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FAQ

To serve you better, we've assembled a list of our residents' most frequently asked questions. If you don't find your answer here, feel free to contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Open Records

How Do I submit an Open Records Request?

  1. All Open Records requests MUST be in writing.
  2. A written request should reasonably identify the records needed/requested.
  3. Include mailing address, phone number, or other means to contact you regarding your request.
  4. There is NOT a specific form required for submitting a request, but one is provided in this packet for your convenience if you would like to use it.

Ordinances

May I burn trash and leaves inside the city limits?

No, burning is not allowed in the city limits.  Please contact city hall if you have any questions.

Court

Where are the Municipal Court Offices located?

The Municipal Court’s Offices are located inside the Blue Ridge City Hall and the office hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Where is the Court located?

Court is located inside the Blue Ridge City Hall. The court times are 6:00 PM unless otherwise stated.

Application Process

I am interested in applying for a job with the City of Blue Ridge, what do I do?

You will need to fill out an application if available.  Please ensure you meet the qualifications for the position you wish to be considered for.  If you would like to include a resume, simply attach it to the completed application. You may mail or drop off the application at City Hall.  Interviews will be scheduled accordingly.

Does the City of Blue Ridge hire part time employees?

Yes, we do hire part time employees.  Availability of these positions will be posted here when available.

Council Meeting Agendas & Minutes

How do I get on the City Council Agenda?

The Mayor sets the agenda. Call City Hall at 972-752-5791, fill out the form and drop it off at City Hall at 200 S. Main. The City Secretary will get the information to the Mayor.

When are City Council Meetings?

Regular Session City Council Meetings are on the 1st Tuesday of every month 7:00pm at the Blue Ridge Community Center located at 200 W. Tilton, Blue Ridge, Texas 75424.

Building Permits & Inspections

What is the process for getting a building permit?

Take a moment to read all required information provided. Then print and fill out the building permit application form and return to city hall.  Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email.  We will be happy to help you.

Sanitation & Recycling

When are the garbage collection days for my street?

Thursday Mornings.  Remember, observed holidays will alter the normal routine.

Public Utilities

What do I do if I don't get my water bill?

Call City Hall at 972-752-5791. All bills are due on the 15th of every month.

What if I can't pay my water bill by the shut off date?

Call City Hall at 972-752-5791. You are allowed 3 extensions per calendar year but no payment may be extended past the 30th of the month.

Where & how do I pay my water bill?

Cash, Check, Money Order or Credit Card (with a fee) you may drop it off at City Hall located at 200 S. Main Street, Blue Ridge, Texas between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. Mail it to 200 S. Main Street, Blue Ridge, Texas 75424. Call for credit card over the phone 972-752-5791.  There is a night drop box for your convenience. Please do not leave cash in the night drop.

Why do I have a previous balance when I know I sent in my payment?

We may have received it after the due date or we may not have received it at all. Call our office and we will help you solve the problem.

What if I have a water or sewer leak after hours?

Call the Emergency Number at 972-631-3636. A page will be sent out to the City Employee on call.

What do I do if I am experiencing low pressure?

Check your meter and the surrounding area for possible leaks. Next, call our office and report low pressure for your area.

Why is my water discolored?

A repair could have been completed recently allowing air to enter the line, causing the milky look.

New Resident Resources

How do I sign up to receive Alerts and News & Notices?

Simply click the "Sign Up for Alerts" button located ……fill out the brief form with your preferred contact information and click submit

Where do I go to vote?

All City elections are conducted by the City of Blue Ridge please visit the elections page for locations and upcoming election information.