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Customer & Payment Services (CAPS)

About Us

Customer & Payment Services (CAPS), a division of the Finance Department, services the City’s 25,000 customer utility accounts for the City of New Bern including portions of Havelock, Town of Trent Woods, and some unincorporated areas of Craven and Jones counties. The CAPS office is located at 606 Ft. Totten Drive and provides Customer Care for electric, water, wastewater treatment, refuse, and parking. In addition, educational and other resources to help customers to make informed decisions about their utility use are provided by this division. 

STAFF AVAILABLE WEEKDAYS, 8 AM to 5 PM (252)639-2750

Skip the lines at the CAPS office and pay online, at Walmart, or after hours using our dropbox located in the rear of the building. Need help or want to make a payment arrangement for your utility bill? Call us at (252)639-2750.

Other Helpful Information
Pay My Bill Online Start Utility Service 
Explanation of your bill Stop Utility Service
Bank Draft Easy Pay Ways to cut your utility bill
Financial Assistance FAQs
Request Payment Plan Water Leak / Pool Fill Request
My Usage App & PrePay  

Contact Us: or call (252)639-2750

606 Fort Totten Dr.
P.O. Box 1710
New Bern NC 28563

STAFF AVAILABLE WEEKDAYS, 8 AM to 5 PM (252)639-2750

You can also report your outage at (252)636-4070