For Emergencies - Call 860-376-2955

Report Street Lights out - Please call 860-376-2877 with the location and pole number of the defective light.

Office Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

JCDPU has several easy and convenient ways for payment and billing. Save time, stamps and/or choose an earth friendly option like paperless billing.

Payment Options

  • SmartHub (registration required) online or Mobile App.
    Go to and select 'Pay Bill/View Usage' from the Online Bill Pay options
    • Pay with e-check
    • Sign up for auto bank draft or auto credit card payment
  • Pay Now (registration is not required)
    Go to and select 'Pay Now' from the Online Bill Pay options
    • $3.95 convenience fee applies for credit/debit card payments
  • By mail, in office or drop box at 9 East Main Street Jewett City, CT 06351

Billing Option

  • Go Paperless – Go Green!

Notice of Public Hearing

  • NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Borough of Jewett City will conduct a public hearing on March 2, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the Griswold Town Hall, 28 Main Street, Jewett City, CT to discuss its 2020 Small Cities Program Application to solicit citizen input. Maximum award limits are up to $1,000,000 for Public Facilities; up to $1,500,000 for Public Housing Modernization including pre-development and construction; up to $1,000,000 for Infrastructure Ex. Streets and Sidewalks; up to $800,00 for Housing Rehabilitation Programs; up to $350,000 for Public Services Ex. Youth Homelessness and Shelter Diversion Programs. Major activity categories are: Acquisition, Housing Rehabilitation, Public Housing Modernization, Community Facilities, Public Services, and Economic Development. Projects funded with CDBG allocations must meet at least one of three National Objectives: 1) benefit to low- and moderate-income persons, 2) elimination of slums and blight, or 3) meeting urgent community development needs. Only one (1) project Application may be submitted to DOH. The Borough is proposing to submit an Application under the infrastructure category for Upgrades to the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Borough of Jewett City anticipates applying for up to the maximum grant amount of $1,000,000. The purpose of the public hearing is to obtain citizens' views on the Borough's community development and housing needs and review and discuss specific project activities in the areas of housing, economic development or community facilities which could be a part of the Borough's Application for funding. The hearing will also review and discuss the Borough's prior Small Cities projects including any currently open or underway. The public hearing will give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known on the program and review and discussion of the Program Income Reuse Plan. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you may direct comments to the Borough of Jewett City, 28 Main Street, Jewett City, CT 06351 or you may telephone Timothy Sharkey at 860-376-7060 x2211 or email In addition, information may be obtained at the above address Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Thursday 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. & Friday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The Borough of Jewett City promotes fair housing and makes all programs available to low- and moderate-income households regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, lawful source of income, familial status, learning disability or physical/mental disability, or sexual orientation. "All are encouraged to attend. The hearing is accessible to the handicapped. Any disabled persons requiring special assistance or non-English speaking persons should contact Leona Sharkey, ADA Coordinator at 860-376-7060 x 2211 at least five days prior to the hearing." The Borough of Jewett City is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

To start a new service a customer must come into the office, fill out an application, and pay a meter deposit based on the following:

House Meter – Multi Family Common Areas $100.00
Electric Hot Water Heaters $100.00
Heat Pumps $200.00
Electric Heat $225.00
Commercial 3 Phase $100 Min.
Lighting Only (Oil/Propane Heat) $75.00

To print and complete the application for a new service to be brought to the office:

Application for Utilities (PDF)

The office will be closed for the following holidays:

January 1, 2020 New Year's Holiday
January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Day
February 17, 2020 President's Day
April 10, 2020 Good Friday
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day
July 3, 2020 Independence Day
September 7, 2020 Labor Day
October 12, 2020 Columbus Day
November 11, 2020 Veteran's Day
November 26, 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday
November 27, 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24, 2020 Christmas Holiday*
December 25, 2020 Christmas Holiday
December 31, 2020 New Year's Holiday*

*Open 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

We will be offering Saturday morning tours of our Wastewater Treatment Facility. To sign up for one of these informative tours, please call our Wastewater Treatment Facility at 860-376-0556.


This statewide agency coordinates with all utilities including telephone and cable television to ensure that underground lines can be marked before any excavation is performed. Please call at least 2 business days in advance of digging.

Before starting any electrical project, please call our electric plant at 860-376-2877 to coordinate work and inspections and to ensure that you have the required permits.

ENERGY STAR qualified compact fluorescent lamps (CFL's) use up to 75% less energy than a standard incandescent.

Pick up a free compact fluorescent lamp by stopping by our office

Jewett City DPU is pleased to offer you Energy Depot, a new set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your home energy use and costs. Energy Depot is your one-stop resource for energy information and it's available free. You can use Energy Depot to:

  • Receive a personalized energy profile with an estimate of your energy costs for each home energy system/appliance
  • Learn specific things you can do to reduce energy use and how much you can save
  • Complete a do-it-yourself home energy audit and receive your report online
  • Quickly estimate the annual energy use and cost of home energy systems and appliances with the Energy Calculator
  • Use the Energy Library to answer your energy questions
  • Get answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding home energy use
  • And more...

To get started with Energy Depot, just click the link below.

Energy Depot for Homes