City Of Buffalo Services Information


The City of Buffalo manages the water and sewer systems and contracts out the garbage disposal services. It provides billing services for these three utilities.

Below you will find the information for all other utility services.

ElectricityCustomers are free to choose their Electric Provider.
Gas ATMOS Energy
(888) 286-6700
Home Phone Windstream
(800) 347-1991
Business Phone Windstream
(800) 843-9214

Water and Sewer Services


All City residential and business customers pay each month for water used.City provides enrollment for Air EVAC, EMS membership. Member is $5.00, billed on water bill every month.

Residential sewer gallons charged for all usage.

Notice to City of Buffalo residents and businesses: Please contact City of Buffalo at 903 322-4741 or at our office located at 144 N. Avant Street, if you have complaints or problems with your City services. We will respond to your concerns when we are notified. Thank you.

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1st 2,000 gallons $19.00 (water)
$17.00 (sewer)
Per 1,000 gallons
after 1st 2,000 gallons
$4.00 (water)
$4.00 (sewer)


1st 2,000 gallons $21.00 (water)
$20.00 (sewer)
Per 1,000 gallons
after 1st 2,000 gallons
$4.36 (water)
$4.00 (sewer)

Garbage Service


All monthly residential charge for garbage pickup is $14.84 with a cart. This service is contracted with Connections Waste. There is one pickup per week per account, on Thursday. Only Connections Waste carts can be used and all garbage must be bagged. Only household garbage is accepted.

The City of Buffalo has an Exclusive contact with Waste Connections. Garbage service within the City of Buffalo is by Waste Connections.

Dumpster service is provided by the garbage contractor.

Notice of Request for Proposals (RFPs)

Post Office

The post office handles all delivery of mail and packages in the City of Buffalo. Please contact them about any change of address or missing packages.

Phone: 903-322-4763

Buffalo City Hall

Payment Methods

city hall

The City of Buffalo accepts payments for water/sewer/garbage only at Buffalo City Hall. Payments may be made by the following methods:

Regular mail: P. O. Box 219, Buffalo, Texas 75831

After Hours/Night Depository – Located at the drive-through window on the side of the City Hall Building.

Residential sewer gallons charged for all usage.

Payment Due Dates

Utility bills are due between the 1st and 10th of each month. A 10% late charge is added to the bill, after the 10th of each month, if unpaid. Another 10 days will be given for late payment. If payment was not received by then, services will be disconnected for nonpayment. A $40.00 fee is charged for reconnection of service.

Forms of Payment

We accept credit cards with 3% convenience fee added.

  • Water Tap Fee - $550.00
  • Sewer Tap Fee - $500.00
  • Street Crossing Fee - $200.00
  • Bulk Water - $27.50 per 1000 gals.
Deposit Fees:
  • Residential Homeowner - $100.00
  • Residential Renter - $150.00
  • Commercial - $150.00

Contact Information

The City of Buffalo hopes this information is helpful for you. If we can answer any questions or provide any assistance, please call us.
Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 219
Buffalo, Texas 75831
Telephone: (903) 322-4741
Fax: (903) 322-2142
Office Hours:
Lobby Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday