Refuse Collection Fee

How to Pay Refuse Collection Fee and Detailed Service Information

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The following information provides details of Refuse Service Fees with the City of St. Louis Refuse Division. City Refuse Service Fees are to improve and repair our cities refuse collection services. 


To be ready to pay your refuse Fee be sure to have:

  • Account Number
  • House Number / Refuse Bill Address


In Person

In person payment is possible at the following locations:

City Hall 
Office of the Collector of Revenue 
Room 109 
St. Louis, MO 63103 
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
By Mail
All checks are to be made payable to "Gregory F.X. Daly, Collector of Revenue."
Checks, money orders, and travelers checks are accepted. 
No cash is Accepted.

Mail the payment to:

Gregory F.X. Daly 
Collector of Revenue
City Hall, Room 109
1200 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103  

Payment by Credit Card

To pay the refuse Fee by credit card call (314) 622-4179

Direct payment from a checking or savings account

One can pay Refuse Fees directly from a personal checking or savings account by establishing a Direct Payment Plan.

This is a no-cost service and can be cancelled at anytime. 

Request a Direct Payment Plan form by calling St. Louis Collector of Revenue's Office at (314) 622-4179, Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

A billing notice with all the billing information is mailed and the payment amount is automatic. 

Pay Online

To make a payment online click the "Begin Online" Button that links to our payit Payment portal. 

Payit Payment Portal Steps:

  • Sign in as "Guest" or proceeded to create an account using your email or Facebook account.
  • Select Pay Refuse Fee

  • Have your Account number or address ready to complete payment

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$14 / per Unit

What to Expect

Current refuse fees became effective on August 1, 2017 and are billed monthly (see Ordinance 70579 for more details)

On August 1, 2017 the monthly Refuse Fee increased to $14 per unit.

Ordinance 70579 aims to:

  • Repair and replace old trash trucks
  • Install new cameras in alleyways to deter illegal dumping
  • Improve refuse pickup in your neighborhood


Citizens' Service Bureau

(314) 622-4800

1520 Market St. Room 4087
St. Louis, MO 63103

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (excluding City holidays)

Contact the Citizens' Service Bureau

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