COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

In accordance with the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Harris County, the City of Baytown has closed all City facilities to the public until April 30th . Following CDC guidelines, we have canceled all City events, programming, and City venue rentals until further notice.  Some  City services will continue to run, but in a modified format through digital or other distance means. We would like you to know that the City is in daily contact with State and County Health and Emergency Management Officials. We continue to address the situation in cooperation with all of our partners in government and industry. While you’re likely to see various reactions to the situation, we ask that you remain calm.  We will continue to keep you updated here and via our social media channels

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New Service

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Residential English Application

Apply for New Service 

Welcome to the City of Baytown!  It is our pleasure to assist you with your water service needs.  In order to establish new service you will need to provide the following upon making application for service:  application for service, water/sewer deposit contract,  proof of property ownership or a lease agreement, a valid driver's license and a deposit. 

Proof of ownership must be one of the following, depending on if you're a renter or property owner:

           Property Owner                                                                                               Renter/Tenant:

           Bill of Sale                                                                                                                Lease Agreement
           Settlement Statement                                                                                     UB Form signed by landlord
           Title Transfer
Warranty Deed
           Closing Disclosure

Deposits are mandatory to establish a new account.  If the property owner provides all the required documentation with required signatures, the deposit is $50.00.  Renter/Tenant deposit is $200.00.  If the property owner does not have all required documentation with signatures they will be assessed the Renter/Tenant deposit of $200.00 until all documentation with signatures is submitted. 

Deposits can be made by cash, check, money order, or credit card with proper identification.

Applications and other forms are available below and in our office.  Once completed you can bring them to our office or fax them to (281) 420-6514.  Proper identification must be submitted with service request.

Residential Application Form PDF  Doc 
Residential Application Form (Español) PDF Doc 
Commercial Service Application Form PDF Doc 
Confidentiality of Personal Information Form PDF Doc 
Senior Citizen Garbage Discount Form PDF Doc
Occupancy Report Form  PDF Doc
Water Sewer Deposit Contract PDF Doc 
Fire Hydrant Meter Rental PDF  Doc 
Automatic Payment Plan Application PDF  Doc 


The City of Baytown provides next business day service for water connection.

Deposit and Utility Service Fees

New Service Connection Fee


New Service Deposit:






Transfer Service


Delinquent Fee


Returned Check/ACH


Broken Lock/Device


Pulled Meter


Reread/Trip Charge


Pull Straight Line Fee


             Meter Test



 To view the water & sewer rates, click here.  If you have any questions, please contact our office at (281) 420-6515.