Utility Discount Program

The City of Anacortes has a Utility Discount Program for eligible customers.  We offer those who quality a 20% discount on their City of Anacortes Utility Bill on the water, storm, sewer, refuse, and recycling only. Organics and Fiber are not part of the discount program, as they are not mandatory fees.The discount may only be applied to residential customer accounts.

Eligibilty Guidelines

To be eligible for UDP in the year 2020, applicants must meet the following:

  • Your total household income in the monthly period prior to applying meets the income guidelines below
  • You are the homeowner of the service address or the property owner/manager has designated you to pay the utility bill and your name appears on the City of Anacortes Utility Bill
  • Complete and provide all required documentation

            Household Size    Gross Monthly Income    Gross Yearly Income

                     1                        $1,595.00                  $19,140.00

                     2                        $2,155.00                  $25,860.00

                     3                        $2,715.00                  $32,580.00

                     4                        $3,275.00                  $46,020.00

                     5                        $3,835.00                  $52,740.00

Add for each additional person    $560.00                $6,720.00

     *Note: Gross Income is based on 150% of the U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines

Please submit the application and provide the necessary documentation requested on this form below:

Applications (PDF) 

Contact Us

If you need to speak with someone in person, or need help completing the application, please email, call 360.293.1909 or come into our office at City Hall. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., except for City holidays.

Financial Assistance

If you are having trouble making your utility payment, agencies are available to assist you. You may contact Washington Community 211 for assistance referrals, by simply dialing 211 from your phone. Salvation Army, local churches, and even your neighbor may be there to help you. We take funds from anyone. Please reach out to those who can help, as we the City are not at liberty to do so.