Stormwater Rates

Current stormwater utility costs and perceived rate inequalities are under review as part of the Stormwater Utility Revenue Study. More information can be found here: https://www.cityofgigharbor.net/747/Stormwater-Revenue-Study


A First Reading of Ordinance 1482 - Stormwater Code Revisions will be presented to City Council on February 14, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. A Second Reading for adoption will follow at the February 28, 2022 City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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The rates shown below were effective on January 1, 2020 and do not include state and city taxes. For other stormwater properties not defined by the referenced classes, please contact the billing office or refer to Ordinance Number 1321 (PDF).

Customer Class
Bi-Month Customer Base Charge*
Bi-Annual Customer Base Charge
Single Family Residence $29.84 $89.52
Duplex (equals to 1.5 units) $44.76 $134.28

*For other developed properties the bi-month service charge shall be $29.84 multiplied by the number of equivalent billings units determined by the utility.

Utility Tax Disclosure

The amount billed for the service below includes the following taxes.


Stormwater Service
State Business & Occupation Tax1.75%
City Utility Tax5.0%