City of Athens

Athens City Hall Administrative Offices
508 East Tyler Street
Athens, Texas 75751
Phone: (903) 675-5131
Fax: (903) 675-7562

Utility Billing Department

508 East Tyler St.
Athens, Texas  75751
Phone:  (903) 675-5131
Fax:  (903) 675-7562

email:  utilitybilling@athenstx.gov

 

Pay your Utility Bills ONLINE here: www.municipalonlinepayments.com/athenstx  

 

The Utility Billing Department provides water, sewer and garbage collection services for Residential and Commercial customers and is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Utility customers are required to complete an application in person, provide picture identification and pay deposit and service fee to establish an account.

 

  Deposits Service Fee Reconnect Fee Transfer Fee Late Payment Fee
Residential: $  50.00 $ 30.00 $50.00
(during business hours)

$ 100.00
(after business hours)
$ 30.00 10% of current charges
Commercial: $ 100.00 $ 30.00

$50.00
(during business hours)

$100.00
(after business hours)
$ 30.00 10% of current charges

 



PAYMENT INFORMATION:
Payments may be made in person or by mail.  For your convenience, the City has a drive-thru and drop-box located at the back of City Hall, and accepts Visa and MasterCard when payments and/or deposits are made in person.  The City is not responsible for cash that is deposited into the drop-box. 

A $25.00 service fee shall be charged on all returned checks.

 

TRANSFER SERVICE:
To transfer service to a new address, you must come to the Utility Billing Department at City Hall and pay the required thirty dollar ($30.00) transfer fee and provide picture identification.

REQUEST FOR DISCONNECT/TERMINATION:
To request that your water be disconnected/terminated, you must call the Utility Billing Department at (903) 675-5131 or come to the Utility Billing Department at City Hall during normal business hours.

DISCONNECTION DUE TO NON-PAYMENT:
If your service has been disconnected due to non-payment, you must come to the Utility Billing Department during normal business hours and pay a fifty dollar ($50.00) reconnection fee in addition to the amount of the past due bill to restore service.  If service is restored after normal business hours the reconnection fee will be one-hundred dollars ($100.00).  If account has been finaled out for non-payment, you will also be required to pay a new deposit and service fee to re-establish service. 

WATER AND/OR SEWER ISSUES:
If you suspect a water and/or sewer issue at your residence or business; we recommend you call the City Hall office first at 903-675-5131. We offer 24 hour service. 


WATER & SEWER RATES

WATER & SEWER TAP FEES

GARBAGE COLLECTION RATES