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The City of Palm Bay water and sewer systems cover an extensive area of the City; however, it is not fully developed. There are areas of the City that do not have water and/or sewer service yet.

To determine if your area has Utility services:

  • Click on the Interactive Map
  • Input your full address (including City and State) in the box located on the toolbar at the top right.
  • Once you zoom to a location, you can click on the address in the middle of the parcel to see what City services are available.
  • To get an estimate of how much it would cost to connect to City services click on the front lot line of the parcel. Residents with oversized or corner lots should contact customer service to confirm their costs.


Private Well to City Water Service - Connecting to City Water

The costs to connect to City Water effective October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019 based on a standard size 80 foot lot. Fees are subject to change. Payment Plans are available. Please contact us to determine your specific connection costs. The meter installation & deposit are not eligible for the payment plan.

Type of Service
Cost
Main Line Extension Fee (80 ft. lot x $18.80) $1,504.00
Water Capital Charge $2,151.39
Meter Installation $693.93
Deposit (Refundable upon 36 months of timely payments) $100.00
Total $4,454.32

Payment Plan - City Water

Term (Years)
Estimated Monthly Payment Monthly Service Charge Total Estimated Monthly Payment
1 Year $371.19 $10.00 $381.19
2 Years $185.60 $10.00 $195.60
3 Years $123.73 $10.00 $133.73
4 Years $92.80 $10.00 $102.80
5 Years $74.24 $10.00 $84.24

Connecting to City Sewer

The costs to connect to City Sewer effective October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019 based on a standard size 80 foot lot. Fees are subject to change. Payment Plans are available. Please contact us to determine your specific connection costs. The deposit is not eligible for the payment plan.

Type of Service Cost
Line Extension Fee (80 ft. lot x $29.63) $2,370.40
Sewer Capital Charge $3,139.20
Deposit (Refundable upon 36 months of timely payments) $100.00
Total $5,609.60

Payment Plan - Sewer

Term (Years)
Estimated Monthly Payment Monthly Service Charge Total Estimated Monthly Payment
1 Year $459.13 $10.00 $469.13
2 Years $229.57 $10.00 $239.57
3 Years $153.04 $10.00 $163.04
4 Years $114.78 $10.00 $124.78
5 Years $91.83 $10.00 $101.83

Here's how to Get Connected

  1. Determine if Water or Sewer Service is Available in Your Area.
    Interactive Map

  2. Determine Your Connection Costs.
    Please contact our Customer Service Office to verify your specific costs.
    Email Customer Service or call 321.952.3420

  3. Complete An Application

  4. Pay Connection Charges.

    How do I Make a Payment Plan for My Connection Costs? Palm Bay Utilities Department provides residents an opportunity to make payments for their connection costs up to five years through a Connection Payment Agreement. To make payments your charges you will need to meet with a member of our staff. We also ask that you review the Connection Payment Agreement prior to your appointment.

  5. (For Septic to Sewer) Get Connected to the System.
    • Once the application process is complete, the Utilities Customer Service Office will issue a work order to have the clean-out and/or tap-in point located for the sewer service lateral connection.
    • It is recommended that you obtain the services of a licensed septic tank contractor to perform the abandonment of the septic tank.  The contractor or the property owner will need to obtain a permit from the Department of Health's Environmental Health Services Office.  You may contact the Department of Health by calling 321.633.2100 and selecting option 1.
    • A building permit will also need to be obtained from the City's Building Division located in the City Hall Annex at 120 Malabar Road SE.  Phone:  321.953.8924.
    • Once permits have been obtained from DOH and the Building Division, the licensed septic contractor will perform the abandonment.  An environmental health inspector will conduct an on-site inspection at the time of abandonment.
    • It is recommended that homeowners obtain the services of a Florida licensed and insured plumber to perform the connection from the sewer lateral to your home.  It is also recommended to perform this connection prior to septic tank abandonment so there will not be an interruption of service.

Other Helpful Links

Brevard County Health Dept. Environmental Health Services Office

City of Palm Bay Building Division


Water/Sewer Not Yet Available

If water or sewer service is NOT available in your area but you want to connect, please fill out the I Want Service Survey. This survey is not to be confused with starting new service where it is already available.

By leaving your information and your interest, we will contact you when services are extended to your area.