LAKELAND ELECTRIC AND WATER
501 E. Lemon Street, Lakeland
Serves Lakeland and Polk City. Deposit is $100 for electric and $20 for water. Letter of credit from previous utility is accepted in lieu of deposit. Deposit with interest is returned after two years of service with a good payment record. Deposit refunds will be credited on the utility bill. Other charges: $10 service fee to turn on power: additional $15 for same day service.
Out of State: (800) 929-4876
TECO PEOPLES GAS
Providing natural gas for the greater Lakeland area. Deposit is based on potential usage. Minimum monthly charge is $7.50.
CENTRAL FLORIDA GAS COMPANY
Natural gas service for all areas of the county. Deposit is $50. Minimum monthly service charge is $15.
Serves Alturas, Dundee, Lake Hamilton, Lake Wales, Frostproof and Haines City.
Deposit is $200, which is returned after 2 years of service with good standing.
Tampa Electric serves Auburndale, Eagle Lake, Lake Alfred Mulberry, Polk City and Winter Haven.
Deposit is generally $215. Deposit earns 6.5% interest a year (after first 6 months) and will be returned after two years of service with good standing.
Out of State: (888) 223-0800
BARTOW ELECTRIC AND WATER DEPARTMENT
Serves Bartow and some outlying areas.
Deposit is $120 for electric and $20 for water. Deposit is returned after 5 years of service with good standing. Monthly garbage service is $15 for curbside pickup and $25 for backyard pickup. Sewer is $16.10, plus usage, outside city limits. Water is $4.37, plus usage, inside city limits, and $5.45, plus usage, outside city limits.
Serves Fort Meade, ask for customer service.
Deposit for electricity and water is $140. Deposit for natural gas, electricity and water is $180. Deposit of $100 (electric) with five percent interest a year is returned after three years with good standing. Garbage is included.
POLK COUNTY UTILITIES
Water and sewer services for unincorporated areas of the county.
Deposit for both is $70,plus a $15 processing fee. For water service only, deposit is $30, plus the $15 processing fee. The minimum monthly service charge for water is $8.16 and for sewer the charge is $33.90.
(863) 683-4390 or (800) 483-4200
120 East Lime Street, Lakeland
Countywide except for Fort Meade.
No deposit required for residents with good payment records in the last 12 months. The deposit for new residents with a poor payment record is $70. The connection fee is $55.
SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE OF FLORIDA
Serves Fort Meade.
No deposit required if customer has had service in the past 12 months. Deposit varies for others. The installation charges at customer's location are $50 for residence and $60 for business. Charge does not include inside wiring or stations.
(863) 965-7766 or (800) 892-0805
Bartow, Fort Meade, Frostproof and Lake Wales.
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