Utility Billing Office
City of Fredericksburg residents in single-family and duplex households receive drinking water, sewer, and refuse / recycling collection services from the city.
Refuse and recycling are optional services except in high density areas (townhomes) where refuse is required.
Billing for city customers is bi-monthly.
Water and sewer service fees are based on the size of the water meter serving the property. These fixed charges are billed bi-monthly and are designed to recover fixed operational costs such as meter reading, customer service operations and general administrative overhead.
Effective July 2022
|Water Meter Size||Bi-Monthly Water Service Fee|
- The consumption fee for water service for the City is $0.329 per 100 gallons
|Water Meter Size||Bi-Monthly Sanitary Sewer Service Fee|
- The consumption fee for sanitary sewer service for the City is $0.656 per 100 gallons
- Water/Sewer Charge Worksheet (PDF)
Note: Water meters must be free of obstructions such as cars, landscaping, leaves, or other objects at all times. ONLY City employees are authorized to open meter lids.
Effective July 2019
|Customer Type||Bi-Monthly Fee|
- Trash charges will appear on the same bill as water & sewer services.
City curbside trash and recycling collection service is available for most neighborhoods. Collection schedule is based on the neighborhood in which you live. Call Utility Billing Department, 372-1182, to start or stop service.
Beginning with the August 27, 2021 billing cycle
The City of Fredericksburg implemented a $3 recycling fee for all customers that reside in eligible areas throughout the City. This recycling fee was adopted by City Council to offset part of the cost of the single-stream curbside recyclables collection program.
For additional information about the recycling fee please read the Recycling Fee Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).
Guidelines on collecting recyclables are available on the Public Works Department webpage.