Fees

Current City fees are established in Resolution No. 2021-01.

Parks Fees

Parking/PassesFee
Utility Customer Parks Maintenance$2Each water account is billed each month. Customers with multiple units shall pay the fee for each unit. Non-Profit and Government/Public Uses are Exempt.
Daily Parking$5Users who do not hold an annual pass or pay a utility account are subject to the fee.
Annual Parking Pass$35Per 2 Passes. Utility Customers are exempt from the fee.
Senior Parking Pass$25Per 2 Passes. Utility Customers are exempt from the fee.
Camping
Anderson Park - Full hook Up$30Per Night
Anderson Park - Extended Work Stay$800Per Month
Anderson Park - Primitive Site$20Per Night
Nehalem River Park & Campground - Primitive Site$20Per Night
Spencer Park Camping - Primitive$20Per Night
Vernonia Lake - Primitive Site$10Per Night
Additional Vehicle Parking - All Campgrounds$7Per Vehicle
Sewage Dump$10Utility Account holders are exempt
Group Camping - Per Night
Anderson Park$60/$150Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Nehalem River Park & Campground$60/$150Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Vernonia Lake$40/$75Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Park facilities - 4 hour Rental
Anderson Park Picnic Shelter$25/$50Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Hawkins Park Field$100/$50Youth Serving Groups/All Others/Addtl. 4 hours
Hawkins Park Gazebo$25/$50Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Spencer Park Picnic Shelter$25/$50Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Spencer Park Snack Shack$25/$50Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Sports Fields
Spencer Park Fields$150/$100Youth Season Rate per Sport/All Others per 4 hours
Hawkins Park Field$60/$150Youth Season Rate per Sport/All Others per 4 hours
Tournaments$150/$150Youth Events per 2 days/All Others per day
Horse Arena
4-6 Hour Use$25/$75Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Full Day$75/$150Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Full Weekend$150/$250Youth Serving Groups/All Others
Season Rate$150Youth Serving Groups, Per Sport

Utility Fees

Visit utility-rates.vernonia-or.gov to learn more about City of Vernonia utility rates.

Water Rates
Each water service shall be charged the following:
   A base water rate of $29.50 multiplied by the meter multiplier
   A water loan repayment fee of $7.15 multiplied by the meter multiplier
   A consumptive rate of $1.80 per 1,000 gallons of water used
Water Meter Multipliers
Meter Size3/4"1"1 1/2"234
Multiplier11.41.82.91114
Sewer Rates
Each sewer service shall be charged the following:
   A base sewer rate of $26.90 multiplied by the meter multiplier
   A water loan repayment fee of $19.50 multiplied by the meter multiplier
   A sewer consumption charge of $2.60 per 1,000 gallons based on the winter time average *
* The winter time average is based on the water usage in the months of November, December, January, and February. This average is calculated in March and used for the following year
Sewer Meter Multipliers
Meter Size3/4"1"1 1/2"234
Multiplier11.6673.3335.33310.66716.667
Utility Service Deposit
Meter Size3/4"1"1 1/2"234
Deposit$85$131$223$356$900$1,288
Additional Utility Fees
New Account Administrative Fee$35
Account On/Off Fee$35
Late Account Fee6%
Bulk Water$1.25per 1000 gallons
Water Hook-Up Fee In City$1550/$25001"/2"
Water Hook-Up Fee Outside City *$2100/$34501"/2"
* Connections outside the city limits are only available to properties the city is legally obligated to provide services to
Sewer Hook-Up Fee$1250
After Hours Service Call$50/70In/Outside City
Meter Testing$40