Utility Billing

The City of Ripon provides water, sewer and garbage service, and all residents within the City limits are required to sign up for all three.  The City also provides optional weekly yard waste pick-up.  

Sign up for City Services

City Hall
259 N. Wilma Avenue
Ripon, CA 95366

For more information: e-mail Sarah Hollander or call (209) 599-2108.
Note: Water, Garbage and Sewer services are included in one bill.

Payments are made to:
"City of Ripon"
Be sure to include your payment stub or account number.

City of Ripon
259 N. Wilma Avenue
Ripon, CA 95366

Payment Type
Payments can be made with cash, check, credit card or money order.  If you prefer to pay by credit card online, follow the instructions to set up an account or make a "one-time payment".  There is a convenience fee of 3% or $2 minimum for this service. Pay by Credit Card 

Automatic Payments
If you are making payments through your bank's automatic payment plan, be sure to include your account number. 
*If you move, your account number changes.  Make sure you have the correct account number set in your bill pay.

Drop Box
The drop box is located in front of City Hall.  Payments can be dropped here at any time. The payments are collected at 8:00 a.m., Monday through Thursday.  Payments dropped in the box after 8:00 a.m. are posted the following work day.

Late Payments
Payments are due on the 11th of each month. Payments made after the 11th are subject to a late charge. Once water has been turned off, there will be a reconnection charge of $27.50 added to the late charge.

Annual Payment
All base rates will receive a 5% discount if pre-paid in full by February 11. (Annual payment covers February 1 through January 31 of the following year).


If your income is in a low or very-low category, you can apply for a discount. The application can be found here.

Water Policies and Notices

2023 Residential Water Rates

Description Billing Period Amount
Residential Metered Rate  Monthly
  3/4" meter
$34.30 +1.08 per 100 cu. ft.
  1" meter
$34.30 +1.08 per 100 cu. ft.
  1 1/2" meter $57.70 +1.08 per 100 cu. ft.
 Multiple Dwelling Metered  Monthly  
   3/4" meter $34.30 +1.08 per 100 cu. ft.
   1" meter $34.30 +1.08 per 100 cu. ft.
   1 1/2" meter $57.70 +1.08 per 100 cu. ft.

2023 Residential Garbage Rates

 Description  Billing Period Amount
 Curbside Pick-up Monthly $39.30
 Additional Curbside Can (per can) Monthly $16.70
 Green Yard Waste* Monthly $3.30
 Multiple Dwelling (per unit)**    
 Duplex  Monthly  $78.30
 Triplex  Monthly  $117.90
 4-Plex  Monthly  $157.80
  * $3.30 is in addition to regular garbage service fee.
** Multiple Dwelling units with more than 4 units, please call (209) 599-2108 for more information.

Frequently asked questions about Garbage regulations.

For information on dumpster service, please contact Bertolotti Disposal at (209) 538-1430, Gilton Waste Management at (209) 527-3781, or Stockton Scavengers at (916) 416-2909.

2023 Residential Sewer Rates

 Description  Billing Period Amount
 Single Family Monthly $25.20
 Multiple Dwellings (per unit) Monthly $25.20
 Retirement Home (per bed) Monthly $2.00
 Retirement Dwelling (per unit*) Monthly $5.50
*Based on each separate detached apartment or dwelling unit which is part of a retirement home complex.

The information presented here has been prepared and provided to you for information purposes only. This information does not supplant the laws, regulations, and procedures governing sewer service in the City of Ripon. In the event of changes in those laws, regulations, or procedures, those changes are binding and take precedence.  For specific information regarding municipal garbage service - please see City of Ripon Municipal Code - Title 8 "Health and Safety" (Chapter 8.12), or call the Ripon Utility Department at (209) 599-2108.

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