New sewer accounts require a security deposit of $100 for property owners and $150 for property renters. The deposit is to be paid at the time of move-in, ideally the same day you set up your account with Owens Cross Roads Water Authority. This deposit will remain on your account until such time as you are no longer a customer of OCER Sewer Department.
Current sewer bills are a flat fee of $40 per month and are due by the 20th of each month, covering usage for the preceding month. For example, when you are billed sewer usage for January 1st through 31st that bill is mailed on January 31st with payment due by Febaruary 20th. A late fee of $5 will be added to payments made after the 20th.
Sewer bills can be paid either by cash, check, card or ACH bank draft. Options for delivery of payment include inside City Hall at the Clerk’s window, in the drop box on the South end of the building, by phone with a credit or debit card, or on-line with a credit or debit card at owenscrossroads.govportal.com then choose the SEWER tab. When paying on-line, please list your account number or street address on the description line in order to insure proper credit to your account. Please note that when paying by credit or debit card, the processing company will add a 3.5% fee to the amount you are being charged. This fee is not credited to your sewer account, nor does the City of Owens Cross Roads profit from this fee.