Current Fees

All customer's requesting utility services from the City may require a deposit. The City of Cuero will consider the status of the customer's utility credit history to determine deposit requirement.

Utility Rates List

(click on link)


Deposit Amounts for Residental Service


$250 to $750 Based on Utility Credit History

Commercial/Industrial Service:

The deposit shall be a sum of money equal to the average of the properties twelve month history for all services provided by the City. For new dwellings, the deposit will be based on estimated usage as compared to a dwelling of the same square footage.

Return Check Fee:

  • Cost for a returned check - $30


  • Electric Fees:

  • Commercial Deposit - Based on prior history
  • New Electric Service - $133.67
  • Pole, haul and set - $230
  • Temporary Service - $97.75
  • Service calls - $30
  • Reconnect fee - $30 during business hours / $40 after hours

    • Water Fees

      ¾ in X 5/8 in
      • Inside, tap - $1,020.17 (call for fee on larger taps)
      • Outside, tap - $1,122.18 (call for fee on larger taps)
      • Service calls - $20 during business hours / $40 after hours

      Sewer Fees


      • Inside, tap - $825.96
      • Outside, tap - $908.55
      • Service calls (residential ) - $45 during business hours / $60 after hours
      • Service calls (commercial) - $90 during business hours / $120 after hours