You can pay your utility bill in person at the City Administration Building Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Bill payment can also be made at Drug Mart, or through automatic deduction from your checking account. Effective September 17, 2018, the City of Vermilion offices will no longer accept cash payment of utilities, permits and other fees. The City will continue to accept checks, money orders, and debit/credit cards. Effective immediately, credit card payments will no longer be accepted by phone to protect your card information. Payments may be made online 24/7. Save postage and time by enrolling in the Auto-Pay program from your checking or savings FREE each month!
Visit the Online Bill Pay page to learn about payment options and access the payment portal to pay utility bills with a credit/debit card or electronic check, set up automatic payments, enroll in paperless and more. You can also now check your account balance or make a payment 24/7 by calling 844-813-4736. Note: Service Fees Apply For Online Payments: Online payment service fee: $3.25; Phone payment service fee: $4.20.
Auto-pay option occurs no fees. The form can be mailed or dropped off at City Hall. Residents can also pay through their own bank account; there is no charge.
First Energy: to report a power outage, call 1-888-LIGHTSS or visit www.firstenergycorp.com and choose Customer Care.
To report a burned out street light, visit www.firstenergycorp.com and choose Customer Care.
To view the holiday schedule for your specific address, visit https://www.republicservices.com/schedule.
Contact the Utilities Department to find out what day your refuse will be picked up.
Residential Refuse Service
Items to Recycle
What to put in the Trash Container:
All household generated garbage that will fit in the container with the lid closed. All household garbage must be bagged when placed in the container.
What not to put in the Trash Container:
Hazardous waste, paint, chemicals, motor oil, liquids, dead animals, hot ashes, car parts, tires or car batteries.
Recycling Rules and Regulations:
Recyclable material should be placed loosely into the recycle container. Please rinse out any and all containers listed below.
What if I have more trash than will fit in my Trash Container:
If you are taking advantage of the Recycling program in your community, most household trash will fit into the container provided. If necessary, you may have an option to have an additional container(s). There may be an additional fee for this increased service. Please contact Republic Services to discuss.
Yard Waste Regulations:
Grass clippings and other yard waste should be placed in brown paper bio-degradable bags or loose in 32 gallon plastic cans clearly marked with “yard waste” or “YW” and not to exceed 40lbs. Small branches must be cut and bundled not to exceed 4ft in length or 40 lbs. Plastic bags, dirt, stone or branches larger than 6 inches in diameter will not be collected with yard waste.