Customer Service/Utility Payments (954) 972-6454
Payment Mailing Address:
City of Margate
P.O. Box 934459
Margate, Florida 33093-4459
To Report broken water
mains, pipes or sewer
problems, please contact:
Water Utility Plant
980 N.W. 66th Avenue
Margate, FL 33063
Phone: (954) 972-0828
Click here to learn how...
...to read a water meter.
|Utility Name||Contact Numbers|
|Florida Power and Light||(954) 797-5000|
|Bell South||(888)757-6500 (residential)
|Waste Management||(954) 974-7500 Bulk Trash Pick-up (also residential recycling)|
|Comcast Cable||(954) 252-1937 or (800) 266-2278|
|TECO Peoples Gas||(954) 453-0825 Ext. 78325 Before 5:00 pm
(877) 832-6747 After 5:00 pm
|Hours of Operation and Directions|
|Margate City Hall|
5790 Margate Blvd.
Margate, FL 33063
Phone: (954) 972-6454
Fax (954) 935-5258
Monday through Thursday
8AM - 5:45PM
(8AM-5:30PM for new accounts)
|Directions from State Road 7
Located between Coconut Creek Parkway and Atlantic Boulevard, one block west of 441 on the south side (left) of the street in the Municipality Complex (City Hall/Police Department Building).
|From Rock Island Road:
Located between Royal Palm Boulevard and Atlantic Boulevard, one block west of 441 on the south side (right) of the street in the Municipality Complex (City Hall/Police Department Building).
Opening, closing, or changing your account:
How do I open a new account?
To open a new account, the owner of the property must present a copy of the signed settlement (HUD) statement, a photo id (driver's license is acceptable) and place a security deposit. See below for rates. Following is a listing of fees associated with opening an existing single family water and sewer account with the City:
- 5/8" - meter $ 105.00 deposit + $15.00 application fee
- 1" - meter $170.00 deposit + $15.00 application fee
- 1 1/2" - meter $210.00 deposit + $15.00 application fee
- 2" - meter $495.00 deposit + $15.00 application fee
- Water and sewer deposits are held for a minimum of one year.
- The deposit may be returned to the customer after one year if the customer's account has not been shut off due to nonpayment.
- The customer must submit in writing to the City of Margate a completed return of the deposit form.
- There are additional charges for installing new connections to the water and sewer connection.
How do I open a water and sewer account if I am renting?
IMPORTANT! A tenant can not open a water and sewer account. The owner/property manager needs to notify the City in writing, to add the tenant as a care of on the mailing address using the change of address form. The owner/property manager may also request a duplicate copy (third party billing) of the bill on the same form.
How do I change my mailing address?
All address changes must be submitted in writing. Complete the change of address form and mail it to P.O. Box 934459, Margate, FL 33093-4459 or fax it: (954) 935-5258.
How do I close my utility account?
Complete and submit the sold your home form to the City of Margates Utility Department at least 24 hours prior to the disconnection date.
Are there any liens or other outstanding balances on this property?
For a lien search, send a check for $25 to: Finance Department, 5790 Margate Blvd, Margate, FL 33063 with a completed lien inquiry form and a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE). The lien search process takes 1 week to complete.
|CUSTOMER SERVICE FORMS|
|The forms can be downloaded in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format. To get a
free copy of the Adobe Acrobat reader click here. Once you have opened
the form in Adobe print the form, fill out all information and bring it
to the customer service department.
Return of Deposit
Change of Address
Sold Your Home
Bank Draft Application
Hydrant Meter Application