New residents may establish accounts at Town Hall for water, sewer, stormwater, and solid waste services. The customer must provide a deposit (refundable upon termination of service after all outstanding amounts have been paid) the amount of which is calculated as follows:
Sewer Deposit: $50 per toilet
Water Deposit: Last three months’ usage for the property address
Solid Waste: Two months service
Water Utility Service Information
All Users (Residential & Non-Residential)
The charges for water service in Town is at a rate of $5.48 per 1,000 gallons plus 6% as determined by Miami-Dade County to compensate for the Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer utility charges to finance the Environmental Resource Management Department's water and utility regulation program.
There is a minimum water service of $25.49 per living unit regardless of usage.
Sewer Utility Service Information
Sewage charges shall be based upon water usage (excluding water usage through meters used exclusively for irrigation) at a rate of $9.25 per 1,000 gallons. In addition, there shall be a monthly base charge of $24.19 per living unit regardless of usage.
Sewage charges shall be based upon water usage (excluding water usage through meters used exclusively for irrigation) at a rate of $9.25 per 1,000 gallons. In addition, there shall be a monthly base charge regardless of usage depending upon the size of the water meter as follows:
Water Meter Size Monthly Base Charge
Water Service Fee
Solid Waste Utility Service Information
The Town of Bay Harbor Islands shall collect or franchise service for the collection and disposal of garbage, and yard waste as prescribed by Section 9-38 (B) of the Code of the Ordinances, and all persons, firms, or corporations whose premises are serviced thereby shall pay the following rates:
Solid Waste Collection Classification
Solid Waste Fees
For a Condominium or Co-Op Building with three or more units
$20 per Unit
For a Rental Apartment Building with three or more units
The charges for stormwater utility fees per Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU) are $15 per month. The authority for stormwater utility charges is granted to the Town Council by the Town of Bay Harbor Charter Section 20-15(a).