Pre-Authorized Withdrawal Program (PAWS)

By subscribing to the Pre-Authorized Withdrawal (PAWS) program, the amount of your utility bill will be automatically deducted from your bank account each month.

How do I sign up for pre-authorized withdrawal (PAWS)?

  1. Print and complete the Utilities PAWS Application Form (pdf)  or sign up through your MyCity Account.
  2. For chequing accounts, attach a blank cheque marked "VOID" to the completed section B.
  3. Once you have completed the form, submit it to Red Deer City Hall using one of the following methods:
    • Mail to: The City of Red Deer, Utilities Box 5008 Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4
    • Drop in the after hours deposit box or at the Utilities counter at 4914 48 Avenue Red Deer, AB
    • Fax to the Utility Billing Service Centre at 403-342-8116

If you require assistance, please contact the Utility Billing Service Centre.

How to sign up for PAWS directly through your MyCity account

  1. Log on to your account on the MyCity website.
  2. Click the Sign up for PAWS button.
  3. Select your bank using the drop down screen.
  4. Complete the required banking information and click continue.
  5. An acknowledgement screen pops up. Review the information and ensure you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions. Click on the check box.
  6. Click the Submit button.

If you have more than one account, select the utility accounts that you want to be set up for PAWS

  1. Go back to the Home page.
  2. Select one account at a time and repeat the signing up process.
By subscribing to the Pre-Authorized Withdrawal (PAWS) program, the amount of your utility bill will be automatically deducted from your bank account each month.

How do I sign up for pre-authorized withdrawal (PAWS)?

  1. Print and complete the Utilities PAWS Application Form (pdf)
  2. For chequing accounts, attach a blank cheque marked "VOID" to the completed section B.
  3. Once you have completed the form, submit it to Red Deer City Hall using one of the following methods:
    • Mail to: The City of Red Deer, Utilities Box 5008 Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4
    • Drop in the after hours deposit box or at the Utilities counter at 4914 48 Avenue Red Deer, AB
    • Fax to the Utility Billing Service Centre at 403-342-8116

If you require assistance, please contact the Utility Billing Service Centre.