NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS
2nd Quarter 2024 sewer bills will be mailed on or about June 8th.
Payment is due July 1st  and there is a 10 day grace period before any interest is assessed.
No interest is charged if a payment is made within the grace period.

Click HERE  to pay or lookup sewer billing online

 
 
BILLING QUESTIONS?
Liz Holtz, Sewer Utility Billing Clerk
973-543-7152 ext.17
Office Hours
 Friday 8:30-3:30pm 
Tusday Afternoon by appointment
 

 SEWER BILLING DATES

Billing
Quarter
Months
Covered
Due
Date
Deadline 
Grace Period*
1st Quarter December - February 4/1 4/10
2nd Quarter March - May 7/1 7/10
3rd Quarter June - August 10/1 10/10
4th Quarter September - November 1/1 1/10
 *Late Payment Interest is accrued from the Due Date.
 
2024 SEWER RATES PER QUARTER
RESIDENTIAL  
Service Fee--up to 27,375 gallons of water consumption

 $       149.68

Maintenance/Capital Improvements Fee  $         72.18
Excess Usage Fee Tier 1 per gallon in excess of 27,375 gallons  $         0.0051
Excess Usage Fee Tier 2 applies 2nd and 3rd quarter billing only, per gallon in excess of 34,875 gallons   $        0.00253
RESIDENTIAL-SENIOR  
Service Fee --up to 27,375 gallons of water consumption  $       138.11
Maintenance/Capital Improvement Fee  $              -  
Excess Usage Fee Tier 1 per gallon in excess of 27,375 gallons  $         0.0051
Excess Usage Fee Tier 2 applies 2nd and 3rd quarter billing only, per gallon in excess of 34,875 gallons $        0.00253
BUSINESS (Non-Residential User)  
Service Fee --up to 18,750 gallons of water consumption  $       212.30
Maintenance/Capital Improvement Fee  $         100.85
Excess Usage Fee --per gallon in excess of 18,750 gallons  $       0.0141
NON-PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM USER (Water Well)  
Service Fee  $       168.70
Maintenance/Capital Improvements Fee  $         72.18
  • SEWER BILL CHANGE BILLING ADDRESS/PAYEE FORM
  • BILLING QUESTIONS?
    • Email
    • Voice Message
      • 973-543-7152 #17
      • If prompted, please leave your message and you will receive a return call.
  •  PAY ONLINE
    • OTHER PAY ONLINE OPTIONS  
      • Sewer Customers may also pay their Sewer Bill by an automatic check generated through their Bank Checking Account's Bill Pay System.
      • Bill Pay System Checks ususally require 3-7 Business Days to be delivered.
  • PAY IN PERSON
    • Phoenix House-1st Floor
    • CLOSED FOR RENOVATION. PLEASE PAY AT BOWERS BUILDING NEXT DOOR
      • 9:00am-4:30pm
      • Monday through Friday
      • Borough Clerk's Office 
    • Bowers Building-1st Floor
      • Friday Only
      • 8:30am-3:30pm
      • Tax & Utility Billing Office
  • WATER SERVICE?
  • SELLING OR PURCHASING A HOME?
    • If you are selling or purchasing a home there is no need to contact the Borough to transfer service. 
    • The name of the new responsible party for the service will automatically transfer into the Borough Billing System from the sellers name to the new property owners name upon transfer of the property deed.
  • RENTING?
    • If you are renting and will be responsible for paying the sewer bill please email or call.
  • BILLING CYCLE
    • Sewer usage is billed quarterly.
    • Sewer usage is billed at a fixed rate.
      • The fixed rate is based on an average water consumption of less than 27,375 gallons per quarter for residentail properties and 18,750 gallons per quarter for commercial properties.
      • A surcharge is billed per billing quarter, per gallon of water usage in excess of 27,375 gallons per quarter for residentail properties and 18,750 gallons per quarter for commercial properties.
      • Beginning with the 4th quarter 2023 sewer biling, Mendham Borough has adoped a new fee schedule and due dates. Usage is now billed based on gallons (not cubic feet) of water per quarter. The maximum allowed gallons included in the base Sewer Service Fee has increased and the Excess Sewer Usage Fees have decreased. 
  • DUE DATE & GRACE PERIOD
    • Quarterly Sewer Bills are mailed approximately 25 days before the due date.
    • Sewer bills are due according to the below schedule.
    • For each quarter there is a 10-day grace period.
    • If the 10th falls on a weekend or a Borough holiday, the grace period is extended to the Borough’s next business day.
    • No interest is charged if a payment is made within the Grace Period.
  • LATE PAYMENT & INTEREST
    • Payment after the Grace Period deadline is considered a Late Payment.
    • If payment is received after the grace period, interest is accrued at 8% per annum calculated from the Due Date until the date of payment.
    • Any Sewer bill not paid by the end of the year is subject to Tax Sale.
      • The tax sale may be held at any time after the current fiscal year.
    • Envelope postmark is not accepted.
      • The payment date is the date the payment is received at Mendham Borough offices, not the postmarked date.
  • RESIDENTIAL SENIOR RATE
    • The criteria to qualify for the Residental Senior rate for sewer billing are:
      • Be a resident of Mendham Borough. 
      • Have gross income of less than $25,000 per year (excluding Social Security,)
      • Over 65 years old.
  • Please contact the Sewer Utility Billing Clerk sewerbill@mendhamnj.org to apply.
  • 168.50-54 Quarterly Sewer  Utility Fees & Rates
***Attention Sewer Utility Customers***
Please use the links provided below for utility assistance.

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

The State’s Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) can help you pay arrears for your water and sewer bills. The program can help you to avoid service disruptions, restore services, stay up-to-date with your payments, and pay reconnections fees. To get more information and apply, go to waterassistance.nj.gov or call NJ211.

Winter Termination Program

The NJ Department of Community Affairs has implemented a Winter Termination Program to prevent service discontinuation for eligible residential customers receiving residential electric, sewer and water service from a local authority, municipal utility, or rural electric cooperative from November 15th through March 15th.

Mendham Borough does not shut off sewer for non-payment, this is informational for other public utilities.

More information about the program can also be found on the Winter Termination Program Flyer below developed by the DCA.

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