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Traffic Tickets and Water & Sewer Payments


How to pay a Water & Sewer Bill:
Water & sewer bills can be paid in advance by cash, cashier's check, money order, electronic check, personal check, Visa or MasterCard, and automatic bank drafting. Any electronic payments received after 4 pm will be posted on the next business day.
Who to Pay:
All forms of payment are to be made payable to the Summerton Water Department.

Where to send your payments:
You may send payments to the Summerton Water Department, P.O. Box 279, Summerton, SC 29148. When mailing your payments you must include the water bill or there is a $1.00 charge added to your bill. When making payments - whether in person at the office, depositing it in the drop box or by mail - please include the bottom portion of your bill.

Notice:
Late Fees

Charges become past due at 5 pm on the 15th of the month. If the 15th falls on the weekend or a holiday then late fees will be applied at 5 pm the next business day.

Late fees will be applied as follows: $5.00 for late payment after the above time and date.

Cut-Off

Bills must be paid in full by the close of business day on the 20th of the month. If the 20th falls on the weekend or a holiday then cut-off will be at 5 pm on the next business day. Service cut-off will be on the 21st of the month or the next business day if the 21st falls on a weekend or holiday.The reconnect fee is charged whether or not your service has been disconnected.

All water and sewer charges, plus the $5.00 late fee and the $25.00 reconnection fee must be paid in full before service can be restored during normal business hours.

An additional fee of $15.00 along with the re-connection fee of $25.00 will be added for after hours and weekend re-connections.

Town of Summerton personnel are not responsible for notifying customers of cut-off for non-payment on the 21st of the month.


How to pay a Traffic Ticket:
Tickets can be paid in advance by cash, cashier's check, and money order, Visa or MasterCard. Personal checks or ATM transactions are not accepted. Any electronic payments received after 4 pm will be posted on the next available business day.
Who to Pay:
All cashier's checks and money orders are to be made payable to the Summerton Municipal Court, If you have any questions about your payment, you can call the Toll-Free Call Center at 803-574-4008.
Where to send your payments:
You may send payments to the Summerton Municipal Court, P.O. Box 279, Summerton, SC 29148. When mailing payments you must include either a copy of the ticket or the ticket number must be provided on the form of payment.  Court Fax # 803-574-3200
What is the physical address of the Summerton Municipal Court:
The Summerton Municipal Court is located in the Town Hall building at 10 Main Street, Summerton, SC 29148. The courtroom is located in the rear of the building; entrance may be gained through the front of the building.
Ticket Suspensions:
Should you need a payment received before license goes under suspension, please contact the office at 803-485-2525 Ext. 2 before 12 pm on the business day to enable the Clerk to get information faxed to DMV in a timely fashion. Please note: DMV’s require at least a 24-72 hour time frame to process all suspension documents.
Warning:
You or your payment needs to be in court when the judge rules on your case (ticket). If you are unable to attend court, please have your payment submitted on or before your court date to avoid having additional penalties added.
Should this occur, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will also be notified of the upcoming suspension of your driver’s license due to non-payment of fines.