Utilities

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Utility Deposit Information

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 five dollars and zero cents ($5.00) per thousand (1,000) gallons plus that percent of such charges as determined from time to time 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 charge for each water meter in the amount of twenty three dollars and twenty five cents ($23.25).

Town of Bay Harbor Islands Ordinance No.1067 amending Section 20-5 Water Service Charge - Rates, with an effective date of November 1, 2021.

Sewer Utility Service Information

Residential Users

Sewage charges shall be based upon water usage (excluding water usage through meters used exclusively for irrigation) at a rate of eight dollars and eighty cents ($8.80) per thousand ($1,000) gallons. In addition, there shall be a monthly base charge of  twenty three ($23.00) per living unit regardless of usage.

Non-Residential Users

Sewage charges shall be based upon water usage (excluding water usage through meters used exclusively for irrigation) at a rate of eight dollars and eighty cents ($8.80) per thousand (1,000) gallons. In addition, there shall be a monthly base charge of regardless of usage depending upon the size of the water meter as follows:

Water Meter Size Monthly Base Charge

SizeWater Service Fee
1 inch$ 96.00
1.5 inch$192.00
2 inch$308.00
3 inch$577.00
4 inch$874.00

Town of Bay Harbor Islands Ordinance No.1079 amending Section 20-9 Sewer Service - Rates, with an effective date of September 28, 2022.

Solid Waste Utility Service Information

The Town of Bay Harbor Islands shall collect or franchise a service for 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:

Residential Users

Solid Waste Collection ClassificationSolid Waste Fees
1) For a Condominium or Co-Op Building with  three or more units$20.00/Unit
2) For a Rental  Apartment Building with  three or more units$20.00/Unit
3) For Single Family Residences$23.00/Unit

Non-Residential Users

Solid Waste Collection ClassificationSolid Waste Fees
COMMERCIAL UNITS
1) 96 Gallon Solid Waste Container$146.00/Container
RESTAURANTS
1) Daily Collection ServicesActual Cost - plus 10% Admin Fee
2) 96 Gallon Solid Waste Container$146.00/Container
3) One (1) Yard Solid Waste Container$268.50/Container
4) Two (2) Yard Solid Waste Container$537.00/Container
5) Four (4) Yard Solid Waste Container$1,073.50/Container

Town of Bay Harbor Islands Resolution No. 2232 amending Section 9-38 Schedule of Fees,  with an effective date of May 12th, 2021. 

Stormwater Utility Service Information


The charges for stormwater utility fees per Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU) are fifteen dollars and zero cents ($5.00) 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). 

Town of Bay Harbor Islands Resolution No.2272 amending Section 20-15 Stormwater - Fees, with an effective date of September 14, 2022.

Vacant Land (New Construction) Users

The customer must provide a deposit (refundable upon termination of service after all outstanding amounts have been paid) for water service to a construction site in the amount of $300 (three hundred dollars).

  1. Department of Public Works

    Physical Address
    9665 Bay Harbor Terrace
    Annex Building
    Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154

    Phone: 305-866-6241
    Emergency: 305-866-6242

    PUBLIC-ORKS


  2. Yusnielkys Ruiz

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 305-866-6241

  3. Diatrice "Dee" Chestnut

    Utility Billing and Customer Service Specialist