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Water / Sewer Deposits
Water & Sewer Deposits
New residents or businesses must sign a water / sewer contract at Ionia City Hall, 114 N. Kidd Street, Ionia, Michigan 48846. For more information please contact us at 616-527-4170, ext. 5140. Deposits or fees must accompany this contract. The fees charged by the city are as follows: 
  • For residents who rent property inside the city limits, there is a $120 water deposit, a $120 sewer deposit, along with a $4 application fee. The deposit is returned after you close out your service. Any remaining amount is deducted from this deposit with the remaining amount returned.
  • For residents who own property and live in that property, only a $4 application fee is required.
  • For Easton Township renters, there is a $120 water deposit, a $120 sewer deposit, along with the $4 application fee. The deposit is returned, less the amount of the final bill, when you close out your service.
  • For Sherwood Forest Modular Home Park residents, there is a $120 deposit and a $4 transfer fee. The deposit is applied to the final bill and the balance returned.
  • For South Ionia and Ionia Township home owners, there is a $4 application fee. For renters there is a $120 water deposit, and a $120 sewer deposit, along with the $4 application fee.

If you are planning on moving, please let us know as soon as possible so a final reading can be taken and a proper billing produced. If you are buying property, make sure that the final bill has been paid by the previous owner, prior to closing.