Utility Services

Homeowners are required to bring in a copy of their deed in order to place the utility bill in their name.  Utility accounts must stay in the Property Owners name.

Utility Service

Water and Sewer utilities are billed quarterly.

• January, February, March usage- billed on April 25th due by May 25th
• April, May, June usage-  billed on July 25th due by August 25th
• July, August, September usage-  billed on October 25th due by November 25th
• October, November, December usage-  billed on January 25th due by February 25th

A 10% penalty is added if not paid by the due date.

 

Payment Options

♦Utility bill payments may be paid by mail to:

City of Ithaca
129 W. Emerson St.
Ithaca, MI  48847

♦In person

♦After hours drop box located at City Hall

♦On our website*

♦By phone*

*a convenience fee of 3% of the total amount or a minimum of $2 is applied for all credit/debit card payments.

Did You Know?

You can have your utility bill automatically drafted from your checking or savings account.  No more missed due dates and penalties. The bank draft program allows you to have utility bills (water & sewer) automatically deducted from bank account. Use the PDF enrollment forms above.

If you have questions, please call (989) 875-3200.

Water and Sewer Rates (adopted April 5, 2022)

Water Rates:
Customers within the City Limits shall pay a Base-Ready to Serve charge plus the per gallon rate of:

  • Per Gallon Rate:
    $5.25 per 1,000 gallons for up to 500,000 gallons
    $2.89 per 1,000 gallons for over 500,000 gallons
  • Base-Ready to Serve Charge:
    Meter Size ¾” or 5/8”: $ 10.00 per quarter
    Meter Size 1”: $ 17.80 per quarter
    Meter Size 1.50”: $ 40.00 per quarter
    Meter Size 2”: $ 71.10 per quarter
    Meter Size 3”: $ 160.00 per quarter
    Meter Size 4”: $ 284.40 per quarter
    Meter Size 6”: $ 640.00 per quarter
    Meter Size 8”: $1,137.80 per quarter

 

  • Customers Outside the City Limits:
    Per Gallon Rate:
    $10.50 per 1,000 gallons for up to 500,000 gallons
    $ 5.78 per 1,000 gallons for over 500,000 gallons
  • Base-Ready to Serve Charge:
    Meter Size ¾” or 5/8”: $ 20.00 per quarter
    Meter Size 1”: $ 35.60 per quarter
    Meter Size 1.50”: $ 80.00 per quarter
    Meter Size 2”: $ 142.20 per quarter
    Meter Size 3”: $ 320.00 per quarter
    Meter Size 4”: $ 568.80 per quarter
    Meter Size 6”: $1,280.00 per quarter
    Meter Size 8”: $2,275.60 per quarter

 

Sewer Rates:
Customers within the City Limits shall pay a Base-Ready to Serve charge plus the per gallon rate of:

  • Per Gallon Rate:
    $3.32 per 1,000 gallons for up to 500,000 gallons
    $2.27 per 1,000 gallons for over 500,000 gallons
  • Base-Ready to Serve Charge:
    Meter Size ¾” or 5/8”: $ 9.30 per quarter
    Meter Size 1”: $ 16.55 per quarter
    Meter Size 1.50”: $ 37.20 per quarter
    Meter Size 2”: $ 66.12 per quarter
    Meter Size 3”: $ 148.80 per quarter
    Meter Size 4”: $ 264.49 per quarter
    Meter Size 6”: $ 595.20 per quarter
    Meter Size 8”: $1,058.15 per quarter

 

  • Customers Outside the City Limits:
    Per Gallon Rate:
    $6.64 per 1,000 gallons for up to 500,000 gallons
    $4.55 per 1,000 gallons for over 500,000 gallons
  • Base-Ready to Serve Charge:
    Meter Size ¾” or 5/8”: $ 18.60 per quarter
    Meter Size 1”: $ 33.11 per quarter
    Meter Size 1.50”: $ 74.40 per quarter
    Meter Size 2”: $ 132.25 per quarter
    Meter Size 3”: $ 297.60 per quarter
    Meter Size 4”: $ 528.98 per quarter
    Meter Size 6”: $1,190.40 per quarter
    Meter Size 8”: $2,116.31 per quarter

 

Miscellaneous Fees:

Unmetered Sewer Charge: Resident: $69.15 Non-Resident: $138.30
Bulk Water Rate: $70.00 + $10.50 per 1,000 gallons or ($0.01050 per gallon)
Turn On Fee: $25.00
Service Turn Off Fee: $25.00 + Customer Base Fee will still apply for each quarter
Delinquent/Discontinuance Fee: $25.00 applied to unpaid accounts in service discontinuance process
Service Call Charge: $50.00
After Hours Service Call, Turn On or Turn Off fees: $175.00 (based on water/sewer department normal business hours)
Meter Testing Fee: $50.00 (prepayment required, performed by water department)
New Meter Fee: $ Actual Cost (frozen meter, customer request for replacement, damage due to customer or any person interference)