Collector, Water and Sewer

                   
   

REVENUE DIVISION
Finance Department
Collector, Water & Sewer

 
   
           
               
               

 

OFFICE ADDRESS:
City Hall Municipal Offices
525 High Street
Burlington NJ 08016

OFFICE HOURS:
M–F 9am–5pm

TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 125
FAX: 609-386-5110
E-MAIL: lmiller@burlingtonnj.us

Pay On-line

OTHER FINANCE DEPT. DIVISIONS:
Finance Dept. (Treasury)
Tax Collector (Revenue)
Collector, Water & Sewer

 


COLLECTOR, WATER & SEWER
LYNETTE P. MILLER

ON THIS PAGE:
Division Directory
What the Collector, Water & Sewer Does
Utilities Billing
Making Water & Sewer Payments
Delinquencies
Utility Rates Overview
Water Rates
Sewer Charges
What the Collector, Water & Sewer Does NOT Do

Collector, Water & Sewer Directory 

TITLE

NAME

TELEPHONE

Collector, Water & Sewer

Lynette P. Miller

609-386-0200 ext. 125

Water & Sewer Collection Info

Jacqueline Carroll

609-386-0200 ext. 128

What the Collector, Water & Sewer Does

The Water and Sewer billing and collection Office of the Revenue Division of the Department of Finance is known as the Collector, Water & Sewer. This division under the supervision of the Finance Dept. performs all required functions respecting City utility collections, including:

  • Billing and collection of all water / sewer accounts
  • Maintains all records of billings and collections
  • Accounting for all senior citizen deductions
  • Undertakes the Annual Tax Sale

City Utilities Billing 

Water and sewer charges are billed semi-annually in May and November. Billing dates are due dates, that is, bills are due upon receipt. There is a grace period of 10 calendar days. If you have not received a Water and Sewer Utility Bill for charges due, please contact this office to obtain a copy:

City of Burlington Collector – Water and Sewer
City Hall Municipal Offices
525 High Street Burlington NJ 08016

TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 128.

Utility charges are ultimately the liability of the property owner.

Water & Sewer Payments 

Water and Sewer payments may be made in person 9am–5pm M–F at City Hall (and after hours using dropbox in vestibule of front entrance).

Or send by U.S. Mail to:

City of Burlington Collector – Water and Sewer
City Hall Municipal Offices
525 High Street Burlington NJ 08016

For a receipt, payments by mail should include the ENTIRE Water & Sewer Bill with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Otherwise, detach the appropriate stub and mail with your check, and your cancelled check will be your receipt.

Or pay your bills on-line:  Pay On-line.

Delinquencies 

The City of Burlington holds a Tax Sale, during which ALL tax, water and sewer delinquencies from the prior year are sold, and a LIEN is placed on the property. Tax Sales occur the year following delinquency (e.g., June 4, 2003 Tax Sale will sell all 2002 delinquencies).

Utility Rates Overview 

The following rates are for average residential use only– to obtain more complete rate table information, please contact the office 9am–5pm M–F...

City of Burlington Collector – Water and Sewer
City Hall Municipal Offices
525 High Street Burlington NJ 08016

or TEL: 609-386-0200 ext. 125

Water Rates (as of July 1, 2017)

CONSUMPTION

COST

Minimum Rate Charge up to 15,000 gallons per billing period:

$140.25

Rate Charge 15,000 to 250,000 gallons / billing period:

$9.35 per 1,000 gallons

Rate Charge over 250,000 gallons / billing period:

$10.85 per 1,000 gallons

Usage is determined by the semi-annual Water Meter Reading. Many water meters city-wide have had an automatic Meter Reader installed, otherwise the Meter Reading is estimated on the Bill.

Sewer Charges

(based on water usage)

CONSUMPTION

COST

Minimum Rate Charge up to 15,000 gallons per billing period:

$96.75

Rate Charge over 15,000 gallons / billing period:

$6.45 per 1,000 gallons

What the Collector, Water & Sewer Does NOT Do 

The office of the Collector – Water & Sewer bills and collects charges. The Collector – Water and Sewer is NOT responsible for water quality, supply, or maintenance of water or sewer mains. For those and similar issues or water and sewer emergencies, you must contact either:

Division of Water Utility, Dept. of Public Works
601 E. Pearl Street Burlington NJ 08016
TEL: 609-386-0307

Division of Sewer and Drainage, Dept. of Public Works
601 E. Pearl Street Burlington NJ 08016
TEL: 609-386-0035

 

     
 
 

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