Date: January 8, 2021 1:20:33 PM EST

Lighthouse Utilities Inc. by vote of the Gulf County Board of County Commissioners has been purchased by Gulf County. The water service area that covers from the Jones Homestead area to the Gulf/ Franklin county line. This also includes Indian Pass and Cape San Blas. The new system will be known as the Gulf County Water Department. Billing schedules and rates will not be affected during the transition.

The monthly bill with service dates 11/5 – 11/30 which were mailed on 12/15/2020 and are due by 1/10/2021 will still be payable to Lighthouse Utilities. Bills with service dates 11/30-1/4 which will be mailed 1/15/2021 and due by 2/10/2021 will be payable to the Gulf County Water Department. The new mailing address is 1000 Cecil G Costin Sr Blvd, Bldg. 500, Port St Joe, FL 32456.

If you need to contact the Gulf County Water Department go online to to reach the Gulf County home page. Look in the drop-down menu under county offices and select water department.

Jack Evans
Gulf County Water Dept.