Who is responsible for paying the stormwater utility fee?

The property owner is ultimately responsible for paying the fee. Property sales and stormwater billing accounts are reviewed and updated on a regular basis. Please contact Durham One Call at 919-560-1200 if responsibility has not been updated after four weeks following a change in ownership.

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1. What is stormwater?
2. What services do I get from paying stormwater utility fees?
3. Do you prefer monthly billing over annual?
4. I disagree with my billing tier or ERU calculation...
5. How can I find out if there is a limit on the amount of impervious surface on my lot?
6. Isn't this essentially a tax on rain water?
7. How long is my billing cycle?
8. Who is responsible for paying the stormwater utility fee?
9. Are churches and other tax-exempt properties exempt from stormwater utility fees?
10. My property is in the County, do I have to pay?
11. Why is impervious area used to determine a property's stormwater utility fee?
12. What is considered an impervious surface?
13. How is the amount of impervious area on my property calculated?
14. If stormwater causes so many problems, why don’t we treat it along with our sanitary sewage?