Utility Payments Utility payments will be received as follows:
Mail: PO Box 475, Zillah, WA 98953
City of Zillah online and auto-pay found at pay online or call City Hall for assistance at 509-829-5151.
Dropbox located on the East side of the city hall building
The drive-through window located on the East side of the city hall building during business hours (M-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
UTILITY INFORMATION FOR ZILLAH Water meters are read around the 15th of each month. Utility bills are mailed during the last week of the month. Current monthly utility charges are:
WATER: $16.44 for usage of up to 300 cu. ft., SEWER: $23.18 base plus $1.92 per 100 cu. ft. for residential, GARBAGE: $15.27, WATER IMPROVEMENT: $9.00, SEWER IMPROVEMENT: $7.00, SEWER PUMP FEE: $16.48 (The Sewer Pump fee is only in the Zillah Lakes Development)
UTILITY TAX: 26.3%c of Water and 32% of Sewer and Garbage
The sewer charge is based on water usage. Commercial customers pay a base rate plus an additional amount based on water usage. You will be delivered a 64-gallon container within five (5) working days of moving into your residence. Extra garbage cans can be added for an additional charge per can per month. Extra garbage is billed at $3.02 per item over the 64-gallon minimum. Garbage pickup can be early in the morning so we recommend that the cans be placed out the night before pick-up. Certain sections of town have Thursday pick-up while others are scheduled for Monday. Contact City Hall to find out which day your address is scheduled. A 96 Gallon Yard Waste Containers are available for a one time $22.60 tote delivery fee and then $9.60 per month. If you are a low-income senior over the age of 65 or low-income disabled, you may qualify for a 25% discount on the utility tax. Garbage pick-up will be delayed one day on the following Holidays: Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
YAKIMA WASTE DELAYED PICK UP SCHEDULEGarbage pick-up will be delayed one day on the following Holidays: Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY NUMBERSFor Emergency Public Works issues on weekends and holidays you can call 509-829-5676. Leave a message as necessary and your call will be returned. For all other Emergencies call 911.
During nice weather, Yard Sales are a popular event. You can purchase a Yard Sale Permit online or at City Hall for $5.00. You may purchase up to three permits per lot per year.
Yakima Waste has offered to provide the bins starting in October. The cost will be apx. $9.50 per month for one 64 gallon cart, picked up every other week.
This service is optional and if you are interested, you will need to contact Yakima Waste to order the service. Unlike the regular garbage service the city provides, Yakima Waste will take the orders and do the billing, separate from the city billing for the regular garbage.
You can call them now to sign up for the service and they plan to start delivering the bins in October. The contact number for Yakima Waste is 509-248-4213.