The Village of Holly reads meters for billing on a monthly basis. Meters are read during the last week of each month with bills being mailed out within the first week of each month. Water bill due dates vary based upon the day of the week but, as a rule, water bills are due by the last Tuesday of each month without penalty. After that date, there is a 10% penalty charge added to each bill.
Residential and commercial utility bills consist of capital charges and consumption charges for water and sewer. Capital charges are a flat rate which is as follows:
Consumption charges are per one thousand gallons metered. The consumption charges for the 2011/2012 fiscal year are:
The following table illustrates what your monthly utility bill will run based upon the monthly consumption:
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Don’t forget to request a final read and have the utility bill transferred out of your name. There is a $15.00 charge to transfer the utility bill out of your name. The Village requires notification of an account transfer in writing.
Final Utility Bills
Final water bills are calculated using the meter reading taken at the time water department staff goes to a residence or commercial building and take a reading. The water and sewer capital charges are pro-rated based upon the number of days of the final month the customer occupies the building. To obtain a final meter reading, contact the Village offices at 248-634-9571. Please allow a minimum of 48 hours for scheduling.
Attention Snow Birds!
Do you leave the Village in the Winter months for a warmer climate? To make sure you don’t miss a bill you can:
Note: The United States Postal Service does not forward the Village of Holly Utility Billing postcards.
Outside (Sprinkler) Meters
The Village of Holly does allow for the installation of an outside secondary water meter for non-potable water. This outside meter is generally for lawn sprinkling or watering purposes. This secondary meter is not charged the monthly capital charge and is exempt from sewer consumption charges due to the water not going through the Village sewer system. The rate on a secondary meter is $6.80 per 1,000 gallons. The Village does not install these meters, residents and/or businesses must utilize a licensed plumber for their installation. A permit and inspection is required. Contact the Village offices at 248-634-9571 for more information.
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