Utility Service Deposit Information

Connect or Transfer Utility Service Deposit Information

In order to establish utility services, the utility billing department must verify a credit history at the time the services are requested, this will determine if a deposit will be required.

Residential Deposits

  • Waste Water / Garbage Services: City of Hutto requires a deposit of $100 to $200 based on a credit report at the time service is requested.
  • Water and Wastewater / Garbage Services: City of Hutto requires a deposit of $150 to $250 based on a credit report at the time service is requested
  • Waiving the deposit may also be taken into consideration based on the credit report at the time service is requested.
  • If services are disconnected at anytime for non-payment a deposit or an additional deposit will be charged, plus an additional processing fee.

Commercial / Non-residential Service Deposit

For commercial/non residential accounts, a utility deposit equal to at least twice the average monthly bill of that establishment or a similar establishment of its kind. The minimum commercial/non-residential deposit is equal to the residential deposit.

Refunding a Deposit

The deposit shall be refundable (without interest) upon discontinuance of service providing the monthly charge for services of all kinds indicated on the monthly billing has been paid in-full.

The deposit will be refunded to the customer utility account, when customer has to meet the following requirements. No late charges, no disconnect of services for non-payment, and no returned payments consecutively in 12 month period.