What to Do When You Can’t Pay Your East Point Bill
The City of East Point, Georgia, offers online bill pay options for residents. Payments options are available for utility payments and traffic citations. Paying traffic citations online does not mean you don’t have to report in court. If you received more than one traffic citation on any given date, you must pay all traffic citations at the same time.
How to Pay the Bill
Pay traffic citations online: You can pay your East Point traffic citations online. If the citation does not require a court appearance, the fine must be paid before 4:30 p.m. on the day before the scheduled court appearance to remove your name from the court case list.
Pay utility bills online: You can pay your East Point bills online at https://eastpointcityonline.org/Click2GovCXP/Index.jsp. You cannot pay your bill online if there is a reconnect or disconnect fee included in the total balance owed. You must pay reconnect bills through the customer service department.
Pay by phone: East Point offers a 3-1-1 payment call center. Residents simply call 3-1-1 from their home phone and talk to a customer service representative about payment options. Payments are accepted by phone.
Pay via Customer Care Center: Customers can visit 2791 East Point St to make payments between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. There is a drop box and drive-thru window at the customer care center.
Questions About Your Billing Statement or Account?
There is a Budget Billing FAQs section on the East Point, GA website. This section answers common questions about budget billing, but not about billing fees in general. Billing questions are best answered by customer service at 1-404-270-7010.
How the Penalty Fees Work
The FAQs section refers to late payment fees added to customer accounts when payments are not received by the due date, but the amount of the late payment fee is not revealed. Other fees charged by East Point include:
- Returned payment fee
- Disconnect/reconnect fee
I Can’t Make a Payment
Contact customer service at 3-1-1 or visit the Customer Care Center at 2791 East Point St to request a payment plan for your past due balance. Customers can enroll in budget billing to reduce utility fluctuations.
- Payment plan: Breaks the total amount due into smaller, more affordable payments.
- Budget billing: Bills customers an average amount based on the previous year’s usage. If a customer does not make a budget payment on-time, they will be removed from the budget billing plan.
- State and federal programs: Contact the local office of the Department of Health and Human Services for information on the LiHeap program and other low-income support services.
Will They Work With Me to Pay My Bill?
Let us know how the City of East Point worked with you to resolve past due balances. From time to time, online payment processing is delayed due to computer problems. If you have trouble making a payment online resulting in a late payment fee, contact the customer service department to request a refund.