Fees

Town of Buchanan FeesDue by December 5th

Personal Property Taxes $0.32 per $100.00
Real Estate Taxes $0.19 per $100.00
Tools and Machinery $0.10 per $100.00

Business and Professional Operators

License – $25.00 first year
Based on gross receipts thereafter
Due February 15th.

Permits & Utility Fees - From Buchanan Town Hall

Building Permits $50.00
Sign Permit No Fee
Zoning/Public Hearing Request $600.00
Renter’s Water Deposit $200.00
Water Hook Up $2,200.00
Sewer Hook Up $2,500.00

Town of Buchanan FeesDue by December 5th

Personal Property Taxes          $0.32 per $100.00

Real Estate Taxes                    $0.19 per $100.00

Tools and Machinery              $0.10 per $100.00

Business and Professional Operators License

License – $25.00 minimum, based on gross receipts.

Due February 15th. License obtained from the Buchanan Town Hall. Please get a Sign Permit from Buchanan Town Hall before placing any signs.

Meals Tax & Occupancy Tax – 4% Due on the 20th of each month. Forms may be acquired from the Buchanan Town Hall.

Permits & Utility Fees – From Buchanan Town Hall

Town Zoning/Building Permit            $50.00

Sign Permit                                         No Fee

Public Hearing for Zoning Request    $600.00

Renter’s Water Deposit                      $200.00

Water Hook Up                                  $2,200.00

Sewer Hook Up                                  $2,500.00

Water, Sewer & Garbage Fees – Bills due by the 15th of each month

Renter’s Deposit – $200.00

Property Owner Deposit – $0.00

Water, Sewer and Garbage customers are billed monthly for services. Residential Customers are charged $43.25 for the first 4,000 gallons of water, $26.25 for sewer, and $18.00 for garbage pickup. Commercial customers are charged $43.25 for the first 4,000 gallons of water, $26.25 for sewer and $26.00 for garbage. Water and sewer usage over 4,000 gallons per month are charged additional fees.

Dumpsters to be located and screened as per Town Zoning.

To get connected:

Water & Sewer services are provided by the Town of Buchanan.

Residents who are renting their place of residence must come to the front desk of the Buchanan Town Hall to sign up for services. Before water service is connected, a $200.00 Water Deposit is required.

Home Owners may sign up for services in person, or, sign up for services over the phone at 540-254-1212. There is no deposit for home owners.

To throw away your trash:

You are automatically signed up for trash when you apply for water & sewer. Refuse fees will be added to your regular water and sewer bill. The Residential Rate is $18.00 and the business rate is $26.00.

Pickup is weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday (Check with Town Hall for your delivery dated based on your address 540-254-1212). Refuse must be placed next to the street no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection.

Containers may be no greater than 30 gallons, or, 50 pounds. Residents are limited to 6 cans of house hold garbage. Please, no brush or toxic materials. Items over 4 foot should be broken down. Garbage should be bagged.

The Town has a Brush Collection Center located at 541 Parkway Drive. This Center is open on Thursday from 10:00am – 2:00pm and on Saturday from 9:00am – 2:00pm during posted seasons.

To recycle:

Residents may drop off recyclables in marked bins at the Recycle Center which is located at Buchanan Elementary School. The School is located at 255 School House Road. The Recycle Center accepts cardboard, mixed paper, newspapers, glass, number 1 & 2 plastic, aluminum and tin.