Utility Rates

Utility Rates

As the only provider of electric, water, sewer, trash, and natural gas, we take pride in offering our customers 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.

We offer payment plans for customers who have lived at their location for 12 consecutive months. We also offer a direct debit option. For more information, contact the City Office.

If you are needing utility assistance after hours or over a weekend, please contact the NON-EMERGENCY number at the Monroe County Sheriff’s office. The number is 660-327-5186 or the NON-EMERGENCY 911 number 660-327-5175.


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

Water UsageUser Charge
1 to 1,000 gallons$24.00
1,001 to 20,000 gallons$7.87 per 1,000 gallons
20,001 gallons and up$7.27 per 1,000 gallons


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.


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:

UsageUser ChargeUsageUser Charge
0-100 kwh$15.00 min. charge0-100kwh$15.00 min. charge
101-1,000 kwh0.0841 per kwh101-500 kwh0.1173
1,001-2,000 kwh0.0734 per kwh501-1,000 kwh0.0907
over 2,000 kwh0.0593 per kwh1,001-2,000 kwh0.0701
over 2,000 kwh0.0672
UsageUser Charge
No DemandWith Demand
Demand ChargeN/A$5.84
0-100 kwh$15.00 min. charge
101-500 kwh0.1173
501-1,000 kwh0.0939
1,001-2,000 kwh0.0701
2,001-3,000 kwh0.0672
over 3,000 kwh0.0584

Security Lights: $7/month


GAS RATE:  1.17214 per 100 cf.

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

WC = Wholesale cost of natural gas per DKT

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