Who is responsible for paying the sewer bill?

We are required to bill the owner of record as indicated on the county Assessor/Treasurer's real property records. If the owner would like to designate a tenant to receive the sewer utility bill(s), a Letter of Authorization affidavit form must be completed and submitted by the owner for each new tenant. Contact our Customer Billing Services at (253) 798-4020 to request this authorization form by mail or Download the LOA form online. The legal owner of the property is responsible for the sewer bill. By Pierce County Code, sewer charges remain with the property. Refer to PCC Title 13.13.025 for supporting Code reference.

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1. View all sewer billing FAQs
2. How do I read my sewer bill?
3. How do I start or stop my service?
4. What are the current sewer rates and charges?
5. When is my bill due?
6. How do I pay my sewer bill?
7. What is the new Customer Portal?
8. How do I set up my Customer Portal?
9. What if I don’t have an email address?
10. Why did my bill due date change?
11. Will my rate increase from the new Customer Portal?
12. Is the Customer Portal secure to use?
13. I forgot my customer portal password, how do I reset it?
14. Do you offer automatic payments?
15. What is the convenience fee for online payments?
16. Do you accept debit or credit card payments?
17. Do you accept payment over the phone?
18. Who is responsible for paying the sewer bill?
19. What happens if I don't pay my monthly sewer bill?
20. What is the 'Late Fee' on my bill?
21. What if my check is returned by the bank?
22. Why does my account have a lien?
23. How do I get the lien released?
24. How is payment credited to my account in the event a lien is placed?
25. What if my billing address changes?
26. How do I add a tenant?