Stormwater Utility & Solid Waste Fees

Stormwater Utility Fees:

The City of St. Cloud’s Stormwater Utility Fee is assessed by Equivalent Residential Units (ERU). It was determined that the ERU rate for the City of St. Cloud is 2,664 square feet (sf) of impervious surface (roofs, sidewalks, driveways, etc.). Each resident (single family, multi-family, townhome, etc.) is assessed 1.0 ERU. Commercial properties are assessed an ERU rate based upon the site’s impervious surface. A commercial site with 26,640 sf of impervious surface will be assessed 10.0 ERUs. The minimum assessment is 1.0 ERUs. ​​

​The Stormwater Utility fee is $6.35/ERU.

Solid Waste Fees: ​​
​The current rates are (effective 2/1/2020): ​

Residential Curbside Collection:
1. $19.69 per month. 
2. Additional garbage and yard waste carts may be requested for a onetime charge of $100 each.
​3. An additional charge of $1.00 for each item placed at the curb outside the 96 gallon cart shall be automatically accessed on the utility bill.
​4. A roll-back charge of $5.00 may be accessed if the cart is not rolled back in by the end of that collection day.
5. A $20.00 separation fee shall be assessed for nonrecyclables placed in recyclable carts or for nonyard waste placed in yard waste carts.
​6. A $20.00 separation fee shall be assessed for hazardous materials placed in garbage, yard waste or recyclable carts.
​7. $50.00 Residential Solid Waste Deposit on St. Cloud Utility accounts that do not have city water service
​8. A $35.00 Trip Fee for any carts that are redelivered after payment is received on City utility account that was disconnected.

Commercial Curbside Collection:
1. $19.69 per month. 
2. Additional garbage and yard waste carts may be requested for a onetime charge of $100 each.
​3. An additional charge of $1.00 for each item placed at the curb outside the 96 gallon cart shall be automatically accessed on the utility bill.
​4. A roll-back charge of $5.00 may be accessed if the cart is not rolled back in by the end of that collection day.
​5. A $20.00 separation fee shall be assessed for nonrecyclables placed in recyclable carts or for nonyard waste placed in yard waste carts.
​6. A $20.00 separation fee shall be assessed for hazardous materials placed in garbage, yard waste or recyclable carts.
​7. $50.00 Commercial Solid Waste deposit on St. Cloud Utility accounts that do not have a city water service.
​8. A $35.00 Trip Fee for any carts that are redelivered after payment is received on City utility account that was disconnected.

Commercial Dumpster Collection:
1. $6.62 per cubic yard of container per collection.
​2. A $20.00 separation fee shall be assessed for hazardous materials placed in dumpsters.

Roll-Off Containers:
1. $100 pull charge per roll-off container, plus current tipping rate according to weight.
​​a. Containers not pulled within two weeks of delivery will automatically be pulled
​b. Customer may request an extension for an additional $5.00 per day. Not to exceed $25.00 per week
​2. A $20.00 separation fee shall be assessed for hazardous materials placed in roll-off container.

Residential Dumpster Rentals:
1. Residential dumpster rentals will be for garbage/trash only. No construction or demolition materials.
​2. $50.00 weekly rental charge per residential dumpster container plus current tipping rate according to yardage.
​3. A $20.00 separation fee shall be assessed for hazardous materials placed in residential dumpster container.

Special pickup:
Separated materials: Minimum charge for volume up to 3’x3’x6’ (2 cubic yards):
Yardwaste, white goods & other household items…. $12.00
​Additional charge per cubic yard (3’x3’x3’)……….. $6.50
Commingled (mixed piles) materials: Minimum charge for volume up to 3’x3’x6’ (2 cubic yards):
Commingled special pickup……….…….…………. $24.00
​Additional charge per cubic yard (3’x3’x3’)……….. $13.00
Special pick-ups over an estimated 8 (eight) cubic yards will be charged by current tipping rate according to weight.

Transfer Station Tipping Fees:
1. Cars - $2.25
​2. Tires: Limit of four (4) tires per trip.
​a. Car and light truck tires 20” and smaller: $3.26 per tire
​b. Heavy truck tires 22.5” and below: $13.05 per tire
​c. Tires over 22.5” not accepted.
​3. All vehicles with garbage coming from within the City of St. Cloud are $0.0256 dollars per pound ($51.13/ton), with a minimum charge of $2.25. Any individual entity or customer bringing more than 200 tons total (of garbage coming from within the City of St. Cloud), over a one month period shall be charged ($49.13/ton). Mixed waste coming from within the City of St. Cloud shall be $0.0333 dollars per pound ($66.67/ton).
4. All vehicles with garbage coming from outside of the City of St. Cloud are $0.029 dollars per pound ($58.00/ton), with a minimum charge of $2.25. Any individual entity or customer bringing more than 200 tons total (of garbage coming from outside of the City of St. Cloud), over a one month period shall be charged ($56.00/ton). Mixed waste coming from outside of the City of St. Cloud shall be $0.0333 dollars per pound ($75.63/ton).
​5. $5.00 “weighing charge” per vehicle, for each determination or certification of weight at the city weigh scale.
(a) All private entity users of the city transfer station who wish to be billed monthly for their actual usage must provide a surety deposit equal to two (2) months worth of projected usage.
​(b) If at any time that the Transfer Station should incur a user tax or any type of surcharge on waste disposal charges the fees referred to in (a)(3) may be increased accordingly but not more than the additional tax or surcharge amount.