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*NEW! Residents can now start and end their utility service online! To change your service, just complete this online form. Please note: if you are ending service at one address and starting service at another address, you will need to submit two separate forms. You can also call 701-241-1324 during regular business hours to request a service change.

Utility Services

Your City of Fargo utility bill contains several charges.  Below is the rate information for each charge:

Water: Water is billed at a base rate (dependent on your water meter size) up to 2,000 gallons, then at a rate of $4.25 for each additional 1,000 gallons.

Sewage: The residential rate is $16.00 per month. 

Garbage: Residential customer's monthly rates vary depending on cart size. The following cart options are available: $6.00 small, $9.00 medium and $14.00 large. Contact Solid Waste at 701-241-1449 to change cart size.

Storm sewer: The residential rate is $3.00 per month.

Forestry: The residential rate is $4.00.

Mosquito control: The residential rate per unit is $1.00 per month

Street lighting: The residential rate is $2.50 per month

For additional information on utility services, contact the Fargo Auditor's office at 701-241-1324.

Utility Bill Payment Information

Cash, checks, and credit/debit cards are accepted when paying a utility bill.  You can pay over the phone and online 24/7.  Payments may be made in person at the city payment window on the second floor of City Hall at 200 3rd St. N during business hours. You can also drop your check payment in the drop box outside City Hall located to the southwest of the building, accessible via the parking lot just north of the Fargo Public Library.

Auto pay: This offers a convenient way to pay your water bill each month. Simply sign up online or complete our signup form.  You will no longer have to remember to pay your bill, and it will always be paid on time.

For more information about the automatic bill payment program, call 701-241-1324.

Monthly Statements

Customers can now receive their monthly utility bill via e-mail. If you'd like to sign up for this free service, please fill out the form and return it to the Water Department via e-mail, postal mail or fax 701-476-4188.

How to Read Your Utility Statement