Senior Rate Credit

City of Camden customers may qualify for a monthly billing credit of $25.00.

If you are 65 or more years of age and have a total family income of less than 200% of federal poverty level for a family of 2, as established by the Department of Health and Human Services OR you are totally and permanently disabled according to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) definition of disability and have a total family income of less than 200% of federal poverty level for a family of 2, as established by the Department of Health and Human Services, you qualify for a monthly utility billing credit of $25.00.  

City of Camden customers are required to confirm their status at least once per year.  A customer is entitled to one Senior Rate Credit per month, regardless of the number of accounts held by the customer.

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By submitting this application, I acknowledge that any discount I may qualify for is made available solely at the City of Camden’s discretion and only while the Senior Rate Credit remains in effect, and that the City of Camden may elect to modify or discontinue the Senior Rate Credit at any time. If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 803-432-2421.  

Application for Senior Rate Credit

I am applying for the Senior Rate Credit offered by the City of Camden.  I understand that this credit, approved by the City of Camden City Council, entitles me to one $25.00 credit, regardless of the number of accounts held in my name.

I further understand that I must meet the following criteria as of the date of this application in order to qualify for the credit.  I hereby affirm that the following is true:

  • I am sixty-five (65) years of age or older. (A copy of my driver’s license, photo ID or birth certificate is attached.)
  • The total annual total family income is less than 200% of the federal poverty level for a family of 2 as established by the Department of Health and Human Services. (A copy my most recent tax return is attached.)

OR

  • I am total and permanently disabled according to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) definition of disability. (A copy of SSI Direct Deposit from your banking institution or approval letter from SSI.)
  • The total annual total family income is less than 200% of the federal poverty level for a family of 2 as established by the Department of Health and Human Services. (A copy of my most recent tax return is attached.)

 

NOTE: The information provided is subject to audit and verification as deemed necessary by the City of Camden.  The applicant agrees to notify the City of Camden immediately of any change in circumstances that make the applicant ineligible for the Senior Rate Credit.

Or, you may download and complete this fillable pdf file, and email with required documentation to dcourtney@camdensc.org