The Municipal Service Fee is primarily based on the square footage of property that you own. There is an annual base fee of $108 that is divided into four quarterly billings. In addition to the base fee, property owners pay .0662 cents per square foot of property. For example, someone who owns a 2,500-square-foot home will pay $273.52 per year, or $68.38 per quarter. The Municipal Service Fee is due January 31, April 31, July 31 and October 31 each year (dates may vary depending on weekends and holidays). The fee pays for fire protection services and maintenance of fire equipment. Refer to Article 773 - Municipal Service Fee of the City of Huntington Codified Ordiances for more information.