We're not able to turn your water on again until your full balance payment posts to your account. I have only had 1-2 kinda ridiculous bills in my 17 years being a landlord. In some cases, the property will also owe a deferred water or sewer main frontage fee. If your bill is over the limit, please pay using a different method. The City of Walker only becomes involved in the billing process if an account remains unpaid for over 90 days and Grand Rapids turns that account over to Walker as allowed by contract between the two cities and State of Michigan law. I'd prefer to pass that cost to the tenant, but I don't know if tenants expect landlords to be paying for landscaping and snow removal in Grand Rapids.
However, you can now pull a report online on all your properties and see the status of all of your tenants' water bills. You can withdraw your consent at any time. This report is a life saver for staying on top of the bills before they are past due. This fee must be paid before Walker can issue the affidavit. The City is not responsible for private water service lines or damage caused to property by failed private water lines. Please check with your insurance company about obtaining a rider for sewer backup coverage. The only exception is if there's missing information.
We disconnected this service on August 31, 2017. A permit from the City is required for replacement or repair of the water service. The trash and water I cover on all of my six units. Setting up an eServices account, gives you immediate online access to view your water-sewer account balance, view current and past bill history, and to pay your water-sewer bill online. Great name for the the rental business by the way.
If paying online, a convenience fee will be added by the processor. We are closed on weekends and holidays. Final meter readings requires a notice of two working days. So far the city has been testing it with feedback from a volunteer user group of residents. The 2018 Summer taxes was officially levied and payable on Monday, July 2nd, 2018. For , contact the billing department at 616-530-4973.
The trash and water I cover on all of my six units. I like that idea and will give that suggestion to my property manager. Additional fees may be applied after the taxes are rolled delinquent in March. So far, 4,600 people have submitted water turn-on requests through the website, and 44 percent have come in after the department's regular business hours, said Becky Jo Glover, the city's customer service manager who is overseeing the website transition. During this time, there may be limited disruption to service, low pressure or discolored water from mineral deposits being flushed out. Having them worry about water, snow removal, heat, electric, trash, renters insurance and cable takes time and could cause too much confusion to your renters. Grand Rapids will run a lateral from the main to the edge of the property line at the end of the road right of way.
Keep in mind that we're closed on weekends and holidays. Keep in mind that we charge a 3% fee for payments over the phone. To use this system, click the link below: If unable to obtain Water and Sewer information via the internet you may fax the Treasurer's office at 616 530-6224. It comes back to the property owner any way. Originally posted by : PaulLeason. We recommend you pay your full balance in person at City Hall so the payment posts immediately.
We'll give this to you at the counter. Was your water turned off for nonpayment? Walker is served entirely by the Grand Rapids water and sanitary sewer system. If you pay online or via mail there'll be a delay from one to several days. Thanks in advance for the help. Call 1-877-495-0333 and select option 2 to make your payment. For this reason, public water and sewer usage bills for properties located in the City of Walker are billed and collected by the City of Grand Rapids Water Department.
Some as in Grand Rapids will also charge your tenants a water deposit--even if they don't charge other residents a water deposit. Some municipalities will provide you with the form they want you to use--some will accept yours. We'll process your payment We process payments 2 business days after we receive them in the mail. Keep in mind that we're closed on weekends and holidays. If you make your payment on the weekend or on a holiday the payment will post two business days later. Prepare payment Make your check or money order out to Grand Rapids City Treasurer.
Any payments placed in the drop box after 8am will be posted to the next business day. The affidavit prevents the municipality from putting a lien on your property for unpaid bills. Grand Rapids owns, operates, and maintains both systems within the City of Walker. Good luck with all your investments! Obviously they are tax deductible expenses and help me in tax savings. Hello Grand Rapids investors and professionals - Like I mentioned, I am an out-of-state investor with several properties in Grand Rapids. There are no processing fees when making payments for water bills, paying for parking tickets or adding funds to your refuse account in grpayit. By signing up, you indicate that you agree to the.
My property manager argues that they are able to get increased rents because I pay all these costs, but I am skeptical that there is a dollar for dollar increase in rents for every dollar spent on water and landscaping. Delinquent usage bill amounts owed to the City of Walker may be obtained by calling or the Walker Treasurer's office. If you notice discoloration in your water, we encourage you not to do laundry to avoid staining clothes. Debit and Credit card automatic payments are subject to a convenience fee. Any questions or concerns should be directed to at 616-949-2110. Water System Maintenance This spring, crews will exercise water main valves and flush water mains in. Because water is the only utility that sticks with the house regardless of who pays, you want control over that since its your property.