Franchise Fee Credit Program

Franchise Fee Credit Program

Utility Credit program

DECEMBER 29th, 2016 will be the last day to register for the 2016 Franchise Fee Credit Program. On JANUARY 17th, 2017 the 2017 Franchise Fee Credit Program will be available to sign-up for.

CRC administers the Franchise Fee Credit Program, a City of Topeka program that provides eligible households a standardized credit by utility. Each approved household can qualify for up to $175 in credit for the calendar year 2016.

To qualify for the City of Topeka Franchise Fee Credit Program you must:

  1. Be a city resident (homeowner or renter) with electric, gas, water/waste AND
  2. Have a household income of less than $32,400; AND
  3. Be born before January 1, 1959 OR be blind OR totally and permanently disabled OR have a dependent child living at home under the age of 18

Those who meet the requirements listed above should come to Avondale East NET Center, 455 SE Golf Park Blvd, Topeka KS 66605. We accept walk in clients Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Have an appointment? Below are the documents you need to bring with you:

  1. Kansas ID or Drivers Licence
  2. Copy of each of the bills that you wish to participate in the program: electric, gas, water, waste water
  3. Proof of income – either a 2015 tax return or a social security award letter for all residents in the house
  4. Documentation for dependents under 18 living in the house: birth certificate and social security card


Franchise Fee Application Form
FAQ Franchise Fee Program
Franchise Fee Program Information

Franchise Fee Application Form- Spanish
FAQ Franchise Fee Program – Spanish
Franchise Fee Program Information – Spanish