Utility Bills

Utilities consist of 3 components: Water, Sewer & Garbage.  These are billed quarterly, within one to two weeks after the water meters are read.

The 4 billing periods are as follows:

  • 1st Quarter:   1 January to 31 March
  • 2nd Quarter:  1 April to 31 July
  • 3rd Quarter:   1 August to 30 September
  • 4th Quarter:   1 October to 31 December

Your Quarterly Utility Bill

Utility bills include fees for

  • water service,
  • sewer service and
  • garbage service.

Outstanding utility fees unpaid as of January 31 each year will be transferred to property taxes for the property.

Ways to Pay Your Utilities

1. Pay through your Financial Institution - Online, Telephone, or in Person

You can pay your utilities through your financial institution by setting the Village of Pouce Coupe up as a Payee. For online banking, search "Pouce Coupe"  or "Village of Pouce Coupe" and select the utility account. Your account number can be found on your utility bill. Utility account numbers are 3 to 5 digits long. If the system asks for a longer number, place "0"s before the number. Payments may take 2-3 days to transfer to our account.

2. Pay in Person

Bring your utility bill and payment to the Village of Pouce Coupe, located at 5011 49 Avenue. Our office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays). When the office is closed, you may drop off a cheque in the 24-hour mail slot. Acceptable payment methods include:

  • Personal cheques* - payable to Village of Pouce Coupe
  • Money orders
  • Bank drafts
  • Cash
  • Interac
  • Credit cards

*Dishonoured cheques constitute non-payment of utilities and will be subject to a returned cheque fee.

3. 24-Hour Mail Slot

There is a secure mail slot (black mailbox) located at the entrance to the Village Office and is accessible seven days a week. 

4. Pay by Mail

Send your payment to:

Village of Pouce Coupe
PO Box 190
Pouce Coupe, BC
V0C 2C0

5. Prepayments

The Village of Pouce Coupe does not currently have a direct debit pre-authorized payment plan, however, a payment can be made at your financial institution or in person at the Village Office any time of the year.

Utility Rates

Garbage Fees

For more information regarding garbage & recycling, please click HERE

Water Rates

*The water user rate for over 6,001 gallons per quarter is $12.50/1,000 gallons.
**The water user rate for over 6,001 to 60,000 gallons per quarter is $18.72/1,000 gallons. The water user rate for over 60,000 gallons per quarter is $10.90/1,000 gallons.

For detailed information on water rates view Bylaw 955 - Water Utility Rates and Regulations

Sewer Rates

*The sewer user rate for over 6,001 gallons per quarter is $3.5633/1,000 gallons.
**The sewer user rate for over 6,001 to 60,000 gallons per quarter is $5.3431/1,000 gallons. The sewer user rate for over 60,000 gallons per quarter is $3.113/1,000 gallons.

For detailed information on sewer rates view Bylaw 710 - Sewer Charges and Regulations CONSOLIDATED