Deposit Information

Residential Deposits

A refundable deposit and non-refundable service fee is required for all new accounts prior to establishing service.


For renters, lessees, or tenants:
A refundable deposit of $250.00 and a $30.00 non-refundable service fee totaling $280.00 is required for all new accounts. The deposit will be applied toward the final bill and any applicable refunds will be mailed out upon termination of service. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for check to be received.  

For residential owners: 
A refundable deposit of $200.00 and a $30.00 non-refundable service fee totaling $230.00 is required for all new accounts. The deposit will be applied toward the final bill and any applicable refunds will be mailed out upon termination of service.  Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for check to be received.


Commercial Deposits

A refundable deposit of $300.00, and a $50.00 non-refundable service fee totaling $350.00 is required for all new commercial accounts. The deposit will be applied toward the final bill and any applicable refunds will be mailed out upon termination of service.  Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for check to be received.


Hydrant (Construction) Meter Deposits


A $2,500.00 refundable deposit and a $50.00 service fee is required to set up a hydrant (construction) meter account. The deposit will be applied towards the final bill and any applicable refunds will be mailed out upon termination of service.  Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for check to be received.


Effective Monday, March 16, 2015

The City of El Mirage Customer Service & Utility Billing Department

**Personal checks will no longer be accepted as payment for new application deposits and activation fees.**

Will only accept: credit/debit cards, cash, money orders, and cashier checks as payment 
for new application deposits and activation fees.