Jackson’s ordinances make it difficult for residents to to decide to go ‘off the grid’
Going off the grid would be less expensive for Jackson households than helping to pay for an estimated $1.8 billion in infrastructure repairs.
But getting off of Jackson’s wastewater system isn’t typically allowed for residents living in the city limits, according to state officials.
Jackson is facing $1.8 billion in water, sewer, road and drainage needs.
Broken down by household, each residence would be on the hook for nearly $29,000. Jackson has approximately 62,100 households, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.