To be eligible for the discount program, a property owner must be receiving the Homestead Tax Exemption.
The discount applies to homeowners in Portage County provided they own and live in the home. No vacant lots or rentals are eligible for the deduction.
To apply for the discount, the applicant must complete the application form below. Once verified, the rate reduction will be effective on the next billing cycle, but no sooner than 15 days after the acceptance of the application by this department.
When to File:
A qualified individual may apply for this Discount Program any time during the year. The discount will not take effect until the next full billing period. There is no need to reapply annually for this discount. Once it is approved you will continue to receive it for as long as you own and live in your home.
Questions re: the discount program should be directed to:
Portage County Water Resources Discount Program
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday