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Frequently Asked Questions

The material in this question and answer series is for your information only. It is not legal advice and is not designed to be used in place of legal advice. You should consult your own attorney for legal advice. The St. Joseph Legal Department provides this series to provide a general summary of procedures concerning violations of city ordinances in the City of St. Joseph, Missouri. It is issued to inform generally, not to advise of specific rights. As with any general information, the answers given here may not specifically apply to you.
Rate Determination
Sewer rates for City of St. Joseph and for its contract Sewer District customers are approved by City Council based on an annual Cost of Service Rate Study conducted by an outside engineering firm. Rate changes (if applicable) generally go into effect July 1st annually.

Sewer customers in Sewer Districts outside the City limits are billed a different rate than City residents.

Country Club Village residential accounts are billed and collected by the City of St. Joseph. Rates are determined by Country Club Village Board of Aldermen.

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1. Rate Determination
2. How are the monthly sewer bills determined?
3. How can sewer bills be paid?
4. How will overdue accounts be handled?
5. How do I change, initiate or cancel my sewer service?
6. Can my due date be changed?