Utility User Tax

EBMUD Water Utility User Tax (UUT) Supplemental Billing


Utility User Tax (UUT)


On November 2, 2004, voters in the City of El Cerrito reaffirmed City’s Utility User Tax (UUT).

The current tax rate charged to El Cerrito residents is 8% . Services subject to the 8% UUT include electricity, gas, water, video, and telephone, including wireless.

Taxes are collected by utility service providers from their customers and then remitted to the City on a monthly basis.

Additional information on the City of El Cerrito’s UUT can be found in our Cities Municipal Code here


Frequently Asked Questions



Read answers to frequently asked questions about the UUT Supplemental Billing below: