Solid Waste Billing
|Route||Pick Up Day||1st Billing Date||2nd Billing Date|
|1||Monday||March 1||September 1|
|2||Wednesday||April 1||October 1|
|3||Thursday||May 1||November 1|
|4||Tuesday||June 1||December 1|
|5||Friday||July 1||January 1|
For information on COMMERCIAL solid waste services, please call (314) 505-8560.
(for six months)
(for one month)
|Single and Two-Family||$110.10||$1.92|
|Single and Two-Family (Senior)||$93.30||$1.62|
|Single and Two-Family Alley||$118.44||$2.07|
|Single and Two-Family Alley (Senior)||$102.54||$1.79|
|3+ Units with Alley Mechanical||$78.60||$1.36|
|1st Delinquent Notice||30 Days Late||5% Penalty|
|2nd Delinquent Notice||60 Days Late||2.5% Penalty|
|3rd Delinquent Notice||90 Days Late||2.5 Penalty|
|4th Delinquent Notice||120 Days Late||2.5 Penalty|
- Senior Discount Rate
- Payment Options
- Electronic Payment
- Vacant Properties
- Yard Waste Stickers
- Trash Carts
University City provides a discount on solid waste services for senior citizens in single or two-family houses. You may qualify for the senior discount rate if:
- At least one resident of the property is 65 years of age,
- There are no more than two (2) people living in the housing unit, (the number of occupants listed on the application will be checked against your occupancy permit)
- You must agree to accept a smaller trash receptacle if you have a roll-out cart (60 gallon).
If you have any questions, please contact the Finance Department at (314) 505-8544. The Senior Citizen Discount application can be returned to the address listed below or faxed to (314) 863-0921:
City of University City
6801 Delmar Blvd, 1st Floor
University City, MO 63130
If you decide at anytime that you would like to convert to the 90-gallon trash cart because your trash consumption has increased, you can submit a request.
Cancel Senior Discount Rate Form
Solid waste bills can be paid by cash, check, and debit or credit card. Cash will only accepted in person at the Finance Department. Checks can be paid in person or sent via regular mail. Credit card payments are accepted in person and over the phone by contacting the Finance Department mainline at (314) 505-8544. The City only accepts Visa and MasterCard. Currently there is no convenience fee charge for debit or credit card payment processing.
Online Payment Option
eUtilities is a free service that allows residents to view their solid waste account activity, make payments, and receive an email to view billing statements. To sign up for this service, click on the following link, Online Bill Payments. On the account login screen, use your account number and the last name of the primary on the account as the log-in information. If you have difficulty logging into your account or have questions about how to navigate the system, please contact the Finance Department at (314) 505-8544. Currently the system only allows for payments using a debit or credit card with a Visa or MasterCard logo.
Residential Vacancy Credit
A credit for solid waste services may be granted for vacancies of residential units within a building. for the purpose of this vacancy credit policy, solid waste services shall include garbage, recyclables, bulk items and yard waste. Residential, with regard to the collection and disposal of solid waste accumulated in the City, shall refer to single-, two-, three-, and four-family residences located within City limits. However, this policy is NOT intended for single-family dwellings, commercial properties, or properties with more than four (4) units. Owners receiving collection services from the City shall receive a credit against the fees imposed for each full month of unit vacancy pursuant to Section 230.110 (paragraph D), provided that:
- The owner files an application for credit with the Director of Finance no later than forty five (45) days prior to the end of the current billing period;
- The unit has been registered with the City as a vacant property pursuant to Section 240.020 of the City code'
- The unit was vacant during the current billing period, and the vacancy lasted at least three (3) consecutive months, including any vacancy time that carried over from the previous billing period; and
- No solid waste from the unit was collected by the City during the vacancy.
Billing will continue until all necessary information is provided and credit has been approved and applied. If approved, the owner will receive a credit for the period of the vacancy. Credit will only be granted to the current owner and is not transferable, and can only be applied to charges for solid waste services.
The City reserves the right to have thirty (30) days to review all requests once all required documentation has been received. The City reserves the right to inspect the property for vacancy.
To apply, please contact the Finance Department at (314) 505-8544 or click on the following link, Residential Vacancy Credit Application, to review the application and it's required documentation.
Vacant Building Registration
To receive credit for a vacant building, the building must be registered with the Department of Community Development. At the time of vacant registration, solid waste billing will be suspended, service will be stopped, and trash receptacles will be removed from the vacant property. If you have any further questions regarding vacant registration, please call (314) 505-8500 or click on the following link, Vacant Building Registration, to review the application and it's requirements.
The City requires that leaves, twigs and small brush be placed in 30-gallon biodegradable bags with an identifiable yard waste sticker attached to the bag. The yard waste stickers may be purchased at the following locations:
Finance Office: 6801 Delmar Blvd, 1st Floor
Centennial Commons: 7210 Olive Blvd
Pete's Shur-Sav: 7434 Olive Blvd
Millbrook Pharmacy: 7010 Pershing Ave
Yard waste stickers cost $7.50 for a strip containing five (5) stickers. Some locations do sell them individually.
Yard waste stickers are NOT required October 15 thru December 31.
Yard waste stickers can also be purchased through the mail, by sending in a self addressed envelope along with your payment to the below listed address. We only accept check or money order.
City of University City
6801 Delmar Blvd, 1st Floor
University City, MO 6310
Additional Trash Cart Request Form
If at anytime you would like cancel your second cart request because you have a decrease in trash consumption, please submit a request.
Cancel Additional Cart Request Form
If your trash cart is damaged and needs to be replaced, please contact the Department of Public Works and Parks at (314) 505-8560.