Garbage Rates

Finance Department

Your monthly charge for the collection of garbage is set out according to Solid Waste Collections Division guidelines and city ordinance rates adopted. The rate depends on whether you choose a roll-out container or a commercial dumpster.

Prices and fees do not include tax. Commercial rates are also available online or by calling Utility Billing at 361-592-5281 or 361-595-8028.

Residential Base Rate

  • 90-gallon roll-outs: $21.00 a month
  • Additional 90-gallon roll-outs: $21.00 a month for each roll-out

Commercial Rates

For out-of-city limits garbage pick-up rates, please contact Utility Billing at 361-592-5281 or check online at, Code of Ordinances Section 5-1-55

Extra Garbage

Your monthly rate does not cover the collection of garbage that does not fit easily in your roll-out or dumpster when full. You may call Utility Billing at 361-592-5281 or 361-595-8028 for extra pick-up fees or commercial dumpsters or for extra roll-outs for a fee.