Can my accessory structure be billed separately for water?

: Yes, the customer can choose to install a separate water meter in a pit for a new accessory structure. If the customer chooses to install a separate meter, curb boxes must be installed that will allow each meter to be shut off independently, or a separate line to the main can be installed for the accessory structure. The meter pit and curb box should be placed as shown in the Typical Residential Water Service Detail (WSD-2)


The customer should be aware of the costs associated with metering the accessory structure separately, including the cost of installing the pit and curb boxes that will allow each account to be shutoff separately, the additional monthly fixed charge for the water meter, and the additional sewer development fee that is charged for each meter. In the future Missoula Water is also planning to institute a water development fee that will be charged for each meter. 

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1. Do ADUs require additional parking?
2. Are there design standards for ADUs?
3. Can I convert my garage to an ADU?
4. Is it required that the homeowner live in the primary residence?
5. I have been notified of my neighbor’s intent to build an ADU. Is there anything I can do to prevent it from being built?
6. I would like to build an ADU, where should I begin?
7. Can an ADU share utility infrastructure with a primary residence?
8. What if I have an existing second dwelling unit not approved through a permit process?
9. Who owns the water and sewer services lines?
10. Do I need a separate water service line for my accessory structure?
11. If my existing house is billed for water as a flat rate, can I add an accessory building to the account?
12. Do I need a separate sewer service line for my accessory structure?
13. Where do I find information about my existing water or sewer service line?
14. How do I complete a fixture count?
15. Do I need a separate water meter for my accessory structure?
16. Can my accessory structure be billed separately for water?