Baldwin County

Service Rates, Fees and Policies



Monthly Garbage Rate:
$16.00 per month, includes 1X Weekly Pickup & County Garbage Cart

Residential Garbage Collection Rate Policy
Bulky Pick Up Policy Guidelines

Extra Cart Rental: $5.00 per cart

 

Late Fees: Beginning October 1, 2008, Baldwin County Solid Waste will begin assessing a late fee to any outstanding balance carried by a residential account. View the policy.


Collections: A $10.00 late fee to be imposed on all collection accounts that become delinquent as defined by the following:

1. Payment of Monthly billed services for garbage collection and rental of garbage cart are not received and posted before the date stated on the billing under the heading, “LATE AFTER”:

a. Billed amount not received by due date, $10.00 added to account.

b. A $10.00 late fee will charged, each month, to any account showing an outstanding balance.

2. Payment of Quarterly billed services for garbage collection and rental of garbage cart are not received and posted before the date stated on the billing under the heading, ”LATE AFTER”:

a. Billed amount not received by due date, $10.00 added to account.

b. A $10.00 late fee will charged, each month, to any account showing an outstanding balance.

3. Payment of Annually billed services for garbage collection and rental of garbage cart are not received and posted before the date stated on the billing under the heading, “LATE AFTER”:

a. Billed amount not received by due date, $10.00 added to account.

b. A $10.00 late fee will be charged, each month, to any account showing an outstanding balance.

4. Payment of billed services for garbage collection and rental of garbage cart are not received causing repossession of garbage cart:

a. Past due amounts not received by stated date, garbage cart repossessed.

b. A $10.00 delivery fee will be charged to any account requiring re-delivery of repossessed garbage cart.

Waiving of Late Fees: Late Fees as provided by this policy may be waived only as follows:

1. Customer Courtesy - A one-time ten dollar ($10.00) late fee waiver, per collection account, may be administratively waived by the Senior Accountant as a customer courtesy.

2. System Error - Late fee(s) of ($10.00) or more billed due to system error and/or system limitations may be administratively waived by the Senior Accountant with subsequent review and approval of the Development & Environmental Director.

3. Administrative (Other) - Late fee(s) of ($10.00) or more may be administratively waived for accounts with good historical payment history due to extenuating circumstances as deemed necessary by the Senior Accountant and/or Deputy Solid Waste Officers with subsequent review and approval of the Development & Environmental Director.

4. Baldwin County Commission Waiver - The Baldwin County Commission reserves the right to waive any late fees for any reason as it determines appropriate and as approved in session assembled.

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