Lifeline Rate Assistance

The City offers a 20% discount on the garbage portion of the utility bill for qualifying households. To qualify for the program, applicants must be enrolled in SMUD’s Energy Assistance Program and will be asked to provide a copy of a current SMUD bill as verification. Customers who qualify for the City Of Elk Grove’s rate assistance program are subject to all deposit requirements, late fees and suspension of service for unpaid accounts.  Application may be made in person or you may mail the application to:

City of Elk Grove
Cashier Services – Rate Assistance
8401 Laguna Palms Way
Elk Grove, CA 95758

You can pick up an application at 8401 Laguna Palms Way, or download a printable copy here: Application for Rate Assistance.

For information on the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District's Sewer Lifeline Rate Assistance Program, a program providing eligible low income residents with a savings on their conveyance and treatment portions of their sewer bill, call 916-875-5500 or visit

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