Town of Buchanan Fees – Due 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
|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|
Water, Sewer & Garbage Fees – Due by the 15th of each month
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.
Water is metered and sewer charges are based on water consumption and added to the water bill. Billing is monthly and payment is due on the 15th.
You may pay your water bill in person at the front desk on the first floor at the Buchanan Town Hall located at 19753 Main Street between the hours of 8:00am until 5:00pm. You may pay bills using cash, check, or, credit card. Or, you may pay your bill by mail. If mailing your payment, it must be received in the Town Hall by the 15th of the month.
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 pick up. 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.
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.
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.