Rates & Fees

Rates

The following information is provided for typical residential users. Premises served by larger meters and/or generating wastewater containing other than residential-type waste may be subject to additional fees.

UtilityRate ($)
Sanitary Sewer Bill
Flat Rate, Residence on Well
88.42
Sanitary Sewer Bill 5/8-inch to 3/4-inch Meter
Base Rate Residence on IAWC
39.62
Sanitary Sewer Bill 1-inch Meter
Base Rate residence on IAWC
79.85
Sanitary Sewer Treatment Bill
Based Upon IAWC consumption
4.88 / 1,000 gallons
Sanitary Sewer Treatment Bill
Based Upon IAWC consumption
3.66 / 100 cubic feet
Refuse Fee
Flat Rate
36.00 / Bi-Monthly
Storm Water Fee
Flat Rate
13.66 / Bi-Monthly

Deposits

  • All residential rental units are required to pay a $130.00 deposit.
  • All commercial rental units are required to pay a $260.00 deposit.

Past Due Accounts

The utility has a contract with Indiana American Water Company to provide shutoff of water service for nonpayment of sanitary sewer bill.

Past due notices are mailed 10 days prior to shut off. In addition, the utility can place tax liens on the property for nonpayment of the sanitary sewer bill, if the account is 90 days past due.

Credit Card Processing Fees

Chesterton Utilities now accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover. However, the following fees are associated:

In Person / Over the Phone - $2.41

Online via the Utility Billing Website - $3.66