What are the payment options?

Several different payment options are available, such as:

  • Mail payments to the City’s secure payment processing center (lock box), PO Box 30318, Tampa, FL,33630-3318, using the bill payment stub and envelope. Please include the full utility account number, including the dash, on the check if a payment stub is not included with the payment.
  • Mailing payments directly to the City delays the processing of payments and could result in disconnection of water service for non-payment.
  • Phone Payments call (954) 543-4153 (You will need your account number).
  • Direct bank drafting by filling out an ACH Debit Request form (PDF). For security reasons, do not email this form.
  • Online credit card & payments from a check or savings account (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express).
  • Walk-in payments at 901 N.W. 66th Avenue, Margate, FL 33063. Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, check, Visa, MasterCard credit or debit card, or money order.
  • Drop box located in the east side of the parking lot. Payments received prior to 7:45 a.m. are processed the same business day.
  • Cash payments are accepted at any Amscot location, 24 hours a day. An account number must be provided. .
  • Most financial institutions provide an option for online bill payment. Please be aware that most payments between a bank and the City are received within 2 to 3 business days electronically, certain financial institutions process mail payments that may take 5 to 10 business days to be received.

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1. Why is my water consumption high?
2. What are the payment options?
3. How does new utility service get started?
4. How can an account be terminated?
5. How do I get my water reconnected after hours?
6. What is the information printed on my water bill?
7. If service has been terminated for non-payment, how can service be reconnected?
8. What happens if the utility payment is late?
9. How often will a utility billed be generated?
10. What are e-Bills?
11. What happens if the utility bill is not received?
12. Who handles water line breaks, low pressure, or sewer stoppage?
13. Can the water deposit be refunded?
14. Who handles a water line break after hours or on weekends
15. Can a utility bill be credited for a pool fill?
16. Does the City ever estimate water meter readings?
17. How do residents investigate high consumption?
18. Can a third party be consuming my water?