation of CEQA documents. CEQA does not apply to the establishment, modification or restructuring of rates or charges by public agencies for the purpose of meeting operating expenses and financial reserve needs or obtaining funds for capital projects necessary to maintain service within existing service areas.

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