New Resident Information
Conditions for New Utility Service
If you have any questions, please call our Utility Customer Service. Phone Number: (512) 332-8830.
Applicants must complete a written application on the City's prescribed form. The application for utility service must be in the legal name of the person requesting utility service. The City requires valid identification, such as a current driver's license, passport, Military ID or any State or Government issued ID. Documentation showing that the applicant reserves the right to request utility services Examples of acceptable documentation is the settlement statement, deed, or a legal lease listing the name of applicant and address of requested utility services. A legal lease must demonstrate all tenants over the age of 18.
FAILURE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION SHALL RESULT IN DENIAL OF SERVICE. PROVIDING FRAUDULENT INFORMATION RESULTS IN DENIAL OF SERVICE AND IS A PUNISHABLE CRIME.
Rates are normally established at the beginning of each fiscal year and may be amended or modified at any time during the fiscal year. Water, wastewater, solid waste and night light fees are based on rates set by City Ordinance. Electric rates are compiled from a Monthly Customer Charge, Wires Charge and Generation Charge.
Information for New Construction
Before beginning your construction you will need to visit each of these offices and pay any applicable fees before setting up the appropriate service deposits.
Planning & Zoning Department: 1311 Chestnut Street, (512)332-8840 Responsible for inspections, issuing permits and answering questions concerning zoning, city codes and a variety of other issues.
Water & Wastewater Department: 300 Water Street, (512)332-8960 This department will help you with all tap, impact, acceleration fees and information concerning availability of service.
Bastrop Power & Light: 1209 Linden St (512)332-8900 BP&L can assist with all line extension fees, security lights, temporary meter-loops and information concerning availability of service.
Call before you dig Line locates: 1-800-245-4545
Pet Parents please remember the 3 R’s of owning an animal in the City of Bastrop:
You can register your dog at the Bastrop Police Department or the City of Bastrop Utilities Department. Registration is $25 yearly for an unfixed dog or a $5 lifetime registration if the dog is fixed. You must provided proof of rabies vaccination to register your dog with the city. Click here for more information.
For more information go to the Utility Services Home tab page. (bottom of page)