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American Ranch Rates & Fees

The American Ranch Domestic Water Improvement District is a taxing authority and as such has authority to collect fees pursuant to A.R.S. Title 48, Fees are charged to the property owner and run with the land. Liens may be filed for past due accounts. If you are buying or selling property within the boundaries of the District, it is important that you confirm with your title company that all District fees have been reported and collected. A public hearing is held annually for the Board of Directors to adopt a budget of expenses for the coming fiscal year and to set rates to cover those expenses. Click here to view the District Ordinances. For more information, please contact the District office: (928) 443-9484. Toll Free in AZ (800) 659-7149.

Rates & Fees Effective July 1, 2022

User Fee Residential:                                $130.00 per month flat rate, plus water usage

                                                                         1 – 15,000 gallons - $1.00

                                                                         15,001 – 20,000 gallons - $2.90 per 1,000 gallons              

                                                                        20,001 – 25,000 gallons - $3.00 per 1,000 gallons              

                                                                        25,001 gallons and up - $3.20 per 1,000 gallons


User Fee Commercial - Water:            $220.00 per month flat rate, plus usage

                                                                        1 - 20,000 gallons $5.00

                                                                       20,001 to 40,000 gallons $5.00 per 1,000 gallons

                                                                       Over 40,000 gallons $10.00 per 1,000 gallons


User Fee Commercial - Sewer:            $3,750.00 per month flat rate for 3 HOA accounts

User Fee Unconnected Lots:                $65.00 per month ($195.00 per quarter)

Effluent Reuse Fee:                                 $0.50 per 1,000 gallons

Late Fee:                                                     $7.50 per month

Hook-Up Fee:                                          $7,000.00 per application (sewer & water, incl. water meter)

Water Meter for Vacant Lot:              $1,500.00 per meter (will be deducted from hook-up fee when lot is developed)

Permit Fee:                                                $500.00 per application

Activation/Transfer Charge:               $150.00 per activation/transfer of ownership vacant & developed

Reconnection Fee:                                  $500.00 per shut-off/turn-on, reconnection
NSF (Returned Check Fee):               $40.00 per returned check for any reason

Hydrant Meter:

            Deposit                                           $1,000.00

            Hydrant Activation                    $500.00 (non-refundable)

            Usage Rates                                  1,001-4,000 gallons $4.80 per 1,000 gallons

                                                                      4,001-6,000 gallons $5.80 per 1,000 gallons

                                                                      6,001-8,000 gallons $6.80 per 1,000 gallons

                                                                      8,001-10,000 gallons $7.80 per 1,000 gallons

                                                                      Over 10,000 gallons $8.80 per 1,000 gallons

Ad Valorem Tax:                                    $0
Duplicate Bill:                                         $7.50

Collection Fees:

        Copies: $.60 per page

        Ownership Research: $95.00 per parcel (no notification of ownership transfer)

        Bill Reprint or Account History Printout: $1.25 per page

        Past Due Notice: $25.00 per account (Stamped for accounts w/past due balance)

        Lien Notice:  $165.00 per account, plus postage (sent prior to Lien)

        Second Lien Notice: $35.00 per notice, plus postage (1st notice returned)

        File Lien:  $165.00 per account plus recording fees, includes lien release after paid in full

        Limited Title Search: $400.00 per parcel

        Title Search & County Notifications: $20.00 per notification

For more information contact Jennifer Bartos at (928) 443-9484

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