Utility Billing

To obtain New Water Service with the City of Bells

the following must be completed:

  • An application must be completed and submitted with a picture I.D.
  • For same day connection the account must be completed before 4:00 p.m.
  • All orders for service requested after 4:00 p.m. will be completed the following business day.

Residential Water Deposits: $150.00. 

Garbage Rates: $16.00 Per Month and includes one Polycart. 

Additional Polycarts are available at $6.00 per month.

For Commercial Water Deposits & Garbage Rates: 

Please contact Customer Service at (903) 965-7744

Utility statements are mailed the last week of each month and are due on or before the 10th of the following month. 

Should payment not be received by the 10th of the month a 10% late fee will be assessed. If the balance isn't paid in full by the 20th of each month, service will be disconnected and a $50.00 delinquent fee will be added to the bill. 

        All outstanding balances must be paid in full prior to            re-connection of service. 

All payments made online after 4:30 p.m. will be the next business day.

Bill Paying Options:

  • You may pay online, from the homepage of our website, click "Pay Water Bill Online"
  • You may register for eBill, you will be able to view and pay your bill online.
  • You may have your account automatically drafted each month on the 10th by filling our the ACH form and returning it to our office. 
  • You may drop your payment in our Drop Box located in the parking lot next to City Hall.
  • You may bring your payment of cash, check or credit card in person.     Credit/debit cards are charged a fee of 3.5% per transaction.

All forms can be emailed to our City Clerk at court@cityofbells.org