Utilities 2017-05-02T12:47:42+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 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 $14.94. The current monthly sewer rate is $4.94 per 100 cubic feet of water used plus a monthly fixed base sewer charge of $21.46. The current monthly storm water utility rate is $5.00.


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

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 for members of the Village’s aggregation program. Residents currently in the Village’s natural gas program supplied by Constellation Energy Services pay a rate of $3.636/Mcf for gas consumed through March 2018. To enroll in the Village’s gas aggregation program contact Constellation Energy Services at 1-800-718-1493.

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