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City of Waco Departments & Services

If you need to contact someone concerning your home address, such as questions about your utilities, trash pickup, or court issues, etc., please CALL the respective department.

Department Name & Services

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Phone (254)

City Switchboard (254) 750-5600
Airport Directions to Airport 750-8656
Animal Control
Answers calls within the corporate city limits of Waco dispatched by the Police Department.

Humane Society of Central Texas

SPAYSTREET Waco

750-7729
Bid Opportunities
Procuring quality goods and services at competitive prices while creating a favorable climate for business opportunities within the guidelines of the law.

Auctions
Purchasing

750-8060
Boards & Commissions City Secretary's Office 750-5750
Budget, Finance & Audit
Responsible for the sound fiscal management of all City assets. Our budgets have received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the last 20 years.

Current Budget

Unclaimed Property
CAFR

750-5694
Building Standards Commission
A mediation tool between the City of Waco and citizens hearing appeals and providing final interpretations of the Housing Code.
Code Enforcement 750-5970
Bus Station (Transit Authority) Bus Schedule 750-1900
City Attorney
Provides quality legal services, advice, and representation to the City Council, City Manager, and the other City departments.
Open Records
Request

750-5680
City Council
Citizens of Waco are represented on the City Council by 6 elected members; five from single member districts and a mayor who is elected at-large.

Mayor
Council Meetings
Watch a Meeting

750-5640
City Manager’s Office
Provides overall management throughout the City organization and staff.

City Manager
Annual Report 2010

750-5640
City Secretary’s Office
Responsible for assisting citizens, council and staff, provide administrative support by attending all meetings of the city council; preparation of minutes; indexing and retrieving official records.

Open Records Request
Public Notices
Conflicts/Disclosures
Codes & Ordinances
Boards & Commissions

Elections

750-5750
Code Enforcement
Provides guidelines for junked vehicles, grass, weeds, litter, etc.
map   750-5970
Convention Center
A convenient venue for any convention and near over 1,000 convention-quality hotel rooms.
map

Catering

Floor Plans

750-5810

Convention & Visitor’s Bureau - Waco & the Heart of Texas

Visitor Info
Waco Maps
750-5810
Cottonwood Creek Golf Course
Par 72 course voted 13th best municipal course in Texas.
Green Fees 745-6009
Economic Development
Department that handles how to do business and how to get information about the developing areas and properties in Waco.
Waco Demographics
Waco Downtown Development
Public Improvement District (PID)
750-5640
Emergency Management
City of Waco, McLennan County and surrounding cities have created the Waco-McLennan County Emergency Management Team in order to respond to emergencies with a team effort when necessary.

Homeland Security
SkyWarn
Register for the Emergency Notification System

750-5911
Engineering
Providing planning, design and construction administration services for street, drainage water and sewer projects.
map GIS Map
Bid Opportunities
Permits
Specifications/Details
750-5440
Fire
A true customer service organization, the Waco Fire Department responds to over 9,000 calls for service per year.
Fire Prevention 750-1740
Health District
Partnering with the community to effectively promote and protect the health and well-being of all McLennan County residents.
map Food Scores
Birth & Death Certificates
Immunizations
750-5450
Housing & Community Development
Programs for applicants within the City of Waco to apply for help with some priority housing needs.
  (254) 750-5656
Human Resources map City Jobs 750-5740
750-5743 Jobline
Inspection Services
Provides guidelines for building codes and issues construction permits.
map

New Construction

Inspection Request

750-5612
Lake Waco Wetlands
The Lake Waco Wetlands was created to mitigate the habitat loss when Lake Waco was raised by those seven feet. Partnering with Baylor University, it is an educational place to learn about and visit.
Waco Water Utility Services 848-9654
Landfill
The City of Waco operates a Type I Municipal Solid Waste landfill that receives approximately 245,000 tons of waste per year for disposal.
Solid Waste 299-2620
Library
Central, South, East Hoover and West Waco branches.
Library Branches 750-5941
Metropolitan Planning Organization
Coordinates transportation planning activities for all of McLennan County.
Meetings 750-5650
Municipal Court
Conducts trials of misdemeanor offenses within the City of Waco.

Court Fines
Warrant Listing

750-5900
Municipal Information
Information resource center for the public and employees by developing information strategies.

Watch WCCC.TV!
Waco Photo Galleries

750-5636
Neighborhood Services
Each neighborhood association in the City of Waco is an independent, organization that defines its own purpose, goals and strategies, and develops its own neighborhood plans.
  750-5640
Parks & Recreation
Providing athletic and recreation services for a better quality of life.
Cameron Park
Riverbend Park
Waco Mammoth Site
750-8080
Planning & Zoning
Directing the orderly growth of residential and commercial development within the city.

Interactive Zoning & Land Use Maps
New Developer's Guide
Codes & Ordinances
Property Management & Property Sales

750-5650
Police (WPD)
Employs over 240 officers and responds to over 120,000 calls annually.

Waco Crime Stoppers
Crime Prevention
Text a Tip

750-7500
Property Management
Responsible for all City property- excluding those managed by the Housing and Community Development Department and City facilities.
Sale Properties 750-5669
Purchasing
Procuring quality goods and services at competitive prices while creating a favorable climate for business opportunities within the guidelines of the law.
Bid Opportunities 750-8060
Recycling Cobbs Citizen Convenience Center 299-2612
Risk Management Public Claim Form 750-5730
Solid Waste
Responsible for all aspects of garbage collection and disposal.
Recycle
Landfill Info
Holiday Trash Pick-Up Schedule
299-2612
Street Department
Responsible for the maintenance of city streets and drainageways.
Street Maintenance Schedule 750-8690
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum
Official museum, hall of fame and library of the Texas Rangers by act of the Texas Legislature and the Texas Department of Safety.
  750-8631
Traffic
Designs, installs, and maintains all traffic control devices (signs, signals, flashers, markings) on city roadways within the city limits.
MPO Transportation Plan 750-5440
Transit System (Bus)
Services include a fixed route bus service within the City of Waco, the Baylor University Shuttle (BUS) and a Demand Response Van for individuals with special transportation needs.
map

Bus Routes

Ride the DASH!
TRACK THE BUS

750-1900
Water Utility Services
Responsible for the delivery of potable water to the customer and collection of wastewater to the treatment plant.
Pay My Water Bill
DAF Plant Project Info
WMARSS
299-2489 CITY
Waco City Cable Channel (WCCC.TV)
Your local city cable channel providing numerous programs on people and places in the City of Waco as well as current news and projects.
W-A-T-C-H    L-I-V-E-!

Municipal Information

Watch a Video!

750-5637
Zoo
Cameron Park Zoo is accredited by the Assn. of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
Zoo Admission Prices 750-8400

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