Commercial Customer Service

Services & Billing

The Solid Waste Division provides refuse service to more than 1,000 non-residential customers in Plant City.  The Department picks up and disposes of more than 17,000 tons of commercial refuse per year.

Commercial garbage and rubbish collection charges appear on your monthly utility bill (water, sewer, garbage). For billing information, please contact the Utilities Billing Department at 813-659-4222. Plant City does not operate a landfill. All refuse must be picked up at the customers location and taken to approved sites for disposal.

Curbside Service

Garbage and rubbish pickup is on Monday and Thursday or Tuesday and Friday depending on your location. For information on when your scheduled pick up dates are, please contact the Solid Waste Department at 813-757-9208.

To be sure your receive prompt curbside service, please follow these guidelines:
  • Commercial garbage and rubbish must be put in plastic bags with a minimum of 1.5 mil. thickness or placed in compactor bags. The bags can not exceed 30 gallons capacity and when full, can not exceed 50 lbs.
  • All free liquids must be drained and bags must be sealed with a twist tie, tape, or other fasteners.
  • All garbage and rubbish should be set out no later than 7 a.m. on the day of pick-up and placed at a central location near the front of the property.
  • A maximum of three bags are allowed per pick-up. For more than three bags, a charge of $1.47 per bag will be added to your monthly utility bill.

Refuse Bins (Dumpsters)

Refuse bins (dumpsters) are provided by the City for commercial business customers. The dumpsters are available in 2 through 8 cubic yard capacity. If you have a commercial business and need dumpster service, please call the Utilities Billing Department at (813) 659-4222.

The size, location, and number of pick-ups per week will be determined by the Solid Waste Department with your input and based on the volume of garbage generated.  A rate schedule is available on the Utilities Billing page.