COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

The City of Baytown facilities and offices are open for business. Due to COVID-19 some departments may still be operating in a modified fashion. Please contact the department you plan to conduct business with directly if you have specific questions as to modification to services or location.

We continue to follow CDC guidelines for the safety of our employees and citizens and will keep you updated via social media and other communication 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.