City of Paris

112 S. Main St.

Paris, MO 65275

Call Us at (660) 327-4334

Utility Rates

As the only provider of electric, water, sewer, trash, and natural gas, we take pride in offering our customers with reliable service. We are dedicated to serving the needs of our customers and are here 24 hours a day in case of emergency. If there is ever a problem with one of your services our employees are always available to quickly resolve the issue.Below is a chart of our utility services and the charges for those services.



The following rate schedule is hereby established for the sale of water to users of the City of Paris and charged to customers:

                                                Water Usage                                       User Charge

                                                1 to 1,000 gallons                               $24.00

                                                1,001 to 20,000 gallons                      $7.80 per 1,000 gallons

                                                20,001 gallons and up                        $7.20 per 1,000 gallons


The following rate schedule is hereby established for the sale of electricity to users of the City of Paris and shall be charged to consumers:

                        Residential                                                                                         Commercial

    Usage                                       User Charge                                      Usage                            User Charge

0-100 kwh                               $15.00 minimum charge                          0-100 kwh                 $15.00 minimum charge

101-1,000 kwh                          0.0841 per kwh                                 101-500 kwh                             0.1173

1,001-2,000 kwh                       0.0734 per kwh                                 501-1,000 kwh                          0.0907

over 2,000 kwh                         0.0593 per kwh                                 1,001-2,000 kwh                       0.0701

                                                                                                            over 2,000 kwh                         0.0672

 Power Rate*

*Any customer who uses 10,000 kwh or exceeds 50 kw demand usage each month for a period of nine (9) months in a calendar year or more shall be put on the Power Rate schedule.

                        Usage                                                                     User Charge

                                                                                           No Demand       With Demand

                        Demand Charge                                                 N/A                 $5.84

                        0-100 kwh                                                       $15.00 minimum charge

                        101-500 kwh                                                               0.1173

                        501-1,000 kwh                                                            0.0939

                        1,001-2,000 kwh                                                         0.0701     

                        2,001-3,000 kwh                                                         0.0672                  

                        over 3,000 kwh                                                           0.0584                                                                        

In addition to the above compensation, the City of Paris, Missouri shall collect a Purchased Power Adjustment on the sale of each KWH to each customer in each rate classification. For each .01 cent increase or decrease or major fraction thereof, in the City’s monthly purchased power cost of 0.0505 cents per KWH in the first three (3) of four (4) months preceding the billing period, there shall be correspondingly added to or subtracted from each customer’s bill, an amount equal to 0.01 cents per KWH times the total KWH billed to the customers, on all of the above rates.

August 2017 Purchased Power Adjustment: $0.0353

Security Lights. $7/month


Computation for the sale of natural gas shall be by the following formula and sold by the one hundred (100) cubic feet:




WC + O&M / 10

       Explanation of symbols:

WC = Wholesale cost of natural gas per DKT

O&M = Operation and maintenance cost (repair and maintenance of lines)= $2.75



The minimum charge per month shall be $16.25. In addition, each contributor shall pay a user charge for operation and maintenance including replacement of $4.00 per 1,000 gallons of water.