Can a condo association change your water/sewer billing from metered usage to a flat rate?

Asked on November 2, 2011 under Real Estate Law, Florida


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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Whether or not a condominium association can change the water and sewer billing process from a metered usage a to a flat rate for all property owners depends upon what the recorded covenants, conditions & retsrictions state as well as all later approved amendments to such.

If there is no mention of a flat rate, then most likely it cannot be assessed as a flat rate but must be metered. Sentiment is that metered rate is always the best and fairest way to assess a fee.

Good question.

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