Residents wanting to have water/sewer/garbage services activated must visit City Hall at 300 S. Whittle Avenue in Olney. Individuals must present photo identification, and renters must also present a copy of their lease or rent receipt.
Homeowners without a past history with the City of Olney and persons wanting water turned on at rental property, are required to make a $125 deposit. After 12 months of payments made on time consecutively, homeowners can have their deposit credited to their account.
A signature will also be needed before utility services are turned on or off. Services can usually be turned on or off the next business day.
City Hall is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. water/sewer/garbage/recycling bills should be received by customers by the 25th of each month. Bills are due on the 5th of each month. Payments can be made in person at City Hall, any local bank, mailed, placed in the drop box at City Hall, on our website with a credit/debit card, or arrangements for an ACH can be made for automatic payments.
The City Council has also chosen to endorse a water/sewer service line warranty program. To learn more about this program, click HERE.
Garbage service is mandatory for all Olney residents. Republic Services provide city-wide garbage pickup for commercial and residential customers. Residential garbage is picked up once a week, Monday through Friday. The specific collection day will depend on the part of town in which the person lives. Republic Services provide a maximum of 2, 90 gallon totes to each household. There is an additional charge for garbage in excess of the 2, 90 gallon totes. Excess trash will be automatically added to the utility bill. Additional totes can be requested from Republic Services for $3.00 per month.
Totes need to be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on the day of pickup. Totes should be placed with the opening side toward the street. Totes should be placed at least 3 feet from any other objects such as mailboxes, utility poles or parked cars. If 2 totes are being used, they should be placed side by side with no distance between totes. Totes must be removed from curb side within 24 hours of pickup.
Garbage and Recycling Routes