City Utility Bill


The City bills property owners bimonthly for a flat rate sewer fee. The sewer fee is mandatory. Effective June 1, 2019, the sewer fee is $58 bimonthly. The amount of the fee is set by City Council. It is not based on water usage/consumption. Effective July 1, 2007 In addition to the flat rate fee, businesses are assessed a consumption fee calculated at $1.75 per 100 cubic feet of water used.


The City also bills property owners for a bimonthly solid waste fee for curbside pickup. The fee is based on the following options:

Plan Type
Garbage Container Size
Bimonthly Cost**
Plan A (weekly pickup)
35 Gallon
Plan B (weekly pickup)
65 Gallon
Plan C (weekly pickup)
(2) 65 Gallon
Plan D (Age 65+, biweekly pickup)
35 Gallon
Plan E*
No Container

*Plan E is reserved for residents of townhouses and dwellings that the City and contractor providing the collection service have determined that containers cannot be serviced.

**Rate effective June 1, 2019.

Plan E and other residents needing additional capacity may purchase 30 gallon city garbage bags which are available for $1.75 per bag and are available in packs of 5 at local stores such as Food Lion, Taylor's Do-It Center, and 7-11.  


Plan A - $93.00

Plan B - $109.00

Plan C - $143.00

Plan D - $83.00

Plan E - $76.00

For more information about the solid waste services please visit the Solid Waste webpage.