LYNNWOOD, Wash. — The city of Lynnwood announced it will restart its normal operations for collecting late fees, shut-offs and liens for utilities starting July 1.
During the pandemic, there was a moratorium on shutting off utilities for a lack of payment, but that expired.
The city even provided customers with a grace period to help customers, which ends June 30.
However, customers who are still unable to pay their outstanding balances can seek assistance.
Ways the city is providing assistance:
- The city is offering a convenient payment plan that allows residential customers to avoid late fees, water shutoff and liens. The application is available at www.Lynnwoodwa.gov/UB.
- Snohomish County has financial assistance for qualifying low-income households. Email Thomas.SWynne@co.snohomish.wa.us for information.
- The city is offering special rates and rebates for qualifying low-income households.(www.LynnwoodWA.gov/UB). However, special rates do not apply to existing charges.
- For other financial assistance that might be available for qualifying low-income households, visit wa211.org or call 211 to learn more.
For additional information on how to pay a utility bill, customers can visit: www.Lynnwoodwa.gov/UB.
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