Shop Sandersville Utility Bill Credit Program    


Program Intent.  The City of Sandersville Shop Local Utility Bill Credit Program is intended to provide an economic incentive to promote retail business and restaurants within the corporate limits of the City of Sandersville that are consistent with the following requirements and criteria.

 Program Criteria.  The City will offer residential utility bill credits on a City of Sandersville utility bill when presented with verifiable receipts for purchases made with a qualifying business located within the City of Sandersville.


           1. Utility Discounts. The City may reduce a customer’s residential utility bill by $15.00 for each credit earned for a maximum of three credits with a total value of $45.00 per month.


            2. Verifiable Receipts. Any receipt submitted for credit must be dated after May 18, 2020 and prior to June 30, 2020 and equal a total value of $50.00 or more to attain one credit.  No more than two receipts may be combined to total $50.00.  The receipt must    contain the pre-printed name of the retail business or restaurant, the date of the purchase and amount of the purchase. 


            3. Qualifying Business. The retail business or restaurant must be located within the City of Sandersville and have a current City of Sandersville Occupational Tax Certificate. The    retail business or restaurant must also employ a maximum of no more than fifteen (15)  full time employees.


Program Procedures.  All submittals requesting a utility bill credit under the Shop Sandersville Utility Bill Credit Program must follow the procedures listed below.


            1. Spend $50.00 or more at a qualifying retail business or restaurant.


            2. Write your name as it appears on your City of Sandersville utility bill, your address, phone number and utility bill account number on the receipt.


            3. Scan and email the receipt to or drop off the receipt in a sealed envelope at the drive through window at City Hall at 141 West Haynes Street.


            4. After verification, the City will apply a credit of $15.00 for each $50.00 receipt(s) up    to a maximum credit of $45.00 on the customer’s next City of Sandersville utility bill.


The City reserves the right to verify any receipt submitted for credit to assure compliance with the Program requirements.  If the Program requirements are not met, the City may refuse the incentive credit amount and it will not be added to the customer’s utility bill.   


Discontinuance of Incentive. The City reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the Shop Sandersville Utility Bill Credit Program at any time. Should the program be discontinued, the City will honor any incentive which it committed to before the date of the discontinuance of the program for up to 30 days after termination of the program.