Utilities Department

Residential Rate Info

480 Park Avenue, Lower Level
Amherst, Ohio 44001

ph (440) 988-4224
fax (440) 988-3118

Hours

7:30 am to 4:30 pm - Monday thru Friday (closed on gov’t hoildays)

Residential Rate Info

(Please contact the Utilities Office for Commercial rate Information)

 

Electric Service

The monthly electric charge for service provided by the City of Amherst consists of three items: a monthly service charge, electric usage (calculated according to table below) and the PPA charge (see PPA Explanation)

Monthly Service Charge City Residents $2.50
Township Residents $5.50
Electric Rate First 500 kWh $0.06 per kWh
Next 1500 kWh $0.055 per kWh
Over 2000 kWh $0.045 per kWh
PPA (see PPA Explanation) PPA rate varies each month and is printed on your utilities bill. 

Water Service Inside the City

As of January 1, 2015

First 3,000 gallons $6.58
Each additional 1,000 gallons $3.02 per 1,000 gallons plus WSC
WSC (Water Supply Cost) rate varies each month and is charged per each 1,000 gallons

 

Water Service Outside the City

The water rate is one hundred and fifty percent (150%) of the fee for all water service outside the City limits with a minimum of $9.87 per month.

First 3,000 gallons $9.87
Each additional 1,000 gallons $4.53 per 1,000 gallons plus WSC
WSC (Water Supply Cost) rate varies each month and is charged per each 1,000 gallons

 

Sewer Service

Rates shall be based on wastewater treated as determined by water consumption which is expected to enter the sanitary sewer system with a minimum of $25.00 per month.