Pipeline Franchise Rate Sheet - Public Utility Share Print A. CPI Adjustment Factor CPI September 2016 250.1 Base Level 128.7 B. Annual Franchise Fee Computations Pipe Lengths (in feet) x Rates x CPI Adjustment Factor Pipe Size (Internal) Diameters in Inches Base Rate Per Lineal Foot 0-4 $ 0.088 6 $ 0.132 8 $ 0.176 10 $ 0.220 12 $ 0.264 14 $ 0.308 16 $ 0.352 18 $ 0.396 20 $ 0.440 22 $ 0.484 24 $ 0.528 26 $ 0.572 28 $ 0.616 30 $ 0.660 C. Adjustments The amount of each base fee specified in subsections A, B and C above shall be adjusted at the time payment is due by the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index, all Urban Consumer for the Los Angeles - Anaheim – Riverside by area (1982-84 = 100), for the period June 1, 1989 to the month of September prior to the due date of the fee. In no event shall any base fee be charged which is less than the base fee amount established by subsections B and C of this Section. The indices specified in paragraph 1 of this subsection F are calculated and published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. If the Bureau discontinues the calculation or publication of the Consumer Price Index, all Urban Consumers for the Los Angeles - Anaheim - Riverside area (1982 - 84 = 100), and no transposition table is available to convert to another index, then the amount of each annual adjustment in base fees shall be computed by using a comparable governmental index. If you have further questions regarding the franchise requirements, please contact the Revenue Division staff at (310) 952-1748.