Utilities 2018-10-19T11:59:12+00:00

The Village of Silver Lake purchases its water from the City of Cuyahoga Falls. The Village maintains its own water and sewer systems. The Utility Department is responsible for billing, collection, and customer service for water and sewer service. New residents need to make application for utility service. A link to the application can be found at the bottom of this page.

Application for utility service and utility payments may be made at:

Village of Silver Lake
2961 Kent Road
Silver Lake, OH 44224


Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 p.m.

A drop box is available in the parking lot so that payments may be dropped off at your convenience (checks only).

Water and Sewer Rates

Water and sewer rates are established by Village Council. The current monthly water rate is $3.81 per 100 cubic feet of water used plus a monthly fixed base water charge of $11.44. The current monthly sewer rate is $5.30 per 100 cubic feet of water used plus a monthly fixed base sewer charge of $24.93. The current monthly storm water utility rate is $8.00.


Ohio Edison (A First Energy Company) – Customer Service 1-800-633-4766 or online at www.firstenergycorp.com

Electric Aggregation Program

The Village of Silver Lake has selected FirstEnergy Solutions to serve the next term of the Village’s electric aggregation program. The Village has set a fixed rate of 5.21 cents/kWh for electricity generation for a 3-year term starting with April 2018 meter reads. To learn more call 866-636-3749.

Natural Gas

Dominion East Ohio – Customer Service 1-800-362-7557 or online at www.dom.com

Gas Aggregation Program

The Village of Silver Lake has established a fixed rate for natural gas with Constellation Energy for members of the Village’s aggregation program. the program is a two-year program that offers a fixed rate of $3.247 per Mcf for the term of May 2018 through April 2019 billing cycles. Before the end of your April 2019 billing cycle, you will receive a notice disclosing the rate for the remainder of the program. To learn more visit constellation.com/oh-silverlake or call 844-516-5249.

Trash Collection

The Village of Silver Lake is contracted with the Kimble Company for trash & recycling collection. To setup service or change your current service contact Kimble at 1.800.201.0005.  Plastics #1 – #7 can be recycled. For a complete list of recyclable items visit: www.kimblecompanies.com.

The monthly rates for the current contract are as follows::

2016 2017 2018
Curbside with container $15.87 $16.19 $16.51
Special Collection Curbside with container*- Includes Bulk $16.93 $17.27 $17.62
Curbside without container $16.59 $16.92 $16.59
Special Collection Curbside without container* – Includes Bulk $17.09 $17.43 $17.78
Setback Service $39.04 $39.82 $40.61
Special Collection Setback Service* – Includes Bulk $40.92 $41.74 $42.57
Senior Setback $25.80 $26.31 $26.84
Special Collection Setback Service* – Includes Bulk $27.38 $27.93 $28.49

(Senior is defined as 65+ years or disabled)

*Special Collection for large items occurs the first Friday of each month.

If any of these holidays fall on a weekday, trash collection will be moved to Saturday:

Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day

Utility Forms

The following forms can be downloaded to your computer:

Explanation of Fees and Red Flag Rules
Direct Payment Plan
Application for Utility Service