Orange & Rockland Utilities customers can now use American Express to pay their monthly bills, the company announced Monday.
AMEX joins VISA, MasterCard and the Discover credit cards as acceptable forms of payment for O&R bills. O&R also will be accepting major debit cards such as Pulse and Accel to go along with Star and NYSE.
Customers will have to pay a $4.75 charge per transition. The previous tiered payment schedule the customer was charged a fee for every $600 increment.
The new fee will be the same for residential and commercial customers.