Utility Billing

Utility Billing Contact Information and Helpful Forms

Telephone:  (727) 942-5609
Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
After Hours Contact Answering Service: (727) 234-4087

412 North Ring Avenue
Email:  utilitybilling@ctsfl.us

For questions or concerns regarding your billing statement, please contact our office. To sign up for Electronic Billing, click on the E-Bill Sign Up at right.

Utility payments are accepted by mail, in person and electronically, We also have an overnight drop box located next to the drive through window.  To access On-Line Bill Pay click on the link at right.

All services are billed monthly and become delinquent 23 days after bill date. Additional charges may be assessed for late payment, disconnection and re-connection of service. A 10% late fee is assessed on unpaid balances not received by the due date printed on the bill.

To pay by mail, send the payment with your bill stub to:
City of Tarpon Springs, Attn: Collection Center, P.O. Box 5004, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688-5004

Deposits are required on all services. Interest will accrue monthly on deposits and is posted as a credit on the account on the September bill. Deposits are held on the account until the account is terminated and then is applied to the final bill.

Utility Rates: October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022

WATER

Base Facility Fees:  Customer Charge       $ 4.02

Readiness to Serve   $ 18.71

Total base facility fee:                                $ 22.73

Consumption Charges:

Block                Usage                                   Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                       0 to 5,000                           $ 4.28

2                      5,001 to 10,000                   $ 8.56

3                     10,001 to 15,000                  $ 10.72

4                     15,001 to 20,000                  $ 13.43

5                     20,001 to 25,000                  $ 16.68

6                    Greater than 25,000             $ 20.88

*10% tax applicable to all water charges


SEWER

Base Facility Fees:  Customer charge      $ 2.20

Readiness to serve   $ 15.88

Total base facility fee:                               $ 18.08

Consumption Charges:

Block                Usage                                Charge per 1,000 gallons               Cap out

1                       0 to 5,000                         $ 4.74                                                $ 23.70

2                       5,001 to 20,000               $ 9.50                                                $ 142.50

3                      Greater than 20,000        ——                                                  $ 166.20 + 18.08 = $184.28

 

Flat rate sewer fee $51.47 per month

The monthly utility statement includes the $9.15 charge of storm water fees, a backflow charge of $3.00 where applicable and the curbside garbage charge of $26.51


RECLAIMED

Rate per 1,000 Gallons                  $1.03

WATER

Base Facility Fees:  Customer Charge      $ 5.03

Readiness to Serve   $ 23.39

Total base facility fee:                                $ 28.42

Consumption Charges:

Block                   Usage                                 Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                           0 to 5,000                          $ 5.35

2                            5,001 to 10,000               $ 10.70

3                            10,001 to 15,000             $ 13.40

4                           15,001 to 20,000             $ 16.79

5                            20,001 to 25,000             $ 20.85

6                            Greater than 25,000       $ 26.10


SEWER

Base Facility Fees:  Customer Charge      $ 2.75

Readiness to Serve    $ 19.85

Total base facility fee:                                $ 22.60

Consumption Charges:

Block                   Usage                                 Charge per 1,000 gallons             Cap out

1                            0 to 5,000                         $ 5.93                                               $ 29.75

2                            5,001 to 25,000               $ 11.88                                             $ 178.20

3                            Greater than 25,000        ——                                                   $207.95 + 22.60 = $ 230.55

Flat rate sewer fee $ 64.34 per month

The monthly utility statement includes a backflow charge of $ 3.75 where applicable and the curbside garbage charge of $26.51.

WATER

Base Facility Fees:  Customer Charge     $ 4.02

Readiness to serve:  SEE METER SIZE BELOW

METER SIZE                       CHARGE

0.75                                    $ 18.71

1.00                                    $ 46.78

1.50                                    $ 93.55

2.00                                    $ 149.68

3.00                                    $ 299.36

4.00                                    $ 467.75

6.00                                    $ 935.50

8.00                                    $ 1496.80

10.00                                 $ 2151.65

Consumption Charges:

Block                    Usage                                  Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                           0 to 5,000                         $ 4.28

2                           Greater than 5,000         $ 8.56

*10% tax applicable to all water charges


SEWER

Base facility fees:  Customer charge       $ 2.20

Readiness to serve: SEE METER SIZE BELOW

METER SIZE                       CHARGE

0.75                                    $ 15.88

1.00                                    $ 39.70

1.50                                    $ 79.40

2.00                                    $ 127.04

3.00                                    $ 254.08

4.00                                    $ 397.00

6.00                                    $ 794.00

8.00                                    $ 1270.40

10.00                                 $ 1826.20

Consumption Charges:

Block                    Usage                                 Charge per 1,000 gallons              Cap out    

1                           0-5,001                              $ 4.74                                               $ 23.70

2                            Greater than 5,001         $ 9.50                                               No cap

Flat Rate Sewer $ 52.63 per month

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The monthly utility statement includes a storm water, backflow and garbage charge, where applicable.

WATER

Base Facility Charge:

Customer Charge      $5.03

Readiness to serve   See meter size below:

METER SIZE                              CHARGE

0.75                                            $23.39

1.00                                             $58.47

1.50                                            $116.94

2.00                                            $187.10

3.00                                            $374.20

4.00                                            $584.69

6.00                                            $1169.38

8.00                                            $1871.00

10.00                                          $2689.56

 

Consumption Charges:

Block                                           Usage                                     Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                                        0 to 5,000                                          $ 5.35

2                                       Greater than 5,000                         $ 10.70


SEWER

Base Facility Charge:

Customer Charge           $2.75

Readiness to serve         See meter size below

METER SIZE                              CHARGE

0.75                                            $19.85

1.00                                             $49.63

1.50                                            $99.25

2.00                                            $158.80

3.00                                            $317.60

4.00                                            $496.25

6.00                                            $992.50

8.00                                            $1588.00

10.00                                          $282.75

Consumption Charge:

Block                                Usage                                                Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                                         0 to 5,000                                          $ 5.93

2                                        Greater than 5,001 x ERUs            $ 11.88

Flat rate sewer $64.34 per month

The monthly utility statement includes a backflow and garbage charge, where applicable.

Meter Fee: $300 + $60 deposit (no backflow device fee)

Base Facility Charge:

Customer Charge     $ 4.02

Readiness to service charge based on meter size. If customer has potable water through City, then NO “Readiness to Serve Fee”

Consumption Charges:

Block                    Usage                                  Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                           0 to 5,001                         $ 8.56

2                           5,001 to 10,000               $ 10.72

3                           10,001 to 15,000            $ 13.43

4                           15,001 to 20,000             $ 16.68

5                           Greater than 20,000       $ 20.88


IRRIGATION: Outside City Limits

Meter Fee: $300 + $60 deposit (no backflow device fee)

Base Facility Fees: 

Customer Charge:    $ 5.03

Readiness to service charge based on meter size. If customer has potable water through City, then NO “Readiness to Serve Fee”

Consumption Charges:

Block                    Usage                                  Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                           0 to 5,001                         $ 10.70

2                           5,001 to 10,000               $ 13.40

3                           10,001 to 15,000            $ 16.79

4                           15,001 to 20,000             $ 20.85

5                           Greater than 20,000       $ 26.10

Meter Fee: $375.00 (no backflow device fee)

Base Facility Fees:  Customer Charge     $ 5.00

As long as customer has potable water through City, then NO “Readiness to Serve Fee”

Consumption Charges:

Block                    Usage                                  Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                           0 to 5,001                         $ 10.65

2                           5,001 to 10,000               $ 13.34

3                           10,001 to 15,000            $ 16.70

4                           15,001 to 20,000             $ 20.75

5                           Greater than 20,000       $ 25.98

WATER

Base Facility Charge:

Customer Charge               Readiness to serve

  $ 4.02                                       $ 18.71 x ERUs

 

Consumption Charges:

 

Block                                           Usage                                     Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                                        0 to 5,000 x ERUs                              $ 4.28

2                           5,001 x ERUs  to 10,000 x ERUs                 $ 8.56

3                         10,001 x ERUs  to 15,000 x ERUs                 $ 10.72

4                         15,001 x ERUs  to 20,000 x ERUs                 $ 13.43

5                         20,001 x ERUs  to 25,000 x ERUs                 $ 16.68

6                                 Greater than 25,000 x ERUs                 $ 20.88


SEWER

Base Facility Charge:

Customer Charge                        Readiness to serve

$ 2.20                                             $ 15.88 x ERUs

 

Consumption Charge:

Block                                          Usage                                      Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                                0 to 5,000 x ERUs                                      $ 4.74

2                              Greater than 5,001 x ERUs                      $ 9.50

WATER

 

Base Facility Charge:

Customer Charge               Readiness to serve

     $ 5.03                                   $ 23.39 x ERUs

 

Consumption Charges:

Block                                           Usage                                     Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                                        0 to 5,000 x ERUs                             $ 5.35

2                           5,001 x ERUs  to 10,000 x ERUs                 $ 10.70

3                         10,001 x ERUs  to 15,000 x ERUs                 $ 13.40

4                         15,001 x ERUs  to 20,000 x ERUs                 $ 16.79

5                         20,001 x ERUs  to 25,000 x ERUs                 $ 20.85

6                                 Greater than 25,000 x ERUs                 $ 26.10


SEWER

Base Facility Charge:

Customer Charge                        Readiness to serve

$ 2.75                                             $ 19.85 x ERUs

 

Consumption Charge:

Block                                          Usage                                      Charge per 1,000 gallons

1                                0 to 5,000 x ERUs                                      $ 5.93

2                              Greater than 5,001 x ERUs                      $ 11.88

Owner Vacant Billing

          Inside City Limits                                                              Outside City Limits

Water                  22.73                                                                       Water                        28.42

Sewer                  18.08                                                                       Sewer                        22.60

Stormwater          9.15                                                                       Total                       $ 51.03

Garbage                 4.03                                                                      Garbage                    4.25

Tax                          2.27                                                                                                 $ 55.03

Total                     56.26

 


Minimum Bill

            Inside City Limits                                                            Outside City Limits

Water                  22.73                                                                      Water                        28.42

Sewer                  18.08                                                                      Sewer                        22.60

Stormwater          9.15                                                                      Garbage                    33.14

Garbage              26.51                                                                      Total                       $ 84.16

Tax                         2.27                                               

Total                 $ 78.74

 

*Add $ 3.00 for BF charge inside city limits and $ 3.75 for outside

*Flat rate sewer fee for inside City limits is $ 51.47 and outside is $ 64.34