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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 $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

Residential Users

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.

Non-Residential Users

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

SizeWater Service Fee
1 inch$101
1.5 inch$202
2 inch$323
3 inch$606
4 inch$918


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:

Residential Users

Solid Waste Collection ClassificationSolid 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$20 per Unit
For Single Family Residences$23 per Unit

Non-Residential Users

Commercial Units

Solid Waste Collection ClassificationSolid Waste Fees
96-Gallon Solid Waste Container$146 per Container


Restaurants

Solid Waste Collection ClassificationSolid Waste Fees
Daily Collection ServicesActual Cost plus 10% Admin Fee
96-Gallon Solid Waste Container$146.00 per Container
1 Yard Solid Waste Container$268.50 per Container
2-Yard Solid Waste Container$537.00 per Container
4-Yard Solid Waste Container$1,073.50 per Container


Town of Bay Harbor Islands Resolution Number 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 $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). 

Town of Bay Harbor Islands Resolution Number 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.

  1. David Hernandez

    Public Works Director

  2. Department of Public Works

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

    Emergency Phone: 305-866-6242

    Public Works Department


  3. Yusnielkys Ruiz

    Administrative AP & Utilities Coordinator

  1. Bay Harbor Island FL Homepage

  1. Town of Bay Harbor Islands

  1. Mayor Joseph J. Gardner Government Center

  1. 9665 Bay Harbor Terrace

  1. Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154

  1. Bay Harbor Islands Police Department

  1. Non-Emergency Phone: (305) 866-6242

  1. Emergency Phone: 9-1-1

  1. Building & Zoning Department

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