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Q:How do I start new water and sewer services?

Answer:

  The City of Lathrop provides water and sewage services within the city limits.

To open an account, please contact the Finance Department at Lathrop City Hall at (209) 941-7320 or visit us at 390 Towne Centre Drive. 

In order to start new service, you will need the following:

  1. Valid photo ID (Driver’s License, state ID, military ID, or passport)
  2. Signed Rental Agreement or proof of home ownership (see below)
  3. Service application (provided when you come into the office or Download form here)
  4. $150 deposit (for each service address)  Deposits may be made in person in the form of cash, check, money order, cashier’s check, debit card, Discover, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express credit cards. Payment must be received prior to starting a new service.

Starting New Service By Fax is an option if you are unable to come into the officeSimply, fax the required documents (listed above) and call us at (209) 941-7320 to speak to a representative to pay the deposit by credit card over the phone.  We do not accept checks by phone or debit cards that require a pin over the phone. The Finance Department Fax number is (209) 941-7339.

1.   Rental Agreement - If you are renting the property, a copy of the rental agreement must be provided when starting services.  This document must include:

  • owner name(s)
  • tenant name(s)
  • property/service address
  • occupancy date
  • signatures
  • service will not be started until payment is received

 2.   Ownership - If you are the Home Owner, proof of residency/ownership such as Escrow, Title, or Loan documentation must be provided when starting new services.   Information provided must include:

  • owner name (s)
  • property/service address
  • occupancy date
  • signatures
  • service will not be started until payment is received

 3.  Realtors/Property Managers - A service application and deposit are required for each address where service is needed. Service will not be started until payment is received.

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