Establishing an account

For tenants

Register online
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Register at the Revenue Division by calling 319-356-5066 one week before you want service to begin. An $120 deposit is required. Mastercard, Visa, Discover, personal checks and cash are all acceptable. Deposits are credited back to the account upon termination of the service. 

You may also register in person at the Revenue Division, City Hall, 410 E. Washington Street, Iowa City, or you may call 319-356-5066 for instructions to register by mail.

For commercial businesses

Register online
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Same procedures as apply to tenants above. Deposit amount equals an average two-month billing for that business or a minimum of $120. This deposit will be credited back to the account only upon termination of the service. For deposit calculation, call 319-356-5066.

For homeowners

Register online
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Call the Revenue Division at 319-356-5066 to initiate service. A deposit is not generally required. Note: A property manager or realtor may act as your agent to establish service.