What is the rights of way fee?
Annual Rights of Way Fees for electric, natural gas, communications, water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer services are 5% of gross revenue.
Any Utility Operator that does not earn gross revenue within the City pays $3.50 per linear foot of Utility Facilities in the Rights of Way (as these terms are defined in Section 4.15.050) or a minimum fee of $5,000, whichever is greater. The per-linear-foot fee and the minimum fee shall increase 3% annually on January 1st of each year, beginning January 1, 2018..

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1. Why did the City of Beaverton implement a new rights of way ordinance?
2. What if my company has an active franchise agreement?
3. Who does the ordinance apply to?
4. What is the difference between the annual registration and the 5-yr license?
5. What is the rights of way fee?
6. How is gross revenue defined?
7. What is an attachment fee?
8. What are the important dates to remember?
9. Where can I find a copy of the ordinance and fee resolution?