Water & Sewer Services

The City of Pismo Beach provides high quality water and sewer services in a cost-effective manner. Your utility bill includes water and sewer fees. Providing our customers with safe, high quality drinking water is our main priority. The drinking water supplied by the city is safe and meets or exceeds all quality standards set forth by both the state and federal government.

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Service Application

A Water and Sewer Service Application must be filled out and can be submitted in various ways to establish utility services.
Water and Sewer Service Application - Owner
Water and Sewer Service Application - Tenant

Submitting Your Application

  • In Person: Apply at the City of Pismo Beach, Finance Division, 760 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach.
  • Mail: Mail the application for service along with the appropriate fees to:
City of Pismo Beach
Finance Division
760 Mattie Road
Pismo Beach, CA 93449

  • Drop Box: The city's drop box is located in the parking lot at City Hall.
The city requires 24-hours advance notice to establish service. The city does not conduct business on Saturdays, Sundays, or major holidays. All requests for service must be received by close of business on Thursday for service to be available for the weekend.



  • $60 Non-Refundable Set up Fee
  • $180 Refundable deposit upon owner request after 12 months of non-delinquency


  • $60 Non-Refundable Set up Fee
  • $180 Refundable Deposit which will be applied to your balance when you close your account


Water meters are read bi-monthly, for an average billing cycle of approximately 60 days. Your utility bill includes fixed charges and charges for water consumption. The fixed charges for a Single-Family Residence (SFR) 3/4" meter include the following:

Average Charges for Single Family

Water Meter Service Charge (SFR 3/4" meter)
Minimum Sewer Charge (Flat Rate)
Water Usage Fee (Varies per amount used - this example is 10 HCF of usage at $2.72 per HCF)
Total Bill

Meter sizes have been determined by either a contractor or the building department and cannot be reduced to a smaller size. The Water Meter Service Charge is charged upon all City water users to help pay for the cost of maintenance of the water mains, pump stations, equipment and water reservoir systems.

View the Comprehensive Water and Sewer Fee Schedule

Terminating Service

Utility services can be terminated by completing a Request to Discontinue Utility Services form. The completed form can be faxed, emailed or submitted to the Finance Division. There is a 24-hour advance notice required for the termination of services. Contact the Finance Division at 805-773-4655 for further information.