Apply for Senior Citizen Discount for Your Trash Bill

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Overview

We offer a senior citizen discount for trash service on our annual solid waste disposal assessment. This assessment fee is included as part of your annual property tax bill, which is mailed to you on November 1 each year.

Eligibility

  • Only one solid waste senior citizen discount per single family residential household
  • At least 65 years of age by January of the following calendar year
  • Own and live in the single residential unit you list on your senior citizen discount application
    • Your name must appear on your annual tax bill
  • Located within our solid waste service area
  • Apply on or before May of the current calendar year 

Benefits

Lowers your annual fee for trash service

Things To Consider

  • It appears on your annual property tax bill as a non-ad valorem assessment
  • Once approved, you will see the reduced fee on your property tax bill in November
  • You do not have to apply for your solid waste senior citizen discount again unless you move, sell your home, or change the status of the ownership or occupancy of your home 
  • We reserve the right to randomly audit the senior citizen discount roll to verify that individuals receiving this discount meet the minimum qualifications

How To

  1. Gather the following information:
    • Property folio number
    • Driver license number and state
      • If you have a driver's license issued from a state other than Florida, you will need to provide a copy of the license with the application
  2. Complete the application
  3. Submit by mail or in person

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Phone
(813) 272-5680

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