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The City of Ashland manages many of the utilities you need as a business through their Administrative Services Department (541) 488-6004. The following are Commercial Utility Rates provided by the City of Ashland:

ELECTRIC RATES

Commercial C01 – C03 Basic Charge*  Single Phase Three Phase
 30kW or less   $ 16.49 $ 32.99
 Over 30kW $ 61.89  $ 107.28
Monthly Demand Charge*  Single Phase Three Phase
Over 15kW $3.94/kW  
Commercial Energy Charge Single Phase Three Phase
1- 3,000 kWh $.0746/kWh $.0683/kWh
3,001 to 20,000 kWh $.0749/kWh $.0688/kWh
 Over 20,000 $.0752/kWh  $.0690/kWh
Commercial Large Users    
Available Upon Request    


  Electric Users Tax - 25% of above electric fees to City General Fund Operations
 


WATER RATES

  .75" or smaller Meter   $   21.77
 1.00” Meter​  $   42.72 
1.50" Meter​ $   60.90
2.00" Meter $   80.22
3.00" Meter $ 167.73
4.00" Meter $ 256.43
6.00" Meter $ 480.84
8.00" Meter $ 801.36
Consumption Charge -  Per 100 Cubic Feet (cf)  
1  to 50,000 cf $   3.12
 Over 50,000 cf $   3.21





 


 


SEWER RATES

  Base Charge    $  26.01
 Consumption Charge​  $   4.13 per 100 (cf) of water use 



                                                                           


STORM DRAIN FEE 

 Base Charge    $  23.65

            $1.46 per 1,000 Square feet of impervious area.  Minimum $4.40/Month  


STREET USER FEE                                                                          

Commercial - Various - available upon request.



Unlike the rest of the region that utilizes Pacific Power for its electric utility, the City of Ashland owns and operates its own.  The following is a comparison of average rates per kilowatt hour for combined and averaged Commercial/Industrial rates:
  • Ashland- 7.24
  • Rogue Valley (excluding Ashland)- 7.27
  • Oregon- 7.33
  • National- 8.49
For more information about City of Ashland utilities click here.​

For information about the City of Ashland’s Conservation programs associated with utilities, click here.


Like the rest of the region, the City of Ashland has Avista for their natural gas provider. Average cost per therm in the state of Oregon for commercial usage is 1.06.

For information about your natural gas provider call (800) 227-9187 or click here


Garbage and Recycling Services for Business are handled through Recology- Ashland. For information about their commercial programs, click here

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