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CHICAGO GUIDE TO SETTING UP UTILITIES



This is a guide to setting up utilities in Chicago when moving to a new residence. It's important to have utilities setup before you move into your new place. Follow our guide to learn about Chicago utilities, how to set them up, and more.


Chicago Electric | ComEd


ComEd was founded in 1907 and is currently a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation. ComEd provides electric service to 3.8 million customers across Northern Illinois and is the only electric provider in Chicago.


How To Setup Chicago Electric Service


Electric service can be setup through the ComEd website.


How To Pay Chicago Electric Service


Pay online through a ComEd account or as a guest.

Pay through PayPal.

Setup Automatic Payment through a bank account every month.

To pay by phone call 800-588-9477.

Pay in person at any authorized payment location.

Mail to ComEd, P.O. Box 6111, Carol Stream, IL 60197-6111.


How To Contact ComEd


ComEd

3420 N. California Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

800-334-7661


Chicago Natural Gas | Peoples Gas


Peoples Gas has delivered gas to residents and businesses in Chicago for more than 170 years. They serve more than 878,000 customers in the city of Chicago.


How To Setup Chicago Natural Gas Service


Gas service can be setup online through the Peoples Gas website.


How To Pay Chicago Natural Gas Service


Pay online through My Account or Quick Payment.

Pay through Peoples Gas app.

Setup Automatic Payment through a bank account every month.

To pay by phone call 866-295-0086 and follow the instructions via the automated phone system.

Pay in person at any authorized payment location.

Mail to Peoples Gas, P.O. Box 6050, Carol Stream, IL 60197-6050.


How To Contact Peoples Gas


Peoples Gas Attn: Customer service 200 E. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60601-6302

Phone: 866-556-6001


Chicago Water | Chicago Department of Water Management


The Chicago Department of Water Management is one of the world's largest water systems. They purify and pump around 1 billion gallons of water every day to Chicago as well as numerous Chicago Suburbs.


How To Setup Chicago Water Service


Water service in Chicago is in the property owner’s name, therefore with few exceptions renters do not pay a water bill. After buying property in Chicago the water account is transferred through the Full Payment Certificate process.


How To Pay Chicago Water Bill


Chicago has a unified utility bill which includes water, sewer and garbage. The easiest way to pay is through the City of Chicago’s web portal for utility billing. The web portal allows you to enroll in AutoPay, make a quick payment and various other account functions.

To pay by phone call 312-744-4426 and follow the instructions via the automated phone system.

Pay in person at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Room 107A, Chicago, IL 60602, open Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Pay in person at Central Hearing Facility, 400 W. Superior, 1st Floor, Chicago, IL 60654, open Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Pay in person at any Neighborhood Payment Center, open Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Pay in person at any EZ Pay Kiosk.

Mail to City of Chicago Utility Billing, P.O. Box 6330, Chicago, IL 60680-6330.


How To Contact Chicago Department of Water Management


Chicago Department of Water Management

1000 East Ohio Street Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: 312-744-4420


Chicago Garbage Collection and Recycling | Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation


The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation collects residential garbage from 600,00 households annually from single-family homes and apartments up to 4 units.

Garbage collection is included and paid for on the unified Chicago utility bill for water, sewer and garbage. There is no separate charge for recycling.


How To Contact Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation


Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation

121 N. LaSalle St. #1107

Chicago, IL 60602

312-744-4611


Chicago Internet Service Providers | Various


Chicago has numerous internet service providers to choose from. Contact information for some of the top Chicago internet service providers is listed below.


Xfinity by Comcast

3128 N. Ashland Ave.

Chicago, IL 60657

800-266-2278


AT&T

4000 N Lincoln Ave.

Chicago, IL 60618

773-388-0101


One of the most important things to do before moving in Chicago is to make sure your utilities are setup ahead of time. If you need help with your upcoming move contact our professional movers in Chicago. Call Under One Roof today at 773-472-5784 or complete our quote request.







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