Franchise Fee Credit Program

Franchise Fee Credit Program

The 2021 City of Topeka Franchise Fee Credit Program now ONLY has Water & Wastewater Funds! We will be accepting applications Monday-Friday from 9am – 3pm. Walk-ins only.

The 2021 Franchise Fee Credit Program for the City of Topeka is administered by CRC in order to provide eligible households a standardized credit for utility services, which can be applied for once a year. 

To qualify for the City of Topeka Franchise Fee Credit Program you must be: a Topeka resident, have a household income for 2020 of less than $34,450; AND meet the age, disability, or dependent child qualifications. This means that you must be 55 and older, OR be blind or totally and permanently disabled OR have a dependent child living at the home under the age of 18. Applicants must show proof of address, income from 2020, Driver’s license, birth certificate for children if qualifying by a dependent child in the household, and Social Security cards for every individual in the household in order to meet the residency and income requirements.

WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY APPLICATIONS WITHOUT ALL OF THE ABOVE PAPERWORK!

For those who have already applied please remember that it may take up to 90 days for the credits to be applied onto your accounts. This is not an emergency assistance program.

Any questions call 785-233-1365.