Currently you can pay your water bill the following ways:

  • Pay with check or money order by depositing in the purple drop box on the north side of City Hall.
  • Pay in-person at City Hall to the cashier during regular business hours.
  • Mail a check or money order to:
  • Garden City Water Department 
  • 6000 Middlebelt Rd   Garden City, MI 48135
  • Pay with credit/debit over the phone at 844-392-3651- an outside company processes the payments *       
  • Customer Service- 888-891-6064 (if account number isn’t working)
  • Click here to pay with credit/debit online.

* If you pay with a credit/debit card there is a 3 % of the total transaction processing charge.

Garden City does not receive the fees for using credit or debit. They are collected by the Service provider.

If you are having an issue with water service leads or you suspect a water main break you should contact the Public Service Department at 734-793-1800 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. For after-hour emergencies please contact the Police Department at 734-793-1730. 

Final Water Bill Request

If you are moving, you should contact the Water Billing Department to schedule a final read. Click here to request a final read.

Payment Options
Online Credit/Debit Card or E-Check Payments

By Mail or in Person

You can pay your bill through the mail or in person at the City Hall.

Please mail your payment to:

Garden City Water Department
6000 Middlebelt Road
Garden City, MI 48135

Drop Box

The City has a drop box located on the north side of City Hall that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Payments, checks and money orders, no cash, may be placed in the drop boxes. All payments received will be picked up from the drop box the following business day. 

Automated Clearing House Debit

You can sign up to pay your water bill via ACH Debit (Automated Clearing House Debit), which is a direct withdrawal by the City from your bank account. This payment option is free.

Forms and Documents

Charges Policy for Seasonal Shutoff

50.04 Connection of Water Service: No person, other than an authorized employee of the Department, shall turn on or off any water main gate valve or water service. . . .

In the event of seasonal discontinuance of service done in compliance with ordinance 50.04, above, which requires a representative of the City of Garden City to turn water service off at the main or at the stop box located on the property, Fees of Shutoff and installation and all applicable meter charges will apply. 

Charges Policy for Seasonal Shutoff


Water Bill Payment Assistance Programs

Below are helpful links for getting started with Water Assistance Programs available to qualifying Garden City residents.

Wayne Metro Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP)

Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP)

Michigan Low-income Households Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund (MIHAF)

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