Where Nature's Close, & Friends are Closer
City Departments

Utilities

City Hall
305 N. Clark Street
Forest City, IA 50436
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Questions about City Utilities should be directed to the City Office at (641) 585-3574.

Utility Code Designations:

  • A - Residential Electric
  • C - Commercial Electric
  • FA - Fuel Adjustment
  • D - Demand-Industrial
  • ED - Electric Delivery
  • CG - Commercial Garbage
  • CUST CHG - Customer Charge
  • WA - Water
  • SR - Sewer
  • GB - Garbage
  • TX - Tax
  • BF - Unpaid Balance
  • SS - Storm Sewer

DUE DATE: Utility bills are due on the 20th day of each month (regardless of the day of the week.)

PAYMENT: Payments can be mailed to: City of Forest City, P.O. Box 346, Forest City, IA 50436 or dropped off at City Hall during open hours. There is a "drop slot" at the front of City Hall for after-hour utility payments.

PENALTY: A penalty of 1.5% will be charged after the Due Date on the total amount due.

RESIDENTIAL SIGN-UP: Residents should visit City Hall to fill out an application for utilities. Residents will need their Social Security Number, Telephone Number, and Employer Name.

RENTERS: Renters should visit City Hall to fill out an application for utilities. Renters will need their Social Security Number, Telephone Number, Employer Name, photo ID, and a meter deposit or letter of credit from their former utility provider. The meter deposit is $150. (Note: for T & L Properties the deposit is $175; for Townsquare Apartments the deposit is $250.)

RATES: Electric, Water, Sewer, Garbage, Recycling

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