Utilities in Lafayette, IN

All the Information you need on Utilities in Lafayette, IN

Setting up your utilities can be one of the most stressful elements of any move. Luckily, Busy Bee has the answers for your utilities in Lafayette, Indiana. The Lafayette, Indiana utility companies make sure it is easy for you to set up your water, sewage, electricity, trash, phone, and television. The Lafayette city website is your portal for utilities and ensures that you have what you need for your essential services.

Be sure to contact your utility companies in advance of your move date and set up your service to be on when you move in. Don’t go without your utilities with the proper planning for your providers to set up your new home and shut off service to your old home.

Busy Bee also advises paying extra for extra utilities for your old home, so that you will have time to adjust to any items in your old home you might need to get for your new home.

Your new utilities will need to be set up one by one, with the city of Lafayette as well as the individual service and utility providers. See more details on setting up your service.

Trash Pickup

Trash and recycling in Lafayette, Indiana has a weekly curbside pickup. All residents are issued 64-gallon trash containers and 96-gallon recycling containers. The city picks up large items curbside later in the day on trash days. Call the city of Lafayette for more information at 765-807-1000.

Water and Sewage

Visit your water company to apply for water and sewer service. Bring a filled out application form that you can get online for a $12 fee, as well as two forms of identification. Home buyers can bring a copy for the closing document in order to establish proof of ownership and begin service. You can pay for service by mail or online through Lafayette’s portal once your service is set up.


Duke Energy provides electricity to residents of Lafayette, Indiana. Depending on the result of a credit check, customers may pay $70 or more for their initial service deposit. The contact information for Duke Energy is as follows:

  • 24-hour, seven-day-a-week customer services: (800) 521-2232
  • Power outages: (800) 343-3525 for power outages
  • Repairs and underground cable location: (800) 382-5544


Residents of Tippecanoe County get their natural gas service from Vectren energy. New applications can be completed over the phone by calling toll free (800) 227-1376 weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Cable Television

Customers in Lafayette have a choice in their television options with satellite providers, but Insight Communications provides landline cable in the area. For subscription information, contact 447-6886.