County Treasurer, Rachael Gilroy
Sanitary Engineer, Stephen M. Kayatin, P.E.
a new payment option:
Visit the Allen County Treasurer's site at: www.allencountyohtreasurer.com
OR call 1-866-636-3868
Debit from your checking/savings account for monthly or quarterly sewer bills is still available.
more writing Checks
No more mailing payments
How it works:
We will send you a reminder each quarter
stating the amount and date we will draw the payment from
your checking account. Please note there is a $16.00 service
fee for insufficient funds.
Monthly ACH deductions can only start at the beginning of a quarter, January, April, July, or October. The deduction will continue the first Friday of each month thereafter.
It is simple:
1. Print the monthly application (click
here for application)
2. Print the quarterly application (click
here for application)
3. Fill out and include a voided check
4. Mail application and voided check to:
County Sanitary Engineer
Attn: Tammy Ammon
3230 N. Cole Street
Lima, OH 45801
For questions, call Tammy Ammon, Billing Accounts Clerk at:
or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
How is my sewer bill calculated?
The sewer bill is calculated using a flat
fee of $49.50 per month for each residential house. Condominiums,
apartments, commercial and industrial users are then factored
off of the $49.50 per month base fee.
Does water usage factor into the calculated
Water usage does not effect the sewer
Are sewer bills mailed monthly, quarterly,
bi-annually or annually?
Sewer bills are mailed quarterly, and
are always sent out a quarter behind. For instance, the
sewer bill for the first quarter (January thru March) is
sent in May and due in June.
Can I pay with a credit card?
Yes, visit www.allencountyohtreasurer.com or call 1-866-636-3868.
If I don't pay my sewer bill is there
Our office charges a 10% penalty on
any late payments.
If I continue to not pay my sewer
bill what will happen?
At the end of September each year our
office certifies all unpaid sewer bills plus penalties,
to the upcoming year's property taxes for collection.
How long will the above sewer bill
charges stay on my property taxes?
The delinquent sewer bills will be collected
on the upcoming year's property taxes only.
If my sewer bill is placed on my taxes
and I pay my taxes, will sewer charges show on my next year
As long as you stay current on your
bills, no further sewer bills will be certified to your
What are the dates of the sewer fiscal
The fiscal year runs from July 1st of
one year to June 30th of the following year. For example: July-Aug-Sept (3rd qtr 2006) Oct-Nov-Dec (4th qtr 2006) Jan-Feb-Mar (1st qtr 2007) Apr-May-June (2nd qtr 2007)
If I sell my property and need to
change the name on the bill to the new owners, whom do I need
Notify the Sanitary Engineer's Office
Is it permitted to make partial payments
on a sewer bill?
County rules only allow us to accept
full payment due for each quarter.
Is it permitted to make a sewer payment
prior to the bills being issued?
The county does not have a fund set
up for the payments to be placed in until the bills are
If I owe for two quarters or more
can I pay the most recent quarter before paying the others?
You must pay previous quarter bills
before paying current quarter bills.
If I purchase a home from a Sheriff's
Auction what am I responsible for concerning the sanitary
All delinquent sewer charges are the
responsibility of the new owner of the home. Research the
property before you purchase the home.
If I vacation through the winter and
am not home using the sanitary sewer is there any way to turn
the sewer off or not be charged for the usage?
The only way to discontinue sewage
billing is if a home is torn down.
If my tenant does not pay the sewer
bill and delinquent charges were added, who is responsible
for the payment?
The property owner is responsible for
any unpaid charges for the sanitary sewer.
How is my sewer bill handled
when I sell my home in the middle of quarter?
All charges should be pro-rated by your agent at the
time of closing, to the new owner.
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