The Village of Chesaning currently sends full page water bills that will come to the billing address in an envelope.  Please return the top portion with the bar code on it with your payment.  If you come into the Village Office to pay your bill, please bring the entire bill if you would like a receipt.  We will stamp the bottom portion and give it back to you as proof of payment.

Paperless billing is available.  To sign up, please fill out the form below and return it to the Village Office or email it to

Paperless Billing Form
AutoPay Form

Bills can be paid via cash, check, credit card or online.  Please note, when paying via credit card, there is a 3% fee.

The billing codes used on the bills are:
PB  Previous Balance - any balances remaining from prior billing periods.
WA  Water - This will provide your current and previous read.  If the read was estimated there will be a "e" following the read.
SW   Sewer - These reads will mirror your water reads.
GC  Garbage Collection - Residential garbage pick up fees are billed monthly.  These are flat rate fees charged per household. Commercial users are required to contract for their solid waste disposal.
CI   Capital Improvement -  This is a flat rate fee used to fund improvements to the sanitary sewer system.
WI  Water Improvement - This is a flat rate fee used to fund improvement to the water system.
RD  Readiness to Serve - This is a flat rate fee based on the size of water service.
PE  Penalty - This is a 10% flat rate fee charged if payment is not received by the due date.

 Service On/Off - This is a flat fee charged when the village crew is required to turn water off / on at the curb stop.


For each unit of water that is recorded on the meter, the account is also charged for a unit of sewer.  This portion of your bill will fluctuate with your usage.  All other charges are flat rate fees.   

Rates effective March 1, 2018
WA  $ 5.10  per unit
SW  $ 13.05  per unit
WI   $ 4.00  flat rate
CI  $ 7.50  flat rate, higher rate applies for high usage ie: commercial
RD  $ 5.10  flat rate, for 5/8" to 3/4" meter
GC  $13.84  flat rate

If you have questions about your water bill, please contact the Village Office either by phone 989-845-3800 or through email