The retail sales tax rate is currently 9.2% for most purchases and 9.5% for vehicle sales/leases.
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Payments can be made online at https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/snohomishwa, by phone at 1-833-501-5730, by mail to City of Snohomish, P.O. Box 1589, Snohomish, WA 98291, or at the payment drop-box located at 116 Union Avenue, Snohomish, WA 98290. Payments can also be made through your personal bank bill pay.
To request changes to an account you can call City Hall at 360-568-3115, submit the change request located on the back of your utility bill or go to the Account changes page. Changes to an account may include, transferring an account to a new owner, turning services on/off, new mailing address, level of garbage service change, etc.
The City of Snohomish bills on a bi-monthly basis for water, wastewater, and storm utility. Meters are read every other month. City meter readers use a hand-held device to record the readings. They read meters through a manual read, touch read, or radio read. The device then imports the information into the City’s computers making the meter reading faster and more accurate.
Yes, base utility rates continue to accrue even if a property is vacant. An abandoned occupant rate is available to customers where no usage of water is anticipated for a continuous period and where no human habitation or active business operations is occurring. The abandoned rate is only available upon prior written notice to the city.
Utility Bills are due by the 20th of the month following the close of the bill (for the billing period of January 1 – February 28, bill is due March 20th). Payments not received by date specified on the bill will receive a $20 late fee.
Solid Waste, Recycling, and Yard Waste pick up for weekly residential customers is every Thursday by Republic Services.
Contact Republic Services online or call 425-788-0188.
Both water and sewer charges are calculated based on the water consumption. Consumption is billed in hundreds of cubic feet. One cubic foot equals 7.48 gallons.The base rate for each service includes 4 units (400 cubic feet). One unit equals 748 gallons. Each unit above the allowance is billed at the overage rate.