Utilities & Tax Info

Water in-city:
Base rate in City: $35
Price per 1,000 gallons used: $3.25

Water Saving Tips

Sewer in-city:
Base rate in City:  $80
Price per 1,000 gallons used: $5.76
Kent County Treatment Charge per 1,000 gallons used:  $2.34

Utility Billing:

Billing will be sent out to property owners quarterly on January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and October 1st, or the closest business day following. These are back-billed, meaning that they include the three months before the billing date. This means that the October 1st bill will include water, sewer, and trash from July, August, and September.
Payments are due in full by the 10th day of the following month. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Tax Billing:
Property tax billing will be done annually on July 1st, or the first business day following. Discounts are reviewed annually by City Council and may be available.
The City of Harrington receives all property tax information from Kent County. However, if you feel as if your property tax bill is incorrect, please contact the City Clerk at either billing@cityofharrington.com or at 398-3530 immediately after receiving your bill.

Payment Methods:
Payment can be made with cash, check, money order, credit card, or debit card. A convenience fee will be applied to balance if paying with debit or credit card. Payments dropped off after hours in the door slot will be applied the next business day.
*Please see Chapter 180 of the City Code for a complete listing of all City fees adopted by the Mayor and City Council.