As of January 2020, all Senior Sewer Rebates will be handled by the Department of Finance, Utility Billing & Customer Service.
The application for both Seniors Citizen Sewer Rebate for Condominiums and Townhomes ($50 Rebate) and Single Family Homes (Exemption of the Sewer Charge) have been combined into one application.
Renewal notices for the Senior Citizen Sewer ($50 Rebate) have been sent to 2019 applicants and should arrive by mail shortly. Renewal applications require the following documents:
1. Proof of age: copy of applicant’s birth certificate/government issued identification with date of birth (For example: driver’s license, passport, Chicago Citykey)
2. Proof of ownership: copy of deed, property tax bill, or co-op certificate in the applicant’s name
3. Proof of residence: copy of utility bill or property tax bill in the applicant’s name
New residents or those now eligible to receive a rebate or sewer exemption can download the application and instructions here: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/fin/provdrs/utility_billing/svcs/apply-for-utility-charge-exemptions.html
Please submit all applications and supporting documentation directly to the Department of Finance:
City of Chicago, Department of Finance P.O. Box 6330 Chicago, Illinois 60680-6330 Or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, you may contact the Utility Billing & Customer Service office at 312-744-4426 or call our office at 773-525-6034.