Water and sewer charges are associated with the property rather than the occupant who incurs the charge. If you purchase a property and the final bill is not paid at closing, it will become your responsibility. Check with your Escrow Company to make sure they are paying the closing bill.
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Complete the attached Ownership Change Form which requires: the property address, the seller's name and forwarding address, the buyer's billing information, the closing date, the Title/Escrow Company and phone number.
Lakehaven Water and Sewer District does not bill renters directly. We continue to bill the owner of the property . If you want the tenants to pay the bill you can request a copy of the bill be sent to the property address addressed to “Occupant.” Please call 253-941-1516 to request duplicate billing.
No, Lakehaven Water and Sewer District does not bill renters directly. The owner of the property can request a copy of the bill be sent to the property address, addressed to “Occupant.”
Lakehaven Water and Sewer District does not stop and start billing when a renter moves in or out. If you read your meter the day the renter moves out and call us with that read, we can give you a verbal calculation of the renter's portion. If you do not get a read you can calculate the renter's portion based on the amount of days in the billing period that the renter was living in your house.