Jackson County's Phase 2.5 Recovery Plan which provides guidelines for reopening is now in effect. Stay up to date on Phase 2.5 guidelines and local information at cityofLS.net/coronavirus.

Franchise Fees

Utility license fees, also known as franchise fees in many cities, are fees imposed on the gross receipts of various utility companies operating in the City.  Applicable rates are as follows:

Electricity                                                             7%

Gas                                                                        7%

Telephone service (includes wireless)            7%

Cable television                                                   5%