Utilities & Billing
NOTE: WATER/SEWER BILLING UPDATE!
Due to continued meter read delays, the May 1st water/sewer bills will likely be emailed/mailed on or around May 16th, 2022. Please note that no penalties for late payments will be applied due to the delay in receiving your bill. Please pay at your convenience upon receipt.
In accordance with Municipal Code Section 14, the updated sewer rates and seasonal sewer calculations have been applied to this bill.
We appreciate your patience and are available to answer any questions you may have. Please direct your questions to the Utility Billing department at 805-237-3996 or by email at UB@prcity.com.
Make an Online Payment
Water and sewer payments can be made online.
Make a Payment by Phone
To make a payment by phone, please call 1-844-321-9512.
Receiving Your Water & Sewer Bill
The City bills for water and sewer services on the first day of each month. Bills are considered delinquent if not paid by 5 p.m. on the 20th day of each month and will be assessed a 10% penalty. Those accounts not paid by the 1st of the following month will be subject to a door hanger fee of $39 and a termination charge of $50.
Late or Non-Delivery of Utility Bills
Unfortunately, the city cannot accept responsibility for late or non-delivery of utility bills by the post office. If you have not received your bill by the 10th of the month in which your account is scheduled to be billed, please contact our office at 805-237-3996 to check your account status. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, except legal holidays.
Direct Payment Plan
Through the Direct Payment Plan, you authorize the City of Paso Robles to deduct your payment automatically from your checking account or charge to your credit / debit card. You no longer have to worry about paying your bills when you are on vacation or out of town on business. Read the Direct Payment Plan Brochure (PDF) for information about signing up and using this service.
More in depth information is available in the Billing and Payment Policies (PDF). This includes information on past due payments and shut off procedures.
Read how to start or stop water and sewer service, and locate relevant forms.
The water rate is a combined fixed-charge/variable, consumption-based-charge. View current rates and how to calculate your bill based on usage.
Sewer rates have been updated to the lesser of the current month's water use and the monthly usage basis units multiplied by the usage charge.
Check out information about water meters, including how to read your meter and what to do for a leak.
Peruse annual water quality reports with water testing results.