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Public Works

The Public Works Department is responsible for the water and wastewater infrastructure,  such as the water and sewer mains; water tanks and towers; sewage lift stations; and fire hydrants. The department is responsible for the delivery of potable water to the customer and collection of wastewater to the treatment plant, city street maintenance, parks and recreation maintenance, traffic regulatory signs, street name signs, and maintenance of city facilities.
The maintenance of FM 487, FM 970, and State Highway 195 (Patterson) is the responsibility of Texas Department of Transportation.
Please contact the Texas Department of Transportation to file a complaint-
Maintenance Office
2727 S. Austin Ave.
Georgetown, TX 78626
(512) 930-4700

If you have an issue regarding the maintenance of city issues, you may submit a work order request by email or contact City Hall at 254-793-2490 x 2. If you have an emergency regarding water or wastewater after hours, please contact 512-818-1683.

Brush Chipping Policy: Updated May 4, 2021

Collection Guidelines:
Please contact City Hall at 254-793-2490 x 2 to generate a work order.

No limbs over 6 inches in diameter and up to 6 feet long are collected.
Large brush must be at the curb in front of your house.

Large brush should be placed on the curb:

  • Stacked
  • Unbound
  • Cut ends facing the street
  • In one row no more than 6 feet long by 4 feet high.

Place your large brush about 5 feet from your garbage cart and other potential obstacles such as mail boxes, fences, walls, water meters, telephone connection boxes and parked cars.

Avoid placing large brush under low-hanging tree limbs or power lines.

Collection Schedule:

Chipping will be scheduled around the 15th of every month.
Brush will not be collected if it is inaccessible to the Public Works Department.

Bamboo, cactus, vines, rose bushes or vegetation with thorns, yard trimmings, etc. cannot be chipped.

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