The Metropolitan Council charges this one-time fee when a residence or business connects to the regional wastewater (sewage) system for the first time or when a business expands in a way that uses substantially more water.
Procedure to Apply for a SAC Determination
Applicant completes application materials and submits to Metropolitan Council.
Council calculates the amount of SAC the applicant must pay.
Applicant pays the fee to the city with the permit.
City pays the SAC to Metropolitan Council.
One single-family home = 1 SAC unit = $2,485.
Industrial and commercial require a "determination" of the amount of wastewater capacity needed for the site.